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  • Hancock man sentenced for assault on corrections officers

    ELLSWORTH — A judge Sept. 12 tacked three years onto the prison sentence of a Hancock man who is serving time for assaulting a friend’s child. Josef Messer, 37, was found guilty last week of assaulting two Hancock County Jail corrections officers, according to court records. Those assaults occurred April 20, 2018. Messer was ordered

  • Nibbles: Oktoberfest, soup and fungi

    Nibbles: Oktoberfest, soup and fungi

    Hop over to Oktoberfest Proud of your home brew refined over many years? You and other home brewers will get a chance to compete at Acadia’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. at Smuggler’s Den Campground in Southwest Harbor. The cost per entrant is $50 including two festival passes. Each entry’s

  • CPR, first aid trainings at MCMH

    ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will offer CPR training on Monday, Sept. 24, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for a fee of $40. Also, first aid training will be offered on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for a fee of $30. The classes will be held in the hospital’s classroom, which is accessible via Door

  • Church hosting roast pork dinner

    ELLSWORTH — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth is hosting a roast pork dinner on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. The menu is roast pork and gravy with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, Caesar salad, roll, tea, coffee or lemonade and homemade pies. Admission is $9 per person or $25 per family. Children

  • Open mic night in Lamoine Sept. 22

    LAMOINE — Lamoine Community Arts will host its seasonal open mic night on Saturday, Sept. 22. Doors open at 7 p.m. Each presenter has 15 minutes to read a favorite work, sing, play acoustic instruments, do a short acting skit or even stand-up comedy. There is no charge, but donations will be accepted. For more

  • Sedgwick church hosting supper

    SEDGWICK — North Sedgwick Baptist Church will hold a baked bean and casserole supper on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. in the church vestry. The menu will also include hot dogs, assorted salads, rolls and pies. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12 and free for children under 5. For more

  • Health care forum set in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — AARP Maine is hosting community conversations on health care around the state this month. One of those conversations will take place in Blue Hill on Monday, Sept. 24, at the Blue Hill Public Library. The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. During these open discussions, local residents and community leaders can ask

  • Talk scheduled at Moore Library

    STEUBEN  — A program titled “Native American Legacy in the Steuben Area” will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at the H.D. Moore Library. The speaker will be Julia Gray, formerly of the Abbe Museum.  Gray will share information about Wabanaki history before, during and after the arrival of non-Native settlers, with a

  • Workshop set at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Author Cara Guerrieri will present a workshop titled “Drunks, Poachers, and Renegades: Get Inspired to Write Your Family Memoir” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. The workshop is sponsored by the library and is free, but space is limited, so registration is required. Participants are

  • Cocktail of shrimp meetings on the schedule

    PORTLAND — The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Northern Shrimp Section will meet in Portland on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., to review the findings of the 2018 Benchmark Stock Assessment and Peer Review Report and consider its approval for management use. The section also will review Draft Addendum