• How to pick the right wine, an expert explains

    How to pick the right wine, an expert explains

    ELLSWORTH — Looking for a good sauvignon blanc to go with the baked halibut tonight or the right pinot noir to serve with baby back ribs this weekend? John Edwards Market’s Dalyne “Day” Tuttle is well qualified to suggest pairings and answer a spectrum of other questions about wine. In her capacity as the health

  • Garden Club hosting discussion, talk

    ELLSWORTH — On Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 9:30 a.m., there will be a meeting in the Ellsworth City Hall Auditorium of people interested in developing a floral designers guild in the Downeast area. This is a follow-up to the very successful St. Croix District Flower Show organized in Ellsworth last year. A workshop led by

  • Ellsworth Concert Band has a new venue in 2015

    Ellsworth Concert Band has a new venue in 2015 video

    The Ellsworth Concert Band has moved from City Hall steps to the Gazebo at Harbor Park on the Ellsworth waterfront. Concert rehearsals run Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:15 and concerts start at 7:30 p.m. There are lots of picnic tables or you can bring a lawn chair or a blanket for the lawn. The

  • On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

    On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gallery

    HELLCAT. By electing to name the hottest version of the Challenger SRT model Hellcat, Dodge had to know that this hyper-performance car would garner lots of attention. Then, the car offered up the kind of high-power speed and outrageous tire-shredding performance of legendary cars such as the Hemi-Cuda, and other outsized hot rods from the

  • Hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 15

    Hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 15

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Planning Commission is providing an opportunity for residents of Cranberry Isles, Dedham, Deer Isle, Eastbrook, Ellsworth, Gouldsboro, Hancock, Mariaville, Sorrento, Sullivan, and Winter Harbor to dispose of household hazardous waste and universal waste. The collection event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the

  • Ellsworth man charged with domestic assault

    Ellsworth man charged with domestic assault

    ELLSWORTH — Cody R. Austin, 22, of Ellsworth was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with domestic violence assault, criminal threatening, refusal to submit to arrest and violation of conditions of release after police responded to a disturbance at a Surry Road residence Friday at 4:20 p.m. Detective Dotty Small, Sgt. Shawn Willey and Officer Amie

  • Ellsworth Antiques show features 13 new dealers

    Ellsworth Antiques show features 13 new dealers

    ELLSWORTH — Celebrating its 10th year at Woodlawn, the Ellsworth Antiques Show opens on Thursday, Aug. 13, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. This year’s show and sale has a diverse lineup of 28 booths and 13 new dealers. According to Woodlawn Executive Director Joshua Torrance, “There is always a feeling of excitement at Woodlawn

  • Co-op picnic set for Aug. 19

    BROOKLIN — The Blue Hill Co-op’s annual Community Appreciation Picnic is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lookout Inn at Flye Point in Brooklin. The menu will include lobster with fixings and dessert along with a vegan/veggie option. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (12 and