Posts Tagged: Newspaper

  • 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

  • American wins national honors

    ELLSWORTH — The National Newspaper Association, at its annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, last week, named The Ellsworth American the second best weekly newspaper in the country.

  • She said yes: Man proposes via classified ad

    She said yes: Man proposes via classified ad

    [caption id="attachment_93669" align="alignnone" width="700"]Photo Courtesy of Eben AltmannSamantha Steinfels and Eben Altmann visit Jordan Pond. The couple got engaged last week while visiting Maine with help from a classified ad, which ran in The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander.[/caption]

    ELLSWORTH — A Maryland man proposed to his girlfriend last week by placing a classified ad in the Mount Desert Islander and The Ellsworth American.

  • Ellsworth American reduces subscription price, adds features

    Ellsworth American reduces subscription price, adds features

    ELLSWORTH — To reward the loyalty of current subscribers and encourage others to take full advantage of the options available to local subscribers, The Ellsworth American is reducing the one-year subscription price for residents of Hancock County. The current cost of a year’s subscription will be reduced from $42 to $29, effective Aug. 1, for