• U.S. Marine vet finds niche after military service

    U.S. Marine vet finds niche after military service

    FRANKLIN — Rope is not scarce in Maine. Brightly colored polypropylene line, piled on wharves and in the back of pickup trucks, is a familiar element in the coastal landscape. In 2008, though, Maine lobstermen were required to replace their floating rope with sink line to help the endangered North Atlantic right whales from becoming

  • Spagheti dinner to benefit Deer Isle student team

    Spagheti dinner to benefit Deer Isle student team

    DEER ISLE — The Deer Isle-Stonington High School Odyssey of the Mind Team will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, May 2, at 5 p.m. at the Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School cafeteria to raise money to travel to the World Finals at Michigan State University in late May. Chef Max Mattes (The Whale’s Rib Tavern)

  • Kephart, Mulcahy win annual Kaufman 5K

    Kephart, Mulcahy win annual Kaufman 5K

    ELLSWORTH — More than 200 runners and walkers — the largest field ever — turned out Saturday for the eighth annual Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run held by the James Russell Wiggins Down East Family YMCA. Andrew Kephart, 30, of Ellsworth captured top honors, pulling away from the rest of the field

  • On the Road Review: Toyota Tacoma Access Cab

    On the Road Review: Toyota Tacoma Access Cab gallery

    In the fall of 2004, Toyota started building a larger, longer small pickup to replace the outgoing ten-year old Tacoma — one of the most popular small trucks ever. The new truck was designed to beat the Dodge Dakota — the leading “midsize” pickup truck in the market. USA Today called the new Tacoma “crude,

  • New Surry Theatre offers program for teens

    BLUE HILL — Something new is up for the summer at New Surry Theatre and Performing Arts School. Youth Theater Speak, a summer theater program geared for 15- to 18-year-olds, will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from July 9 through Aug. 23. Actor Johannah Blackman, with consultation from New Surry Theatre Artistic Director

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Softball Bucksport 3 @ Dexter 7 WA 0 @ GSA 9 Foxcroft 8 @ MDI 7 Baseball Foxcroft 8 @ MDI 2 WA 1 @ GSA 2 Bucksport 2 @ Dexter 4 Boys’ tennis Dexter 0 @ GSA 5 DI-S 0 @ Schenck 4 Girls’ tennis Dexter 1 @ GSA 4 DI-S 0 @ Schenck

  • Ellsworth church hosting supper

    ELLSWORTH — The Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls is hosting a public supper on Saturday, May 2, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The menu will include baked beans, casseroles, hot dogs, salads, rolls, pies and beverages. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. For home delivery within five miles of the church,