• Surry organization hosting open house

    SURRY — The Gatherings, a community-based nonprofit organization invites the public to an open house on Memorial Day, May 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be information about upcoming events and activities, an interactive community art project, food and suggestions on how people can get involved. Board games and yard games will

  • Brackett named Firefighter of the Year

    Brackett named Firefighter of the Year

    ELLSWORTH — Adam Brackett, a firefighter/engineer with the Ellsworth Fire Department, has been named the department’s 2015 Firefighter of the Year. Brackett, who came to Ellsworth from the Medway/Millinocket area after serving as a firefighter there, joined the city’s fire department Oct. 5, 2012. Fire Chief Richard Tupper said Brackett is always working “to increase his

  • Making music together

    Making music together

    BLUE HILL — This week, the Kneisel Hall-Blue Hill Together in Music program had its fourth residency at the Consolidated School. Teaching artists Clara Lyon (violin), Hannah Sun (piano) and Elizabeth Lyon (cello) were joined by professional composer Christopher Stark. The Kneisel Hall team and Stark worked with students from the Consolidated School, the Blue

  • Stellar day for Walk for Life

    Stellar day for Walk for Life

    ADDISON — With the benefit of a blue sky and warm weather, the 16th annual Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center Walk for Life was held in Addison on Saturday. Besides the walk made up of teams and individual walkers, the event also offered train rides for the kids, a barbecue lunch; a cruise-in and

  • Ellsworth Garden Club dedicates Blue Star Memorial marker

    Ellsworth Garden Club dedicates Blue Star Memorial marker

    ELLSWORTH — On Saturday, May 21, the Ellsworth Garden Club hosted a dedication ceremony for the newly installed and landscaped St. Croix District Blue Star Memorial Marker at the intersection of routes 1A and 180 in Ellsworth Falls. A joint color guard of the American Legion, Frank E. Whitmore Post No. 63 and the Veterans

  • On the Road Review: Lexus GS200t F-sport

    On the Road Review: Lexus GS200t F-sport gallery

    This car represents a new direction at Lexus — build cars that consumers can passionately embrace. No, the brand is not abandoning its luxury initiatives. Lexus wants to be both a sports sedan and a luxury marquee — just like its German rivals. Back up to the mid-1990s. Lexus was a fledgling premium automaker that