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  • Elks Lodge hosting fundraiser Friday

    ELLSWORTH — A fundraiser for the Elks National Foundation is scheduled for Friday, March 22, at 5 p.m. at the Ellsworth Elks Lodge. The Elks National Foundation is where the Ellsworth lodge’s grants come from to do its community outreach with events such as the annual free Thanksgiving dinner. There will be fish fry for

  • Roast ham supper at Ellsworth church

    ELLSWORTH — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth is hosting a supper on Saturday, March 23, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. A roast ham dinner with raisin or citrus sauce, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, Caesar salad, roll, tea, coffee or lemonade and home made pies will be served, all for $9 per person

  • Warden Service rescues two stranded hikers in Cutler

    CUTLER — Maine game wardens rescued two stranded hikers on the Bold Coast Trail, returning the hikers to their vehicle at 2 a.m. Monday. At just after 5 on Sunday evening, game wardens responded to a call of two overdue hikers. Staci McCarthy, 53, and Margaret Ross, 73, both from Pembroke, began their hike with

  • Screening of Ashley Bryan documentary is March 21

    Screening of Ashley Bryan documentary is March 21

    BLUE HILL — “I Know a Man … Ashley Bryan,” the award-winning documentary about artist/author and storyteller Ashley Bryan who makes his home in the Cranberry Isles, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Blue Hill Public Library. Sedgwick filmmaker Richard Kane, who produced the film with Brooksville artist Robert

  • Scholarships for Hancock residents

    HANCOCK — Former Hancock resident and selectman Leon S. Thorsen left a bequest to the Union Congregational Church of Hancock to establish an endowment fund to be used for educational awards in memory of his uncle, Pearl S. Thorsen. The Leon S. and Calista B. Thorsen Education Fund is accepting applications for funds to assist

  • SPCA launches photo contest fundraiser

    TRENTON — Enter photos of your pet and win a spot in the Coloring for the Dogs coloring book, a fundraiser for the SPCA of Hancock County. Any species of domestic animal can be entered in this contest to raise funds for the shelter dogs at the SPCA of Hancock County. The contest opened for

  • Veazie couple win local bridge game

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club held a regular open game on March 14. Finishing first were Susan and Paul Johnson of Veazie. Placing second were Tom Archambault and Glen Quintal, both of Bangor. Finishing third were Lucy Benjamin and Robert Walker, both of Blue Hill. The next game will be held on Thursday,

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Gary W. Greenlaw Jr., Gouldsboro and Holli Lee Greenlaw, Bangor. Married at Brewer. Shared parental rights, primary residence with Gary Greenlaw – son and Holli Greenlaw – daughter. Amanda R. Mott, Ellsworth and Daniel R. Mott, Otis. Married June 12, 2009, at Brewer. Shared parental rights,

  • Electronic music workshop March 23

    BLUE HILL — An electronic music workshop for ages 12 and up will be held at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday, March 23, at 1 p.m. Participants will learn to play drum machines and synthesizers. Deer Isle electronic musician Sam Lothrop will lead the workshop and will also teach the basics of programming

  • Property transfers: Feb. 28 to March 6

    AMHERST Lakeville Shores Inc., Winn to David R. Butterfield, Eddington, land with improvements. BAR HARBOR Estate of Marion Boulton Stroud to Cody M. Seavey and Jessica Seavey, Surry, as joint tenants, land with buildings and improvements. Maryanne Young Living Trust, Mount Desert to Robert A. Young and Maryanne Young, Mount Desert, as joint tenants, land