• Richard H. Hubbell

    ST. LOUIS and ELLSWORTH — Richard H. Hubbell, 65, passed away Oct. 15, 2014, in St. Louis after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born July 2, 1949, in Fitchburg Mass., the son of Minot and Patricia Hubbell. After graduating from Ellsworth High School in 1968, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where

  • Kenneth Cram

    AMHERST — Kenneth Cram, a resident of Amherst, passed away Oct. 11, 2014, at Eastern Maine Medical Center. Kenneth was born April 5, 1972, to Ashel and Celeste Cram. Kenneth is survived by his parents, Ashel and Celeste Cram; wife, Holly Cram; four children Ashely, Alicia, Ryan and Jason Cram; one brother, Norman Grindle; four

  • In disguise

    In disguise

    It’s nearly Halloween, that magical time of year when little boys can be pirates and cowboys and little girls can become cheerleaders and queens of the realm. T. J. Maxx had purple velvet Queen dresses, complete with hoop and tulle, for $29.99. Those also came in a burgundy with a gold scepter for “knighting” the

  • MDI sailors are top ‘Salty Dogs’

    MDI sailors are top ‘Salty Dogs’

    PORTLAND — The high school club sailing team from the Mount Desert Island Community Sailing Center were the winners of the Salty Dog 420 regatta hosted by SailMaine in Portland Saturday. The MDI team ended the day with 36 points, putting them in first place out of 11 teams competing. “It’s our first team win

  • Bucksport finance director stepping down

    Bucksport finance director stepping down

    BUCKSPORT — Town Finance Director Kathryn Hickson is stepping down at the end of this week after tendering her resignation on Oct. 6. In an interview, Hickson emphasized that her decision wasn’t prompted by the Oct. 1 announcement that Verso Paper Corp. is closing the local paper mill. Rather, Hickson said she made the decision

  • Penobscot man guilty of possessing child porn

    BANGOR — A Penobscot man was convicted Tuesday in federal court of possessing child pornography. Kevin Lee Ross, 52, was found guilty of the crime following a one-day jury trial in U.S. District Court. Ross was summoned on the charge in July 2011, after a search warrant was executed at the home in Penobscot he

  • Bazaar/yard sale set for Oct. 25

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Community of Christ is holding a Christmas bazaar/yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will include food, books, toys, household items, clothing and more. For more information, call 667-4556.

  • “Far From the Wolf” sold

    “Far From the Wolf” sold

    WINTER HARBOR — A single bid of $1 million was entered Friday in a foreclosure auction of “Far From the Wolf,” a landmark property on Grindstone Neck. But it wasn’t high enough for CitiMortgage Inc. of Missouri, which is owed $3.3 million on the 10-bedroom, 12-bathroom mansion overlooking Frenchman Bay. After unsuccessfully trying to drive

  • Stearns-Johnson

    Stearns-Johnson

    Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Stearns of Springvale are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter, Sarah Dolliver Stearns, to Nathan B. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson of Longview, Wash., on June 21. The ceremony took place at the Maine Sea Coast Mission in Bar Harbor, with a reception at the