• Deer-Isle Stonington High School third quarter honor roll

    The following Deer Isle-Stonington High School students were named to the third quarter honor roll. 9th Grade Honors with highest distinction: Madison Eaton, Ennis Marshall, Brendan Penfold, Orly Vaughn. Academic honors: Kinsey Bartlett, Silas Bates, Shaylee Bray, SooZin Cha, Stephen Cochrane, Devin Emrick, Jett-Marcus Jordan, Oskar Mattes, Elliott Nevells, Tony Nevells, Mason Oliver, Aja Quintal,

  • Registration set at Beech Hill School

    OTIS — Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held at the Beech Hill School on Monday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents should call 537-2203 after April 27 to schedule an appointment.

  • Benefit potluck in SW Harbor

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A benefit potluck dinner for the Hopkins/Harper family will be held at the Southwest Harbor American Legion Hall on Saturday, April 25, from 5 to 9 p.m. Cody Hopkins, who is 7, just lost his mother after losing his father five years ago. He will be living with his grandmother, Freya Harper.

  • Benefit dinner set in Brooksville

    BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville Elementary School eighth grade class is holding a boiled dinner at the school on Saturday, April 25, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., to raise funds for graduation and the class trip. The menu will include ham, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, peas and rolls. Dessert will also be served. The cost is $6

  • Film showing at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Peninsula Peace & Justice is hosting a showing of the documentary film “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz” on Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. Swartz was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer and Internet hacktivist who was involved in the

  • Ellsworth Garden Club program set

    ELLSWORTH — On Monday, April 27, the Ellsworth Garden Club will be hosting a public presentation on “Growing, Gathering and Drying Everlastings” by club member and Master Gardener Volunteer Mary Blackstone. The program is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Moore Community Center Auditorium on State Street in Ellsworth. As people emerge from one of

  • Bucksport High School third quarter honor roll

    The following Bucksport High School students were named to the third quarter honor roll: 9th Grade Highest honors: Ansley Bernier, Daniel Bunker, Makenzie Smith. High honors: Chase Carmichael, Seth Davenport, Tevin Falvey, Meaghan Goodine, Darian Jellison, Brooke Megno, Tiffany Parsons, Lindsay Pitts, Christopher Small. Honors: Cameron Ashey, Ashley Baker, Alyssa Bennett, Maggie Bires, Sandra Bock,

  • Emergency board to meet at WHCA

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Emergency Food & Shelter Board has announced that Hancock County has been chosen to receive $30,104 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. A meeting will be held to allocate these funds on Monday, April 27, at 12:30 p.m. at the Washington Hancock Community Agency in Ellsworth.

  • Film fest is by and about women

    Film fest is by and about women

    BUCKSPORT — An all-women mariachi band, a young woman who dreams of flight in 1909 and the lives of three Spanish-born sisters and their aging mother are among the subjects of nine short films to be shown starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Alamo Theater. Lunafest, a national touring film festival in

  • Talk on alewives scheduled in Surry

    SURRY — A program titled “The Story of the Patten Stream Alewives” will be presented on Wednesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Surry Elementary School. All are welcome to come learn about the value of alewives and the work to get these valuable fish up into the culvert on Route 172 in Surry