• Jury finds Morse guilty of murder

    Jury finds Morse guilty of murder

    ELLSWORTH — It took 90 minutes Friday for a Hancock County jury to find William Morse guilty of killing the Trenton man who hired him through a Craigslist ad to help build a duplex on the Goose Cove Road. Morse, 45, was found guilty of the willful and intentional murder of 61-year-old Richard Bellittieri, whose remains

  • Another round of layoffs at former Verso mill

    Another round of layoffs at former Verso mill

    BUCKSPORT — Only a dozen or so workers will remain employed at the local mill site after a round of layoffs by the facility’s new owners, Montreal-based scrap metal recycler AIM Development. After Verso Paper Corp. closed the mill in December, a cadre of employees remained to keep operating a power plant also located at the

  • Sedgwick church hosting supper

    SEDGWICK — North Sedgwick Baptist Church is hosting its last free community supper of the season on Friday, April 24, at 5 p.m. The menu will feature chili, breads, salads and desserts. Meals will be available to area residents for delivery to their homes. Call Tammie Cox at 479-5397 or the church at 359-4401 to

  • Opera preview at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a double feature of opera previews at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 24, at the Blue Hill Public Library. Live performances of the two operas — Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” — will be

  • Quilt show in Cherryfield May 2

    CHERRYFIELD — Cherryfield Academy is hosting its third annual quilt show on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to come and view a wide variety of quilts from miniature to king size, antique to contemporary, traditional to modern. Shop for unique crafts and products from local artisans and see

  • Ellsworth church hosting supper

    ELLSWORTH — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth is holding the third public supper in its 2015 series on Saturday, April 25, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu for this supper is roast pork and gravy, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, rolls, homemade pies and desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Admission is $8