• For your senses

    Riverlily, the bastion of all things fabulous for you and your home in Cherryfield, has relocated to downtown Milbridge. P.J. and Jeff Trowell opened in the new location at 14 Main St. on May 1. The Trowells call their shop “A Store for the Senses.” You can find jewelry, socks, scarves, Peeper’s reading glasses, bath

  • Ellsworth church hosting supper

    ELLSWORTH — The Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls is hosting a supper on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 4:30-6 p.m. The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, hot dogs, rolls, beverages and pies. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Children under 5 eat free. For more information, call Joyce at 667-8425.

  • Apple harvest inspires crumb pie

    Apple harvest inspires crumb pie

    By Cheryl Wixson It’s apple pickin’ time! As the days grow shorter, we’re spending most of our time getting ready for the winter season; harvesting vegetables from the garden, cleaning rabbit pens, scouting the woods for signs of deer, splitting and stacking wood, hunting ducks, foraging for mushrooms and picking apples! Our garage is filled

  • GOP legislators lack backbone on LePage comments

    Dear Editor: You probably heard this already: while characterizing drug dealers, Governor LePage said at a Statehouse press conference, “You try to identify the enemy and the enemy right now, the overwhelming majority of people coming in, are people of color or people of Hispanic origin.” This is certainly a racially charged statement since the

  • Devil’s in the details on Question 3

    Dear Editor: It was really disgusting to see The Ellsworth American urging the public to support ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s infringement of the country’s Constitution. If you read the title of Question 3, it sounds fairly reasonable to most, but the title is misleading. You have to read the bill itself to find the details. The

  • Caldwell the right choice for District 131

    Dear Editor: I am sure that most citizens of Maine are dismayed by the coarsening of our political discourse. We are looking for leaders who can rise above vulgarity, profanity and self-promotion. I want someone to represent my district in Augusta who will listen to constituents and vote with an informed and rational perspective. That