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  • New research touts health benefits of seaweed

    New research touts health benefits of seaweed

    PORTLAND — A new scientific article published in the journal Phycologia reveals what many Maine seaweed growers have been saying for years: adding seaweed to your diet is great for human health. According to the article, which reviewed existing data on the health effects of at least 35 different seaweed species, adding seaweed to foods

  • Property Transfers Dec. 31 to Jan. 6

    AMHERST Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, Irving, Texas, to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Okla., land and buildings. Confirmatory Deed. BAR HARBOR Anita I. Yelverton, Leesburg, Va., Catherine S. Fanjul, Palm Beach, Fla., Joseph D. Scheerer, Palm Beach, Fla., and Charles Scheerer, Palm Beach, Fla., to 9 Roberts Square, LLC, Bar Harbor, their

  • Vision and planning

    The start of a new year and the visioning process now nearing completion in Ellsworth make it a good time for the city and its residents to consider taking a new look at the city’s comprehensive plan, its ordinances and the planning process necessary to guide future growth and preserve the quality of life. The

  • Local jeweler Cara Romano wins fellowship

    Local jeweler Cara Romano wins fellowship

    ELLSWORTH — Bar Harbor artist Cara Romano, who has had a jewelry studio in the Maine Grind building for many years, has won a $5,000 fellowship from the Maine Arts Commission. Romano, president of the Maine Crafts Association, has been named the Belvedere Hand Craft Fellow. Earning a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the

  • Coast Guard issues safety reminder to boaters and paddlers

    Coast Guard issues safety reminder to boaters and paddlers

    BOSTON — The Coast Guard is reminding boaters and paddlers heading out on the water this month to keep safety in mind. Weather forecasts are slated to bring unseasonably warm air, but the water can be dangerously cold. The current water temperature in Boston Harbor is 46 degrees Fahrenheit, but last winter during the coldest

  • Orono Community Theatre presents “The Miracle Worker”

    Orono Community Theatre presents “The Miracle Worker”

    ORONO — Orono Community Theatre will tackle its most ambitious project to date when it opens William Gibson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “The Miracle Worker” at the University of Maine’s Cyrus Pavilion Theatre on Jan. 15. The play will be performed at 7 p.m. Jan. 15-16 and Jan. 21-23 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 17 and

  • Hancock County Jail Log Dec. 28 to Jan. 3

    Hancock County Jail Log Dec. 28 to Jan. 3

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail from Dec. 28 to Jan. 3: Jesse E. Grover, 33, Milbridge, two counts failure to appear. Michael B. Brown, 39, Deer Isle, aggravated drug trafficking. Barry M. Glover, 19, Brooklyn, N.Y., aggravated drug trafficking, unlawful drug trafficking. Shannon N. Gray, 32, Deer Isle, aggravated

  • Maine Fair Trade investor expands processing operation

    Maine Fair Trade investor expands processing operation

    GOULDSBORO — A company that has an interest in the Maine Fair Trade lobster processing operation in the former Stinson cannery in Prospect Harbor is expanding its seafood processing operations but not, at the moment, in Maine. According to a report published Dec. 31 in Undercurrent News, Seatrade International has acquired a 66,000-square-foot scallop processing

  • Machias students complete “Prime for Life” intervention program

    MACHIAS — Ninth-grade students at Machias Memorial High School (MMHS) recently completed Prime for Life, an evidence-based prevention and intervention program developed by the Prevention Research Institute that helps teens and adults learn to reduce their risks of alcohol and drug related problems throughout life. Healthy Acadia’s Terri Woodruff and Jenny Robish, nationally certified Prime

  • Boating safety course starting Jan. 21

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island flotilla of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be starting the “Boating Skills and Seamanship” course on Thursday, Jan. 21, at Mount Desert Island High School. Dedicated Auxiliarists, with the goal of improving boating safety and saving lives, have taught these courses for over 30 years. Students