Articles by: Staff



  • Dolphin tale

    Dolphin tale

    TREMONT — On Sunday, a team from Allied Whale rescued a juvenile Atlantic white-sided dolphin found stranded in West Tremont. Believed to have been stranded at high tide in the early morning hours, the dolphin, which appeared healthy, was released in an area where it could more easily swim back offshore.

  • Frenchboro by the numbers

    Frenchboro by the numbers

    Source: Frenchboro 2018   Town Clerk’s report (2018) Births: 0 Deaths: 0 Marriages: 1   Registered voters (February 2019) 47 total registered voters 14 Democrats 11 Republicans 3 Green Independent Party 19 not enrolled in any party   Tax Collector’s report Outstanding 2017 real estate taxes (as of May 8, 2018) 35 accounts (30 taxpayers):

  • Principal’s Award winner named at Jonesport-Beals High School

    JONESPORT — Stephen Cirrone of Jonesport, a senior at Jonesport-Beals High School, has been selected to receive the 2019 Principal’s Award. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship. “Stephen Cirrone is an outstanding student at Jonesport-Beals High School and will graduate

  • Penobscot Marine Museum receives grant to catalog historic records collections

    SEARSPORT — Thanks to a grant from the Maine Historical Records Advisory Board, Penobscot Marine Museum has rehoused and cataloged four collections documenting quintessential 19th and 20th century Maine industries. The collections document the shipping of Maine’s natural resources, the use of Maine built ships in the global trading routes, and the evolution of Maine’s

  • Night of nostalgia set in Brooksville

    BROOKSVILLE — The Brooksville Historical Society invites the community to a “Night of Nostalgia,” a slide presentation of 100 historic photos of Brooksville. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Brooksville Town House. Share your memories and stories of the people, places and events in Brooksville. All are welcome.

  • Healthy Acadia Advisory Council to meet April 24

    MACHIAS — Healthy Acadia’s Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Machias Veterans Home (32 Veterans Way, Machias). Healthy Acadia encourages all who are interested from Washington and Hancock counties to attend. Video and call-in options will be available for those who cannot attend in person

  • Maine State Police Log Week of April 11

    Maine State Police Log Week of April 11

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a Bangor man who was allegedly driving while impaired on Main Street in Blue Hill Sunday. Trooper Travis Chapman arrested Eric Allen, 45, on a charge of operating while under the influence of an intoxicant. Summons Chapman summoned Clinton Weed, 53, of Sedgwick on a charge of operating

  • Palliative care discussion set

    BLUE HILL — Choices That Matter of Healthy Peninsula will be hosting a palliative care panel discussion on Tuesday, April 16, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Bagaduce Music Lending Library Performance Hall in Blue Hill. This event is to highlight National Healthcare Decisions Day, which exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers