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  • Living history program scheduled at Penobscot Marine Museum

    Living history program scheduled at Penobscot Marine Museum

    SEARSPORT — On Thursday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m., the Penobscot Marine Museum will host David Middleton as his alter ego, William Foxcourt. He will present “A Yankee Expeditioner’s Thoughts on the Penobscot Expedition.” The presentation will take place at the museum’s Visitors Center, located at 2 Church St. in Searsport. The Penobscot Expedition, during

  • Good Life Center talk July 30

    BROOKSVILLE — The Good Life Center’s 2018 Monday Night Speaker Series continues on July 30 at 7 p.m. with a talk by Dana Ward titled “Anarchist History of Thought, from Godwin to Occupy.” Ward is professor emeritus of political studies at Pitzer College and is responsible for the online research center Anarchy Archives. In his

  • Blue Hill house tour July 29

    Blue Hill house tour July 29

    BLUE HILL — On Sunday, July 29, from noon to 4 p.m., the East Blue Hill Village Association and East Blue Hill Library are hosting “The Village Street” house tour featuring seven private homes and three historic buildings on the main street of East Blue Hill. Enjoy tea and scones in the village’s National Register

  • Rug hooking class at Woodlawn

    ELLSWORTH — Woodlawn is offering a class titled “Traditional Rug Hooking for Beginners” on Friday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In this one-day introduction to traditional rug hooking, students will hook a 9-inch trivet with a coastal motif. Veteran instructor Judith Hotchkiss will cover all the basics of materials and tools and

  • Moore Library to host talk July 26

    STEUBEN — Steuben historian Sean Billings will present a talk on the history of Petit Manan Point at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, at the Henry D. Moore Library in Steuben. Starting in the late 1800s, numerous companies tried to develop the point, located at the end of Pigeon Hill Road in Steuben, in

  • Historical society holding breakfast

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Historical Society is hosting its annual blueberry pancake breakfast at the Franklin Veterans Club on Sunday, July 29, from 7-10 a.m. There will be free books for kids in support of summer reading programs. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds will benefit the Franklin Historical Society. For

  • Authors to visit Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Author and poet Elizabeth Garber will give a reading from her new book, “Implosion: A Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter,” on Wednesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. Garber’s father was visionary architect Woodie Garber, whose masterwork was the family’s glass-walled house. In this powerful memoir, Elizabeth

  • Rotary pancake breakfast is Aug. 4

    Rotary pancake breakfast is Aug. 4

    ELLSWORTH — The 56th Annual Ellsworth Rotary Club Blueberry Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, from 7-10:30 a.m. under the tent at Knowlton Park on State Street in Ellsworth. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under and includes all the pancakes you can eat as well as sausage,

  • Hancock County Jail log July 9-15

    Hancock County Jail log July 9-15

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between July 9 and 15: Walker R. Gaspar, 30, Deer Isle, domestic violence assault. Jared L. Kjenstad, 33, Owls Head, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, burglary and forgery. Khadijah N. Kenion, 19, Brownstown, Mich., hold for other agency. Matthew C. Milliken, 32, Ellsworth,

  • Schoodic Arts luncheon raises $30,000

    Schoodic Arts luncheon raises $30,000

    WINTER HARBOR — More than 100 local and seasonal residents turned out for Schoodic Arts for All’s eighth annual Summer Luncheon on July 13, where $30,000 was raised to help fund the nonprofit organization that is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Vocalist and pianist Roberta DeMuro delighted luncheon-goers with her lively performance that got them clapping