Community Announcements

  • Downeast Trout Unlimited meeting scheduled May 19

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Trout Unlimited will hold its final members meeting before the start of summer on Wednesday, May 19, via Zoom. A public business meeting at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by a presentation by Paul Bunker, who will speak on “Restoring Native Fish Populations in Yellowstone.” A member of Rocky Mountain Flycasters Trout

  • Library plant sale starts May 24

    BLUE HILL — Starting Monday, May 24, the Blue Hill Public Library will host its annual plant sale fundraiser, but with a new twist. This year, rather than taking place on just one day, it will go for three weeks. As always there will be high-quality plants from local gardens available to purchase, but this

  • Wright Center hosting online program

    ELLSWORTH — On Thursday, May 20, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Margot Wells will present an online class titled “Mindfulness Based Stressed Reduction: What It Is and Why You Should Know About It.” This free session will be presented on Zoom by the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. Wells will inform participants about the practice

  • Forester to give talk May 20

    WINTER HARBOR — Part of Schoodic Institute’s monthly brown bag lunch series, “Be Woods Wise” is a presentation by Michael Jensen, district forester from the Maine Forest Service about the state program of the same name. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, at noon, and will be held both in person and remotely

  • Bird photography program May 20

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Heritage Trust is sponsoring an online talk titled “A Brief Moment in Time: Documentation and Bird Photography” on Thursday, May 20, at 4 p.m. Photography has always played an important role in science to visualize detail. For ornithology, record birds are verified based, in part, on an accurate description, photos

  • Library plant sale starts May 24

    BLUE HILL — Starting Monday, May 24, the Blue Hill Public Library will host its annual plant sale fundraiser, but with a new twist. This year, rather than taking place on just one day, it will go for three weeks. As always there will be high-quality plants from local gardens available to purchase, but this

  • Webinar on IRS changes May 20

    ELLSWORTH — Stay up to date on the latest IRS changes and tax planning considerations with a free webinar hosted by the Union River Center for Innovation on Thursday, May 20, at 11 a.m. Make sure that your business is up to date on the latest IRS requirements and specifications, along with important tax planning

  • Online program on resilience May 25

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library and Community Compass are co-sponsoring an online presentation about cultivating resilience with the Maine Resilience Building Network (MRBN) on Tuesday, May 25, at 4 p.m. Teens and adults are invited to join Ruby Parker from MRBN, who will share an introductory overview of the science around stress,

  • Hancock County Dems meeting May 20

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Democratic Committee will hold an online meeting on Thursday, May 20, from 7-8:15 p.m. The meeting will take place via Zoom. The committee’s meetings are continuing to address various aspects of President Biden’s Build Back Better programs. At the May 20 meeting, speakers will address the need to improve racial

  • Bucksport announces honor parts

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport High School recently announced the honor parts recipients for the Class of 2021. Principal Josh Tripp said graduation will be held on June 11. Details are still being arranged. Addie Morrison, daughter of Matthew and Emily Morrison of Orland, is the class valedictorian. Morrison plans on attending Middlebury College in the fall,

  • BHCS holding kindergarten registration

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Consolidated School will hold kindergarten registration on Wednesday, May 26. Call the office at 374-2202 for an appointment if your child did not attend pre-kindergarten. Children must be 5 years of age before Oct. 15. Anyone with a child who will be 4 years of age before Oct. 15 should

  • Online talk on artist and author

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Island Readers & Writers will host a virtual presentation on the children’s books of Dahlov Ipcar on Wednesday, May 12, from 4-5 p.m. The speaker will be Carl Little, author of “The Art of Dahlov Ipcar.” He will present “Dahlov Ipcar: Portrait of an Animated Artist,” on the Maine artist’s life and

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