• Bryant-Spofford


    Tony and Jennifer Bryant of Blue Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Annette Bryant, to Casey Cleveland Spofford, son of Marie and Blaine Hutchinson of Deer Isle. Brittany is a 2007 graduate of George Stevens Academy, 2009 of EMCC and will graduate from University of Maine in May 2015 with

  • Allen-Glenn


    David F. Allen and Karen B. Allen of Ellsworth are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina Suzanne Allen, to Tristan David Glenn, the son of Joan and Gary Glenn of Salt Lake City, Utah. Katrina is a 2003 graduate of Ellsworth High School and holds a degree in horticulture from Southern Maine

  • Sylvia Louise Young Cough

    Sylvia Louise Young Cough

    BAR HARBOR — Sylvia Louise Young Cough, 89, died, Dec.18, 2014, in Bar Harbor. She was born June 7, 1925, the daughter of Dana and Lillian (Johnston) Young. She grew up in Bar Harbor. While in school she was active in band, chorus, drama, the Latin club and was a member of the National Honor

  • Blue Hill ready for Last Night

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill will end 2014 with a bang on Dec. 31 with its annual Last Night celebration. Dozens of performances are scheduled, including music, theater, dance, poetry, children’s crafts and more. Venues include the Congregational Church, the Legion Hall, the library, Town Hall, the fire station and local businesses. It’s all free,

  • Brenda and Gerald Swett

    Brenda and Gerald Swett

    Brenda and Jerry Swett of Bayside Road celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 12. They were married at the Union Congregational Church, Ellsworth Falls, Dec. 12, 1964. The couple have three children: Jeff of Brewer, Lisa Patten of Franklin and Mark of Ellsworth. Jerry worked at Maine Shellfish for several years before going to work

  • ImprovAcadia offers two winter courses

    ImprovAcadia offers two winter courses

    ELLSWORTH — ImprovAcadia of Bar Harbor is offering two separate improvisation courses this winter, one for tweens and teens, the other for adults. All courses run at the Beth Wright Center, 23 Commerce Park, in Ellsworth. “Improvisation: It’s not just for adults anymore” is a four-week course aimed at tweens and teens (ages 11-18). The