• Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    Mill Mall jewelry store closing

    ELLSWORTH — G.M. Pollack and Sons Jewelry store is closing its Mill Mall location as well as all of its others. 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

  • FootGolf comes to Downeast Maine

    FootGolf comes to Downeast Maine

    ROGUE BLUFFS — FootGolf has arrived to Washington County this summer. The Great Cove Golf Course in Rogue 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

  • Low-flying aircraft spotted in Stonington

    Low-flying aircraft spotted in Stonington

    ELLSWORTH — A concerned citizen called police to report an aircraft flying low over the Stonington Harbor Friday. Deputy Ben Astbury gathered information about the incident and notified the Federal Aviation Administration, which will handle any further investigation. Accidents A passenger suffered a broken spine after a Georgia motorist fell asleep while driving on Route