• New business delivers food to your door

    New business delivers food to your door

    ELLSWORTH — Roddy Keene admits that his new business venture, Ellsworth Food Delivery, is not a moneymaker for him — but he still believes it has been highly successful in its first few weeks of operation. Since opening at the start of the year, Keene said he has made a net profit — after paying

  • County administrator hired

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County’s first county administrator is no stranger to the area. Former Gouldsboro Town Manager Eugene Conlogue has been hired for the position. Conlogue, who is living in Presque Isle and plans to move to Ellsworth, begins the job Feb. 16. Conlogue served as Gouldsboro town manager for six months in 1999. He

  • Ellsworth, GSA swim teams down Foxcroft

    Ellsworth, GSA swim teams down Foxcroft gallery

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and the George Stevens Academy boys’ and girls’ swim teams beat Foxcroft Academy in a double-dual meet on Friday at the James Russell Wiggins Down East Family YMCA. The meet also was Ellsworth’s last home meet of the season — Senior Night. Seniors honored were Lucia Jimenez-Caminero, an AFS student

  • Blizzard brings lots of snow, but few problems

    Blizzard brings lots of snow, but few problems

    ELLSWORTH — While some locations in New England received nearly 3 feet of snow from Tuesday’s blizzard, snowfall totals locally were lower than that and a bit less than what had been forecast. However, there was still plenty of snow to push off the road and move out of driveways, keeping plow truck drivers, snow

  • Bucksport girls collect wins in two events at EMITL meet

    Bucksport girls collect wins in two events at EMITL meet gallery

    ORONO — Bucksport’s Mavis Taungatu’a and Natalie Coleman led their team to a fourth place finish at the Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet on Saturday at the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House. Taungatu’a placed first in shot put with a distance of 32-09.75. Coleman placed first in the 2-mile run in 13:34.54

  • Wrestling round-robin hosted by Golden Bucks

    BUCKSPORT — Wrestlers from eight teams competed in a round-robin tournament hosted by the Bucksport Golden Bucks on Saturday. Several weight classes were combined in order to fill brackets and give wrestlers increased opportunities to compete. The following results were recorded by Bucksport wrestlers: 106/113 pounds: Foster Ashmore, 3-0; Devin Darveauk 0-3. 120 pounds: Jacob

  • City’s annual Winter Carnival set for Saturday, Feb. 7

    City’s annual Winter Carnival set for Saturday, Feb. 7

    ELLSWORTH — It’s once again time for what organizers call “the ‘coolest’ celebration Downeast,” Ellsworth’s annual Winter Carnival event. This year’s carnival is set for Saturday, Feb. 7, with events taking place throughout the day. First on the schedule are the cardboard sled races on the hill at Woodlawn. Registration starts at 9 a.m. There

  • Dana’s bear loaf

    What does bear meat taste like? If you Google the question, you’ll get a variety of answers. “It can be gamey and greasy.” “Hard to describe.” “It tastes a little like beef and a little like pork.” Over the years, I’ve tried just about every wild critter Maine has to offer. Only two turned me

  • Slain mother and children remembered at candlelight vigil

    Slain mother and children remembered at candlelight vigil video

    ELLSWORTH — A candlelight vigil Sunday for Christina Sargent and her two children — all allegedly murdered by her live-in boyfriend — was in many ways a very personal, family affair. Several family members, among them Christina’s mother, brother and son, stood on the steps at Ellsworth City Hall to speak in remembrance of Christina,