• Under the Big Top with Gene Nichols

    Under the Big Top with Gene Nichols

    BUCKSPORT — Gene Nichols, professor of music at the University of Maine-Machias, and fellow musicians will play classic “Big Top” music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Bucksport Performing Arts Center in Bucksport. Nichols once served as director of music and band for the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus. The Down East Center Ring

  • Franklin fire ruled arson

    Franklin fire ruled arson

    FRANKLIN — A fire that gutted a two-story home before dawn Tuesday has been ruled a case of arson, according to Sgt. Tim York of the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday and found the house on Blackwoods Road, or Route 182, was engulfed

  • Holden church hosting supper

    HOLDEN — The Holden Congregational Church is hosting a supper on Saturday, July 11, at 5 p.m. The menu includes home baked beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, casseroles, rolls, salads, dessert and coffee. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Pre-schoolers are admitted free.  

  • Waterman joins Wellness Chiropractic in Blue Hill

    Waterman joins Wellness Chiropractic in Blue Hill

    Wellness Chiropractic in Blue Hill recently welcomed Daniel Waterman to the practice. Waterman is a cum laude graduate of the University of New England, where he concentrated in athletic training. From 2009 to the present, he was employed by Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, working with after-school athletics and where he gained experience in evaluating

  • Family movie night at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center is hosting a family movie night on Friday, July 10. “Annie” will be shown at 6 p.m. at the library. Admission is free and refreshments are available by donation. For more information, call the library at 546-7301.

  • Ellsworth church hosting supper

    ELLSWORTH — The Union Congregational Church of Ellsworth Falls is hosting a supper on Saturday, July 11, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The menu includes baked beans, salads, casseroles, hot dogs, rolls, pies and beverages. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, call Joyce Schoppe at 667-8425.

  • Silent auction at Franklin church

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Methodist Church is holding its annual silent auction on Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be several items up for bid, including gift certificates. For more information, call 825-3602.

  • Conservation trust hike scheduled

    BUCKSPORT — All are welcome to join Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust on Sunday, July 12, at 9 a.m. for a hike to its newest conserved property on Upper Long Pond Road. This will be a moderate hike of up to two miles (though you may choose to make it shorter), with scenic views toward

  • Wilson Museum talk scheduled July 9

    CASTINE — Preservation specialist John Leeke will give an illustrated presentation on “Saving Old Windows” on Thursday, July 9, at 3 p.m. at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center, 112 Perkins St. in Castine. Thousands of windows are ripped out of older and historic buildings and hauled to the dump each year. This astonishing loss

  • Brooklin School honor roll

    The following Brooklin School students were named to the honor roll: Sixth Grade Honors: Juliette Claybaugh, Hannah Dyer, Jacey Morse, Franklin Sealander, Emily Whiting. Seventh Grade Honors: Saylor Grant, Daniel Schroth. Eighth Grade Honors: Courtney Bianco, Danielle Bianco, Crystal Forget. High honors: Genevieve Claybaugh.