Posts Tagged: Ellsworth

  • Grand joins global audience to pick top short film

    Grand joins global audience to pick top short film

    ELLSWORTH — More than 100,000 movie-goers in over 300 cities spanning six continents will vote starting Thursday, Sept. 27, and in the following days for their favorite of the nine short films picked from 1,565 entries in the 2018 Manhattan Film Festival. In its 21st year, the festival gets going at The Grand — among

  • Bridge club holds open game

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Duplicate Bridge Club held a regular open game on Sept. 20. Finishing first were Tom Archambault and Glen Quintal, both of Bangor. Placing second were Ron Fillmore  of Hancock and   Michael Povich of Ellsworth. Finishing third were Mimi Heckman of Northeast Harbor and Ulla Norris of Southwest Harbor. The next game

  • Chris Van Dusen visits EEMS

    Chris Van Dusen visits EEMS

    ELLSWORTH — Chris Van Dusen, a Portland-born illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines such as  Nickelodeon, Family Fun and Disney Adventures, read to students at Ellsworth Elementary Middle School on Thursday morning as part of a visit organized by the Ellsworth Public Library.

  • Children’s chorus to perform Sept. 30

    ELLSWORTH — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth will host a performance by the Washington County Children’s Chorus on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. The present group consists of the voices of about 30 children, ages 8 to 18. The chorus recently returned from its second trip to Europe, performing before audiences in beautiful

  • Hancock County Court May 1 to May 31

    Hancock County Court May 1 to May 31

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: May 1 to May 31 Matthew R. Gillis, 25, Franklin. Eluding an officer at Franklin, May 2, 2015. Jail 45 days, probation partially revoked, probation continued. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Mount Desert, Oct. 14, 2016. Jail

  • SPCA pet fair at Woodlawn Sept. 29

    ELLSWORTH — The SPCA of Hancock County 10th Annual Pet Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Woodlawn Museum. The fair will include a blessing of the animals, food, crafts and games for children and dogs. There will also be an opportunity to meet some SPCA

  • DA’s race turns testy in dispute over hiring

    DA’s race turns testy in dispute over hiring

    ELLSWORTH — Waters in the race for district attorney have been roiling this week. In an email to Hancock County Commissioners on Sept. 18, candidate Steve Juskewitch made the first splash, asking commissioners to delay hiring an administrative assistant/legal secretary until after the election on Nov. 6. District Attorney Matt Foster took to Facebook to

  • Ticonic firehouse building demolition postponed

    Ticonic firehouse building demolition postponed

    ELLSWORTH — The former Ticonic firehouse was thrown a lifeline this week. Webber Energy, which had been issued demolition permits for the firehouse and the barn behind it, “volunteered to wait” to tear down the buildings until after an Appeals Board hearing scheduled for Oct. 22, Code Enforcement Officer Lori Roberts said Friday. Webber had

  • Roger Willey 5K scheduled for Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Roger Willey 5K is scheduled to be held Saturday, Sept. 22. Registration for the race will begin at 7 a.m. at the Down East Family YMCA gymnasium with the race itself beginning at 8. The cost to enter is $20, and the first 75 registrants will receive a

  • City seeks input on future of emergency services

    ELLSWORTH — City councilors voted unanimously on Monday evening to hold public workshops to discuss the future of emergency medical services in the city, including possible licensing for the city’s fire and police departments. “It needs to go before the public and it needs to go before the council so it’s just not buried,” said