• Student notes

    Husson University has announced its spring 2017 president’s list. Students who earn president’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of between 3.80 to 4.0 during the period. The following area students were named to the president’s list: Emily Butler, Bar Harbor; Abigail

  • New principal hired for Brooklin School

    BROOKLIN — The Brooklin School Board has hired a new principal for the 2017-18 school year. Educator Jil Blake will replace Principal Halina Nawrot, who is retiring. Blake sent a letter to parents stating that she is currently enrolled in a program to get her doctorate in education. “I have taught in rural and urban

  • RSU 24 honors adult learners

    SULLIVAN — On June 7, RSU 24 Adult Education celebrated 13 graduates and 45 adult learners who earned a variety of health care certifications, including: CNA, CNA-M, CRMA and Medical Administrative Assistant. Seven students were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society, recognizing their commitment, character and persistence in achieving their goals. There were

  • GSA graduates 90 in Class of 2017

    GSA graduates 90 in Class of 2017

    BLUE HILL — “Too bad I can Google what you spent four years memorizing,” George Stevens Academy Headmaster Timothy J. Seeley said during his commencement address Sunday. Seeley was recalling a graduation card he’d seen at Black Dinah Chocolatiers. “On one hand that’s kind of funny,” Seeley said. “But on the other it raises a

  • Maine Maritime Academy announces spring dean’s list

    CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy recently named 346 students to the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. Students named to the dean’s list earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following Hancock County, listed by town, were named to

  • McCluskey named new K-4 principal at EEMS

    McCluskey named new K-4 principal at EEMS

    ELLSWORTH — A man with a familiar face will serve as principal of the younger grades at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School starting July 1. The Ellsworth School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to appoint Timothy McCluskey as principal for kindergarten through grade 4 at the school on Forrest Avenue. McCluskey has served as assistant principal for

  • Bucksport area residents approve increased RSU 25 budget

    BUCKSPORT — Voters from Bucksport, Verona Island, Orland and Prospect on Tuesday approved the 2017-2018 Regional School Unit 25 (RSU 25) budget, which the RSU 25 Board had been working on for months. The $14,338,915 budget is a 2.63 percent increase over last year’s budget. Voters from each of the RSU 25 towns gave the

  • Eagles take flight at Ellsworth High School graduation

    Eagles take flight at Ellsworth High School graduation

    ELLSWORTH — Graduating seniors at Ellsworth High School were encouraged to celebrate their achievement Friday night at commencement and then set their sights on what comes next. “Congratulations, Class of 2017, we finally made it,” said Salutatorian Jillian Dow in her speech. “Now let’s go out and change the world.” Ninety-six seniors crossed the stage