Weddings & engagements

  • Babbitt – Sheppard

    Babbitt – Sheppard

    Adam J. Babbitt and Keith Steven Sheppard were married Oct. 22 by the Rev Joseph Cistone at the Charlotte Rhodes Butterfly Garden in Southwest Harbor. They were surrounded by a small group of family and friends since most live out of state and they didn’t want to feel imposing. They will be hosting events in

  • Young – Ferguson

    Young – Ferguson

    Randy Young of Friendship and Lori Ferguson of Waldoboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Rene, to Chad W. Benner of Warren. Leanne is a 2002 graduate of Sumner Memorial High School, a 2006 graduate of Husson College and a 2013 graduate of the University of Maine. Leanne is employed at

  • Alley – Bouchard

    Alley – Bouchard

    Carla J. Alley and Bradley J. Bouchard, both of Veazie, announce their engagement. Ms. Alley is the daughter of Pamila and the late Robert Alley of Trenton. She is a 2012 graduate of Eastern Maine Community College and is employed as an assistant produce manager for Hannaford Bros. Co. Mr. Bouchard is the son of

  • Hawkins – Cook

    Amy Hawkins and Kevin Cook are happy to announce their engagement. Amy is the daughter of Beverly Mace of Hulls Cove and Rick Hawkins of Steuben. Kevin is the son of Jacqueline Hamor of Eastbrook and Tim Sheehan of Franklin. Both are 1999 graduates of Sumner High school and have been close friends for 20

  • Danaila-Gott

    Danaila-Gott

    Roy Damien Gott and Ana-Maria Danaila were married Saturday, Sept. 17, at Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor. Ana is the daughter of Gabriel and Daniela Danaila of Piatra-Neamt, Romania. She received her master’s in molecular biotechnology from Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania, in 2015. Roy is the son of the late Philip and Therese Gott

  • Strout – Diaz

    Strout – Diaz

    Stephen A. and Helen H. Strout of Bar Harbor are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elana Jane Strout, to Christopher Lewis Díaz of Islesford, son of Hector M. Díaz and Susan Vafiades-Díaz of Southwest Harbor. Ms. Strout teaches social studies at Mount Desert Island High School. She earned her teaching certification from

  • Gifford – Roche

    Gifford – Roche

    Lauren Gifford and Isaac Roche were married June 25th in Boulder, Colorado. Lauren is the daughter of Barbara Baron-Gifford and Steve Powell of Bar Harbor, and Ralph and Martha Gifford of Wayne, Pa. She is a PhD candidate in geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Isaac is the son of Lynnie and Mark Roche

  • Given – Young

    Given – Young

    Monica and Baron Given of Bradenton, Fla., and Joe and Karen Jo Young of Corea, Maine, are pleased to share their joy in announcing the marriage of the children, Chelsea and Andrew Young, on June 25, 2016. Chelsea and Andrew were married in Bradenton, Fla., at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles Catholic Church and

  • Joyce-Swartzwelder

    Joyce-Swartzwelder

    Annie Leora Joyce and Erik Michael Swartzwelder were united in marriage on Sept. 5, 2015, on Swan’s Island by the Rev. Max Creswell. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Joyce of Swan’s Island. She is a 2010 graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and completed her Bachelor of Science in

  • Fowler-Smith

    Fowler-Smith

    Gina and Ralph Fowler of Franklin are proud and pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Marcia Fowler, to Kevin Larry Smith, son of the late Larry and Bonnie Smith, also stepmothers Debbie Smith and Jan Santerra Shauna attended Mountain View School and Ellsworth High School. She is employed as a waitress at