Articles by: Staff



  • Blue Hill Library hosting talks

    BLUE HILL — On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., East Blue Hill author Nathan Schwartz-Salant will discuss his new book, “The Order-Disorder Paradox: Understanding the Hidden Side of Change in Self and Society,” at the Blue Hill Public Library. Drawing on nearly five decades of research, he delves into a profound exploration of “the

  • Maritime film fest kick-off Sept. 29

    BUCKSPORT — On Friday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m., everyone is invited to come to the Bucksport town dock for a free community event to help kick off the weekend-long International Maritime Film Festival. Bucksport artist Tara Law will project film onto the sails of a 76-foot wooden sailboat, Actress. There will be live musical

  • Sterrs to succeed Karen Stanley as chairman of Camden National Corp.

    The Board of Directors for Camden National Corp. has elected Lawrence “Larry” J. Sterrs to succeed Karen Stanley as chairman of the company and Camden National Bank effective Sept. 17. Stanley, a Castine resident who joined the Board of Directors in 2008 and became chairwoman in 2010, retired from the board on Sept. 17. John

  • Workshop to focus on building youth-adult partnerships

    BANGOR — A free workshop that offers adults who work with youth effective tools, resources and strategies for building successful youth-adult partnerships is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13, at the Penobscot Job Corps Center in Bangor. The workshop, titled “Creating Successful Youth/Adult Partnerships,” will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The workshop will explore the important

  • Shellfish closure eased

    AUGUSTA — The Department of Marine Resources announced Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 20, that it was reducing the extent of the areas it closed to shellfishing last week because of the risk of amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP). The changes affect  the clam, mussel, oyster and carnivorous snail closure between Lopas Point in Tremont and Cranberry Point

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 13-17

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 13-17

    The following were arrested or booked in the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 13 and 17: Sean A. Lavoie, 26, Bar Harbor, robbery. Jonathan E. Bellis, 37, Ellsworth, failure to appear. Christopher W. Berry, 40, Franklin, speeding 30 miles or more over the limit, violating conditions of release, operating a motor vehicle while under the

  • “Healing a River” discussion Sept. 28

    BUCKSPORT — The Maine Common Good Coalition is presenting “Healing a River,” the first in a series of Clean Air, Clean Water Community Conversations, on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Bucksport Heart and Soul space at 72 Main St. “Healing a River” offers a discussion about the Penobscot River, and the current

  • Financial aid night at EHS Sept. 27

    ELLSWORTH — A combined financial aid and admissions workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ellsworth High School cafeteria. Students and parents of all grade levels are welcome to attend. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will become available on Oct. 1, and needs to be filed as

  • Gospel concert in Prospect Harbor

    GOULDSBORO — Dan Schall’s Gospel Music Ministry will be visiting the Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Schall’s concerts are one hour in length. He sings the older gospel songs by such groups as the Gaithers and others. He also sings the old hymns and some bluegrass. Admission is

  • Mussel recall complete

    Mussel recall complete

    AUGUSTA — The Department of Marine Resources announced Tuesday afternoon that, three days after implementing a recall of mussels because of Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP), the department and Maine dealers had recovered 98 percent of the potentially affected shellfish. According to a statement from DMR, a total of 58,480 pounds of mussels harvested in Frenchman