Ellsworth Fire Chief Richard Tupper (left) and Deputy Chief Gary Saunders (right) present Capt. Robert “Bobby” Dorr with the department’s Firefighter of the Year award. PHOTO BY ZI PHOTOGRAPHY

Dorr named Firefighter of the Year



ELLSWORTH — Capt. Robert “Bobby” Dorr was named the Ellsworth Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year at the department’s annual scallop stew supper on Feb. 5.

This is the third time that Dorr, a member of the department for nine-plus years, has earned the honor. Dorr is also the lead fire instructor for the Hancock County Firefighters Association’s Fire Academy, which is held each year from January through May.

Dorr currently resides in Ellsworth with his wife, Heather.