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  • Show scheduled at Ellsworth Library

    ELLSWORTH — Steve Corning, dubbed “The Human Variety Show,” will be performing on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Ellsworth Public Library. Corning is a one-of-a-kind variety performer, harnessing his signature off-the-cuff comedy and show-stopping stunts to create a high-energy show unlike any other. Audiences across the United States and beyond have seen

  • Author talks set at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library is hosting three author talks next week. Mount Desert Island summer resident Roxana Robinson will share from her new book, “Dawson’s Fall,” on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. The book is a novel based on the lives of the author’s great-grandparents, set in 1889 in Charleston,

  • Library to host boat building program

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben will present a program on boat building in Maine at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22. Jon Johansen will discuss the industry in the state, including the numerous lobster boat builders in the Maine. He will highlight his talk with photographs of the

  • Afternoon high tea at Woodlawn Aug. 21

    ELLSWORTH — The Woodlawn Museum is hosting an afternoon high tea on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m. The event is being catered by Flexit Café and Bakery. The cost is $22 for Woodlawn members and $25 for nonmembers and includes a visit to the Black House. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For

  • Hancock County Jail log Aug. 5-11

    Hancock County Jail log Aug. 5-11

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Aug. 5 and 11: Brian C. Shepard, 41, Southwest Harbor, failure to appear. Craig A. Golden, 35, Lamoine, failure to appear. Amanda L. Bowman, 39, Orland, unlawful drug possession. Patrick V. Barile, 41, Lodi, N.J., domestic violence assault. Shannon J. Faulkingham, 48, Ellsworth, failure

  • Author to speak at Ellsworth Library

    ELLSWORTH — Author Kristen Britain will visit the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. to discuss her latest book, “The Dream Gatherer.” Copies of the book will available for purchase and signing courtesy of The Briar Patch. “The Dream Gatherer” celebrates the 20th anniversary of Britain’s bestselling Green Rider series, which

  • Tremont by the numbers

    Tremont by the numbers

    Town Clerk’s report (2018) Births: 15 Deaths: 12 Marriages: 10   Registered voters (June 2019) 1,183 total registered voters 389 Democrats 315 Republicans 46 Green Independent Party 433 not enrolled in any party   Tax Collector’s report (source: 2018 Tremont town report) Outstanding 2014 real estate taxes One account (one taxpayer): $2,747.92   Outstanding 2015

  • Bucksport church hosting supper

    BUCKSPORT — Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport will host a public supper on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 5-6 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-10 and free for children under 5. The supper will feature homemade casseroles, salads, baked beans, rolls and desserts. For more information, call 469-3333.

  • Bucksport first responders honored for saving life

    Bucksport first responders honored for saving life

    BUCKSPORT — Two Bucksport Public Safety part-time employees, paramedic Mike Sealey and Capt. Pam Payson, were honored Aug. 5 for their work in saving a woman who was threatening suicide on the Penobscot Narrows Bridge July 23. “Without hesitation, Michael Sealy and Pamela Payson both came across the scene and began assessing the situation as

  • Flash! in the Pans dance in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Harbor Park will come alive with the Caribbean, steel drum music of Flash! In the Pans at a coastal summertime street dance on Monday, Aug. 19, from 6-9 p.m. The festive, family-friendly event will begin at 6 with a line dancing demonstration in the park’s main gazebo, followed by the distinctive

  • Nibbles: Berry picking, a taste of Mexico and high tea

    Nibbles: Berry picking, a taste of Mexico and high tea

    Berry good cause At 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, Fogtown Brewing Co. invites the public on a huckleberry-picking expedition in Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s Baker Hill Preserve reached via the Punkinville Road in Sullivan. The picked fruit will be used to make a limited edition huckleberry beer to be released at a party from 5

  • Fisher House Antiques Show set

    BLUE HILL — The Jonathan Fisher House of Blue Hill will hold its annual antiques show for the general public at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. In its 12th season, this popular fundraiser is an old-fashioned country outdoor show, featuring 27 antiques dealers from around Maine and northern