• First aid classes set at MCMH

    ELLSWORTH — CPR training will be offered Monday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a fee of $40 and first aid training will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a fee of $30. Both classes will be held in the classroom (Door C) of Maine Coast Memorial

  • Holiday craft fair in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR — The Island Arts Association’s 40th Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held Dec. 5-6 at the Atlantic Oceanside conference center on Route 3 in Bar Harbor. Hours are: Friday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no admission charge.

  • WorkReady info meeting Oct. 27

    ELLSWORTH — The WorkReady Credential program is offering a regional training opportunity in Ellsworth. There will be an information meeting on the program on Monday, Oct. 27, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Adult Education Learning Center in the Mill Mall. WorkReady is an employer-endorsed credential program, supported by a variety of regional businesses

  • Benefit dance in Milbridge

    MILBRIDGE — A dance featuring ’50s and ’60s music is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Pines in Milbridge. The dance will run from 8 p.m. to midnight. Proceeds will benefit the Lamb House, a refuge from fire and storm. Admission is $10. The dance will be cash food and beverages. For more information,

  • Lawyer charged with assault at courthouse

    ELLSWORTH — A local lawyer has been charged with assault after an alleged altercation at the Hancock County Courthouse late last week. Christopher Whalley, 55, of Ellsworth was issued a summons Friday charging him with assault. Lt. Harold Page of the Ellsworth Police Department said a police report indicates there was “some kind of argument”

  • Vintage Vehicles

    Vintage Vehicles

    When the weather is fine, my lunch break yields some classic beauties around Ellsworth, Maine. Such as this week’s gem: Motif’s Hair and Tanning Salon stylist Kathryn Long’s newly acquired 1966 Chevelle. Georges Pond is printed in a gold star on the driver’s side door. She commutes in it from Bar Harbor to work in

  • Support group meeting Oct. 23

    BLUE HILL — A time for sharing stories and providing support for families, friends and transgender people of all ages, the TransGendered, Family and Friends (TGFF) Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the pastor’s study of the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill. The sessions are open to all who are

  • Trunk or Treat at vets club

    Trunk or Treat at vets club

    FRANKLIN — Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Club. There will be a contest for the best decorated car trunk or truck bed. Trick or treating will be in the parking lot. Children are asked to line up at 3:30 p.m. Other fun includes

  • On the Road Review: Hyundai Sonata Limited

    On the Road Review: Hyundai Sonata Limited

    Korean automaker Hyundai has surpassed several of the hurdles that confronted its goal to become a mainstream marketer in America. Where once its products were considered entry-level, low-dollar value cars, Hyundai has rocketed forward in the last 10 years with credible cars across the whole range of its offerings. From compact Accent and Elantra to