• Kneisel Hall hosts week-long residency

    BLUE HILL — “Together in Music!”, Kneisel Hall’s four-day chamber residency, is taking place May 26-29, around town. The remaining concerts will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Parker Ridge Retirement Community and at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Kneisel Hall (137 Pleasant St). For more info, visit www.kneisel.org.

  • Three seek election as Gouldsboro selectmen

    Three seek election as Gouldsboro selectmen

    GOULDSBORO — Candidates in municipal races often run unopposed, but this year’s reelection for two selectmen seats has three candidates in the fray. Elections will be held Tuesday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gouldsboro Community Center. Selectmen Bill Thayer and Roger Bowen are both seeking new three-year terms. Ernie West

  • Ellsworth High School announces honor parts

    Ellsworth High School announces honor parts

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School has announced the honor parts for the graduating Class of 2015. Anna Kreitzer, daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth Kreitzer of Ellsworth, is valedictorian. In addition to her academic achievements, Kreitzer  has participated in show choir and fall musical performances during all four of her high school years. She is also

  • Witness: Saenz took heroin

    Witness: Saenz took heroin

    BANGOR — Michael Bills of Bangor, accompanied by his attorney, Charles F. Budd of Rudman Winchell, testified Wednesday that he sold heroin to Christopher Saenz during the month of December 2013. Bills testified that Saenz, 32, injected heroin in Bills’ kitchen. Bills sought not to testify by invoking his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination. However,

  • Hancock County Jail Log May 20-25

    Hancock County Jail Log May 20-25

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail from May 20-25: Jeffrey A. Brown, 45, Hancock, violating conditions of release. Jeffrey M. Jewett, 40, Orland, domestic violence assault. Joel D. Kydd, 36, Deer Isle, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Raymond K. Ferris Jr., 59, agency hold. Andrew

  • Beverage seller trainings set

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia is hosting a spring session of its responsible beverage server and seller trainings in June. The trainings provide staff with knowledge to better prevent violations of liquor laws and serve alcohol safely, with an emphasis on preventing underage and high-risk drinking. The off-premise training is for employees of retail and liquor

  • Relay for Life this weekend in Ellsworth

    Relay for Life this weekend in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The annual Relay for Life of Hancock County to raise money for the American Cancer Society takes place this weekend at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School (EEMS). Relay for Life, where participants walk around the track at the school to earn pledges and donations from sponsors, begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at 8

  • High winds, fierce competition at Great Harbor Regatta video

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — After an afternoon of boat handling and maneuvering in 10-20 mile per hour winds Saturday in the second annual Great Harbor Invitational Regatta, each of the sailors from the 10 participating Maine and New Hampshire high school teams was standing tall. The Falmouth Clippers were the winners of this year’s Glenn Squires