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  • Woodlawn Invitational scheduled for June 14-18

    Woodlawn Invitational scheduled for June 14-18

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Woodlawn Invitational, one of the state’s largest and most prestigious croquet tournaments, is scheduled to be held June 14-18 at Ellsworth’s Woodlawn Museum. The tournament will be open to all members of the United States Croquet Association. It will begin with a practice session and an opening reception

  • Bruins eliminated from playoffs

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Bruins were eliminated from the NHL playoffs after Clarke MacArthur’s overtime goal gave the Ottawa Senators a 4-2 series win in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Sunday. Boston won the first game of the series but then proceeded to drop the next three. After the Bruins bounced back to win Game 5,

  • Bruins open NHL playoffs against Ottawa tonight

    ELLSWORTH — The Boston Bruins will begin the NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Ottawa Senators in a best-of-seven series beginning at 7 p.m. today, April 12. Boston finished third in the Eastern Conference’s Atlantic Division with 95 points. Ottawa finished second with 98 points and will have home ice throughout the series. Tuukka Rask

  • Bowling fundraiser set for April 8

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth High School Alumni Association will hold its fifth “Bowling for Scholars” fundraiser on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Eastward Bowling Lanes. Proceeds from this event, which is held annually in memory of Leah S. Allen, will support the association’s operations and Scholarship Endowment Fund. To participate, form

  • Winter Fest set for Feb. 11 in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — This year’s Mountain View Youth Sports Winter Fest will be held Feb. 11 at Sullivan’s Flanders Pond. An ice-fishing derby will be held from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m., and there will be three categories from which contestants can win prizes. The day also will feature sledding, a 50-50 raffle, four-wheeler racing, live

  • Pickleball in Ellsworth, Stonington

    ELLSWORTH — The Bryant E. Moore Community Center will host a session for those who wish to learn and play pickleball at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. No equipment is necessary, though athletic shoes are recommended. A suggested donation of $5 would be preferred. A separate pickleball clinic will be held at the Island Community

  • Bucksport karate championships draws 200 competitors

    Bucksport karate championships draws 200 competitors

    BUCKSPORT — Masters Dennis and Karen Tracy recently held their 101st martial arts tournament at the annual Maine team karate championships, which drew over 200 competitors from Maine and Canada. Teams consisted of five members and had to win a minimum of six matches to be crowned grand champions. The teams were divided into separate

  • Uncle, nephew from Ellsworth win car racing titles

    Uncle, nephew from Ellsworth win car racing titles

    Andy Saunders and Asa Jones, an uncle and nephew from Ellsworth, both won car racing titles over the weekend. On Saturday night, Saunders won the Pro Stock Division Championship for the second year in a row when he finished third at Wiscasset Speedway. He later finished second in the Darling’s Ford Late Model 150 at

  • Ellsworth native to compete in Paris climbing event

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth native Maureen Beck is competing in the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s World Championship in Paris Sept. 14-18. Beck won a gold medal in Sport ParaClimbing two years ago when the competition was held in Spain. She also has won five national championships. Beck, who was born without her left hand, lives