• Hancock woman killed in Trenton crash

    Hancock woman killed in Trenton crash

    TRENTON – A Hancock woman died after her car hit an SUV nearly head-on while navigating a curve in the roadway of Jordan River Road in Trenton Monday morning, reported Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Morang. The deceased, Brenda L. Woods, 53, had been driving north in a 2010 Hyundai, which had traveled left of the

  • Joyce A. (Smith) Carey

    SURRY and BAR HARBOR — Joyce A. (Smith) Carey, 70, died peacefully at home in Bar Harbor on Nov. 24, 2014, after a hard fought battle with brain cancer. She was born May 31, 1944, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of Lawrence M. and Bufford E. (Lane) Smith. Joyce attended Northeast Harbor High School. She

  • Rebecca Boardman (1948-2014)

    WOODSTOCK, VT. And EAST BLUE HILL — Eleanor Rebecca Silliman Boardman, known to all as Rebecca, died suddenly and unexpectedly, but peacefully in the early afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, as she lay on a couch reading “Freaky Green Eyes” by Joyce Carol Oates while she waited to go on a dog walk with

  • Mytar-Li graduates from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Mytar-Li graduates from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Jennifer Mytar-Li, daughter of Marc and Mary Anne Mytar of Surry, a graduate of Ellsworth High School, recently graduated from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Valejo, Calif. Her husband, Dr. Rung-Li, presented her with her hood at the ceremony in San Francisco. She is currently doing her internal medicine internship at ChristHospital in Cincinnati,

  • Prize medicinal mushroom spurs following

    Prize medicinal mushroom spurs following

    GOULDSBORO — For adults raised on the Super Mario Brothers video games, in which two Italian plumbers navigate perilous puzzle worlds while pancaking bad guys into the ground, reflecting on that game-world’s science can be an odd exercise. Monsters abound, people use the waterworks like a subway system, magical coins are stashed away on clouds,

  • Forecasters issue warning for Thanksgiving snowstorm

    Forecasters issue warning for Thanksgiving snowstorm

    ELLSWORTH — Forecasters are warning that the Downeast region could get up to a foot of snow on Thanksgiving Eve and into Thanksgiving Day, complicating travel plans for anyone heading over the river and through the woods. The National Weather Service office in Caribou on Monday afternoon issued a winter storm watch for eastern Maine,

  • Ocean acidification report vote delayed

    Ocean acidification report vote delayed

    AUGUSTA — The commission studying the impacts of ocean acidification on the state’s commercial fisheries is asking legislative leaders for permission to meet one more time before issuing the final version of its report. The Legislature established the mellifluously named Commission to Study the Effects of Coastal and Ocean Acidification and Its Existing and Potential

  • On the Road Review: Acura TLX

    On the Road Review: Acura TLX

    The Acura TLX is a new sedan from Honda’s Luxury Division. The hopes and dreams for the new TLX are not new. Since the 1986 debut of Acura, America’s first Asian luxury car brand, sales have been on a roller-coaster. Hot, very hot initially, Acura has recently suffered several years of rough patches with the