• Photos: Fitness and Fun at Camp Discovery

    Photos: Fitness and Fun at Camp Discovery

      EASTBROOK — Children enjoy a sunny day at the Down East Family YMCA’s Camp Discovery on Wednesday, July 22. The summer camp, located for the past five years on Webb Pond in Eastbrook, offers activities such as swimming, fishing, frog catching, games and archery. Visit defymca.org for more information.

  • Brooksville runner takes first in Darrell Fowler 5K

    BROOKSVILLE — Brooksville runner Pheobe Markle placed first for the women in the first Darrell Fowler 5K held on Sunday in memory of a late Brooksville resident. Darrell Fowler was raised in Brooksville and served on the Fire Department for more than 30 years. More recently, he served as a selectman. Markle finished the 5K

  • Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America

    Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America

    BAR HARBOR — The Maine Lobstering Union will host the second annual Lynn D. Tucker Jr. Invitational on Sunday, Aug. 23, at Kebo Valley Club. The golf tournament, along with a lobster bake, door prizes and raffles, will benefit Guide Dogs of America — a nonprofit organization that trains dogs for free for visually impaired

  • Dapices win Dynamic Duo

    BUCKSPORT — Ethan Dapice and Deedra Dapice of Brewer took first in the fourth annual Dynamic Duo Race on Saturday. Twenty-seven teams of one male and one female ran the three-mile Bucksport High School cross-country course. Their combined times determined their place. Proceeds benefited the BHS cross-country team. Ethan Dapice and Deedra Dapice, whose combined

  • Next Step to hold 40th annual Blueberry Run

    MACHIAS — The Next Step Domestic Violence Project’s 40th annual Blueberry Run is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Aug. 15 at 46 Court St. All proceeds from the race go to supporting Next Step, its mission and the services offered to victims and survivors of abuse. Those services include a 24/7 hotline, emergency shelter, transitional

  • New city manager outlines his vision for Ellsworth

    New city manager outlines his vision for Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — Serving as city manager will be David Cole’s first job in municipal government, but it’s an environment he feels comfortable in. Cole, 60, is the former head of Eastern Maine Development Corp. (EMDC) and commissioner of the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT). In both capacities he spent a lot of time working with

  • Maine State Police Log: Hit-and-run results in charges

    Maine State Police Log: Hit-and-run results in charges

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police Trooper Chris Smith assisted Trooper Andrew Foss with a hit-and-run crash on Main Street in Cherryfield July 28, which resulted in charges for a motorist. Police said Priscilla Tenney 32, of Columbia crashed into a vehicle that ran a stop sign at the intersection of North Street and Main Street.

  • John Peters Estate to be auctioned Aug. 29

    John Peters Estate to be auctioned Aug. 29 gallery

    BLUE HILL — DeCaro Luxury Auctions has announced the Aug. 29 auction of the John Peters Estate, an 11-bedroom, 13-bathroom waterfront estate. The property at 31 John Peters Lane encompasses 22.3 acres made up of five lots, including the main home, the cottage, the barn and two pastoral fields. Built in 1815, the Federal-style home

  • Acadia dog rescue a cautionary ‘tail’

    Acadia dog rescue a cautionary ‘tail’

    ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — A pair of dogs that found out about porcupine quills the hard way on top of Parkman Mountain Monday morning illustrates one of the reasons why pets need to be kept on leash, Rangers said. According to reports, James Lyle, no listed age, of the Bahamas, hiked to the top of

  • How to pick the right wine, an expert explains

    How to pick the right wine, an expert explains

    ELLSWORTH — Looking for a good sauvignon blanc to go with the baked halibut tonight or the right pinot noir to serve with baby back ribs this weekend? John Edwards Market’s Dalyne “Day” Tuttle is well qualified to suggest pairings and answer a spectrum of other questions about wine. In her capacity as the health