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  • Do you have talent? Want to win $500?

    Do you have talent? Want to win $500?

    ELLSWORTH — Do you have talent? Are you interested in a chance to win up to $500? Come to The Grand on Aug. 23 and showcase your skills as a contestant on “Does Hancock County Have Talent?” The contest is open to anyone over 10 years old performing any type of act: vocal, comedy (non-vulgar),

  • Downtown shop reopens

    ELLSWORTH — (KoT) Contemporary Functional Craft has relocated to 6 State St. in downtown Ellsworth and is open for business from Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On July 17, (KoT) owner Cara Romano opened the doors of a new brick and mortar store in downtown Ellsworth. With husband and local builder David LaValle,

  • Bean supper at Dedham church

    DEDHAM — The Dedham Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, located at 209 Mill Road, is hosting a bean supper from 5-6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. The menu includes homemade big and small baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, red hot dogs, brown bread, pickles, rolls and pie. Admission is $9 for adults and

  • Lecture scheduled at Shaw Institute

    BLUE HILL — As part of the 2018 Shaw Institute Environmental Lecture series themed “Climate Change, Exposure and Human Health,” Sharon Lerner will present “The Forever Chemicals in Our Water” on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Blue Hill Research Center, 55 Main St. in Blue Hill. The lecture is free and open

  • History talk in Surry Aug. 20

    SURRY — A public meeting of the Surry Historical Society will be held on Monday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, located at 1217 Surry Road (Route 172). Educator and historian Terry Christy will talk about stagecoach lines, mail delivery and river traffic in the region from 1825-1845. Tour the hall

  • Mexican supper at St. Andrew Aug. 17

    ELLSWORTH — St. Andrew Lutheran Church, located at 175 Downeast Highway in Ellsworth is hosting a Mexican supper on Friday, Aug. 17, from 5:30-7 p.m. Admission is by donation to benefit the Surry Backpack Program. The menu will include red rice, pinto beans, Chicken Picadillo, seasonal vegetables and salads and homemade desserts. For more information,

  • Photography group meeting Aug. 20

    STEUBEN — Local photographer Craig Snapp will be the featured speaker at the Aug. 20 meeting of the Down East Photography Group. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the Henry D. Moore Library, 22 Village Road in Steuben. Snapp will give a presentation focusing on his approach and

  • Authors to speak in Castine

    CASTINE — On Thursday, Aug. 16, author Jeffrey Lewis will discuss his new work, “Bealport.” The talk will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Parish House on School Street in Castine, starting at 7 p.m. Lewis is also the author of “Meritocracy: A Love Story,” “The Conference of the Birds,” “Theme Song for an Old

  • Historical society meeting in Orland

    ORLAND — The Orland Historical Society will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the museum at 23 School House Road. Local author and Bucksport Poet Laurate Pat Ranzoni will present a program on the recently published book titled “Still Mill.” The book is a 432-page collection that was three years in the

  • Historical society to meet in Castine

    CASTINE — The Castine Historical Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Program will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine at 86 Court St. in Castine. The meeting is free and open to the public and no reservations are required. Light refreshments will be served following the