• Bagaduce Chorale to ring in holiday season

    Bagaduce Chorale to ring in holiday season

    BLUE HILL — “Ring Out, Wild Bells, Carols & Exaltations” conveys the spirit of the Bagaduce Chorale’s Christmas season concert Dec. 11-13 at the Blue Hill Congregational Church. An open rehearsal at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, will kick off the Chorale’s performances. The Chorale’s Music Director Bronwyn Kortge has created dazzling arrangements of familiar

  • Soloist, orchestra deliver joyous concert

    Soloist, orchestra deliver joyous concert

    ORONO — Mozart and Beethoven, kings of the classical music pantheon, were the theme of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s continued Masterworks season on Sunday with Music Director Lucas Richman conducting and featuring pianist Daniel Shapiro.

  • Surry woman awarded Boston Post Cane

    Surry woman awarded Boston Post Cane

    SURRY — A Morgan Bay Road resident was awarded the Boston Post Cane, a designation for the oldest resident in town. Moira Creaser is 97 and a retired school principal. “It’s very nice for the people of Surry to recognize you that way, but it tells you you’re pretty old,” Creaser said. Creaser is a

  • NEFMC: Good news for scallopers too

    NEFMC: Good news for scallopers too

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine scallop fishing season opens next Monday, Dec. 1, and, meeting in Newport, R.I. last week, the New England Fishery Management Council gave Maine gave fishermen with both state and federal scallop fishing permits some good news. “It really is,” said Trisha Cheney, scallop resource coordinator for the Department of Marine Resources.

  • Students participate in Hands Across Ellsworth food drive

    Students participate in Hands Across Ellsworth food drive

    ELLSWORTH — Students in grades K-4 lined the hallways of Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School on Friday, Nov. 14, to pass along donated food into the Emmaus Center’s van. The children handled 1,500 pounds of boxed and canned goods donated by K-8 students and families this fall as part of the school’s annual Hands Across Ellsworth food

  • Oyster lease draws little fire

    Oyster lease draws little fire

    TRENTON — Residents voiced no major concerns in a preliminary public meeting Tuesday about a proposed new oyster farm in Goose Cove. Joe Porada, who does business as Acadia Bays Clam and Oyster and currently holds three contiguous “experimental” aquaculture leases in Goose Cove, plans to apply for a new non-experimental lease from the state

  • MAINEiacs Charities plans annual sportsmen’s supper

    MAINEiacs Charities plans annual sportsmen’s supper

    BANGOR — MAINEiacs Charities of the Maine Air National Guard will host the 53rd annual Sportsmen’s Supper on Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Elks Lodge on the Odlin Road. Over the years, the Sportsmen’s Supper, open to Guard personnel and the general public, has attracted sportsmen who enjoy the camaraderie, music, guest speakers, door prizes,