• Duplexes planned in Hancock

    HANCOCK — Saying there is a need for rental housing in the area, Donald Lagrange is building three duplexes with two one-bedroom apartments in each. He also is adding another one-bedroom apartment in the former and adjacent Country Rose novelty shop on Route 1. The subdivision will be called “Country Rose Apartments.” Lagrange said he

  • Blue Hill hospital, YMCA team up for race series

    Blue Hill hospital, YMCA team up for race series

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and the Blue Hill YMCA are teaming up once again for the third annual Blue Hill Community Race Series. “Because of the creation of the Blue Hill Community Race Series, we haven’t competed with the YMCA for local sponsors and financial support,” BHMH Community Relations Manager Kelley Columber

  • Property Transfers July 21 to July 26

    BAR HARBOR Richard J. Burne, Bar Harbor, to Bruno J. Graizzaro Jr., and Joann K. Grizzaro, Hingham, Mass., as joint tenants, land with any buildings and improvements. Quitclaim Deed. BLUE HILL Seaward-Blue Hill, LLC, Blue Hill, to Raymond Jay Akscin and Stella M. Akscin, Sedgwick, as joint tenants, land. Warranty Deed. BROOKLIN Paul M. Lindquist,

  • Too much, too soon

    Under a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, the threshold for salaried employees who are considered exempt from overtime pay will double, from $23,660 to $47,476 annually. Any employee whose annual salary falls below that threshold must receive overtime pay (time and one-half) for every hour of work in

  • Coping with terror

    It has gotten to the point where we almost expect the world news to include yet another mass casualty attack — terrorism, if you like — against innocent populations somewhere. The awful roll call of recent days/weeks has included Orlando, Dhaka, Nice, Kabul, Munich and Ansbach. The hard reality is that such atrocities will continue,

  • Get Trump’s taxes back on radar screen

    Dear Editor: What ever happened to the publication of Donald Trump’s tax returns….as the other candidates all did? Mr. Trump claimed “Can’t do; I’m being audited.” My accountant friend says that’s just malarkey….an audit is no excuse not to comply. Months ago this was a news item, but now it seems to have slipped off