• Annual Santa run set for Dec. 7

    ELLSWORTH — For those looking to participate in a festive run in the spirit of the holidays, the third annual Santa Run will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. All ages and even dogs are invited to don Santa hats, reindeer antlers or other Christmas-themed attire and

  • Nancy Brown Carr

    Nancy Brown Carr

    CASTINE — Nancy Brown Carr, 80, died Nov. 22, 2014. Nancy was born on Oct 4, 1934, in Falmouth, the oldest daughter of Warren S. and Mary K. (Molly) Brown. In 1953, she married her high school sweetheart, Brenton Carr. Together, they raised three children. After traveling the country for Brent’s work, the family relocated

  • Death notices

    Hancock and Washington County death notices.

  • Samuel V. “Sonny” Tagliarino

    LOUISVILLE, KY. — Samuel V. “Sonny” Tagliarino of Louisville, Ky., passed away Nov. 22, 2014, in his beloved Maine. He was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle who will be forever loved and missed by his family and friends. Sonny served in the United States Army Reserves, where he received an

  • Students, administrators, builders show off new Bucksport High

    BUCKSPORT —Administrators, students, parents, builders and area officials gathered at Bucksport High School last Tuesday for an open house showing off the improvements that took place there last summer. Making those improvements was a painless process, according to one of the builders, because last summer was not windy. “The only surprise was we had good

  • Blue Hill seventh-grader honored at national awards ceremony

    Blue Hill seventh-grader honored at national awards ceremony

    BLUE HILL —  Cameron Stewart, a seventh-grade student at Blue Hill Consolidated Elementary School, was honored last month at a national awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The center honored Stewart in Baltimore for his exceptional performance after testing in the top echelon of all students around the

  • MMA sports roundup

    CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy Mariner men notched their first win of the basketball season on Friday, rolling over the University of Maine – Augusta 104-73 at Smith Gymnasium. A basket by freshman Tyler Thayer and a three-pointer by sophomore Nick Holt of Ellsworth got the Mariners off to a 5-0 start, and they

  • Maine State Police: Damage to Stonington Fish Pier under investigation

    Maine State Police: Damage to Stonington Fish Pier under investigation

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police Trooper Greg Roy is investigating damage wrought on a hydraulic pump at the Stonington Fish Pier. Stonington Town Manager Kathleen Billings-Pezaris estimated damage at $1,000. Motor vehicle offenses A Stonington man was charged with several offenses Sunday after allegedly lying to police that his vehicle had been stolen. “He reported

  • Woodlawn to offer holiday high teas

    Woodlawn to offer holiday high teas

    ELLSWORTH — Woodlawn invites you to experience the elegance and tradition of a holiday high tea this December. Woodlawn has partnered with Chipper’s Restaurant to offer five afternoon teas on Dec. 3, 10, 12, 17 and 19. Tea time is 3 p.m. Holiday high tea is elegantly served in the festively decorated Black House in