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  • Overlock-Dorgan

    Overlock-Dorgan

    Danny and Kristy Overlock of Lamoine are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sloan Whitney Overlock, to Andrew Thomas Dorgan, son of Jeff Dorgan and Lorna MacLaughlin, both of Ellsworth. The bride is a graduate of Ellsworth High School. She works at the Down East Family YMCA as a pre-K teacher. The groom,

  • Why am I so anxious?

    Why am I so anxious?

    Hi, Carolyn: I am 49 and live with my husband and 5-year-old son. We just bought our first house and we’re doing well. I have battled addiction and depression in the past. I still do but I feel I have it under control. My husband is semi-retired at 50 and I’ll be working in the

  • Nibbles: Bagels, seafood and massage

    Nibbles: Bagels, seafood and massage

    Chew on this! If you love bagels, but hanker for smaller, crisp ones, consider taking Winter Harbor cook Dan Keegan’s related class from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Masonic Hall in Winter Harbor. The session, which costs $61, is offered through the 2018 Schoodic Arts Festival. Class participants will mix

  • EHS show choir presents “Disney Dazzle”

    EHS show choir presents “Disney Dazzle”

    Ellsworth High School’s show choir will present “Disney Dazzle,” a showcase of all the Disney music and dance routines they recently learned and performed at Disney World and their 2018 Show Choir production “Dance to the Music,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in the Theater of the Mad Jesters. In addition, the Show Choir

  • Troupe to perform shorts bound to entertain

    Troupe to perform shorts bound to entertain

    LAMOINE — Lamoine Community Arts Theater this weekend will stage readings of six thought-provoking short works by David Ives, widely considered the master of that genre. While the actors may have their scripts in hand when they take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 18-19, they will have memorized their lines well enough to

  • Ellsworth Library participating in “The Great American Read”

    Ellsworth Library participating in “The Great American Read”

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Public Library will receive a grant from the American Library Association and PBS to host programs around “The Great American Read,” an eight-part television series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and books. “We are thrilled to be selected for this grant to celebrate and promote the ‘Great

  • Handmade for the home

    Handmade for the home

    Main Street Ellsworth has a new boutique focused on handmade items. Sunshine & Dixie, at 194 Main St., opened last fall. Handmade home décor, gifts and consignment items are the focus of the shop, which belongs to Amy M. Holler and Gail Brown. We fell in love with rings and pendants featuring miniature hand-embroidered flower