Articles by: Staff


  • Maine Dish: How to make a mighty fine chicken

    Maine Dish: How to make a mighty fine chicken

    “You should roast us a chicken,” my husband suggested. “Remember the days?” I nodded and smiled, nostalgically recalling the first years of our marriage. We were students at the University of Maine. He was studying business marketing and I was a second-generation agricultural engineering student. His family owned a small business in Bangor, and I

  • $29K grant to support riverwalk revitalization

    $29K grant to support riverwalk revitalization

    ELLSWORTH — T-Mobile has announced that efforts to improve recreational access to the Union River will receive a $29,000 boost through the company’s Hometown Grants program. The award is for “a multi-phase project to transform the area along the Union River that will leverage existing riverfront investment focused on sustainability, ecology and river access,” according

  • Candidate field set in Bucksport, RSU 25 elections

    Candidate field set in Bucksport, RSU 25 elections

    BUCKSPORT — Residents will have a choice of three town councilor candidates for two open seats on the board in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election, according to Town Clerk Jacob Gran. The terms of Ed Rankin Jr. and Kathy Downes are expiring. Rankin is seeking re-election to a three year-seat on the council. Downes is

  • Sleep on it

    According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. and globally. And the data could not be clearer as to why. Approximately 121 million people in the U.S. have high blood pressure, 100 million are obese, more than 28 million have Type 2 diabetes and only

  • Abortion protest scheduled Oct. 2

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Area Prayer Chain for Life will hold a vigil to protest abortion on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., rain or shine. Signs will be provided and children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Participants may gather at either of two stations, Shaw’s Plaza or St. Joseph’s Church parking lot, to

  • Open house at Combs Studio

    GOULDSBORO — Schoodic Arts for All is sponsoring an open house at the Combs Studio on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 4-6 p.m. Visit the newly refurbished pottery studio and glass fusing studio, enjoy drinks and snacks and learn more about upcoming fall offerings. For more information, call 963-2569 or visit

  • Fall festival in Brooklin Oct. 1

    BROOKLIN — The Brooklin Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1. Numerous businesses and organizations will be offering an assortment of activities. Among the festival offerings are sales and specials at businesses including Leaf and Anna and Brooklin Candy, a showing of a variety of Deborah Lothrop’s drawings, paintings, cards and prints at the

  • Tours, movie at Wilson Museum

    CASTINE — Have you been to a museum after dark? All are welcome to find out what it feels like to visit the Wilson Museum after the sun sets on Friday, Sept. 30. The shades will be drawn, and the illuminated cases will light the way for the public to self-guide through the museum (6:30