Weddings & engagements

  • Gifford – Roche

    Gifford – Roche

    Lauren Gifford and Isaac Roche were married June 25th in Boulder, Colorado. Lauren is the daughter of Barbara Baron-Gifford and Steve Powell of Bar Harbor, and Ralph and Martha Gifford of Wayne, Pa. She is a PhD candidate in geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Isaac is the son of Lynnie and Mark Roche

  • Given – Young

    Given – Young

    Monica and Baron Given of Bradenton, Fla., and Joe and Karen Jo Young of Corea, Maine, are pleased to share their joy in announcing the marriage of the children, Chelsea and Andrew Young, on June 25, 2016. Chelsea and Andrew were married in Bradenton, Fla., at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles Catholic Church and

  • Joyce-Swartzwelder


    Annie Leora Joyce and Erik Michael Swartzwelder were united in marriage on Sept. 5, 2015, on Swan’s Island by the Rev. Max Creswell. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Joyce of Swan’s Island. She is a 2010 graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and completed her Bachelor of Science in

  • Fowler-Smith


    Gina and Ralph Fowler of Franklin are proud and pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Marcia Fowler, to Kevin Larry Smith, son of the late Larry and Bonnie Smith, also stepmothers Debbie Smith and Jan Santerra Shauna attended Mountain View School and Ellsworth High School. She is employed as a waitress at

  • Clark – Enriquez

    Clark – Enriquez

    Thomas Christian Clark and Valerie Lirazan Enriquez announce their marriage which took place at the Eden Baptist Church in Salisbury Cove on May 14, 2016. Pastor Robert L. Maddocks officiated. A reception luncheon followed the ceremony at the Shinbashi restaurant in Ellsworth. Thomas graduated from Bar Harbor High School in 1965 and was employed as

  • Sarah Stanley and Paul Pottle

    Sarah Stanley and Paul Pottle

    Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stanley are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Paul Pottle of Gardiner. Sarah is in her senior year at UMaine, studying early childhood education. Paul graduated UMaine with a BS in civil engineering in 2015. He is currently employed at Stantec Consulting Services in Scarborough. They plan

  • Sarah French and Carl Alley

    Sarah French and Carl Alley

    The French and Alley families are pleased to announce the engagement of Sarah French, the daughter of Alice French and the late Donald French of Ellsworth; and Carl Alley, the son of Pamila Alley and the late Robert Alley of Trenton. Sarah is a 2011 graduate of Ellsworth High School and is employed by the

  • Amber Lane and Tyler Requia

    Amber Lane and Tyler Requia

    Amber Blossom Lane, daughter of Denise and Herb Huntington of Steuben and Roger and Lea Lane of Franklin, became engaged on the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia on Oct. 10, 2015, to Adam Tyler Requia, son of Leisa Breggia of Portland, and Phillip and Karin Requia of Portland. After receiving her master’s degree in education

  • Courtney Leanne Briggs and Brandon Johnson

    Courtney Leanne Briggs and Brandon Johnson

    Courtney Leanne Briggs, daughter of Jerome “Tim” Briggs and the late Debra Dunbar Briggs of Sullivan, and Brandon Johnson, son of Christopher Johnson of Winter Harbor and Mindy Helms of Steuben, were married on Aug. 29, 2015. The seaside wedding took place at Edgewater Inn on beautiful Frenchman Bay in Sullivan Harbor. Julie Ginn officiated.

  • Swanson-Bartlett


    Stephen Swanson of Hancock and Kelley Swanson of Trenton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Swanson, to Justin Bartlett, son of Matt Bartlett and Jennifer Richardson of Bar Harbor. Brooke has completed her undergraduate at Husson University and plans to graduate in the spring of 2016 with her master’s degree in