• Ellsworth library hosting author

    ELLSWORTH — Carolyn Locke, author of “Not One Thing: Following Matsuo Basho’s Narrow Road to the Interior,” will present a reading and slide show at the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, July 9, at 6 p.m. Using a combination of prose, haiku and photography, Locke’s book explores her travels around the Island of Honshu, the

  • Do you know your wine IQ?

    Do you know your wine IQ?

    You drink, therefore you am. But what do you know about those wines you drink? Test your wine IQ here.  Which of these whites is considered full-bodied? Chardonnay Pinot Grigio Scarlett Johansson Riesling Scarlett Johansson is the correct answer. Chardonnay finishes second. A distant second.  What is a decanter? A wine expert A person who

  • Downeast births

    Downeast births

    At Mount Desert Island Hospital, Bar Harbor SPOFFORD — to Jaime and George Spofford of Bar Harbor, a son, Weston George Spofford, June 5. GRANT — to Katie and Kevin Grant of Southwest Harbor, a son, Finnegan Patrick Grant, June 6. RICHARDSON — to Nicole and Kyle Richardson of Bar Harbor, a son, Walker Richardson,

  • State budget’s impact will be far-reaching

    State budget’s impact will be far-reaching

    AUGUSTA — The two-year, $6.7-billion budget rescued by the Legislature from the Governor’s veto will affect every resident — whether it is changes to the state income tax or spending for schools. The Legislature approved the budget June 17, Governor Paul LePage vetoed it Monday and then the Legislature overrode that veto the following day,

  • E-waste collection set in Lamoine

    LAMOINE — The towns of Lamoine, Hancock and Trenton will sponsor a free, electronics waste collection day on Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Lamoine Salt/Sand shed at 212 Lamoine Beach Road in Lamoine. Residents of all three towns may drop off their electronic waste at no charge. Electronics End

  • Authors to visit Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Maine co-authors Earle G. Shettleworth Jr., Christopher Glass and Scott Hanson will discuss and show photographs from their new book, “Homes Down East: Classic Maine Coastal Cottages and Town Houses,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, July 9, at 7 p.m. For this book, the authors have tracked down summer