• New DA faces major hurdles

    New DA faces major hurdles

    ELLSWORTH — A shakeup has begun in the District Attorney’s Office, with experienced prosecutors leaving and the district attorney-elect discovering obstacles to replacing them. District Attorney-elect Matt Foster is busy preparing to be short-staffed instead of setting goals for his first year in office. Two of the office’s most experienced prosecutors, Paul Cavanaugh and Mary

  • Champions from Ellsworth

    Champions from Ellsworth

    The Husson University men’s soccer team beat Thomas College 4-0 in the North Atlantic Conference championship on Nov. 8 to advance to the NCAA men’s Division III national soccer tournament. The Husson squad included three Ellsworth Eagle alumni. In the championship game, Michael Curtis scored a goal and Josh Bean had two assists and was

  • Annual Santa run set for Dec. 7

    ELLSWORTH — For those looking to participate in a festive run in the spirit of the holidays, the third annual Santa Run will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. All ages and even dogs are invited to don Santa hats, reindeer antlers or other Christmas-themed attire and

  • Nancy Brown Carr

    Nancy Brown Carr

    CASTINE — Nancy Brown Carr, 80, died Nov. 22, 2014. Nancy was born on Oct 4, 1934, in Falmouth, the oldest daughter of Warren S. and Mary K. (Molly) Brown. In 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Brenton Carr. Together, they raised three children. After traveling the country for Brent’s work, the family relocated

  • Death notices

    Hancock and Washington County death notices.

  • Samuel V. “Sonny” Tagliarino

    LOUISVILLE, KY. — Samuel V. “Sonny” Tagliarino of Louisville, Ky., passed away Nov. 22, 2014, in his beloved Maine. He was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle who will be forever loved and missed by his family and friends. Sonny served in the United States Army Reserves, where he received an

  • Students, administrators, builders show off new Bucksport High

    BUCKSPORT —Administrators, students, parents, builders and area officials gathered at Bucksport High School last Tuesday for an open house showing off the improvements that took place there last summer. Making those improvements was a painless process, according to one of the builders, because last summer was not windy. “The only surprise was we had good

  • Blue Hill seventh-grader honored at national awards ceremony

    Blue Hill seventh-grader honored at national awards ceremony

    BLUE HILL —  Cameron Stewart, a seventh-grade student at Blue Hill Consolidated Elementary School, was honored last month at a national awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The center honored Stewart in Baltimore for his exceptional performance after testing in the top echelon of all students around the