Articles by: Rachel Taylor

Rachel Taylor

  • “Winnie the Pooh” cast charms audience

    “Winnie the Pooh” cast charms audience

    ELLSWORTH — The familiar tune of the “Winnie the Pooh Song” filled The Grand Friday night as children’s soft voices hummed “Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood.” The music intensified, signaling the “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS” cast to pour onto the stage singing and dancing. Directed by Tyler Costigan, the musical theater adaption drawn

  • Volunteer aims to preserve dignity among foster youth

    Volunteer aims to preserve dignity among foster youth

    HANCOCK — In Maine, scores of children, separated from their families for different reasons and bound for foster homes, earlier this year received “Comfort Cases.” The backpacks, filled with things meant to make the youngsters feel safe and loved, helped ease their difficult transition. Hancock summer resident Lesley Robinson had a hand in making this

  • DNA test expert to speak at library

    ELLSWORTH — DNA testing is changing lives all over the world, and in Hancock County, where genetic testing has enabled some people to discover their biological parents. The DNA testing, which involves simply spitting into a test tube and waiting weeks for the results, has made it possible for many Hancock County residents to trace