• Discussion series starting Feb. 24

    BLUE HILL — The “Great Decisions” foreign policy discussion series is returning to the Blue Hill Public Library. Meetings will be held over eight Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. from Feb. 24 to April 13. Each meeting begins with a short topical documentary featuring international experts, followed by a lively group discussion. Participants receive a briefing

  • DVD Review: Bridge of Spies

    DVD Review: Bridge of Spies

    Spielberg, Hanks and the Coen brothers? Oh my! When a great director teams up with his favorite actor and the two most original screenwriters of modern times, all that’s needed to cook up a stellar movie is a gripping plot and loads of atmosphere. Ta da! “Bridge of Spies” is a banquet. A little preachy,

  • T.G.I.F. dance scheduled Feb. 19

    ELLSWORTH — The next T.G.I.F. Lesson and Dance is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19, at the Moore Community Center. There will be a West Coast swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m. with a social dance to follow from 7:30 until 9:20. Music will be DJ’d with song mixes for a variety of dance styles and

  • Cabin Fever dance to benefit SPCA

    BAR HARBOR — The Crown Vics, a local rockabilly band, will be performing at a Cabin Fever dance to help raise money for the SPCA of Hancock County. The concert/dance will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel on Eden Street in Bar Harbor. Food and

  • Bucksport Council getting tablet computers

    BUCKSPORT — The stacks of paper that have traditionally been handed out to members of the Town Council at their twice-a-month meetings will soon be history. On Thursday, the group approved spending up to $2,500 to purchase nine tablet computers, on which they will eventually receive electronic versions of those papers. The decision was recommended

  • Hancock County Court Nov. 14 to Dec. 18

    Hancock County Court Nov. 14 to Dec. 18

    The following cases were heard in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Nov. 14 to Dec. 18 Thomas M. Absalom, 38, Columbia. Operating vehicle without license at Ellsworth, Sept. 24. $100. Dylan P. Alley, no age provided, Steuben. Motor vehicle speeding: 30+ MPH over speed limit at Hancock, Oct. 4. $450. Jamie Alley, 33,