• On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

    On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gallery

    HELLCAT. By electing to name the hottest version of the Challenger SRT model Hellcat, Dodge had to know that this hyper-performance car would garner lots of attention. Then, the car offered up the kind of high-power speed and outrageous tire-shredding performance of legendary cars such as the Hemi-Cuda, and other outsized hot rods from the

  • Hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 15

    Hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 15

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Planning Commission is providing an opportunity for residents of Cranberry Isles, Dedham, Deer Isle, Eastbrook, Ellsworth, Gouldsboro, Hancock, Mariaville, Sorrento, Sullivan, and Winter Harbor to dispose of household hazardous waste and universal waste. The collection event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the

  • Ellsworth man charged with domestic assault

    Ellsworth man charged with domestic assault

    ELLSWORTH — Cody R. Austin, 22, of Ellsworth was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with domestic violence assault, criminal threatening, refusal to submit to arrest and violation of conditions of release after police responded to a disturbance at a Surry Road residence Friday at 4:20 p.m. Detective Dotty Small, Sgt. Shawn Willey and Officer Amie

  • Ellsworth Antiques show features 13 new dealers

    Ellsworth Antiques show features 13 new dealers

    ELLSWORTH — Celebrating its 10th year at Woodlawn, the Ellsworth Antiques Show opens on Thursday, Aug. 13, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. This year’s show and sale has a diverse lineup of 28 booths and 13 new dealers. According to Woodlawn Executive Director Joshua Torrance, “There is always a feeling of excitement at Woodlawn

  • Co-op picnic set for Aug. 19

    BROOKLIN — The Blue Hill Co-op’s annual Community Appreciation Picnic is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lookout Inn at Flye Point in Brooklin. The menu will include lobster with fixings and dessert along with a vegan/veggie option. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (12 and

  • Fundraiser set for Brooksville Library

    BROOKSVILLE — A silent auction and dessert auction will highlight the annual Brooksville Library fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. The event will take place at the newly renovated library in the Townhouse on Coastal Road. Music and kids’ games will entertain children and adults alike outside on the lawn. This

  • Fair scheduled in Castine Aug. 8

    CASTINE — On Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., there will be an outdoor fair on the grounds of Our Lady of Holy Hope Church on Perkins Street in Castine. All proceeds from the fair will go to “Free the Kids Inc.,” which supports an orphanage and model village founded by Father

  • DVD Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

    DVD Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Deranged, disjointed and weird. Equal parts comic book, 007 parody and “Spy Kids,” this alarmingly violent sendup would have done better to select a single genre and stay there. Colin Firth, Michael Caine and Samuel T. Jackson would have done better to exercise their own powers of selection before agreeing to participate in this adolescent

  • Free health forum at MCMH Aug. 10

    ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a free community health forum titled “Nutrition 101: The Basics and Not So Basic Guidelines for Healthy Eating” on Monday, Aug. 10. The forum will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the hospital’s classroom. Amy Henderson and Cece Ohmart will talk