• Baked bean supper in Ellsworth Falls

    ELLSWORTH — The Union Congregational Church on North Street in Ellsworth Falls is hosting a baked bean/casserole supper on Saturday, May 7, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The menu will include baked beans, casseroles, hot dogs, salads, rolls, beverages and pies. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children and free for children under 5.

  • Talk on nursing at MCMH May 9

    ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a free health education event on nursing on Monday, May 9, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH classroom. Nursing is often described as a calling, and the Maine Coast Memorial Hospital nurses will share why they chose to be nurses, what it means to be a

  • Camden National announces quarterly earnings

    CAMDEN — Camden National Corp. reported core operating earnings of $8.8 million and core diluted earnings per share of 85 cents per share for the first quarter of 2016. That represents an increase of 14 percent and 9 percent, respectively, over the fourth quarter of 2015. “Our financial results represent our first full quarter realizing

  • Church hosting baked bean supper

    GOULDSBORO — The Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church is hosting a baked bean supper on Saturday, May 7, from 4-6 p.m. The supper features regular and vegetarian baked beans, red and brown hot dogs, mac and cheese, rolls and biscuits and cole slaw. The dessert choices will include pies, cakes and goodies. Admission is $8

  • Community rummage sale in Hancock

    HANCOCK — A community rummage sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church of Hancock. Gently used clothing for men, women and children will be available for purchase at bargain prices. Clothing accessories, bedding, towels, curtains and fabric will also be sold. The church is

  • Helping gardeners curb uninvited wildlife

    Helping gardeners curb uninvited wildlife

    Fortunate is the gardener for whom voles are not a plague. Of all the varmints that can clean out a garden, greenhouse or field in this part of the world, voles are among the most vexatious and hardest to combat. Depending on where you live and what you grow, deer and woodchucks also might rank

  • Central Hall yard sale

    BLUE HILL — Central Hall’s Ladies Public Improvement Society will be holding a pre-season yard sale on Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8. Items for sale include clothes, tools, kitchenware, linens, books, toys, electronics, furniture and much more. The hall is located at 306 Falls Bridge Road in Blue Hill. Sale hours are 8

  • DVD Review: Brooklyn

    DVD Review: Brooklyn

    The sweetest, most romantic movie in recent memory is also among the most straightforward: Love, absence, heartache, return. “Brooklyn” is less a motion picture than a motion painting. Scene after color-saturated scene is beautiful. The close-ups of the heroine’s lovely, unadorned, Irish face gladden the heart. The music makes the heart gladder still. This is