• Global Beverage pops the cork on new location

    Global Beverage pops the cork on new location

    ELLSWORTH — “If you build it, they will come.” It turns out this is true for not only Kevin Costner, but also Global Beverage Warehouse owner Ryan Bates. “[Customers] are finding us despite the fact that we don’t even have any signs or anything yet,” said Bates, whose liquor store relocated to a new, improved

  • Maine State Police Log: Speed detail nets fake cash

    Maine State Police Log: Speed detail nets fake cash

    ELLSWORTH — A speed detail on Route 9 in Aurora Monday led to the arrest of a woman who allegedly had heroin and counterfeit money in her possession, Maine State Police Troop J Commander Rod Charette reported. Karyn Sawick, 34, of Robinston was arrested on charges of felony drug possession and felony aggravated forgery. Sawick

  • Climate Ride scheduled for September

    Climate Ride scheduled for September

    BOSTON — This summer, hundreds of environmental, sustainability, transportation and bicycling advocates will come together from across the country to ride in the inaugural Climate Ride Northeast from Bar Harbor to Boston. Set for Thursday, Sept. 17, through Monday, Sept. 21, the five-day, 320-mile bike-a-thon will take participants along the scenic coast of Maine, New

  • Walk/Run for Life to support cancer center

    Walk/Run for Life to support cancer center

    HARRINGTON — As a warm-up to the Beth Wright Walk/Run for Life on May 16, a “Dine, Dance & Donate” event will be held at Narraguagus High School on Friday, May 15. A spaghetti dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by music and dancing from 6 to 9 featuring a DJ.

  • Franklin Fire Department holds training exercise

    Franklin Fire Department holds training exercise

    FRANKLIN — It could have been really bad — if it had actually happened. The Franklin Fire Department April 19 held a mock mass casualty training involving the collision of a van and a school bus. Both vehicles had mock victims on board too to help provide training in extracting the injured. The 52 participants

  • Windstorm causes power outages

    Windstorm causes power outages

    BLUE HILL — Roughly 120 residences in Blue Hill and Penobscot are without power Tuesday morning due to a windstorm, according to Emera Maine. Another 116 Deer Isle residents are without power. Emera Maine is still investigating the cause of that outage. The company expects to restore power in Deer Isle by 12:30 and by

  • Deer-Isle Stonington High School third quarter honor roll

    The following Deer Isle-Stonington High School students were named to the third quarter honor roll. 9th Grade Honors with highest distinction: Madison Eaton, Ennis Marshall, Brendan Penfold, Orly Vaughn. Academic honors: Kinsey Bartlett, Silas Bates, Shaylee Bray, SooZin Cha, Stephen Cochrane, Devin Emrick, Jett-Marcus Jordan, Oskar Mattes, Elliott Nevells, Tony Nevells, Mason Oliver, Aja Quintal,

  • Registration set at Beech Hill School

    OTIS — Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held at the Beech Hill School on Monday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents should call 537-2203 after April 27 to schedule an appointment.