• Camden National announces quarterly earnings

    CAMDEN — Camden National Corp. reported core operating earnings of $8.8 million and core diluted earnings per share of 85 cents per share for the first quarter of 2016. That represents an increase of 14 percent and 9 percent, respectively, over the fourth quarter of 2015. “Our financial results represent our first full quarter realizing

  • Church hosting baked bean supper

    GOULDSBORO — The Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church is hosting a baked bean supper on Saturday, May 7, from 4-6 p.m. The supper features regular and vegetarian baked beans, red and brown hot dogs, mac and cheese, rolls and biscuits and cole slaw. The dessert choices will include pies, cakes and goodies. Admission is $8

  • Community rummage sale in Hancock

    HANCOCK — A community rummage sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church of Hancock. Gently used clothing for men, women and children will be available for purchase at bargain prices. Clothing accessories, bedding, towels, curtains and fabric will also be sold. The church is

  • Helping gardeners curb uninvited wildlife

    Helping gardeners curb uninvited wildlife

    Fortunate is the gardener for whom voles are not a plague. Of all the varmints that can clean out a garden, greenhouse or field in this part of the world, voles are among the most vexatious and hardest to combat. Depending on where you live and what you grow, deer and woodchucks also might rank

  • Central Hall yard sale

    BLUE HILL — Central Hall’s Ladies Public Improvement Society will be holding a pre-season yard sale on Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8. Items for sale include clothes, tools, kitchenware, linens, books, toys, electronics, furniture and much more. The hall is located at 306 Falls Bridge Road in Blue Hill. Sale hours are 8

  • DVD Review: Brooklyn

    DVD Review: Brooklyn

    The sweetest, most romantic movie in recent memory is also among the most straightforward: Love, absence, heartache, return. “Brooklyn” is less a motion picture than a motion painting. Scene after color-saturated scene is beautiful. The close-ups of the heroine’s lovely, unadorned, Irish face gladden the heart. The music makes the heart gladder still. This is

  • Grand to host sing-a-long to hit movie

    Grand to host sing-a-long to hit movie

    ELLSWORTH — The Grand encourages audience members to come and sing along with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies at the “Grease Sing-a-long” starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6. Tickets cost $10 per adult and $5 for children (12 and under). The 1978 movie “Grease” tells the story of star-crossed lovers Sandy (Olivia

  • Property Transfers April 21 to April 27

    AMHERST Todd L. Harris and Cynthia M. Harris, Amherst, to Paul O’Halloran and Sharon L. O’Halloran, Ellsworth, land with any buildings or improvements. Warranty Deed. BAR HARBOR Daniel Solomon Gold and Wei Meng Gold, to Daniel Gold and Wei Meng, Trustees of the Daniel Gold and Wei Meng Revocable Trust, an undivided one-half interest, land