• Maine State Police Log Week of Jan. 10

    Maine State Police Log Week of Jan. 10

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a Bangor man Jan. 3 in connection with the burglary of artwork worth $100,000 from a Sedgwick residence. David Conaway, 19, was arrested on charges of burglary and violating conditions of his release. Trooper Caleb McGary and members of State Police Troop E worked to “recover the property

  • Columnist resolves to test 31 blueberry recipes

    Columnist resolves to test 31 blueberry recipes

    New Year’s resolutions, a tradition dating back to Babylonian time when humans made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects and pay their debts, has evolved into an occasion for folks to improve their life, change an undesired trait or accomplish a personal goal. The new

  • Crash in Blue Hill related to investigation  that originated in Waldo County

    Crash in Blue Hill related to investigation that originated in Waldo County

    BLUE HILL — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine State Police had Main Street in Blue Hill closed down for over an hour Saturday morning while authorities investigated a crash that concluded an investigation that began in Waldo County. Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane was on the scene but said official word on

  • String band concert in Milbridge

    MILBRIDGE — The Fremont Street String Band will perform live in concert on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Milbridge Theatre outdoor stage. An open house starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30. The concert is free and refreshments will be available by donation. The rain date is Sunday, Aug. 26. For more

  • Four arrested as MDEA intercepts Downeast-bound drugs

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency (MDEA) has intercepted two shipments of drugs bound for Hancock and Washington counties and arrested four people. Maine Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said two Waterville men were stopped and arrested in Brewer along I-395 Friday. The arrests came after drug agents assigned to MDEA’s Downeast District Task

  • Art workshop at Woodlawn June 30

    ELLSWORTH — Fiber artist Melissa Mattes will teach a felting workshop on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woodlawn Museum. In addition to learning the technique of wet felting, students will learn how to pre-felt the wool (layering wool and felting solid colors) to cut and use to construct colorful

  • Climate change talk in SW Harbor

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR – The changing climate is already reshaping Maine’s coastlines and communities. On Tuesday, June 12, from 5:30-7 p.m., Tora Johnson will discuss current and future impacts of climate change in our region and what communities can do to prepare and prosper in a talk at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. Johnson will share