• When family is far away, and friends are close at hand

    When family is far away, and friends are close at hand

    GOULDSBORO—Thanksgiving is a time for families, but sometimes those families are hundreds, if not thousands, of miles away. For that reason, two women in the village of Corea — Rosemary Levin and Gail Ruland — decided eight years ago that staging a group Thanksgiving would fill the vacuum. Plus, the Corea Grange had just replaced

  • Two injured in head-on collision in Franklin

    FRANKLIN – Two people were injured Saturday morning in a head-on collision on Route 200. One of the vehicles involved went over the guardrail and down an embankment, according to Bob Grindle of the Franklin Fire Department. Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles and were transported to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in

  • Seven departments battle Penobscot house fire

    Seven departments battle Penobscot house fire

    PENOBSCOT – A fire early Friday evening completely leveled a single-story home on the Bagaduce River and required the attention of almost every first response unit on the Blue Hill Peninsula, and then some. The structure was a second home belonging to Joseph Alley and his wife of New Gloucester. The couple was not injured

  • Sheet music, songs inspire picture stories

    Sheet music, songs inspire picture stories

    ELLSWORTH — Artist Jessica Harris has used vintage sheet music as her canvas to capture scenes of nature, both fierce and whimsical, for several years. Her work has been the focus of “Artfully Orchestrated: Illustrations on Vintage Sheet Music” this past month at the Blue Hill Public Library this month. The show ends Nov. 29.

  • Harland L. Dunham

    Harland L. Dunham

    ELLSWORTH — Harland L. Dunham, 89, passed away on Nov. 19, 2014, at an Ellsworth hospital. Harland was the son of Rodney and Violet Dunham. After graduating from Bangor High School, he joined the Army and fought in World War II as a member of the 5th Armored Division. After returning from the war, he