• “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

  • Craft fair set in Trenton

    TRENTON — American Legion Post 207 on the Bar Harbor Road will hold a craft fair on Friday, Nov. 7, beginning at 4 p.m. There also will be a raffle table and door prizes. Crafters are wanted. Eight-foot tables are available to rent for $10. To rent a table and for more information, call Jerri

  • Barbara Barton Lindsey

    SOUTHINGTON, CONN. — Barbara Barton Lindsey of Southington, Conn., passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, after an extended illness. She was 89. Mrs. Lindsey was born in New Haven, Conn., and was daughter to Maude Wedmore Barton Chambers, Clarence Barton and Arthur Chambers. She married Elwin Richard Lindsey in 1949. The couple raised three daughters

  • Warm glow

    Warm glow

    Benevolent and mild though the fall has been, winter is on its way. With that in mind, we spent last weekend wrassling with storm windows, pouncing on drafts, squishing Moretite into cracks and installing sweeps at the bottom of doors to close the gaps. While considering the utility of a space heater upstairs or maybe

  • Question 1 stirring plenty of debate

    Question 1 stirring plenty of debate

    ELLSWORTH — No referendum going to Maine voters this election season has generated more public debate — some might call it vitriol — than Question 1: “Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research?” At issue are three techniques

  • Gloria J. Bursey

    Gloria J. Bursey

    TRENTON — Gloria J. Bursey, beloved wife and mother, went home to be with her Lord on Oct. 15, 2014. She was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Somerville, Mass., to Harold and Mildred (Bastion) Malkson. Though she was not born in Maine, Gloria’s ties to Maine run deep in her family history, and she was