• Wild rice shines in turkey salad

    Wild rice shines in turkey salad

    Turkey is such versatile meat; high in nutrients and easy to use to create delicious encore meals. Once the meat has been picked from the bone, be sure to save the carcass of the bird. Toss it in your largest pot, cover with water, add some chopped onion, carrot, celery and a bay leaf and

  • Free Thanksgiving dinner at Elks Lodge

    ELLSWORTH — The third annual free community Thanksgiving dinner for the elderly and less fortunate of Hancock County will be held at the Ellsworth Elks Lodge Nov. 27. The dinner will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include turkey and all the fixings. Rides and shut-in deliveries are available in the immediate

  • Thanksgiving Zumba set in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill YMCA’s third annual Thanksgiving Day Zumba will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Bay School. The minimum donation is $5 per person. All proceeds will go to the local food pantry. For more information, call the Blue Hill YMCA at 374-2248.

  • Bucksport library hosting drive

    BUCKSPORT — The Buck Memorial Library invites everyone to share in “The Joy of the Holidays” drive at the library with a gift of new books for children of all ages. Also being accepted are jars (no glass) of peanut butter and jelly and cinnamon and sugar (cinnamon toast). Those wishing to donate should bring

  • Angel tree coming to Governor’s

    Angel tree coming to Governor’s

    ELLSWORTH — The Church of Life and Praise and Governor’s Restaurant are once again co-sponsoring the Angel Tree located at Governor’s. This is a local effort to help area families have a brighter Christmas. The public is invited to join this effort by taking an angel from the tree, beginning Nov. 28, and granting the

  • New DA faces major hurdles

    New DA faces major hurdles

    ELLSWORTH — A shakeup has begun in the District Attorney’s Office, with experienced prosecutors leaving and the district attorney-elect discovering obstacles to replacing them. District Attorney-elect Matt Foster is busy preparing to be short-staffed instead of setting goals for his first year in office. Two of the office’s most experienced prosecutors, Paul Cavanaugh and Mary