• Google lodging glitch appears to be fixed

    Google lodging glitch appears to be fixed

    ELLSWORTH — The Google snafus indicating lodging was not available at a number of hotels and inns worldwide appear to have been resolved. U.S. Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) intervened initially and then again when a second problem was discovered. Inns, among them Acadia’s Oceanside Meadows Inn in Prospect Harbor, complained that a Google search of

  • Pulitzer Prize winner to lecture at MERI

    BLUE HILL — The Marine & Environmental Research Institute will host a special lecture by a celebrated author, investigative journalist and educator in the realm of science and environmental writing. Last year, Daniel Fagin won the coveted Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction with “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation.” Next week in Blue

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log: Seven charged with underage drinking on island

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log: Seven charged with underage drinking on island

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies charged several young people after investigating a report of underage drinking at an island off Castine Sunday. Deputy Jake Day charged the following with illegal possession of liquor by a minor: Olivia Bicks, 19, of Westport, Conn. Molly Salter, 20, of Alexandria, Va. Madison Koos, 19, of Castine Connor Kennedy,

  • Fun Run, Wilbur’s Run planned in Blue Hill

    Fun Run, Wilbur’s Run planned in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and the Blue Hill YMCA will join forces for a pair of races this summer. The hospital will hold its eighth annual Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 1, and the YMCA will hold its third annual Wilbur’s Run at the Blue Hill Fair on Saturday, Sept. 5. Money

  • Exhibit of Church of the Morning After musicians

    DEER ISLE — Bruce Bulger, who has been sketching musicians at the Church of the Morning After, will exhibit his work at Edgewood Farm on Sunday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. Members of the music group, which gathers in a bait shed on the waterfront in Stonington Sunday mornings, will be playing. There will be

  • Richard Garland remembered as man of faith, determination

    Richard Garland remembered as man of faith, determination

    ELLSWORTH — When attorney Steve Juskewitch thinks of Richard Garland, the words of the song “The Impossible Dream” from the musical “Man of La Mancha” come to mind: “To dream the impossible dream / To fight the unbeatable foe…” “That is Rick Garland,” said Juskewitch, speaking this week. Garland, 52, died when he apparently drowned

  • St. Francis Fair celebrates 25 years

    St. Francis Fair celebrates 25 years

    BLUE HILL — Bargain hunting to raise funds for a worthy cause meets grilled food and fun activities to form the annual St. Francis Fair. The fair is celebrating 25 years at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 8. Admission is free for the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fair