• GSA softball team wins three straight

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy softball team pulled its record even with three wins this week. GSA (7-7) defeated Sumner (2-10), Dexter (8-5) and even avenged an early-season loss to Ellsworth (9-4). GSA rolled past Sumner on Tuesday with a 35-15 win. On Saturday, GSA edged Dexter 7-6. Mallory Charette hit the winning

  • GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy girls’ and Mount Desert Island boys’ outdoor track teams won the Hancock County meet on Friday at MDI High School. The GSA girls took first in ten events and totaled 138 points. MDI placed second with 100 points; Ellsworth third with 73; Bucksport fourth with 33 and Sumner

  • GSA baseball team edges Ellsworth 3-2

    GSA baseball team edges Ellsworth 3-2

    BLUE HILL — In Ellsworth and George Stevens Academy’s first baseball matchup this season, GSA rolled to a 10-0 win in just five innings. The two Eagles’ squads faced off again Thursday. While the outcome would remain the same, Ellsworth (4-9) stayed on the heels of GSA (13-1). But GSA scored a run in each

  • Horoscope May 25, 2016

    To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 6 — Your past work speaks well for you. Update your resume. Take new territory for a major revelation. A previous assumption turns out to be false. Travel later. An opportunity

  • Lamoine voters approve school budget

    LAMOINE — Voters at a special town meeting May 24 quickly and with no debate approved a $2.5-million school budget for the coming year, which represents a 4.4 percent increase over current spending. However, the added cost to property owners will be about 2 percent, or $43,008.98, according to Superintendent Katrina Kane. The vote was

  • Hancock County Jail Log May 18-22

    Hancock County Jail Log May 18-22

    The following were arrested or booked in the Hancock County Jail between May 18 and 22: Miche M. Lymburner, 22, Franklin, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, operating without a license, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Jason J. Clough, 32, Stonington, 10 days for assault. Arnold J.

  • The Allagash sting operation

    If per chance you missed it, spring is not the only thing busting out all over. There has been an explosive confrontation recently between the Portland Press Herald and the Maine Warden Service. In fact, I, as an elder Maine journalist, outdoor writer and former press officer for the Maine Warden Service, have never seen