• 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

  • Champions from Ellsworth

    Champions from Ellsworth

    The Husson University men’s soccer team beat Thomas College 4-0 in the North Atlantic Conference championship on Nov. 8 to advance to the NCAA men’s Division III national soccer tournament. The Husson squad included three Ellsworth Eagle alumni. In the championship game, Michael Curtis scored a goal and Josh Bean had two assists and was

  • Annual Santa run set for Dec. 7

    ELLSWORTH — For those looking to participate in a festive run in the spirit of the holidays, the third annual Santa Run will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. All ages and even dogs are invited to don Santa hats, reindeer antlers or other Christmas-themed attire and

  • Nancy Brown Carr

    Nancy Brown Carr

    CASTINE — Nancy Brown Carr, 80, died Nov. 22, 2014. Nancy was born on Oct 4, 1934, in Falmouth, the oldest daughter of Warren S. and Mary K. (Molly) Brown. In 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Brenton Carr. Together, they raised three children. After traveling the country for Brent’s work, the family relocated