• Hopsice Volunteers to host conference

    ELLSWORTH — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is hosting the Hospice Foundation of America conference titled “Managing Conflict, Finding Meaning – Supporting Families at Life’s End” on Tuesday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Faith Community Fellowship on the Ellsworth/Trenton line. This program emphasizes strategies to support families as a loved one

  • Horoscope May 4, 2016

    To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — You may not know your own strength. Push, but don’t force (or risk breakage). Flow around obstacles like water. Look for where you can be responsible, rather than blaming

  • Mountain View School principal stepping down

    SULLIVAN — Jill Cohen, principal at Mountain View School, which is in turmoil over a lack of space and what was described as an “out of control” atmosphere at times, is resigning at the end of the school year. Chris Beals, principal at Ella Lewis School in Steuben, on May 3 was appointed principal of

  • Big band dance in Ellsworth May 14

    ELLSWORTH — On Saturday, May 14, the DownEast Dancers are hosting a classic big band dance featuring Sentimental Journey at the Down East Family YMCA. The dance will run from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $12 per person and $8 for seniors and students. For more information, call 667-8333.

  • School registration set in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — Kindergarten registration will be held at the Blue Hill Consolidated School on Friday, May 13, for Blue Hill residents with a child who will be 5 before Oct. 15, 2016. Call the office at 374-2202 as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.

  • Talk on historic Bucksport May 12

    BUCKSPORT — Historic photographs and vintage film footage of Bucksport from the late 19th and early 20th centuries will be presented on Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in a talk at the Alamo Theatre. The photographs will be of people and places that were important to the residents of Bucksport between 1909 and 1947.