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  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Raven N. Allen, Cherryfield and Matthew T. Leighton, Steuben. Married Sept. 21, 2012, at Franklin. Heather M. Hatch, Castine and William C. Hatch, Bucksport. Married Nov. 1, 2002, at Savannah, Ga. Shared parental rights, primary residence with William Hatch/shared for three minor children. Benjamin H. Knapp

  • Masthead Maine to offer one-stop ad buying

    ELLSWORTH — The media companies owned by Maine entrepreneur Reade Brower on announced on Jan. 10 the launch of Masthead Maine, a network that enables media buying across its news and lifestyle products. Advertising in all products of MaineToday Media, Sun Media Group, Alliance Media Group, Courier Publications, The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander

  • Events scheduled at Franklin Vets Club

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Veterans Club will host its weekly open mic night from 4-11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. All are welcome to come and show off their talents. The club is also hosting a ham dinner on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 per person For more information on either

  • Free midday concert at Moore Center

    ELLSWORTH — Violinist Tracey Jasas-Hardel and pianist Anastasia Antonacos will play a free midday concert at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Gen. Bryant E. Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. Jasas-Hardel, who is from Yarmouth, was selected to be a member of the U.S. Marine Band Chamber Orchestra, which performs chamber music in

  • Audubon talk at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Downeast Audubon Board member Zach Holderby will recap his seasonal position as a wildlife biologist technician at Channel Islands National Park in a talk on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. This presentation will cover basic information about the park, the wildlife found there and details

  • December births at Northern Light Maine Coast

    December births at Northern Light Maine Coast

    At Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth   To Katlyn Cox and Daniel Seamans of Waltham, a daughter, Amelia Elizabeth, Dec. 3. To Rebecca Strickland and Patrick Aucoin of Ellsworth, a daughter, Ariana Rose, Dec. 5. To Coral Bubel and Jacob Britton of Surry, a daughter, Remi Raine, Dec. 9. To Ashley Morse and Travis

  • Wright Center receives $25K grant

    ELLSWORTH — The Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Maine Cancer Foundation in Falmouth. The Beth C. Wright Center serves both Hancock and Washington counties and is one of a few free-standing cancer resource centers in Maine. The general, unrestricted operating grant will enable the center to

  • Fiddle concert at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben will host a concert by Acadian fiddler Gus La Casse at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20. La Casse, who is described as a passionate and masterful player who values tradition, has a repertoire that reflects his innovative spirit and dedication to the

  • Maine author tackles bullying in basketball

    PORTLAND — Maine author Thomas H. Dahlborg Sr.’s new book “The Big Kid and Basketball … and the Lessons He Taught His Father & Coach” (DHLG Publishing) tells the story of a child who overcame the impact of bullying through resilience, sports, faith and love, and how he taught his dad courage and determination. When

  • Sustainable energy includes hydro

    The New England states, and many other regions of the country, are legislating reduced greenhouse gas emissions for our energy production, as well as clean energy goals for the future. The increased use of natural gas as a primary energy producer for New England has dramatically reduced greenhouse gas emissions impact and helped hasten the