• Input sought in Ellsworth city manager search

    ELLSWORTH — A public meeting has been set for Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at City Hall to get input from residents on the search for a new city manager. Residents are invited to come and “express their expectations on qualities, education, background and experience the new city manager should possess,”

  • George Stevens Academy second quarter honor roll

    The following students at George Stevens Academy were named to the second quarter honor roll: Grade 12 Highest Honors: Abby Andrews, Jasper Benson-Sulzer, Hongan Bian, Nathaniel Boechat, Claire Ciampa, Alice Dillon, Anna Ludlow, Yin Yee Luk, Joseph Maier, Cecily Page, Yixin Ran, Emmaline Richardson, Jordon Soper, Adrian Van der Eb, Taylor Venema, Chun Ye, Tate

  • UMM wildlife forensics students solve mock crime

    UMM wildlife forensics students solve mock crime

    MACHIAS — In Downeast Maine’s war on fictional wildlife crime, the worst criminal offenders are pursued by the men and women of Professor Gerry Zegers’ wildlife forensics class at the University of Maine-Machias. This is their story. On a frigid but sunny afternoon in March, Game Warden Dave Simmons tells the nine wildlife forensics students

  • Hancock County Superior Court Feb. 10-20

    Hancock County Superior Court Feb. 10-20

    The following cases were heard in Hancock County Superior Court, according to official records: Feb. 10 to Feb. 20 Brent S. Davis, 42, Bangor. Operating under the influence at Ellsworth, March 12, 1995. $500. Kayla M. Kalel, 25, Bangor. Unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs at Bar Harbor, Sept. 18, 2012. $400. Department of Corrections three

  • Genealogy talk at Wilson Museum

    CASTINE — The second talk in a series of March genealogical research programs will be held on Thursday, March 12, at 2 p.m. in the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center on Perkins Street in Castine. Marlene Groves will offer some “Tips on Interpreting Town Clerks’ Handwriting.” Transcribing the handwriting of early clerks, whether for a

  • Hancock Woman’s Club meeting March 7

    HANCOCK — The Hancock Woman’s Club will meet on Saturday, March 7, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hancock Community Center. Those attending should bring a brown bag lunch. The featured guest will be attorney Melissa Hale of the Hale and Hamlin law firm. She will speak about estate planning. Women from all towns are welcome.

  • Downeast Aububon to present falconer program

    BLUE HILL — Downeast Audubon will present a program by falconer Dick Hutchinson of Penobscot on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. Hutchinson has been fascinated by raptors and falconry for over 50 years. He will introduce the audience to Autumn, his red-tailed hawk of eight years, and will

  • Moore Library hosting concert March 8

    STEUBEN — On Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m., Celeste and Pepin Mittelhauser will present a concert of varied music, including blues, folk, classical, Celtic and world music, for the second winter concert and art event at the H.D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben. The sister and brother duo grew up in Gouldsboro

  • Prospect Harbor St. Patrick’s Day dinner

    GOULDSBORO — The Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner on Saturday, March 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. Dessert also will be served after the meal. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children 5 to 12. Children under 5 eat free. For more