• A home for the hoe and trowel

    A home for the hoe and trowel

    Garden tools don’t just run away and hide, but often it seems that way. Where’s the trowel I was using before lunch? And the weed bucket? For that matter, where’s that phone? When you’re moving around the yard it’s easy to forget where you set something down in order to pick up something else. A

  • Saenz verdict renews focus on domestic violence

    Saenz verdict renews focus on domestic violence

    ELLSWORTH — After the guilty verdict was announced Monday morning in the Christopher Saenz murder case, Rebecca Hobbs, executive director of Next Step Domestic Violence Project in Ellsworth, said that her thoughts are with Hilary Saenz’s family and children. “It’s our job to think about the impact that this has on the family and Hilary’s

  • One woman taken to hospital after Bucksport Road crash

    One woman taken to hospital after Bucksport Road crash

    ELLSWORTH — One woman was taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash on the Bucksport Road Monday morning. The woman’s name was not immediately available. Officer Bart Tokas said she had upper shoulder and lower neck pain, and said her injuries are not considered serious. The woman was taken from the scene by County

  • Guilty: Judge rules Saenz murdered his wife

    Guilty: Judge rules Saenz murdered his wife

    BANGOR — Christopher Saenz is guilty of the Christmas 2013 murder of his wife, Hilary Saenz. Justice Ann Murray issued the verdict Monday morning, over a month after closing arguments were heard in Saenz’s jury-waived trial at the Penobscot County Judicial Center. When issuing her ruling, Murray said, referring to Hilary, “Her body had no

  • On the Road Review: Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

    On the Road Review: Hyundai Santa Fe Sport gallery

    It may seem strange to think about this, yet Hyundai has only been selling cars in America for thirty years. The number seven selling brand, overall, in America, Hyundai has achieved mass success after meager beginnings. The brand has conquered doubters, increased market share, and followed a steady path of improvement, growth and viability in

  • Christmas in July at Moosehead Trail Campground

    NEWPORT — The fifth annual Christmas in July fundraising concert and auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, at the Moosehead Trail Campground on Route 7 in Newport. There will be Chinese and live auctions, a 50/50 raffle, a cookout and live music from Chris Fyfe & Friends,

  • Costumed kids march at Castine July 4th parade

    Costumed kids march at Castine July 4th parade

    CASTINE — Kids were costumed, balloons were flying and dogs were slobbering as the town kicked off its annual Independence Day celebration Saturday morning. Following the annual kids costume parade, residents and visitors gathered on the town green for sack races, socializing and food. A fireworks show was to follow in the evening.

  • Fairy house field trip in Sargentville

    SARGENTVILLE — The Sargentville Library is hosting a fairy house field trip for children and their families on Saturday, July 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Participants will meet at the library and listen to the story “Fairy Houses” by Tracy Kane. Children will then go outdoors and explore the local surroundings to create their