• The Electones to take stage at Harbor Park

    The Electones to take stage at Harbor Park

    ELLSWORTH — The city of Ellsworth and The Grand will present an evening of original and reinterpreted jazz, blues and R&B by The Eclectones at 6 p.m. Friday, July 10, The city of Ellsworth is sponsoring the concert that is part of the 2015 Summer Waterfront Concerts series. Admission is free to all concerts. Running

  • Lobster boat races take over Downeast

    Lobster boat races take over Downeast gallery

    STONINGTON — Lobster boat racing comes to the Deer Island Thorofare on Sunday morning, but last weekend dozens of boats — one of them “foreign flagged” — tore up the waters of Moosabec Reach and lower Blue Hill Bay. On July 4, the 30-foot “recreational” lobster boat Dodge It came to Moosabec Reach from its

  • Public parking not yet available at Harriman Point

    Public parking not yet available at Harriman Point

    BROOKLIN — Maine Coast Heritage Trust and the town of Brooklin remind community members and visitors that while the Harriman Point preserve is technically open, public parking is still not yet in place. “We are very excited about this important property and look forward to more public access,” said Deborah Brewster, chairman of the Brooklin

  • DaPonte Quartet to perform in Hancock

    DaPonte Quartet to perform in Hancock

    HANCOCK — Maine’s own DaPonte String Quartet will perform “Organicism,” a program designed to show “how a piece of music is spun out from one tiny cell of notes (in the case of Schumann, only two!) to create a beautifully integrated musical experience,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Pierre Monteux School for

  • Adoption option triggers bias

    Adoption option triggers bias

    Dear Carolyn: My husband and I are both in our late 20s and have decided to start a family through adoption. A childhood illness left me unable to have biological children. My husband knew this before we ever started dating, and his parents have known for years as well. No one — until now —

  • American Legion baseball: Trenton Acadians top Madison

    American Legion baseball: Trenton Acadians top Madison

    MADISON — Joe Archambault led the Trenton Acadians to a 10-7 win over the Madison RTD 39ers on Sunday in Zone 1 American Legion action at Madison High School. Archambault recorded a home run, a double and two singles while going 4-for-4 with a walk for the Acadians (4-4). Garrison Looke chipped in with a

  • Chris Angell Summer Classic supports mental health

    Chris Angell Summer Classic supports mental health

    ELLSWORTH — Adrian van Dereb of Brooksville defeated Julia Rumney of Venice, Fla., 6-4, 6-4 in a tight match for the girls’ age 18 and under Chris Angell Summer Classic championship on June 27 at the Ellsworth Tennis Center. For the boys’ age 18 and under championship, which was held on June 28, Nathaniel Boechat

  • Bagpipers recall proud heritage

    Bagpipers recall proud heritage

    PROSPECT — Friends of Fort Knox and The St. Andrews Society of Maine will present the annual Scottish Tattoo Saturday, July 11, at Fort Knox. The event features the Maine St. Andrews Pipes and Drums, the Dunlop Highland Pipe Band, the Anah Highlanders and others in the popular “Scottish Tattoo” highlighting traditional Scottish bagpipers, precision