• Nine dead goats found in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN—Mike Soule and his wife were driving on Donnell Pond Road the morning of March 25 when he noticed blood droplets in a snow bank. As the only year-round resident on the isolated road, Soule was concerned. He got out of his pickup truck and climbed over the steep bank into the woods. It was

  • Property Transfers March 19-25

    AURORA Tania S. McIntyre, Eddington, to Machias Realty Trust LLC, Camden, land with any improvements. BAR HARBOR U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-WFHE2, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-WFHE2, Fort Mill, S.C. to U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-WFHE2, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-WFHE2,

  • DA’s aging caseload the industry standard

    DA’s aging caseload the industry standard

    ELLSWORTH — Lady Justice wears a sword and blindfold, but no watch. As criminal cases grow old, prosecutions and defendants’ lives are placed on hold. What’s behind the backlog? It depends on who you ask. Most in and around the court system say it depends on the facts of the case in question. “It’s all

  • LMF funds hold hostage

    Governor Paul LePage has thumbed his nose at Maine voters — and not for the first time — with his refusal to allow the sale of voter-approved bonds totaling $11.4 million for the Land for Maine’s Future program. LePage dispatched Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Chandler Woodcock to last week’s LMF board meeting with word that

  • Kudos to Collins and King

    Once again, Maine’s Susan Collins has rejected the stance taken by a majority of her Republican colleagues in the U.S. Senate. And once again, she is deserving of a full measure of respect from her Maine constituents. Collins and just six other senators refused earlier this month to  join 47 Republicans who signed an open

  • Clinton and secrecy

    There are those who contend that the firestorm over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system during her tenure as U.S. secretary of state is tantamount to making a mountain out of a molehill. We don’t agree. Why would a person who holds one of the nation’s top offices take steps to keep her