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Hancock County football players looking forward to Lobster Bowl opportunity  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Nearly four years after they put on helmets and pads for their first varsity practices as freshman, five Hancock County football players are.

Red flag laws can save lives — Contributors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Mainers may think our communities are immune to the tragic gun violence that makes national headlines, but that's just not true.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

Educators tout benefits of national board certification; studies...  Duluth News Tribune

More than 122,000 teachers from all 50 states have stepped up to the challenge of achieving national board certification, a peer-reviewed process leading to ...

Two juveniles charged with conspiring to murder in Ellsworth WCSH-WLBZ

Two juveniles were taken to the Charleston Correctional Facility after they were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder, according to Ellsworth ...

School Board told bullying goes unchecked  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH − “You have a bullying problem in your schools.” That was the message from two guardians to Ellsworth School Board members and ...

2 juveniles charged in Ellsworth with conspiracy to commit murder  Bangor Daily News

Two juveniles, including a student at Ellsworth High School, were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder after making threats in an online chatroom ...

Ellsworth student charged with falsely reporting classmate's plan to shoot up school  Bangor Daily News

A student in the city's public school system has been charged with filing a false report after accusing another student of threatening to shoot up an Ellsworth ...

Baseball: Heller and Panther players embrace new roles  Pierce County Herald

Rob Heller has returned to Ellsworth High School's football field, but he won't be found tossing the pigskin around this spring. Instead, Heller will hold Panther ...

Jamie Calandro brings the joy of jazz to Ellsworth High  The Ellsworth American

A tall, gangly young man, wearing a rather baggy dark suit and running shoes maneuvers through a forest of music stands at George Stevens Academy, where.

Jeff Smith column: You be the judge of the budget at our listening...  Pierce County Herald

Ever since my two daughters were young and able to ice skate, I attended their figure skating practices and competitions. I've respected the work and dedication ...

Ellsworth man pleads guilty in school shooting threat  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A young Ellsworth man will live away from his hometown for two years as part of a plea deal agreed to in Hancock County Superior Court July.

EHS show choir puts on "The Greatest Showman"  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — The regional vocal jazz and show choir competitions, which will be held on Friday, March 1, at Ellsworth High School, have often been.

Ellsworth girls’ basketball team hands MDI 1st loss with late comeback  The Ellsworth American

BAR HARBOR — For Ellsworth basketball players, fans and coaches, waiting 14-plus years was long enough. Many changes occurred in Hancock County's ...

Ellsworth upsets defending champ Hermon to win 'B' North cheering title  Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth High School rebounded from double-digit losses to defending state champion Hermon at the recent Big East and Penobscot Valley Conference ...

The day after a gun threat at a Maine school, another student set off a firecracker in the building  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Back-to-back incidents last week in which one high school student allegedly threatened to shoot people at school and another student ...

Ellsworth, Orono, Bonny Eagle girls capture cross country team state championships  Bangor Daily News

The Ellsworth High School girls cross country team had to wait a couple of extra days last week to receive its Class B North championship plaque after a timing ...

Red-hot MDI boys' basketball team beats Ellsworth again  Mount Desert Islander

ELLSWORTH — Last week, looking to correct course for the final stretch of the season, Justin Norwood turned to the words of a coaching legend. Norwood's.

Track and field: Small numbers, large potential for Panthers  Pierce County Herald

There was no question whether Jared Lansing would come out for track and field. Lansing never used track as a means for conditioning for his main sport, ...

Ellsworth High School 2018 honor parts announced  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth High School has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2018. Valedictorian Christa Ouellette will graduate with a 100.15 grade.

Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford speaks at Ellsworth high  WABI

ELLSWORTH, MAINE (WABI) - NBA head coach Steve Clifford was in Ellsworth today. After coaching the Charlotte Hornets for several years he's just starting his ...

Draft of Ellsworth school budget up $1.47 million  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A draft shows the Ellsworth school budget up 7.22 percent. The local impact is higher — a 9.7 percent increase over the current year. The.

Brewer High School at Ellsworth High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Ellsworth Brewer def. Ellsworth 25-22, 25-20, 25-15 Brewer stats (9-1): Javiera Mora 6 assists, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 4 digs, Rebecca Gideon 3 kills, 5 digs, Grace ...

Ellsworth’s Clarke seeking best year yet to spark resurgent girls’ swim team  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — No matter who's in the water, Ellie Clarke knows their name. Since she was just 3 years old, Clarke has been a staple at the Down East Family.

