• Shortcake social in Surry July 10

    SURRY — The Gatherings, a local group recently incorporated as a nonprofit in Surry, will be hosting a strawberry shortcake social on Friday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall on Route 172, near the Surry post office. The event will include music by Lake Larsson’s Ukulele Orchestra. This event will be

  • Talk to focus on Young Brothers’ history

    Talk to focus on Young Brothers’ history

    Who: Colby Young and Dale Woodward What: Talk on the Young Brothers boatbuilding company When: Monday, July 6, 7 p.m. Where: Gouldsboro Historical Society Museum, 452 Route 1, West Gouldsboro GOULDSBORO — For the three boat building Young Brothers, it was all about durability, quality and speed, speed, speed. In their heyday, the fabricators of

  • Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    ELLSWORTH — G.M. Pollack and Sons Jewelry store is closing its Mill Mall location. The Ellsworth site has posted signs advertising a going out of business sale. Customers on the jeweler’s Facebook page have left messages concerned about who, if anyone, will honor their jewelry warranties. G.M. Pollack and Sons did not return calls requesting

  • FootGolf comes to Downeast Maine

    FootGolf comes to Downeast Maine

    ROQUE BLUFFS — FootGolf has arrived to Washington County this summer. The Great Cove Golf Course in Roque Bluffs has opened a nine-hole FootGolf course. FootGolf is the combination of soccer and golf with the usual tee area, fairways and greens. The holes are shorter in length and the cup much larger than in golf.

  • Woodlawn Croquet Invitational Tournament results

    Woodlawn Croquet Invitational Tournament results

    ELLSWORTH — Torrential downpours that dropped 2 inches of rain on eastern Maine on Sunday, June 21, canceled the Woodlawn Croquet Invitational Tournament’s championship games. The tournament standings were set based on the results of two days of block play and a day of a double elimination ladder on Saturday. “In spite of the finals

  • Trenton Acadians fall to Bangor 6-1

    BLUE HILL — Bangor’s Peter Kemble pitched a complete game one-hitter, allowing only a triple for the Trenton Acadians’ baseball team on Tuesday. Bangor won 6-1. Trenton’s Nick Bagley threw 60 pitches and notched seven strikeouts. Bangor’s Sam Houston and Ben Chrichton each had two singles while Kyle Stevenson and Peter Kemble each had a single. Acadians pitcher Will

  • Pea soup a snap to make

    Pea soup a snap to make

    Fresh peas are a delicious luxury, and there is an abundant supply in gardens and at the markets; sweet, tender, shelling peas, crisp, bright green sugar snap peas, and firm, sweet-flavored, large-podded snow peas. We enjoy them raw as a snack, chopped into salads, briefly sautéed with butter, and lightly steamed with new potatoes. High