• Rob Pendergist inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame

    Rob Pendergist inducted into Maine Sports Hall of Fame

    AUGUSTA — Rob Pendergist was told he had four minutes on stage at Sunday’s Maine Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The 2015 class inductee was only able to use three of them. Before the hundreds of guests packed inside the Augusta Civic Center, Pendergist, 44, observed the 10 tables of his family, friends and

  • Alzheimer’s event in Trenton May 14

    TRENTON — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is sponsoring a teleconference titled “The Longest Loss: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia” on Thursday, May 14, at Faith Community Fellowship in Trenton. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This conference includes a local panel presentation starting at 9, followed by a screening of the

  • Surry Garden Club meeting May 13

    SURRY — The Surry Garden Club will meet on Wednesday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Surry Elementary School. The meeting will highlight the garden club/school projects accomplished in the last year and the projects planned for the coming months. In addition to work in the school greenhouse, some raised beds have been added.

  • Dressing up white beans

    Dressing up white beans

    I’ve been on the scout lately for new salad recipes. After a season of eating root vegetables, turnips, daikon and rutabaga have lost their culinary appeal. The cover of the recent Eating Well magazine, adorned with bright green beans, bold cranberry beans, paper-thin radish slices and red cherry tomato halves reminded me of a good

  • MMA training cruise sets sail

    MMA training cruise sets sail video

    CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy training ship State of Maine sailed Tuesday on the first of four trans-Atlantic legs of the summer training cruise for freshmen and juniors who are studying to become Coast Guard-licensed Merchant Marine officers. The first stop after leaving Castine was the anchorage off Sears Island for Coast Guard-reviewed lifeboat

  • Hancock County Jail Log April 28-May 2

    Hancock County Jail Log April 28-May 2

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail from April 28 to May 2: Philip C. Eaton, 45, Blue Hill, default in payment of fine, negotiating a worthless instrument. Ian M. Bickford, 32, Deer Isle, default in payment of fine. Nathan L. Bickford, 35, Skowhegan, two counts failure to pay fine, one count

  • Midday concert to feature cello-piano duo

    Midday concert to feature cello-piano duo

    ELLSWORTH — Pianist Nancy Colter and cellist Aija Kante-Cahn will combine their musical talents for the fifth in a series of six free concerts offered by the Ellsworth Community Music Institute (ECMI) at the Bryant E. Moore Community Center. Their performance, on Thursday, May 14, from noon to 1 p.m. will feature short works by