• American’s “Extra” section to be included in all copies

    American’s “Extra” section to be included in all copies

    ELLSWORTH — The American Extra, a weekly magazine section that had been provided only to regular subscribers, will be inserted in all copies — subscriber and newsstand — starting next week. “It’s a great section with a growing fan club,” said American General Manager Terry Carlisle. “So we thought it should be available to the

  • Photos from the Chefs’ Gala

    Photos from the Chefs’ Gala gallery

    ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital’s 22nd Annual Chefs’ Gala was held May 2. Proceeds support the Breast Clinic and mammogram scholarships. To purchase or view more photos, click here.

  • Touch-a-Truck event is May 9

    ELLSWORTH — Harbor House Community Service Center and the Westside Food Pantry are teaming up again to present the annual Touch-a-Truck event, a fun-filled family event to benefit both the food pantry and the Harbor House Children’s Center. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former

  • Turkey dinner in Cherryfield May 9

    CHERRYFIELD — A turkey dinner will be held at the Cherryfield American Legion Hall on Saturday, May 9, at 5 p.m. Dinner includes turkey, stuffing, gravy, potato, peas and carrots, cranberry sauce, side salad, pickles, roll, dessert and drinks. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Proceeds will benefit the Cherryfield

  • DVD Review: Wild

    DVD Review: Wild

    It is hard to feel sorry for an attractive, blonde woman with a nice but milquetoast husband whose life spirals out of control as a result of her own self-sabotage. But that’s exactly what the film “Wild,” based on the memoir of the same name by author Cheryl Strayed, wants you to do. Reese Witherspoon

  • Now We’re Cookin’: Ian’s Pretty Good Pancakes

    Now We’re Cookin’: Ian’s Pretty Good Pancakes

    “Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That’s the inscription on the General Post Office building in New York City. The lines inspired and became postal carriers’ unofficial motto. The same creed applies to The Ellsworth American’s newspaper carriers, who strive to deliver