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  • Play reading group meeting March 20

    BLUE HILL — The public is invited to participate in the Blue Hill Public Library Play Reading Group meeting on Wednesday, March 20, at 4 p.m. at the library. The group will read “Absurd Person Singular: A Comedy” by Alan Ayckbourn. The play is in three acts, and is about the changing fortunes of three

  • Supper, auction at Franklin church

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Baptist Church is hosting a Green Supper and Auction on Saturday, March 16, at 5 p.m. The supper will feature corned beef or ham, potatoes, carrots, onions and turnip, rolls and dessert. An auction will be held following supper. Admission is by donation. All proceeds from the supper and auction will

  • Bangor Savings Bank named one of world’s best banks

    Bangor Savings Bank recently earned a spot in the first-ever World’s Best Banks rankings released by Forbes. The company is ranked 22nd and is the only Maine-based bank in the ranking of 60 United States banks based on surveys by bank customers. Bank scores were based on overall recommendation and satisfaction in addition to evaluations

  • Ellsworth Open House set for March 20

    ELLSWORTH — The city of Ellsworth, the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ellsworth Public Library invite neighbors and newcomers to the library on Wednesday, March 20, from 4-6 p.m. for the second annual Ellsworth Open House. Learn more about the array of organizations and services in the Ellsworth area. This event is free

  • Talk on bees at Moore Center

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Garden Club is hosting a talk titled “Bees and Society: Our Role in Promoting and Protecting Bees and Other Pollinators” on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at the Moore Community Center. The presentation will focus on the intimate connection between humans and bees that dates back thousands of years. Beyond

  • Good Life Center introduces new staff

    BROOKSVILLE — The Good Life Center has announced the addition of Michael Maynard of Harborside and Clara Baker of Southwest Harbor to its staff. Maynard will be the new part-time maintenance person, helping to maintain the historic buildings, grounds and gardens. Baker will serve as the development coordinator. Her role involves fundraising, grant writing, donor

  • Annual Chefs’ Gala scheduled for April 27

    Annual Chefs’ Gala scheduled for April 27

    ELLSWORTH — Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital has announced “block party” as the theme of the 26th annual Chefs’ Gala, which is being sponsored by Camden National Bank. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Ramada in Ellsworth. Tickets are $125, $80 of which is tax-deductible. Gourmet,

  • Music and pie at Halcyon Grange

    BLUE HILL — The Soul Benders will return to the Halcyon Grange for a music and pie night dance on Saturday, March 16. Grangers will make tables full of homemade pies. The band will create a hall full of music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for pie. Music starts at 7. Admission is $15 for

  • Grand to show “Wizard of Oz” in 3-D

    Grand to show “Wizard of Oz” in 3-D

    ELLSWORTH — The Grand invites the public to see MGM’s beloved musical “The Wizard of Oz — in 3-D!” for only one dollar per person at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. The screening is part of the theater’s 3-D movie series. Released in 1939, “The Wizard of Oz,” based on L. Frank Baum’s classic

  • Schoodic Institute program March 21

    WINTER HARBOR — The Schoodic Institute is hosting a brown bag program titled “Maple Trees and Changing Weather … Is Climate Change Affecting the Maple Industry?” on Thursday, March 21, at noon. Weather changes are affecting many agricultural industries. Are forest ecosystems affected by changes in temperature and precipitation trends? Is the maple syrup industry