• Outdoor movie at Knowlton Park

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Arts Outdoor Movies will be screening the film “The Good Dinosaur” tonight, Thursday, July 28, at 8:20 p.m. at Knowlton Park on State Street. Parking is limited, so carpooling or parking elsewhere is recommended. Items to bring along include blankets, lawn chairs, sweaters or jackets and bug spray. Popcorn and snacks will

  • New support group starting

    ELLSWORTH — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County has started a support group for those who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or in the first few months of life. The group will meet for six consecutive Monday evenings from 6-7:30 from Aug. 22-Oct. 3 (excluding Labor Day). The group is free of charge, but

  • “Proactive” police charge ex-boyfriend with stalking

    “Proactive” police charge ex-boyfriend with stalking

    ELLSWORTH — A city man was arrested and charged with stalking his ex-girlfriend over the weekend after police said they took a “proactive” approach in light of repeated complaints and conducted surveillance to catch him in the act. John H. Lane III, 52, of Ellsworth was arrested late Saturday night and charged with stalking, violation

  • Author talk in Castine July 28

    CASTINE — On Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church Parish House, the Witherle Memorial Library and the Castine Historical Society will present a talk by James Traub, author of “John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit.” He will be introduced by Lynn Parsons, who also is a biographer of Adams. Traub is

  • Winter Harbor HS reunion Aug. 6

    WINTER HARBOR — The Alumni Association of Winter Harbor High School will hold its annual reunion at the Masonic Hall in Winter Harbor on Saturday, Aug. 6. Anyone who attended the school until the school closed in 1993 is invited and encouraged to attend. There will be a meet-and-greet at 11 a.m. and lunch will

  • Lucerne Golf Club Senior Scramble results

    Lucerne Golf Club Senior Scramble results

    DEDHAM — Results from the Lucerne Golf Club’s Senior Scramble on Tuesday, July 19, and Thursday, July 21, are as follows: July 19: Tom Winston, Jake Manning, Tony Ranco, Bob Francis (-4); Aaron Carter, Ed Curtis, Doug Hardison, Dick Gassett (-3), Jason Huntley, Jason Heckman, Bill Brooks, Ken Gray (-1). Pin: No. 2 Doug Hardison

  • Castine’s Bob Ciano wins Bucksport Bay Festival 5K

    Castine’s Bob Ciano wins Bucksport Bay Festival 5K

    BUCKSPORT — Bob Ciano, 62, of Castine placed first of more than 130 runners in Saturday’s Bucksport Bay Festival 5K. Ciano was the first male finisher with a time of 19 minutes and 19.8 seconds. Katherine Marshall, 34, of Houston, Texas, was the first female in 20:17.3. The following won their age divisions: Female age

  • DEFY swimmers break four state records

    DEFY swimmers break four state records

    NEW BRUNSWICK — The Down East Family YMCA swim team placed fourth at the Maine Swimming International Invitational held from Thursday to Sunday at the Canada Games Aquatic Center. Thirty teams from across New England and Canada competed in the long course (50-meter pool) meet. DEFY totaled 1503 points. Long Reach Swim Club from Bath