• Gun show set in Orland

    ORLAND — The fifth annual Bucksmills Rod & Gun Club gun show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Road. There will be snacks, treats and drinks available. Admission is

  • Hancock County GOP meeting May 12

    ELLSWORTH — The May meeting of the Hancock County Republicans will be held at the Ellsworth VFW hall, 419 Main St., on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. This will be the first meeting of the board that was elected at the convention. There is a collection basket from the Lions Club at the hall.

  • Local bridge game honors Tug White

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club held a charity club championship in memory of Tug White on April 28. Susan and Paul Johnson of Orrington finished first. Placing second were Ed Soper of Ellsworth and Martha Williams of Bangor. Ron Fillmore and Michael Povich, both of Ellsworth, finished third. The next game will be

  • Speech stars shine

    Speech stars shine

    GOULDSBORO — Students from RSU 24 schools recently had the opportunity to demonstrate their public speaking skills as they took part in a district speech competition at the Peninsula School on May 2. Students presented their original speeches on the topic “Hunger in America.” Prior to the contest, each student had already won first or second

  • 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