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  • New DEFY Zumba class slated for Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA is hosting a “Flavor vs. Power” Master Zumba class at 5 p.m. on Saturday. National fitness presenters Acea Theroux and Heather Theroux have combined their talents to offer a new Zumba workout. Costs are $10 prepaid for YMCA and ZIN members, $12 for nonmembers and $15 at the

  • Hancock County postseason schedule Oct. 22-28

    Thursday, Oct. 22 Volleyball Class A prelim: (7) MDI vs. (10) Cheverus Friday, Oct. 23 Boys’ soccer Class D prelim: (6) Penobscot Valley vs. (11) DI-S Girls’ soccer Class B prelim: (5) MDI vs. (12) Gardiner Class C prelim: (6) Bucksport vs. (11) Sumner Saturday, Oct. 24 Boys’ soccer Class B prelim: (7) MDI vs. (10) Erskine Class C prelim: (6)

  • Woodlawn to offer croquet clinics

    Woodlawn to offer croquet clinics

    ELLSWORTH — The Woodlawn Croquet Program is holding several instructional clinics to help get the croquet balls rolling for the Outer Islands Croquet League. This recently formed league was established to develop croquet programs at nine island schools: Monhegan, Isleboro, Vinalhaven, North Haven, Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island, Frenchboro, Islesford and Matinicus The first clinic, held

  • Bank supports Acadian youth sports

    Bank supports Acadian youth sports

    BAR HARBOR — The First, N.A. recently donated $5,000 to the Acadian Youth Sports Organization in Bar Harbor, which provides opportunities for the youth of local communities to explore their interests in sports. “The money will go to improving and continuing the excellent athletic experience that we make sure all of our young athletes get

  • Woodlawn Croquet Big Lobster tournament results

    Woodlawn Croquet Big Lobster tournament results

    Recap and results submitted by Tournament Manager Perry Mattson ELLSWORTH — The 2015 Big Lobster Invitational concluded on Sunday, Sept. 13, after five days of spirited croquet play on the coast of Maine. The tournament, sponsored by the Woodlawn Croquet Program, treated its guests to amazing views of Acadia National Park, delicious Maine Lobster, and a unique blend of six and

  • Ellsworth couple celebrates 10 years of teaching taekwondo

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth ATA Martial Arts will host celebration on Sept. 26 for the 10-year anniversary of Scott and Holly Lounder teaching taekwondo. The event will start at 1 p.m.  inside the gym, located at 3 Industrial Rd. Events include a board breaking clinic, adult/teen self defense clinic, activity stations including everything from face painting to seeing how science and

  • Eight to be inducted to Bucksport Sports Hall of Fame

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its newest class of inductees for the Sports Hall of Fame. The following will be inducted at a ceremony Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. inside the Bucksport High School gymnasium: Robbie Carmichael, Josh Carter, Lorii Hake Fowler, Dominique Kone, Bain Pollard, James Soper, Karen

  • Bucksport wrestler sees  her future in the ring

    Bucksport wrestler sees her future in the ring

    BANGOR — Most teenagers can’t say they have been punched in the face by a professional fighter. Jayda Bailey isn’t like most teenagers. The 15-year-old aspiring mixed martial artist spent her summer training in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her Ultimate Fighting Championship idols. Holly Holm — a UFC fighter slated to face women’s bantamweight champion

  • Big Lobster Croquet Tournament set for Sept. 9-13

    Big Lobster Croquet Tournament set for Sept. 9-13

    ELLSWORTH — Woodlawn Museum will hold its Big Lobster Invitational Croquet Tournament from Wednesday, Sept. 9, through Sunday, Sept. 13. The tournament, sponsored by the Woodlawn Croquet Program, includes five days of spirited croquet play on the coast of Maine. Spectators are welcome. The tournament, also known as “the Big Lobster,” includes a unique blend

  • Ellsworth Chess Club holds “simul”

    Ellsworth Chess Club holds “simul”

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Chess Club held a “simul” at the Ellsworth Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 27, where members each took on three to five opponents at once. The club’s top two players, Chris Kerrigan of Eastbrook and Paul Wlodkowski of Ellsworth, both ended the evening with more wins than losses. Mark Woida of

  • Blue Hill woman to walk marathon

    BOSTON — Blue Hill resident Marybeth Judy will walk in the upcoming Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Sept. 27. She will walk the 26.2-mile course among an expected turnout of 8,500 walkers. The Jimmy Fund Walk is the nation’s largest single-day fundraiser. This year’s goal is to raise more than $8.2 million for