Articles by: Staff



  • Eat Like a Fish forum set for Stonington

    STONINGTON — The Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries and the nonprofit group Eating with the Ecosystem will hold a public discussion about diversifying local seafood diets at the center’s Stonington headquarters at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Kate Masury, program director at Eating with the Ecosystem, will present findings from a research effort called

  • Play it safe on the water, state agencies advise

    AUGUSTA — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week, which kicked off May 18, the Maine Warden Service, Maine Marine Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard ask boaters to pay extra attention to boating safety, and to especially always wear lifejackets, as even the most experienced boaters can fall victim to boating crashes.   Wear

  • More than an affair

    More than an affair

    LAMOINE — What happens when a young man and young woman, who met the previous night at dinner in an inn — he to oversee the income tax of a client and she to attend a Catholic retreat — find themselves in bed together? For its spring theatrical reading, Lamoine Community Arts will present an

  • Maine State Police Log Week of May 23

    Maine State Police Log Week of May 23

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged a Brooklin man for impaired operation Saturday in Blue Hill. Trooper Owen arrested Thomas Bassler, 67, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Summons Sgt. Tim Varney summoned Paula Johnson, 50, of Pembroke on a charge of operating after suspension

  • Gilbert & Sullivan show in February

    ELLSWORTH — The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine’s 2019-2020 show is “The Gondoliers.” Show dates are Feb. 7-9 and Feb. 14-16. Rehearsals begin in mid-October. The society is now accepting proposals from interested artistic and music directors. Send emails of interest or requests for more information to [email protected] Auditions for leads will be held

  • Narraguagus announces graduation honor parts

    HARRINGTON — Principal Lucille Willey has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2019 at Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School in Harrington. This year’s valedictorian is Kaylee Bosse, daughter of Stephanie Bosse of Harrington and Normand Bosse of Searsport. The salutatorian is Kajsa Brown Morrison, daughter of Eric Morrison and Suzanne Brown of Milbridge. Bosse

  • Memorial Day events scheduled throughout area Monday

    ELLSWORTH — Communities throughout the area will observe Memorial Day with parades and other ceremonies on Monday, May 27. In Ellsworth, lineup for the parade will be at 9:30 a.m. at the Gen. Bryant E. Moore Community Center on State Street. The parade steps off at 10, heading down State Street briefly and then down

  • Baked bean supper in Prospect Harbor

    GOULDSBORO — The Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church is hosting a baked bean supper on Saturday, June 1, from 4-6 p.m. The menu will include regular and vegetarian baked beans, red and brown hot dogs, mac and cheese, rolls and biscuits and coleslaw. The dessert choices will include pies, cakes and goodies. Admission is $8

  • Film showing at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — On Friday, May 31, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library, Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen a 2018 documentary, “The Human Element,” from the producers of “Chasing Ice,” “The Cove” and “Racing Extinction.” Award-winning photographer James Balog focuses his investigatory lens on the complex relationship between humans and nature,

  • Film screening at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben is hosting a showing of “Mary Poppins Returns” at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24. In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique