Posts Tagged: Newspaper

  • American seeks writers for next serialized novel

    American seeks writers for next serialized novel

    ELLSWORTH — Buoyed by the enthusiastic reception accorded its first effort at a serialized novel, The Ellsworth American is ready to do it again. Readers (and writers) may recall the 15-part “Murder at the Black House” published in The American Extra, the weekly entertainment section included in subscriber copies of the newspaper. The novel was

  • 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

  • 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.