Weddings & engagements

  • 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

  • Ruddy-Clements


    Shane Ruddy and Kristine Clements have announced their engagement. Shane is the son of Margo and Bob Ruddy of Seneca Falls N.Y., and the grandson of Ronald and Mary Allen of Blue Hill. Kristine is the daughter of David Clements and Patricia Clements of Chesterville. A 2009 graduate of Mynderse Academy, the groom-to-be holds a

  • Emily Berry and Justin Kelley

    Emily Berry and Justin Kelley

    Fred and Susan Berry proudly announce the wedding of their daughter, Emily Louise Berry, to Justin Clyde Kelley, son of Randy Kelley of Lamoine and Robin Weaver of Colorado. Emily and Justin were engaged on July 13, 2018, while vacationing in Colorado. Emily is a recent graduate of Eastern Maine Community College with a degree

  • Foster-Van Arnam

    Foster-Van Arnam

    Tod and Suze Foster are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meaghan, to Ethan Van Arnam. Ethan is the son of Jean and Peter Van Arnam of Waterford, Conn. Meaghan attended local schools. She received a BA from Carleton College and a master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a

  • Ann Dyer and James Hiers

    Ann Dyer and James Hiers

    Ann M. Dyer and James G. Hiers of Ellsworth are happy to announce their engagement. Ann is the daughter of Kathryn Ward and Scott Dyer of Pleasantville, N.Y. James is the son of Susan Wintels of Watauga, Tenn., and Gainer Hiers of Picayune, Miss. Ann is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and

  • Allen-Leach


    Erin Allen and Josh Leach of Waltham, Mass., are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding on June 15, 2019. Erin is the daughter of Janeanne and Michael Allen of Brooklin. Josh is the son of Jodi and Duncan Leach of Blue Hill. Erin and Josh are both graduates of Wentworth University in Boston.

  • Snowdeal-Allen


    Kelcey J. Snowdeal and Samuel C. Allen of Detroit, Mich., wish to announce their engagement. Kelcey is the daughter of Jessica and Jason Snowdeal of Blue Hill. Samuel is the son of Janeanne and Michael Allen of Brooklin. Both are graduates of George Stevens Academy. Kelcey is a graduate of the Masters of Education program

  • Cyr-Khan wedding

    Cyr-Khan wedding

    John and Diane Cyr of Ellsworth are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Danielle Alice Cyr, to Shahrukh Khan, son of Shafi and Kabila Khan of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on New Year’s Day. The wedding took place at their home in Ellsworth with officiant Malen Hsu presiding. Danielle and Shahrukh initially met

  • Worden-Boyle


    Kenneth and Debra Worden of Ellsworth are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Worden, to Matthew Boyle. Matt is the son of Christopher and Amy Boyle of Franklin. Heather is a graduate of Ellsworth High School and Matt is a graduate of Sumner Memorial High School. The couple reside in Hancock. No

  • Strout-Meadors


    Clayton and Denise Strout of Southwest Harbor are pleased to announce the wedding engagement of their daughter, Mollie E. Strout of Southwest Harbor, to Zach Meadors of Danville, Va. He is the son of Bonnie Meadors and late Ronald Meadors of Danville, Va. Mollie graduated from LIM College with an AS in fashion merchandising in

  • 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,