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  • Thanksgiving pie sale Nov. 27

    ELLSWORTH — The PEO (Philanthropic Education Organization) is holding its annual Thanksgiving pie sale on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The sale will take place in front of Renys in the Shaw’s Shopping Center on High Street in Ellsworth. To pre-order your favorite pie, call Ann Dederer at 266-5563. Pies can also be

  • Music and pie at Halcyon Grange

    BLUE HILL — The Halcyon Grange is hosting a music and pie night with the Loose Cannon Jug Band on Saturday, Nov. 23. Doors open for pie at 6:30 p.m. and music starts at 7. Admission for this family-friendly concert is $10 for adults and $8 for students at the door. Children under 12 are

  • Fundraising events in Sullivan Nov. 23

    SULLIVAN — A fundraising day is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Sorrento-Sullivan Recreation Center. The Frenchman’s Bay Library will have its annual book and bake sale starting at 8:30 a.m. Next in the “Beano Hall” (main room), the Rec Center will be holding a large sale. Items will include crafts, LuLaRoe and Scentsy.

  • Hancock County Dems meeting Nov. 22

    ELLSWORTH — Election security is the topic of the November meeting of the Hancock County Democratic Committee. The meeting is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. Matt Dunlap, Maine secretary of state, will address widespread concerns about election security, especially in the upcoming 2020 election. Among

  • Ebeling, Walker win bridge game

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club held a club championship game on Thursday, Nov. 14. Finishing first were Ann Ebeling of Brooksville and Robert Walker of Blue Hill. Placing second were Philip Heasley and Alice Higgins, both of Ellsworth. Finishing third were Kermit Allen of Blue Hill and Ron Fillmore of Hancock. The next

  • Lost hikers rescued in Orland

    ORLAND — Maine game wardens rescued two Ellsworth women Saturday night after they became lost on Great Pond Mountain in Orland. Patricia Mason, 36, and Kathy Doyle, 60, hiked the mountain Saturday afternoon, but darkness descended before they headed back down from the summit, according to a statement from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries

  • LWV Downeast meeting Nov. 24

    ELLSWORTH — The next meeting of the League of Women Voters Downeast is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 24, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. The scheduled discussion topic is “Decolonizing Thanksgiving” with Maulian Dana. The program will look at the Thanksgiving holiday through Native American eyes. Dana serves as

  • Fogtown hosting weekly group sing

    ELLSWORTH — Musician Cousin B. is hosting a weekly group sing at Fogtown Brewing Co. every Sunday from Nov. 24 through Dec. 22. Bring your voices, acoustic instruments and gather in Fogtown’s taproom to learn and sing a variety of simple tunes. All ages are welcome to sing or play along and/or share a tune.

  • Angel Tree back at Governor’s Nov. 29

    ELLSWORTH — The Church of Life and Praise and Governor’s Restaurant in Ellsworth are again co-sponsoring the Angel Tree, located at Governor’s. This is a local effort to help area families have a brighter Christmas. Coordinator Barbara Heard from the Church of Life and Praise and Jason Sprague, general manager of Governor’s invite you to

  • Winter Wonderland Fair in Brooksville

    BROOKSVILLE — A Winter Wonderland Fair will take place at the Brooksville United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The fair will feature handcrafted items by local artisans, a silent auction and $5 treasure bags holding hidden content with values from $5-$89. Well known for its priceless yard sales in the

  • Be a Santa to a senior this holiday season

    BLUE HILL — Home Instead Senior Care is once again offering the community a chance to spread joy to local seniors. Through the Be a Santa to a Senior program, community members can give a senior a special holiday gift. Since the program’s inception in 2003, the Be a Santa to a Senior program has

  • Rep hosting event for constituents

    ELLSWORTH — State Rep. Nicole Grohoski (D-Ellsworth) will resume her “Coffee with Constituents” events on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. There will be a community conversation from 9-10:30 a.m. That will be followed by “office hours” from 10:30-11:30 for constituents who have concerns they would like to discuss privately. Coffee