• Police warn of possible Fentanyl-laced drugs

    Police warn of possible Fentanyl-laced drugs

    ELLSWORTH — The Belfast Police Department and the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office are warning the public of what could be a particularly deadly supply of drugs in the area. The agencies issued the warning Friday after investigating two deaths within 48 hours, each with “strong indications that drug overdoses may be to blame.” Both of

  • Property Transfers Aug. 18 to Aug. 24

    BLUE HILL Duncan A. Sullivan, Lebanon, to Broughman Builders Inc., Ellsworth, land with all buildings. Quitclaim Deed. BROOKLIN Lorna Jean Grant, Brooklin, and Vauna Haza, Winterport, to Joseph Diyulio and Susan Diyulio, Wolcott, Conn., land with improvements. Quitclaim Deed. Anne R. Engel, Stamford, Conn., Personal Representative of the Estate of David H. Rice, to Anne

  • Langley condemns LePage for obscenity-laced voicemail message to Democratic legislator

    Langley condemns LePage for obscenity-laced voicemail message to Democratic legislator

    ELLSWORTH — State Sen. Brian Langley (R-Hancock County) on Friday condemned Governor Paul LePage for an obscenity-laced voicemail message the Governor left Thursday for a Democratic legislator. In the message, which was obtained and shared statewide by media outlets, LePage twice calls Rep. Drew Gattine (D-Westbrook) an extremely crude expletive and also calls him a

  • To protect and serve

    The Ellsworth City Council last week approved the police chief’s request for eight new semi-automatic rifles. The sentiment expressed by many readers can be summed up thus: “It’s too bad it’s come to this.” But has it come to this? Has violent crime in Ellsworth, or even the threat of violence, increased to the point

  • Rockbound Chapel saved by the bell

    Rockbound Chapel saved by the bell

    BROOKLIN — When Brent Follweiler first came to Brooklin with his wife, Anne, in 2001 to look for houses to move into, one of the first things he noticed was the sound of the carillon ringing from the white wooden belfry of the Rockbound Chapel on Reach Road. “The chimes were playing and we were