• Hancock County Court Feb. 10-20

    Hancock County Court Feb. 10-20

    The following cases were heard in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Feb. 10 to Feb. 20 Paul John Arsenault, 36, Dixmont. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Ellsworth, Dec. 24, prior. $500. Jennifer L. Atwood, 35, Ellsworth. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Ellsworth, Oct. 13, priors. Jail 120 days. Andrew

  • So, you’re thinking of buying a new car

    So, you’re thinking of buying a new car

    Jane and John Doe American driver have a wealth of information and choices available to them today to help find, research and buy either a brand new car or light truck, or, a new-to-them previously owned vehicle. The data clearly illustrates why there are so many search engines and websites that cater to the American

  • Steuben St. Patrick’s Day dinner

    STEUBEN — A traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner will be served at the Henry D. Moore Parish House on Tuesday, March 17, at 5:30 p.m. The menu will include corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots. Admission is $12 per person, with children under 6 eating free. Advance tickets are available during Moore Library hours or

  • Lamb House to become short-term housing for displaced families

    Lamb House to become short-term housing for displaced families

    CHERRYFIELD — The First Congregational Church of Cherryfield is “a community of faith that has joined together as a family,” according to its vision statement. Soon, the church will expand that family by providing shelter to displaced families from western Washington County. With support from the church community last fall, a parishioner purchased the four-bedroom,

  • DVD Review: Get On Up

    DVD Review: Get On Up

    On stage, in front of a mike, James Brown was a frenzy: a wailing, weeping, sweating cyclone of sexual energy and raw talent. He was a visceral and uneducated genius and, without doubt, “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business.” If you’ve seen the old and not-so-old footage, you know about the passion, the moves,

  • Bestseller “Unbroken” imparts life lessons

    Bestseller “Unbroken” imparts life lessons

    Reviewed by James Higgins This is one those books that will change something in you by the time you’ve turned the last page. Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken,” aptly subtitled, “A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption” (2014, Random House) details the incredible true saga of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner  who becomes a

  • “Lego Connection” at Otis Baptist Church

    OTIS — Parents and their children are invited to join in the fun at the Otis Baptist Church’s “Lego Connection” event on Saturday, March 7. The event will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants can build a Lego project while watching “The Lego Movie.” Some Legos will be available at the church. For more