• Hall needs $850,000 fix

    Hall needs $850,000 fix

    ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — The second phase of the rehabilitation of historic Rockefeller Hall at the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) is to be undertaken this summer at a cost of about $850,000. The 21,000-square-foot Tudor-style building was constructed in 1935 as part of the U.S. Navy’s communications monitoring station near the tip of

  • Property Transfers Feb. 19 to Feb. 25

    BROOKLIN Arthur H. Charles Jr. and Sandra S. Charles, Phippsburg, to Nicholas E. Carter and Brittney C. Sobol Carter, Interlachen, Fla., as joint tenants, 1.82 acres with any buildings or improvements. Warranty Deed. BROOKSVILLE Monalee Smith Pritchard, Bettendorf, Iowa, to Monalee Smith Pritchard, as Trustee of the Monalee Smith Pritchard 2012 Revocable Trust, Bettendorf, Iowa,

  • It’s the real thing

    It’s the real thing

    Have you been sweating the catastrophic Anthem data breach? You are not alone. Identity theft … ugh. As you know, tens of millions of us are at risk. There’s stuff we’re supposed to do to protect our credit, but we get tired just thinking about it. So we stopped thinking about it and sought refuge,

  • Spring into cleaning

    Spring into cleaning

    Believe it or not, spring cleaning time is nearly upon us. We abhor cleaning of any kind, but the right tools and supplies make the job easier. Rooster Brother in Ellsworth carries several tools by Casabella, including a mini dustpan set, suitable for sweeping up the ground coffee your spouse spills on the counter every

  • Cherryfield Elementary celebrates “amazing” run

    Cherryfield Elementary celebrates “amazing” run

    CHERRYFIELD — For Principal Kathy Strout and Cherryfield Elementary School, the past year and a half has been “amazing,” ever since the school went solo. “I wouldn’t want to teach anywhere else,” Strout said from her office, where she had just finished reading with a second-grader. “This is just a building to many, but inside

  • Defeating ISIS

    The latest high visibility atrocity committed by the “Islamic State” (IS or ISIS) is the public beheading of 21 Egyptians — because they were Coptic Christians. ISIS was the obvious, if largely unstated, reason the White House convened a two-day conference on “international extremism.” It is also the focus of ongoing efforts of U.S. military

  • Smoking: expensive and dangerous

    Not unlike the endless litany of bad news related to the global environmental impacts of climate change, the latest news is equally bleak about that national incidence of disease and death related to the ongoing cigarette-smoking epidemic. A study published Feb. 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine shows death trends among current smokers

  • Thanks for the love and kindness

    Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of my family and the many friends I have who wished me wellness and supported Beth and I after my recent logging accident. My niece, Rachel, and Amanda Hellum set up a fishing derby, regardless of the weather, to help us out. Being