• DVD Review: Terminator: Genisys

    DVD Review: Terminator: Genisys

    This is the fifth and, hands-down, the worst of the “Terminator” sequels. Which is quite an accomplishment as “Terminator 3” and “Terminator Salvation” also were the spawn of a talentless, avaricious crew of screenwriters striving to squeeze a few more mill from the franchise. Come to think of it, the original “Terminator” (1984) wasn’t much.

  • Huckleberries moves to downtown Bucksport

    Huckleberries moves to downtown Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — It’s a sign that the tide could be turning for businesses in Bucksport. Last week, Main Street welcomed a new addition to its growing downtown, Huckleberries Cards & Gifts. Owned by Diane Stimpson and her husband, Lee, Huckleberries was a Brewer staple for the past two and a half years, carrying everything from greeting

  • Open house, BBQ at Birdsacre

    ELLSWORTH — On Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., come celebrate Birdsacre’s 100th anniversary of Cordelia J. Stanwood launching her pioneer photographic career with an open house and free barbecue. There will be a hands-on demonstration of the antique technique of coloring Stanwood photographs, as described by Stanwood. For kids, there is a treasure

  • Dance scheduled at Moore Center

    ELLSWORTH — A “Watermelon Dance” is scheduled for Saturday, July 30, from 7-10 p.m. at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. All are welcome to come out for a mid-summer night of dancing featuring ballroom, swing, blues, Latin and line dancing songs. General admission is $8 and $5 for students and seniors. For more information,

  • Cross Insurance acquires Roland Grindle Insurance Agency

    BANGOR — Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp., and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, has announced the acquisition of Sargent, Tyler & West and its Bucksport branch office, the Roland Grindle Insurance Agency. For nearly 200 years, Sargent, Tyler & West has been providing insurance coverage for individuals

  • Honor Roll-Narraguagus

    Honor Roll-Narraguagus

    The following Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School students were named to the fourth quarter honor roll: Seventh Grade High honors:    Riley Grant, Brantley Kane, Brylee McGuire, Karli Williams. Honors: Joshua Denbow, Graydon Holcomb, Daniel Nguyen, Lindsay Poirier, Nicklas Snider, Anna Strout, Brad Thompson. Eighth Grade High honors:    Mackenzie Arey, Hannah Beal, Rowan Michaud. Honors:   Jasmine Church,

  • Rotary welcomes young Mauritian leader

    Rotary welcomes young Mauritian leader

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth’s Noontime Rotary Club frequently hosts interesting speakers. But those speakers don’t usually come all the way from Mauritius, a small island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa. During a recent weekly meeting, the group heard from Koushul Narrian, a Mauritian who is making strides in his country. He was one of

  • Summer in a hat

    Summer in a hat

    Our most used accessory this summer is a straw hat we found last month at Nice Twice on Route 1A. We love it and wear it in the garden, on the beach and even out walking. It’s casual but stylish. Even better, this hat makes working outside in hot sun so much more comfortable. Nice

  • Property Transfers July 13 to July 20

    AMHERST Joshua M. Young and Kathryn A. Young, Amherst, to Steve Gallagher and Laura Gallagher, Amherst, land. Warranty Deed. BAR HARBOR Paul R. Pelletier and Kay L. Pelletier, Trustees of The Paul & Kay Pelletier Living Trust, to Dana Pelletier, Bar Harbor, land with all buildings and improvements. Trustees’ Deed. Brian D. Shaw and Michelle