Posts Tagged: Newspaper

  • American’s “Extra” section to be included in all copies

    American’s “Extra” section to be included in all copies

    ELLSWORTH — The American Extra, a weekly magazine section that had been provided only to regular subscribers, will be inserted in all copies — subscriber and newsstand — starting next week. “It’s a great section with a growing fan club,” said American General Manager Terry Carlisle. “So we thought it should be available to the

  • American makes “major upgrade” to its press room

    American makes “major upgrade” to its press room

    ELLSWORTH — Two new pieces of equipment in the press room at The Ellsworth American have modernized the company’s printing facility and underscored its commitment to print products. Publisher Alan Baker said a decades-old analog control panel in the press room has been replaced with a digital model. Director of Production DeWayne Larsen said the

  • Ellsworth American named best in New England

    Ellsworth American named best in New England

    BOSTON — The Ellsworth American was named New England’s best large-circulation weekly newspaper Saturday night at the New England Newspaper & Press Association annual meeting at the Seaport Hotel. The American took first in the General Excellence competition, a category that takes into account all aspects of a newspaper’s content and appearance. The American and

  • EA offering free laughter yoga session

    EA offering free laughter yoga session

    ELLSWORTH — What’s so funny? The Ellsworth American is inviting the community to a free laughter yoga session on Saturday, March 7, at 11 a.m. at the Down East Family YMCA. The hour-long session is open to everyone, including nonmembers. “We are sponsoring a laughter yoga session on March 7 in an effort to get

  • Subscribers to have full access to ellsworthamerican.com

    Dear Readers, Starting Jan. 1, we will begin charging for unlimited access to our website, ellsworthamerican.com. Ellsworth American subscribers, both print and digital, will have full access to the site as part of their package. Non-subscribers can read up to three articles each month for free before being prompted to pay. Like many newspapers nationwide,

  • Well-wishers turn out en masse for outgoing sports editor’s event

    Well-wishers turn out en masse for outgoing sports editor’s event video

    ELLSWORTH — Around 200 fans of Ellsworth American Sports Editor Hugh Bowden stopped by Ellsworth High School last Thursday night to express their appreciation for his 30 years of coverage. Team members in their jerseys, coaches, parents and old friends offered good wishes to Bowden, 72, who is confining himself to editorial writing from now

  • “Joy of Reading” event set for Saturday, Dec. 6

    “Joy of Reading” event set for Saturday, Dec. 6

    ELLSWORTH — For the 20th consecutive year, The Ellsworth American will offer free books to children and teens in the community following the annual Christmas parade this Saturday, Dec. 6. The inaugural “Joy of Reading” event was held in 1995, following the death of newspaper veteran Hale Joy that October. Joy served as editor, managing

  • Hugh Bowden cutting back after 30 years at The American

    Hugh Bowden cutting back after 30 years at The American

    ELLSWORTH — If you were in charge of seating arrangements for The Ellsworth American’s editorial department, sports department, ombudsman, ace photographer, associate proofreader, corporate trustee, Open Meeting Law expert and newsroom mentor you would need only one chair. Hugh Bowden — multitalented, multifaceted and, goodness knows, multitasking — is cutting back after 30 years to

  • Ellsworth American opens weekend newsstand

    Ellsworth American opens weekend newsstand

    ELLSWORTH — Starting this Saturday morning at 7, The Ellsworth American at 30 Water St. will sell newspapers as well as a wide selection of in-county, in-state and out-of-state papers. The storefront newsstand also will be open Sundays from 8 a.m. until 1 with a selection of Sunday papers. The weekend newsstand initiative comes in