• Old Winter Harbor firehouse sold

    Old Winter Harbor firehouse sold

    WINTER HARBOR — The old Winter Harbor Fire Department building on Main Street is changing hands, but the new owners promise to keep one thing the same. “We are not sure of our plans for the building at this point, except to say that the noon whistle will remain,” said Gillian Newstead of Grindstone Neck.

  • A feast for the wolves

    You would think that I would learn after a while. Big game can be hit hard with a high velocity bullet and leave no trace. When my wife, Diane, shot a cow moose a decade or more ago with a .35 Remington, the animal disappeared into a fir thicket. There was no indication on the

  • Mildred “Mickey” B. Scott

    TRENTON/ELLSWORTH — Mildred “Mickey” B. Scott, 96, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. She is survived by her son, Charles Scott and wife, Marsha, of Ellsworth; daughter, Janet McCarty and husband, Bill, of Trenton; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Nov. 8, 2014, at Woodbine Cemetery in Ellsworth.

  • Brooksville church serving goodies

    BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville United Methodist Church will be serving coffee, tea, cocoa and muffins on Monday, Dec. 1, from 7 to 9 a.m. The church is located at 713 Coastal Road, next to Buck’s Market. For more information, call 469-7850.

  • Frederick “Fred” Eugene Graham

    ELLSWORTH — Frederick “Fred” Eugene Graham, 80, passed away Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by his wife and family. He was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Bangor, the son of John and Beatrice (Moreau) Graham. He grew up in Bucksport and graduated from Bucksport High School. He served four years in the U.S. Navy during the

  • Holiday fair at Orland church

    ORLAND — The Orland United Methodist Church is holding a holiday craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts, homemade baked goods, candy and fudge, a Cookie Walk, wreaths, a white elephant room, silent auction items and a lasagna luncheon. For more information, call 469-3714.

  • Contra dance set in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — A contra dance is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Bay School’s Emlen Hall. There will be music by an all-comers band at 7 and the Jam Boise at 8. All dances will be taught. Everyone is welcome.

  • Richard Earl “Dickie” Bunker

    Richard Earl “Dickie” Bunker

    TRENTON — It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Richard Earl “Dickie” Bunker on Nov. 20, 2014, at the age of 45. He was born April 7, 1969, in Bar Harbor, raised in Franklin, and a resident of Trenton. Dickie fought a brief but determined battle with cancer. Dickie