• I don’t want to lose him again

    I don’t want to lose him again

    Dear Carolyn: A good friend and I had strong feelings for each other but I (foolishly) would not break up my long-term relationship for him. He ended up engaged to someone else, and when my relationship ended, my biggest regret was missing my chance with the friend. His engagement has now been called off. He’s

  • Bucksport Police Log: Accidents keep officers busy

    Bucksport Police Log: Accidents keep officers busy

    BUCKSPORT — On Aug. 15, police said Richard Sparks, 77, of Bucksport ran out of gas while driving his 1967 Ford Mustang on Town Farm Road. He pulled off the road and called for a tow truck, but the tow truck allegedly caused damage to the vehicle. That same day, police said Christopher Candage, 32,

  • Ellsworth church hosting supper

    ELLSWORTH — The Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls is hosting a supper on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 4:30-6 p.m. The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, hot dogs, rolls, beverages and pies. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Children under 5 eat free. For more information, call Joyce at 667-8425.

  • Schoodic festival inspires, empowers participants

    Schoodic festival inspires, empowers participants

    WINTER HARBOR — As August sped by, so did the annual Schoodic Arts Festival. Staged by Schoodic Arts for All, the Aug. 1-14 festival encompassed 80 workshops and many lively evening and daytime performances and other events. In a whirlwind of brushstrokes, spinning pottery wheels, toe-tapping choreography and more, two weeks celebrating the artistic spirit

  • Consider growing collards this fall

    Consider growing collards this fall

    If you were to define the difference between kale and collards, you might generalize and say that collard leaves are large, smooth and flat, whereas the kales are often curly, frilly or pebbled in texture. Southerners are big on collards, and Yankees favor kale. But genetically and nutritionally they are almost the same plant. Botanically