• Trust, art gallery launching open-air arts initiative

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Heritage Trust (BHHT) and the Cynthia Winings Gallery are launching an Open-Air Arts Initiative with a kickoff event on June 4. The mission of the initiative is to inspire creativity in the young people who live on the Blue Hill Peninsula by encouraging them to get outside and explore nature.

  • EHS girls end regular tennis season with 3-2 win over Foxcroft

    EHS girls end regular tennis season with 3-2 win over Foxcroft

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth girls’ tennis team ended its regular season on a high note. Ellsworth (7-5) defeated Foxcroft (4-7) 3-2 on Saturday. For singles, Alexa Grant of Ellsworth beat Maddie Fadley 8-1; Lexi Raymond of Foxcroft beat Samantha Mason 8-1; and Victoria Page-Jackson of Ellsworth beat Alice Russo 9-7. For doubles, Elena Russo and

  • Accusations continue in MRC vs. PERC debate

    Accusations continue in MRC vs. PERC debate

    ELLSWORTH — Allegations continue to fly as two entities — the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) and the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. (PERC) — vie for the refuse generated in 187 towns and cities in Maine. The MRC represents the municipalities and is proposing a new waste-to-biogas plant in Hampden. PERC would like to keep its

  • GSA softball team wins three straight

    BLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy softball team pulled its record even with three wins this week. GSA (7-7) defeated Sumner (2-10), Dexter (8-5) and even avenged an early-season loss to Ellsworth (9-4). GSA rolled past Sumner on Tuesday with a 35-15 win. On Saturday, GSA edged Dexter 7-6. Mallory Charette hit the winning

  • GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    GSA girls, MDI boys win Hancock County meet

    BAR HARBOR — The George Stevens Academy girls’ and Mount Desert Island boys’ outdoor track teams won the Hancock County meet on Friday at MDI High School. The GSA girls took first in ten events and totaled 138 points. MDI placed second with 100 points; Ellsworth third with 73; Bucksport fourth with 33 and Sumner

  • GSA baseball team edges Ellsworth 3-2

    GSA baseball team edges Ellsworth 3-2

    BLUE HILL — In Ellsworth and George Stevens Academy’s first baseball matchup this season, GSA rolled to a 10-0 win in just five innings. The two Eagles’ squads faced off again Thursday. While the outcome would remain the same, Ellsworth (4-9) stayed on the heels of GSA (13-1). But GSA scored a run in each

  • Horoscope May 25, 2016

    To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 6 — Your past work speaks well for you. Update your resume. Take new territory for a major revelation. A previous assumption turns out to be false. Travel later. An opportunity

  • Lamoine voters approve school budget

    LAMOINE — Voters at a special town meeting May 24 quickly and with no debate approved a $2.5-million school budget for the coming year, which represents a 4.4 percent increase over current spending. However, the added cost to property owners will be about 2 percent, or $43,008.98, according to Superintendent Katrina Kane. The vote was