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  • Recovery coach training scheduled

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia is offering a 30-hour Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Coach Academy, a training session for those interested in serving as peer-to-peer coaches for those seeking recovery from substance use. The training will run from April 30 to May 3 at the Ramada Inn in Ellsworth. Classes will meet from 8:30 a.m.

  • Hancock County Jail log April 9-11

    Hancock County Jail log April 9-11

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between April 9 and 11: Sean N. Tester, 20, East Machias, gross sexual assault. Michael R. Diaz, 36, Norridgewock, bail violation. Vincent Lombardi II, 46, Bangor, failure to appear. Jeremy F. Ward, 31, Tremont, 30 days for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Troy D.

  • Ellsworth church holding breakfast

    ELLSWORTH — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth is hosting a breakfast on Saturday, April 20, from 7 to 10 a.m. Breakfast consists of eggs, ham, homemade doughnuts, home-baked beans and breakfast bread, juice and coffee. The church is located at the corner of State and Church streets behind City Hall and has accommodations for

  • Brown bag talk at Schoodic Institute

    WINTER HARBOR — Jane Disney, director of education and senior staff scientist for the MDI Biological Laboratory, will present a brown bag program on Thursday, April 18, at noon at the Schoodic Institute. Disney will discuss “Data to Action: A Secondary School-Based Citizen Science Project to Address Arsenic Contamination of Well Water.” The goal of

  • Calvineers holding benefit dinner

    CASTINE — The Adams School Calvineers, a group of middle school students dedicated to the recovery of the highly endangered North Atlantic Right Whale species, will host a fundraising dinner with entertainment at Emerson Hall in Castine. The event is scheduled for Thursday, April 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The dinner will feature a variety of

  • Poetry slam in Bucksport April 24

    BUCKSPORT — Students and other community members are invited to perform a favorite poem or two at a poetry slam on Wednesday, April 24, at 6 p.m. at the Bucksport Performing Arts Center. Costumes and/or props are encouraged. Audience members will be able to vote on their favorite, and the winner will receive a $10

  • Man arrested on drug trafficking charge

    Man arrested on drug trafficking charge

    ORLAND — A Medway man was arrested Saturday after state troopers found about 10 grams of suspected heroin/Fentanyl and a substantial amount of cash in his vehicle. Trooper Dana Austin responded to Orland April 13 for a report of a man who had passed out behind the wheel. The driver, 36-year-old Jon Ladd, “was showing

  • Business Awards nominees announced

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced its nominations for the 2019 Business Awards. Voting begins online on April 15 and ends May 3. The community can vote for their favorites in each category, once a day from an IP address. “As far as the Chamber is concerned, each of these nominees

  • Top honors

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Public Library has announced the winners of the Ellsworth Through the Lens photography contest. Katlyn Valentine’s “Mesmerized,” a marvelously detailed shot of water running over the Ellsworth Dam, took first place. Valentine won a car detailing from Darling’s Chevrolet. In second was Shelly Van Camp for her “Sunset at the River.”

  • Property transfers April 4 to April 10

    AMHERST Estate of Raymond Wallace Humphrey, Amherst to Amanda Hillman, Eddington, land. BAR HARBOR Rebecca Richardson, Bar Harbor to Thomas G. Richardson, Otter Creek, land with buildings and improvements. Peter D. Hastings, Bar Habor to Joshua E. Blaisdell and Ronni Arno Blaisdell, Camden, as joint tenants, land with buildings and improvements. Pemetic Investments LLC, Seal