Weddings & engagements

  • Gone platinum

    Gone platinum

    Lewis, 97, and Juanita Higgins, 93, née Smith, of Hancock, formerly of Ellsworth, will be celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary this month. They were married on June 22, 1952, at the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth. Lewis delivered mail for the post office until retiring in 1979 and Juanita taught elementary school in Franklin and,

  • A Day to Remember

    A Day to Remember

    Donald and Wanda Carter of Surry celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a small family gathering on Sunday. Their wedding date was March 29, 1957.

  • Morang-Beal

    Morang-Beal

    Rob and Brandi Morang are pleased to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Amber Morang, to Nicholas Beal, the son of Steve and Shelia Beal. Amber and Nick met at Ellsworth Middle School. They reconnected in July of 2020 and have been inseparable ever since. Nick and Amber were engaged Dec. 24, 2021, and

  • Monica Skidmore and Evan Beal

    Skidmore-Beal Mr. and Mrs. Greg Skidmore of Stockbridge, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica Joy Skidmore, to Evan Richard Beal, son of Everett and Michelle Beal of Ellsworth. Monica is a graduate of Berry College (’07) and is an event manager for Alston & Bird LLP’s D.C. office. Evan is

  • Amanda Rose Kelley and Todd Anthony Daley Jr.

    Amanda Rose Kelley and Todd Anthony Daley Jr.

    Kailee and Parker Kelley have announced the engagement of their parents, Amanda Rose Kelley and Todd Anthony Daley Jr., both of Holden. Amanda is the daughter of Randy Kelley of Lamoine and Robin Sullivan of Otis. She is a certified residential medication aide at a nursing facility in Bangor. Todd Daley Jr. is the son

  • Lyons-Lesser

    Lyons-Lesser

    Katie Lyons and Nathan Lesser are happy to announce their engagement. Katie is the daughter of Martin and Ann Lyons of Ellsworth. Nathan is the son of Mark Lesser and Mary Ellin Logue of Surry. The couple met at the Summer Festival of the Arts on Mount Desert Island as children and reconnected after college.

  • Wedding: Schofield-Borsetti

    Rebecca Schofield and Gunnar Borsetti of Sebago were married at an oceanside resort in York Harbor. They were attended by Isaac Schofield, Moriah Hall, Christine O’Donnell and Merritt Hall. The wedding was officiated by Lisa Fox of Waterford. Parents of the groom, Jane and Mike Borsetti of Sebago, and parents of the bride, Lauren Karopkin

  • Jennifer Fortier and Elias Ayrey

    Jennifer Fortier and Elias Ayrey

    Jennifer Gwen Fortier and Elias Ayrey were married at the Stone Barn Farm, home of the bride’s grandparents, Harry Owen and the late Mary “Cindy” Owen, in Bar Harbor on Oct. 5. Stu Marckoon, a family friend, officiated the ceremony. Flower girls were Madelyn and Emelia Dwyer of Scarborough and Aria Pittsley of Middleboro, Mass.

  • 50th Anniversary

    50th Anniversary

    Daniel and Rita Chalmers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11. The couple met in Wichita, Kan., while Danny was stationed at McConnell Air Force Base after serving in the Vietnam War. They were married at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Rita’s hometown of Garden Plan, Kan., in Oct. 11, 1969. After Danny’s honorable discharge