Posts Tagged: Newspaper

  • 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

  • Paperboy hangs up his bag

    Paperboy hangs up his bag

    ELLSWORTH — When Nate Stephenson entered the downtown law firm office on a Wednesday afternoon, the female employees smiled and reached for their purses. “The paperboy is here!” one of the women called out. Two administrators at Jones, Kuriloff & Sargent, LLC, Susan Moore and Jeanne Jones, approached the 6-foot-4 Ellsworth High School senior with

  • Injured Ellsworth American pressman recovering

    ELLSWORTH — A pressman working at The Ellsworth American’s printing facility, who was injured when his hair got caught in part of the press machinery, is recovering this week. Jesse Hastings, 34, of Ellsworth had bruises on his face and neck as well as bleeding from the scalp as a result of the June 5

  • Ellsworth American pressman injured at printing plant

    Ellsworth American pressman injured at printing plant

    ELLSWORTH — A pressman working at The Ellsworth American’s printing facility was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after his hair got caught in part of the press machinery. Jesse Hastings, 34, of Ellsworth had bruises on his face and neck as well as bleeding from the scalp as a result of the accident, according

  • Postal Service’s delivery record not so stellar

    Postal Service’s delivery record not so stellar

    ELLSWORTH — Forty-two years ago, James Russell Wiggins decided to prove to readers of The Ellsworth American just how slow the United States Postal Service was. The newspaper’s former editor and publisher proposed a series of races: he sent letters to a nearby town, one through the post office and others by oxcart, canoe and