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  • Nature writing events in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — On Sunday, Oct. 21, the Blue Hill Public Library and the Word Literary Festival will present a panel discussion about nature writing at 1 p.m., followed by a workshop on the same topic at 3. The panel of nature writers will be moderated by Blue Hill Heritage Trust Executive Director Hans Carlson,

  • Candidate forum in Ellsworth Oct. 22

    ELLSWORTH — The League of Women Voters of Maine-Downeast is sponsoring a candidate forum for Ellsworth area legislative candidates at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth on Monday, Oct. 22, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. District 132 House candidates Nicole Grohoski, Democrat, and Mark Remick, Republican, will start the forum at 6:30. Then District 7

  • Ranked choice voting program Oct. 24

    ORLAND — On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the League of Women Voters will present a program on understanding ranked choice voting. The program will take place in the Orland Community Center conference room at 6 p.m. All area residents who want a clearer understanding of ranked choice voting are invited to attend. Ranked choice voting will

  • Harvest home supper at Blue Hill church

    BLUE HILL — The First Baptist Church of Blue Hill, located at 53 Pleasant St., will host its annual harvest home supper on Saturday, Oct. 20. There will be seatings at 5 and 6 p.m. The menu includes roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh vegetables, rolls and a wide selection of pies. All

  • Supper, auction at Halcyon Grange

    BLUE HILL — The Halcyon Grange is hosting its annual pig roast and harvest supper on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. The event will also include a live auction. Roast pork from Quill’s End Farm will be served along with a harvest supper with all the fixings from local farms, orchards and gardens. Featured

  • Prescription drug take-back events scheduled Oct. 27

    Prescription drug take-back events scheduled Oct. 27

    ELLSWORTH — In observance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will host a drug take-back event in collaboration with Ellsworth Police Department, the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and Healthy Acadia. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce,

  • Worden-Boyle


    Kenneth and Debra Worden of Ellsworth are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Worden, to Matthew Boyle. Matt is the son of Christopher and Amy Boyle of Franklin. Heather is a graduate of Ellsworth High School and Matt is a graduate of Sumner Memorial High School. The couple reside in Hancock. No

  • Craft fair in Ellsworth Oct. 20

    ELLSWORTH  — Yesterday’s Children Inc., is holding a craft fair Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School, located at 20 Forrest Ave. Proceeds from the fair will directly benefit Yesterday’s Children’s clients, providing dental care, eye care and adaptive equipment required to meet their needs, but that are

  • Book discussion on “Frankenstein” set

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Public Library will host a discussion of the classic novel “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley on Friday, Oct. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Following the discussion, at 1 p.m., The Grand will be showing the film “Mary Shelley.” Tickets for the