• Tintype portraits offered

    DEER ISLE — On Aug. 8-9, tintype photographer Penn Chan will use the historic process to take portraits of people at the Kingman Gallery in Deer Isle. Popular in the late 19th century, the tintype sessions take about 20 minutes with the direct positive image set on a piece of metal treated with a light

  • Bucksport Police Log: Stolen medications reported

    Bucksport Police Log: Stolen medications reported

    BUCKSPORT — Police received two separate reports of possibly stolen medications in the past week. On July 27, a Knox View Apartments resident reported missing medication. On Aug. 1, a woman on Central Street reported medications she had were stolen. Cats and dogs It was a rough week for domestic animals in Bucksport. On the

  • Courthouse Gallery to open new show next week

    Courthouse Gallery to open new show next week

    ELLSWORTH — Courthouse Gallery Fine Art will present three solo exhibitions: “Jeffery Becton: Border World”; “Rosie Moore: Maine, Mexico and More”; and “Judy Belasco: Near and Far” from Aug. 12 through Sept. 6. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The event is free and open to

  • High Street crash snarls traffic

    High Street crash snarls traffic

    ELLSWORTH — Traffic was slow in both the northbound and southbound lanes of High Street near Spruce Street late Tuesday morning as emergency workers cleared the scene of a motor vehicle accident. There did not appear to be any serious injuries, but County Ambulance was on scene. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

  • Bucksport town manager: One year in

    Bucksport town manager: One year in

    BUCKSPORT — It would be easy to see Town Manager Derik Goodine’s first year as a trial by fire. He took the job in June 2014, less than four months before Verso Paper Corp. announced it was closing the paper mill that paid almost half the town’s property taxes. And, indeed, there’s been fire. “It’s

  • Conservancy holding annual meeting

    WINTER HARBOR — All are welcome to attend the Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Schoodic Institute’s Moore Auditorium in Winter Harbor. After a short business meeting, speakers will discuss how the conservancy collaborates with other conservation organizations in land deals to achieve the vision of “Schoodic

  • She’s all grown up, so stop snooping

    She’s all grown up, so stop snooping

    Dear Carolyn: I am concerned about one of our children, a college student. We tried to raise her with good values and a moral code. We always strongly discouraged heavy drinking and casual sex; she is also aware of the dangers to both. I’ve learned now, however, that she enjoys going out drinking most weekends,

  • Tim Tunney takes second in Blue Hill Fun Run

    Tim Tunney takes second in Blue Hill Fun Run

    BLUE HILL — Tim Tunney of Ellsworth placed second at Saturday’s annual Blue Hill Fun Run 5K with a time of 18 minutes and 13 seconds. Leith Schmidt of the Bahamas edged Tunney for first, finishing in 17:46. Katie Schmidt of Durham, N.H., placed first of the women in 19:44. Some 150 runners crossed the finish