• Duo to perform free noon concert

    Duo to perform free noon concert

    ELLSWORTH — Guitarist Hugh Bowden and bassist John Gallagher will present a program of jazz standards and original compositions on Thursday, March 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bryant E. Moore Community Center. Their performance is the third in a series of free noontime concerts presented by the Ellsworth Community Music Institute(ECMI). Bowden

  • Fish Pier Ordinance changes approved

    Fish Pier Ordinance changes approved

    STONINGTON — Annual Town Meeting voters narrowly approved (28-23) ordinance changes that will allow fish pier users to leave unattended vehicles and gear on the pier with harbormaster permission. The meeting, which lasted three hours this year, was held Monday. Fisherman Marsden Brewer had asked residents to vote “no” on the revision. “Those two changes

  • Youth wrestling behind strong EHS program

    Youth wrestling behind strong EHS program

    ELLSWORTH — Beneath any successful high school program lies a foundation on which it was built. For the Ellsworth wrestling team, that groundwork begins at the pee wee level. On Sunday, nearly 250 tiny wrestlers in grades 3 and 4 took turns dancing around the mats in the high school gymnasium for the Ellsworth program’s

  • Tennis trio headed to USTA Nationals

    Tennis trio headed to USTA Nationals

    ELLSWORTH — Alan Toothaker is living his dream — a dream likely shared among tennis players across the country and maybe, after this winter, some snow-loathing Maine residents. Later this month, the 54-year-old veterinarian will travel to balmy Indian Wells, Calif., with his two teammates, Ben Beverly and Phid Lawless, to compete on the same