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According to Mount Desert Islander, Casey Stone and Ryley O'Brien who were managing two separate eateries have come together to form one ultimate Pizzeria sports bar called Pizzeria 131. It is located on 131 Cottage St. in Bar Harbor and offers wings, pizza, burgers and more. They have everything you...
If you've been thinking of adopting a cat or kitten, now's the perfect time to visit the SPCA of Hancock County. They have just recently accepted 35 cats and kittens from the Animal Care Shelter for Kent County in Maryland. These cats/kittens are ready for adoption. The 35 cats/kittens were...
Down East Family YMCA Putting Together Valentine’s Boxes for Meadow View Apartment Residents – Need Your Help
Last year the Down East Family YMCA put together Valentine's Boxes for residents of Meadow View Apartments in Ellsworth, and with your help, they'd like to do so again!. The Meadow View Apartments offer subsidized housing and related services for elderly persons and families and disabled persons. There are approximately 100 people living at Meadow View..
The Southwest Harbor Police and Fire Departments were called to the Norwood Cove area for a deer stuck in the ice on Sunday, January 22. After getting back onto the ice, the deer was slipping and sliding. It must have been so scary falling down,. It sure looks cold! I...
Crazy Sumo, opens to the public in the old Denny's in Ellsworth on Monday January 23rd! We were invited in for a sneak peek and meal on Sunday, and it was delicious!. The change in the restaurant from Denny's to Crazy Sumo is extensive! We sat at 1 of the 6 hibachi grill tabletops. Each one seats 10 and Chef Happy put on a show! If you're going to sit at a hibachi grill plan on a hour and fifteen minutes from start to finish, but we were laughing and eating the entire time!
Dedham - 18.9 inches. So if you haven't cleaned everything up yet, you probably should today or tomorrow, as there's another storm coming Wednesday night into Thursday!. There is a winter storm watch in effect for Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon, and this should turn into a warning tonight. As you can see, Ellsworth has a 91 percent chance of receiving more than 6 inches of new snow!
There's a winter storm warning in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday night through 10 p.m. Monday night (January 22-23) for Downeast Maine, including Bar Harbor, Ellsworth, Bucksport, Eastport, Machias and Cherryfield. Total snow accumulations of 3-9 inches with higher amounts expected North of Route 1. Winds will gust as high...
It's a huge weekend for the MDI and Ellsworth Basketball Teams as they head up to Aroostook County to play the Presque Isle Wildcats and Caribou Vikings. The MDI Girls start the day with a 6-6 record and currently sit in 10th place in the Class B North Heal Point Standings. Ellsworth is in 3rd place with an 11-2 record. Presque Isle is 5th with a 7-5 record and Caribou is 2nd with a 10-2 record.
Do you have young children? Looking for something fun to do? How about bringing them to the Ellsworth Public Library on Saturday January 28th for a Teddy Bear Adventure!. The Adventure begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday 28th with a librarian reading "We're going on a Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen in the Riverview Room. Then children can pick up their Teddy Bear Activity Pack and head upstairs for a scavenger hunt.
A little less than a year after SIPS Restuarant closed for good in Southwest Harbor (April 15, 2022), the owners of SIPS 2.0 announced that they would be closing for good too. They are having a "Restaurant Unload Sale" this Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21 with everything half off. This includes all remaining prepared food, equipment, pantry items, kitchen utensils etc. They will be open between 10 a.m and 2 p.m each day.
The Mattanawcook Academy Girls Basketball Team beat the Sumner Tigers 74-39 in Lincoln on Wednesday, January 25th. Mattanawcook Academy led 14-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 42-21 at the end of the 1st Half after outscoring Sumner 28-10 in the 2nd Quarter. The Lynx extended their lead in the 3rd Quarter with a 17-3 run, to take a 59-24 lead.
On Friday, we told you the heart-warming story of 5-year-old Brielle Hamor who had applied to the Town of Lamoine for a permit to have a unicorn in her backyard. After receiving the application, Lamoine Administrative Assistant Stu Marckoon placed the application on the January 19 Lamoine Select Board's agenda.
The MDI Girls dug themselves too big of a hole and despite outscoring Hermon 19-10 in the 4th Quarter, fell to the Hermon Hawks 50-43 in Hermon on Tuesday, January 24th. Hermon led 11-4 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 21-15 at the end of the 1st Half. Hermon outscored MDI 19-9 in the 3rd Quarter, to lead 40-24 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Prior to the Swim Meet with Hampden Academy, Bucksport and Sumner, Ellsworth High School honored the seniors and their parents at the Downeast Family YMCA. Coach Jim Goodman presented each of the seniors with a flower, to present to their parents in gratitude for the countless hours driving them to and from practices and cheering them on during their high school careers.
The MDI Boys Basketball Team jumped out to a 13-0 lead and never looked back, raining down 12 3-pointers and beat the Hermon Hawks in Hermon on Wednesday night, January 25th. MDI led 17-8 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 30-19 at the end of the 1st Half. The Trojans led 44-27 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
The Ellsworth Girls Basketball Team beat Foxcroft Academy 70-42 in Ellsworth at Katsiaficas Gymnasium on Tuesday, January 24th. Ellsworth led 20-14 at the end of the 1st Quarter, and 35-24 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles went on a 23-5 run in the 3rd Quarter to lead 58-29 at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Do you have any room in your home and heart for Mei Mei?. Mei Mei is a 3-year-old pit bull terrier. She has a tuxedo-type coat pattern with a black base and white markings on her face and chest. She came to the SPCA of Hancock County at the end of December from the stray holding facility.
If you live in Hancock County or in the Bangor area, you might have felt the 2 earthquakes that rumbled our area, in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 14th. The first was a 3.3 magnitude earthquake that happened at 1:27 a.m. located 6 kilometers East-Southeast of Dedham. Lots...
For the 1st time since 2019, the Empty Bowls Fundraiser will be held at Ellsworth High School from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 12th in the Cafeteria. Admission is $20.00 per person and that gets you a hand-thrown bowl and a meal. Kids under 10 are free, but they don't receive a take-home bowl.
Make it 2 earthquakes within 2 days and now 5 within the week! Who knew that the Dedham area was a hotbed for seismic activity!. This morning, Thursday January 19th at 9:22 a.m. there was another earthquake, registering 1.9 on the Richter Scale, 6 kilometers southeast of North Penobscot! If you felt this one, you can report it HERE.