• 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

  • Start the day right

    Start the day right

    We Americans love our morning coffee break, and in particular the snacks.   Whole fast-food industries have been built upon this staple of the American life, which was first introduced as a recruitment tool by the Barcola Manufacturing Company of New York in 1902. So in true patriotic style, when a group of folks congregated for

  • Ellsworth baseball team beats Bucksport in extra innings

    Ellsworth baseball team beats Bucksport in extra innings video

    ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth baseball team beat Bucksport 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday night at home. An Ellsworth run in the seventh inning extended the game for the 8-6 Eagles. With the score tied 1-1, Ellsworth’s Mitchell Domagla singled and advanced to second on Griffin Nightingale’s sacrifice bunt. He then scored on