• Patti Cakes truck is making the rounds

    Patti Cakes truck is making the rounds

    ELLSWORTH — The brightly colored dessert truck bearing the name “Patti Cakes” has only been on the shiretown’s streets for a few months, but it is the product of a lifelong love of baking and a couple of years of training. Ellsworth resident Patti Jones said the idea for a baking business came up while

  • New logo for Bucksport health center

    New logo for Bucksport health center

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Regional Health Center has announced that its new logo has been chosen through a community contest. “Bucksport Regional Health Center is growing and expanding, so we are very excited to have a new, updated look that will take us into the future,” said Ann Remick, chairman of the center’s board. “We are

  • Property Transfers Aug. 27 to Sept. 2

    BAR HARBOR The Inhabitants of the Town of Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor, to Max Linn, St. Petersburg, Fla., land with all improvements. Quitclaim Deed. David Lown, Mill Valley, Calif., to Melissa L. McGuinness and Christopher McGuinness, Elkridge, Md., as joint tenants, land with any improvements. Quitclaim Deed. Patricia G. Eagan, a/k/a Patricia Eagan, Bar Harbor,

  • Searsport man charged with theft from adult business

    Searsport man charged with theft from adult business

    ELLSWORTH — A Waldo County man was charged with theft this week after he allegedly stole more than $300 worth of merchandise from a Water Street business in August. Richard Breau, 37, of Searsport, was issued a summons charging him with stealing three items worth $303.99 from Robin’s Romantic Supermart. The theft was reported to

  • “Ebb and Flow” show runs through Sept. 24

    “Ebb and Flow” show runs through Sept. 24

    DEER ISLE — In a show titled “Ebb and Flow,” running through Sept. 24, the Deer Isle Artists Association will feature the work of artists Katy Allgeyer, Michael DeMatteo, Dorothy Doubleday, Betsy Evans-Banks, Anne Gates Yarnall, Woodley Osborne, Cynthia Stroud-Watson, Paul Trowbridge and Anne C. Williams. Paul Trowbridge enjoys painting both in the studio and

  • Drop-in tech help in SW Harbor

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Volunteer Bert Zbar will be at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. to demonstrate how to create and send emails using any iDevice, such as iPads and iPhones. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the library at 244-7065.

  • Film showing at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library will be showing the film “Home” on Friday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. When Oh, a lovable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on

  • Diabetes program in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting “Dining with Diabetes Down East,” a program for people with diabetes and their families. This program is free and open to anyone with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will

  • Island lobster buyer uses barge as base

    Island lobster buyer uses barge as base

    TREMONT — At the end of a day’s fishing, most lobstermen head for home to sell their catch to a buyer waiting on the pier with a refrigerator truck or, perhaps, to unload their landings at the local fisherman’s co-op. Most of them also take the chance to load up on the next day’s bait.

  • Sheriff to provide temporary solution for shellfish ordinance violations

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane will provide a temporary solution for prosecuting violations of municipal shellfish ordinances. That was the outcome of a discussion the Hancock County Commissioners had Tuesday with Kane, District Attorney Matt Foster and Stonington Town Manager Kathleen Billings-Pezaris. Many shellfish ordinance violators “now have a criminal record when they