• Grade A Surry school put on monitor list

    Grade A Surry school put on monitor list

    SURRY — There’s always room for improvement, even for schools with “A” grades from the Maine Department of Education. The Surry Elementary School, which the state has twice bestowed with an “A,” has been identified as a “monitor school.” “The reason they’re on the monitor list is the percentage of students’ proficiency went down,” said

  • Blue Hill Consolidated School second-trimester honor roll

    The following students were named to the second-trimester honor roll at Blue Hill Consolidated School: Seventh Grade High honors: Dawsen Astbury, Gage Astbury, Katherine Charles, Erika Hipsky, Thomas Marsh, Sam Parrott, Chloe Politte, Vanessa Sherwood, Quinn Stabler, Cameron Stewart, Emily Tobey, Owen Vinall, Sydney Walsh, Liam Webb. Honors: Wade Clifford, Courtney Crocker, Mackenzie Grindle, Duncan

  • Brooklin School second-trimester honor roll

    The following students were named to the second-trimester honor roll at the Brooklin School: High honors: Courtney Bianco, Danielle Bianco, Genevieve Claybaugh, Juliette Claybaugh. Honors: Sarah Chambers, Hannah Dyer, Saylor Grant, Adam Mathewson, Franklin Sealander, Emily Whiting.

  • America’s signature salad

    America’s signature salad

    Food historians write that the original Caesar salad was created by the Italian immigrant Caesar Cardini (not Julius Caesar), who operated restaurants in both Mexico and California. The late chef Julia Child wrote that she ate a Caesar salad at the San Diego restaurant as a child in the 1920s. Later, she devoted a whole

  • Castine Woman’s Club offers scholarships

    CASTINE — The Castine Woman’s Club is accepting scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. Since 1986, the club has awarded 67 scholarships to applicants from towns represented by club membership: Castine, Penobscot and Deer Isle. A total of $3,000 will be awarded, with a minimum award of $500. Criteria considered include academic record and

  • Cherryfield Library launches portable Wi-Fi initiative

    CHERRYFIELD — Washington County students without high-speed Internet access will now be able to surf the web at home, thanks to a Maine State Library initiative. Eligible students in Cherryfield and Harrington will now be able to check out portable Wi-Fi devices from the Cherryfield Public Library as part of the “Check-out the Internet” initiative, according

  • Hancock County Jail Log March 23-30

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail from March 23 to 30: Jamie L. Brown, 36, Sullivan, back for court. Jason A. Littlefield, 31, Searsport, failure to appear. Kevin J. Robinson Jr., 29, Thorndike, failure to pay fine. Jacob M. Carney, 24, Surry, receiving stolen property, probation violation. Colby J. Treadwell, 23,

  • Hospital gets third infant warmer for maternity unit

    ELLSWORTH — A third infant warmer, used to care for newborns requiring help to breath, is in place at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital’s Maternity & Obstetrics Unit. The acquisition was made possible by the Davis Family Foundation and Maine Coast Memorial Hospital volunteers. The new Panda Warmer is the third warmer available for use in

  • Adams School second-trimester honor roll

    The following students were named to the second-trimester honor roll at the Adams School: Grade 5 High honors: Evelyn Dagan, Morgan Davis, Ian Potter. Honors: Taylor Evans, Sophia Jennings, Will MacArthur. Grade 6 High honors: Amelia Griffith. Honors: Madison Colson, Syrus Ordway. Grade 7 High honors: Syra Gutow. Honors: Chad Davis. Grade 8 Honors: Bess