Articles by: Staff


  • Hancock County Divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Timothy C. Baker of Franklin and Abbe K. Baker of Southwest Harbor. Married June 24, 2018, at Gotts Island. Heidi Curtis of Bangor and Rodney Seidell of Bucksport. Married Nov. 4, 2009, at Bangor. Nancy S. Crowe of Blue Hill and Thomas H. Crowe of Machias.

  • Plant and pie sale in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Garden Club will be holding its annual plant and pie sale on Saturday, May 28, at 74 Main St. in Bucksport, across from the Community Pharmacy. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Lots of annuals, perennials, used books and baked goods will be available

  • Legion shares flag etiquette

    Legion shares flag etiquette

    ELLSWORTH — In conjunction with Memorial Day, May 30, and Flag Day, June 14, the American Legion, District 12 of Hancock County wanted to provide the following list of rules for the proper display of the American flag and some flag etiquette. “To begin with, do display the flag on all days, weather permitting, especially

  • Native plant sale in Blue Hill May 28

    BLUE HILL — Native Gardens of Blue Hill is hosting its semi-annual native plant sale on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bagaduce Music campus on South Street in Blue Hill. Area nurseries will sell their sustainably grown plants on site, with several also offering pre-order and curbside pick-up options. Anyone

  • Shop Local Passport launched

    Shop Local Passport launched

    There are 23 businesses participating in the promotion giving shoppers and diners ample choices. All the participating shops are listed on the passport and on a mobile-friendly map and guide at

  • Library hosting plant sale kickoff

    Library hosting plant sale kickoff

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library’s annual plant sale kickoff event is scheduled for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will feature hundreds of plants from local gardens and seedlings from local farms and gardeners. It will be hosted by experienced gardeners who can answer your

  • Two-day craft fair set in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR — The Island Arts Association’s Annual Memorial Day Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 29, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Village Green in Bar Harbor. All are welcome to stop by and visit the local artisans showcasing their beautiful handmade crafts. For