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  • Fields set for 5-team PVC Coastal pod tournaments

    Fields set for 5-team PVC Coastal pod tournaments

    DEER ISLE — The fields are set for a pair of postseason basketball tournaments that will include four of the six Hancock County high schools. The Bucksport, George Stevens Academy, Sumner and Deer Isle-Stonington boys’ and girls’ teams are set to compete in the Penobscot Valley Conference Coastal pod tournaments. The teams will be joined

  • Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

    Boys’ basketball Ellsworth 63, MDI 40 Bucksport 61, DI-S 58 Girls’ basketball Ellsworth 49, GSA 15 NBA Celtics 118, Pacers 112 NHL Rangers 6, Bruins 2

  • Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

    Boys’ basketball Ellsworth 64, John Bapst 43 GSA 48, Bucksport 45 Girls’ basketball DI-S 88, GSA 10 NBA Hawks 127, Celtics 112

  • The virtue of independent thinking

    Sen. Susan Collins’ vote to convict former president Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial did not go over well with state Republican Party leadership. Party Chairwoman Demi Kouzounas and members of the Maine Republican State Committee, including Hancock County leadership, expressed their outrage in a letter to Collins.  They wrote to “condemn in the

  • City poised for change

    Census results should be available by April 30, so by then we should know more about how Ellsworth has changed demographically over the past decade. Will growth have kept pace with the 10 years prior when Ellsworth was the fastest growing city in the state? The number of apartment buildings erected in recent years and

  • Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

    Boys’ basketball DI-S 60, Searsport 35 Girls’ basketball MDI 31, Ellsworth 24 DI-S 59, Searsport 28 NHL Islanders 7, Bruins 2

  • Five from Hancock County named McDonald’s High School All Stars

    Five from Hancock County named McDonald’s High School All Stars

    DEER ISLE — The Maine McDonald’s High School All-Star Game won’t be played on the floor this year, but the top senior basketball players were still honored Wednesday for their contributions on courts across the state over the past four years Five Hancock County seniors have been announced as selections to this year’s McDonald’s High

  • Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021

    Boys’ basketball Ellsworth 53, Washington Academy 51 Hermon 46, MDI 43 GSA 53, Sumner 27 Girls’ basketball Hermon 49, MDI 38 NBA Mavericks 110, Celtics 107

  • Hancock County Jail Log Week of Feb. 25

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Feb. 3 and 18: Benjamin E. Hamor, 47, Mount Desert, three months for hunting or possession of bear during closed season, exceeding bag limit on deer, hunting deer after having killed one, failure to timely register bear, deer, moose or turkey. Timothy L.

  • Hancock County Jail Log Week of Feb. 25

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Feb. 3 and 18: Benjamin E. Hamor, 47, Mount Desert, three months for hunting or possession of bear during closed season, exceeding bag limit on deer, hunting deer after having killed one, failure to timely register bear, deer, moose or turkey. Timothy L.

  • Hancock County Court

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Aaron L. Gilbert, 24, Ellsworth. Reckless conduct at Bar Harbor, March 9, 2017. Department of Corrections one year, all suspended. Probation two years. Restitution $6,033. Aggravated criminal mischief at Bar Harbor, March 9, 2017. Department of Corrections one year,

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