• Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club results

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club held a regular open game on Feb. 26. Finishing first were Henry Chung of Surry and Mary Kellett of Brooklin. Placing second were Petko Petkov of Ellsworth and Vernon Thomas of Surry. The next game will be held on Thursday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s

  • Wild Blueberry Commission names new executive director

    ORONO — The Board of the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine recently announced that it has selected Nancy McBrady to fill the position of executive director. McBrady began work at the end of 2014, succeeding David Bell, who had a 19-year tenure in the role. McBrady becomes the fourth executive director since the founding of

  • Smooth sailing at Deer Isle Town Meeting

    Smooth sailing at Deer Isle Town Meeting

    DEER ISLE — The annual Deer Isle Town Meeting held Monday afternoon went smoothly and quickly, with all 67 in attendance voting in favor of each of the Board of Selectmen’s 70 recommendations. There also were no surprises in this year’s election results. Selectman Lew Ellis will add three more years to his 16-year tenure

  • Hancock County Jail Log

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail during the past week: Dorothy D. Carey, 59, Bar Harbor, two days for two counts operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and bail violation. Lybra H. Cousins, 26, Bangor, failure to appear. Juanita L. Gardiner, 52, Brooks, four counts failure

  • Breakfast buffet in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — The Franklin Street United Methodist Church, located at 71 Franklin St. in Bucksport, will host a breakfast buffet on Saturday, March 14, from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. The all-you-care-to-eat meal features many delicious entrees, beverages and homemade baked goods. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children and $25 for a family