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No immediate relief in sight for high gas prices
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Mainers are trying to adjust as best they can. Author information Jennifer Osborn Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your...
Engagement Announcement: Matthew Duffy and Jaime Murphy
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Matthew Duffy and Jaime Murphy of Blue Hill have announced that they were engaged April 29, 2022.
Library hosting plant sale kickoff
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BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library’s annual plant sale kickoff event is scheduled for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale will feature hundreds of plants from local gardens and seedlings from local farms and gardeners. It will be hosted by experienced gardeners who can answer your ...
Native plant sale in Blue Hill May 28
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BLUE HILL — Native Gardens of Blue Hill is hosting its semi-annual native plant sale on Saturday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bagaduce Music campus on South Street in Blue Hill. Area nurseries will sell their sustainably grown plants on site, with several also offering pre-order and curbside pick-up options. Anyone ...
Parents urged to use caution in dealing with baby formula shortage
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“The brand name doesn’t matter. All of the formulas are manufactured to have the same nutrition. That’s the big thing for people to know.” — Dr. Sheena Whittaker, Maine Coast Pediatrics
Angell earns his wings at 101
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Angell, the only writer to be a member of both the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as the American Academy of Arts and Letters, had many titles including father, husband, widow, WWII veteran, sailor and dog lover.
Summer concert series starting
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BLUE HILL — A new summer concert series, Monday Nights! in the Park, starts on Memorial Day, May 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Park. The series will feature community musical performances as well as food. Rhythm Rockets and Planet Pan are among the scheduled performers for May 30. Donations will benefit ...
Word presents “Wicked” author Gregory Maguire
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Maguire last appeared in Blue Hill in 2017 to help celebrate Word’s debut year. Now as then, he is in the area to lead a four-day workshop at Moss Wood, which convenes every June (COVID-19 permitting) at the Hiram Blake Camps on Cape Rosier.
Adkins resigns; Knight to fill interim role
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County Administrator Scott Adkins has tendered his resignation effective June 3 and Bar Harbor resident and former town manager Cornell Knight will serve in an interim role. Author information Jennifer Osborn Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer...
Sea change: Colorado chef reinvents herself in coastal Maine
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“I was always a hot line chef and in the middle of the chaos,” Rippeto said. “It felt like a badge of honor to be respected in a man’s world.”
Maine State Police log week of May 12
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Ten to Join GSA Sports Hall of Fame
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BLUE HILL — In recognition of superior accomplishments and/or significant contributions to athletics at George Stevens Academy, 10 athletes and coaches will be inducted into the GSA Sports Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at 3 p.m. Honorees include Forrest A. Horton ’61, William Gray ’83, Matthew Mattson ’91, Catherine...
GSA names its 2022 honor parts
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Commencement is open to the public. Both events will take place on GSA’s front lawn.
Daffodil fundraiser to benefit food pantry
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BLUE HILL — The Meadow of Blue Hill is hosting its third annual daffodil sale to benefit the Tree of Life Food Pantry. The sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, starting at 10 a.m. until supplies last. Karen Brandenburg, who owns The Meadow with her husband, David Caplan, does the fundraiser with her friend ...
Cast adrift
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Dear Editor: As another patient who has been cast adrift in the sea of doctor roulette, I have to express my frustration and discouragement. It’s not like having someone change the tires on my car. The relationship we have with a doctor is important to our quality of care. I have been blessed to have ...
Island Briefs: Blue Star event, meet Trenton candidates, deck safety
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The Bar Harbor Garden Club is planning an in-person Memorial Day observance at the Blue Star Memorial Marker on Monday, May 30, at 11 a.m.  The post Island Briefs: Blue Star event, meet Trenton candidates, deck safety appeared first on Mount Desert Islander.
Young hikers invited to Patten Stream outing
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SURRY — Blue Hill Heritage Trust is hosting a Secrets and Surprises of the Forest nature hike for kids on Saturday, May 7, at 9:45 a.m. at Patten Stream in Surry. This is a fun nature hike along a beautiful trail filled with many secrets, surprises and delights. Children are welcome with an adult. The ...
Sea of Blue raises $10K
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With 41 runners and more than 100 walkers, the annual Sea of Blue Autism 5K took off from The Neighborhood House on April 30. Author information Faith DeAmbrose Managing Editor at Mount Desert Islander | The post Sea of Blue raises $10K appeared first on Mount Desert Islander.
Food for thought: “Breaking Bread” collects Maine writers’ related stories to support local hunger project
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“The thing that really shocked me was what [the contributors] wrote,” Corey says. “That personal memory, that emotional response.”
Lawrences donate $200K to hospital campaign
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Chuck and Belinda Lawrence, owners of Tradewinds Markets, have committed $200,000 to support the new 10-bed critical access hospital in Blue Hill.
Sports Shorts: AOTW, Sea of Blue returns, Bridge the Gap race
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Freshman softball pitcher Taylor Grant threw a no hitter on Saturday during game two of a doubleheader against Caribou. The post Sports Shorts: AOTW, Sea of Blue returns, Bridge the Gap race appeared first on Mount Desert Islander.
Sea of Blue Walk/5K returns on Saturday
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NORTHEAST HARBOR — After a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Sea of Blue Autism Awareness Walk/5K makes a comeback this Saturday. The race, which begins and ends at The Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, raises funds for autism awareness in the community. More than $30,000 has been raised over the years ...
Cutler seeking amendment of bail conditions
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The matter will be discussed at Cutler’s first court appearance, which is scheduled for May 3, according to court documents.
Man arrested on kidnapping charge
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Thanks to cooperative efforts with other law enforcement officers, a Troop F trooper located Wycoff’s truck at a gas station in Houlton.
In rain, wind and snow: Larry Moffet paints Katahdin region in all seasons
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The show will be on view in the library’s Britton Gallery and Roland Howard Room, subject to the meeting room schedule. A portion of the proceeds from sales will benefit the Blue Hill Public Library.