Weddings & engagements

  • Annie and Erik Swartzwelder

    Annie and Erik 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

  • Walton and Marion McFarland

    Walton and Marion McFarland

    Walton (Walt) and Marion (Hamor) McFarland were married Sept. 24, 1950, at the Lamoine Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul A. Bloom. A reception followed. They made their home in Elllsworth. Walt retired after 43 years at C.K. Fosters in Ellsworth. They now live in Lamoine. They own and operate the Ellsworth Giant Sub and

  • Kate and PJ Lucas

    Kate and PJ Lucas

    Kate and PJ Lucas recently celebrated their first year of marriage together. After tying the knot at Blink Bonnie Golf Course in Sorrento, they went back to Wilmington, N.C., where they reside and bought their first home together. 

  • Lauren McFarland and Matthew Burgess

    Lauren McFarland and Matthew Burgess

    Karen A. McFarland is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Lauren McFarland, to Matthew Burgess, son of Jim Burgess and Meredith Strang Burgess. Lauren is the daughter of the late William K McFarland. The bride is employed by Unum, and the groom is employed by Chimani Inc., both in Portland. The couple reside

  • Thomas Clark and Valerie Enriquez

    Thomas Clark and Valerie Enriquez

    Thomas Clark and Valerie Enriquez are happy to announce their engagement. They became engaged on Oct. 24, 2014. Tom attended Bar Harbor High School (Class of 1965) and is a retired fire captain/ paramedic from the California Department of Forestry. He lives in Ellsworth, where he teaches pottery and other crafts. Valerie attended Himalayan City

  • Cullen Shea Tinkham and Erin Melissa Mosher

    Cullen Shea Tinkham and Erin Melissa Mosher

    Kim and Tim O’Brien would like to announce the marriage of their son, Cullen Shea Tinkham, to Erin Melissa Mosher. Erin is the daughter of John and Lynn Mosher of Castine. The wedding was held outside at the Traharta Cottage in Castletownshend, Ireland, with Sandy Cove as a lovely backdrop. Seamus O’Brien, the groom’s brother,

  • Jaimie Donn Lanpher and Jared Mark Sargent

    Jaimie Donn Lanpher and Jared Mark Sargent

    Don and Karen Lanpher are very excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaimie Donn Lanpher, and proud to say Jared Mark Sargent is their future son-in-law. Jared is the son of Mark and Kim Sargent of Ellsworth and Lisa and Kevin Anderson of Eddington. The couple plan to exchange vows in the presence

  • Kristin Burch and Tristan Birkenmeier

    Kristin Burch and Tristan Birkenmeier

    Maureen O’Connor of Milo and Mark Burch of Palm Coast, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Burch, to Tristan Birkenmeier, son of Connie Birkenmeier and the late Edward Birkenmeier of Bar Harbor. Kristin received her BA and MA in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Maine in Orono. She is currently