• Ocean acidification report vote delayed

    Ocean acidification report vote delayed

    AUGUSTA — The commission studying the impacts of ocean acidification on the state’s commercial fisheries is asking legislative leaders for permission to meet one more time before issuing the final version of its report. The Legislature established the mellifluously named Commission to Study the Effects of Coastal and Ocean Acidification and Its Existing and Potential

  • On the Road Review: Acura TLX

    On the Road Review: Acura TLX

    The Acura TLX is a new sedan from Honda’s Luxury Division. The hopes and dreams for the new TLX are not new. Since the 1986 debut of Acura, America’s first Asian luxury car brand, sales have been on a roller-coaster. Hot, very hot initially, Acura has recently suffered several years of rough patches with the

  • RSU 24 Adult Ed and Healthy Acadia celebrate Cooking Matters series graduation

    RSU 24 Adult Ed and Healthy Acadia celebrate Cooking Matters series graduation

    ELLSWORTH — RSU 24 Adult Education and Healthy Acadia held a Cooking Matters Program graduation earlier this month. Eleven students graduated on Thursday, Nov. 6, from this six-week cooking and nutrition class series. Throughout the series, participants learned new cooking, menu planning, budgeting and shopping techniques and explored new recipes. The Cooking Matters series was

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 17-23

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail from Nov. 17 to Nov. 23: Jennifer L. Neuman, 29, Old Town, seven days for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Christopher M. Sarro, 26, Ellsworth, operating after suspension, bail violation. Amy M. Poors, 40, Ellsworth, two days for

  • Bagaduce Chorale to ring in holiday season

    Bagaduce Chorale to ring in holiday season

    BLUE HILL — “Ring Out, Wild Bells, Carols & Exaltations” conveys the spirit of the Bagaduce Chorale’s Christmas season concert Dec. 11-13 at the Blue Hill Congregational Church. An open rehearsal at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, will kick off the Chorale’s performances. The Chorale’s Music Director Bronwyn Kortge has created dazzling arrangements of familiar

  • Soloist, orchestra deliver joyous concert

    Soloist, orchestra deliver joyous concert

    ORONO — Mozart and Beethoven, kings of the classical music pantheon, were the theme of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s continued Masterworks season on Sunday with Music Director Lucas Richman conducting and featuring pianist Daniel Shapiro.

  • Surry woman awarded Boston Post Cane

    Surry woman awarded Boston Post Cane

    SURRY — A Morgan Bay Road resident was awarded the Boston Post Cane, a designation for the oldest resident in town. Moira Creaser is 97 and a retired school principal. “It’s very nice for the people of Surry to recognize you that way, but it tells you you’re pretty old,” Creaser said. Creaser is a

  • NEFMC: Good news for scallopers too

    NEFMC: Good news for scallopers too

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine scallop fishing season opens next Monday, Dec. 1, and, meeting in Newport, R.I. last week, the New England Fishery Management Council gave Maine gave fishermen with both state and federal scallop fishing permits some good news. “It really is,” said Trisha Cheney, scallop resource coordinator for the Department of Marine Resources.