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  • Woman seeking lost pendant

    Woman seeking lost pendant

    ELLSWORTH — Lost: a purple pendant that holds the ashes of a beloved service dog. Janine Stearns of Ellsworth had a busy day of errands on Saturday, Dec. 7, and lost the pendant somewhere in Ellsworth. “It’s an inch and a half tall, heart shaped with a little silver filigree,” Stearns said. “The pendant is

  • East Blue Hill celebrates annual tradition

    East Blue Hill celebrates annual tradition

    EAST BLUE HILL — On Saturday, Dec. 21, East Blue Hill residents held their annual Holiday Pageant in the Village’s Founders Hall, built in 1880 as the East Blue Hill Baptist Church. Continuing a decades-long tradition, the village gathered to share cookies and hot chocolate before sitting down for the program. Phil Norris began by

  • Public weighs in on school name

    SULLIVAN — The survey results are in. The combination middle and high school to be built in Sullivan could have a name by next month. In June, voters approved a $44-million project to replace the existing Sumner Memorial High School with a new, two-story building that will accommodate up to 500 students. With construction set

  • Second decision on Lamoine house height appealed

    LAMOINE — The battle over the height of a house under construction in Lamoine continues with another appeal. In May, Lamoine resident Alan Moldawer appealed Code Enforcement Officer Rebecca Albright’s decision that a home under construction on Brown Lane was not in violation of the town’s building height ordinance. Homes must be two stories or

  • Area churches set Christmas week service schedules

    Area churches set Christmas week service schedules

    ELLSWORTH — Churches throughout Ellsworth have announced their service schedules for Christmas week. St. Joseph Catholic Church’s Christmas Eve Masses on Tuesday, Dec. 24, are scheduled for 4 and 9 p.m. The church’s Christmas morning Mass on Wednesday, Dec. 25, is scheduled for 10 a.m. St. Thomas Anglican Church, located at 373 Bangor Road, will

  • Camera with long lost photos returned

    Camera with long lost photos returned

    WINTER HARBOR — Danny Mitchell was cleaning out a supply closet at the Winter Harbor Police Department when he found something that turned out to be important. “In the outer reaches of a lower shelf, there was a small black case that had a wire tie tag that said, ‘Found on Newman Street,” said Mitchell, who

  • November building permits unchanged from last year

    November building permits unchanged from last year

    ELLSWORTH — The number of building permits issued by city staff was essentially unchanged from last November, according to figure recently released by the Ellsworth Code Enforcement Office. This time of year is traditionally slower for builders, although two years ago a mild month led to a bump in permits, with 24 issued. Staff issued