Community Announcements

  • Legislators to speak in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — State Sen. Louie Luchini (D-Hancock County) and state Rep. Sarah Pebworth (D-Blue Hill) will hold a legislative update event in Blue Hill on Sunday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library. The event will allow constituents to learn more about the activities in Augusta. This will include updates

  • Student notes

    The University of Maine at Augusta recently announced its full-time dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Students eligible for the full-time students’ dean’s list must earn a 3.25 grade point average for the given semester and must be enrolled full time. The following students from Hancock County were named to the list: Raven Radziewicz,

  • Opera preview at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — Bagaduce Music and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of George Frideric Handel’s opera “Agrippina” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Friday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at The Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, Feb.

  • Film showing at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center will be showing the 2019 movie “Abominable” on its big screen on Friday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature

  • DEP announces restoration projects for Sedgwick and Brooksville

    SEDGWICK — State and federal environmental officials recently finalized a decision to use an $800,000 natural resource damage settlement to fund four restoration projects benefiting fish, wildlife and communities in Sedgwick, Brooksville, Hampden and Charleston, according to a press release from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. The projects to replace road culverts and install

  • Maine Coast Hospital recognized for safety

    ELLSWORTH — Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital continues to be recognized for excellent safety and quality. Last month, Maine Coast Hospital received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) along with only three other hospitals statewide. “We are quite proud of this five-star designation,” said hospital President John Ronan. “Providers, nurses,

  • Book talk set at Ellsworth Library

    ELLSWORTH — Dr. Krishna Bhatta, author of “Journey from Life to Life: Achieving Higher Purpose,” will speak at the Ellsworth Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 1 p.m. Science and spirituality are often seen as conflicting studies. That idea is challenged by Bhatta in his book. Eastern and Western cultures sometimes merge, bringing the

  • Coffeehouse event at Hammond Hall

    WINTER HARBOR — O’McCrelli will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at Schoodic Arts for All’s Last Friday Coffeehouse at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor. O’McCrelli has been performing throughout eastern Maine for well over a decade. The group bring to life tunes from the Celtic tradition, as well as newer folk songs

  • Film showing at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — On Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library, Peninsula Peace & Justice will screen a 2013 documentary detailing the history of Anita Hill’s galvanizing 1991 testimony about sexual harassment in the workplace. Interviewed first by the FBI and then by the Senate Judiciary Committee headed by Joe

  • Winter Harbor celebrates 125 years

    WINTER HARBOR — The Winter Harbor Historical Society invites residents of Winter Harbor and its surrounding communities to attend a birthday party for the town on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at Hammond Hall. The event honors the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of Winter Harbor. On Feb. 22, 1895, voters were summoned to

  • Benefit scheduled at HOME Feb. 27

    ORLAND — The HOME Co-op will be hosting a benefit concert and empty bowls fundraiser in its soup kitchen on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6-8 p.m. New Shades of Blue will be sharing an eclectic mix of covers and originals influenced by the group’s love of jazz, blues, pop and reggae. The suggested donation is

  • Medicare 101 class in Blue Hill Feb. 27

    BLUE HILL — Specialists from the Eastern Area Agency on Aging will hold a Medicare 101 class at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. This presentation is specifically designed for those who will be newly eligible for Medicare: either people who are soon to be age 65,