Posts Tagged: Newspaper

  • Bowden to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame

    Bowden to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame

    ELLSWORTH — Musician, photographer and retired veteran newsman Hugh Bowden will be inducted into the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame Oct. 29. Bowden, who retired last month from The Ellsworth American, worked in print journalism for 52 years. Also to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next month are Rex Rhoades, retired executive

  • EA sports editor wins regional writing award

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth American’s sports editor, Taylor Vortherms, won the New England Society of Newspaper Editors’ “Best Sports Coverage” award for her story about women’s running pioneer Robin Emery. The “NESNEs” recognize the best editorial work produced in New England. The winners in five different categories were announced on Thursday, April 21, at an

  • American to launch new digital edition, apps

    American to launch new digital edition, apps

    ELLSWORTH — Newspaper subscribers will have a new way to stay tuned to what’s happening in Hancock County starting next week. On Monday, Feb. 1, The Ellsworth American and its sister paper, the Mount Desert Islander, will launch a new platform for the papers’ digital editions. The papers will also unveil new apps for IOS,

  • EA website back online after cyber attack

    ELLSWORTH — The websites of The Ellsworth American and its sister paper, the Mount Desert Islander, were offline overnight Thursday, Oct. 15, due to a cyber attack. The sites were affected by a brute force attack. A brute force attack is a trial-and-error hacking technique that uses automated software to generate numerous username and password

  • Barrows resigns from Stonington Board of Selectmen

    STONINGTON — Ben Barrows resigned from the Board of Selectmen in an Oct. 12 letter drafted to Board Chairman Richard Larrabee Sr. Barrows cited work and personal commitments as reasons for his resignation. “The circumstances of my life have changed significantly since I was elected to the position of Selectman; the need to secure an

  • Ellsworth American named Newspaper of the Year

    ELLSWORTH — A panel of judges from the New England Newspaper & Press Association has designated The Ellsworth American New England’s Newspaper of the Year. The announcement was made Oct. 8 at the association’s fall meeting in Natick, Mass. The American prevailed in the division of weekly newspapers with circulations of more than 8,000. The

  • Julie Lord, Scott Kimball named to top posts at The American

    Julie Lord, Scott Kimball named to top posts at The American

    ELLSWORTH — Two familiar faces in the county’s business community have taken on leadership roles at The Ellsworth American. Scott Kimball started work as the company’s advertising director on Tuesday. He succeeds Julie Clark, who, at her request, is now the advertising manager for the Mount Desert Islander, the American’s sister publication. Julie Lord of

  • 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