19-Year Old Makes Court Appearance for Threatening Ellsworth High School  WABI

ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - 19-year old Michael Allen of Ellsworth is facing charges after police say he made threatening posts on a mobile gaming app.

Ellsworth wins PVC boys swimming and diving meet  WABI

ORONO, MAINE (WABI) - PVC BOYS SWIM AND DIVE CHAMPIONSHIP 1, Ellsworth High School, 308. 2, Mdi Trojans, 295. 3, Bangor High School, 167.

Ellsworth boys roll MDI to reach Class B North semifinals  The Ellsworth American

Meeting for the third time this season, the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island boys' basketball teams took to the Cross Insurance Center floor for a playoff game ...

Ellsworth teen pleads guilty in school threat case  WMTW Portland

An Ellsworth teen accused of threatening to shoot people at his high school has pleaded guilty.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Six chosen to All-Hancock County girls’ team  The Ellsworth American

Whether it came to scoring, passing, rebounding or playing stifling defense, Hancock County girls' basketball players could do it all in 2018-19. Those.

Ellsworth, MDI exchange cross-country trophies after scoring snafu  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — High school cross-country teams are used to receiving awards on the course after a long day of physical exertion. The Ellsworth girls learned.

NBA head coach Steve Clifford shares words of advice with Ellsworth students  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — There aren't many places the sport of basketball hasn't taken Steve Clifford. Throughout Maine, Steve and his brother, Ellsworth High School.

Ellsworth student charged with threatening high school  Press Herald

A high school student in Maine accused of threatening a school shooting in posts on an online gaming site has been arrested. Ellsworth schools Superintendent ...

Police: Ellsworth student who made threat had access to weapons  Bangor Daily News

Fifth-year student Michael Allen lived in a house where there was at least a shotgun, Police Chief Glenn Moshier said.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...

Ellsworth High School students expelled, charged with unlawful sexual touching  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Three Maine high school students have been expelled and charged with unlawful sexual touching and assault for unspecified behavior ...

Ellsworth wins Class B North girls cross-country title after tallying error  Bangor Daily News

We are sorry for this error and the impact that it has had on both schools,” the MPA release read.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries ...

Women's March turnout down, but supporters determined  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Esther Kempthorne and her daughter packed signs and drove from their home in Milbridge on Saturday to join the Mid- and Northern Maine ...

Ellsworth sophomore headed to Australia for Down Under Sports competition  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Autumn Paul and her family are far from the traveling type. After an unexpected item arrived in the mail back in fall, that's about to change.

Update: “Threat of violence” that closed Ellsworth schools deemed not credible  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A “threat of violence” made in an online chat program for video game users led to the closing of all city schools on Thursday. By the end of.

Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 25  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Elise Glista escaped injury after the car she was driving reportedly stalled on Hillside Drive on Oct. 20 in the late morning and rolled.

Caribou boys playing for first state championship in 50 years WCSH-WLBZ

The Caribou boys basketball team defeated Washington Academy in the quarterfinals of the Class B Boys Championship Tournament.

Ellsworth superintendent promises better security after shooting threat  Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth police planned to “have an on-duty officer in and out of our three schools at various times” on Monday in response to Allen's threat.. Maine news, sports ...

Signs of support greet returning EHS students  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Days after an Ellsworth High School student was charged with threatening a school shooting, his classmates returned to class Monday ...

Beyond the stands: When unruly fans cross the line  The Ellsworth American

ORONO — Shane Lowell was just supposed to coach basketball when he traveled to Orono earlier this month for a youth tournament. Instead, he spent part of.

City School Board cuts budget hike in half to $777213  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A revised draft of the Ellsworth School Department budget presented to the City Council on Monday is down from the initial version that was.

Plenty of activities on tap for Winter Carnival  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — This year's Ellsworth Winter Carnival is scheduled to start Saturday, Feb. 9. Although snow has been intermittent this year, organizers are.

Ellsworth Adult Ed graduates have big plans for the future  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — From music therapy to the Coast Guard to business and beyond, graduates of the Ellsworth Adult Education program have big plans for the.

'Honest setup mistake' transferring data led to incorrect finish in championship race  Bangor Daily News

A swap of plaques took place at Ellsworth High School on Tuesday morning to recognize the Eagles' girls cross-country team as the 2018 Class B North ...

Maine teen allegedly wanted to be 'the most notorious school shooter in American history'  Bangor Daily News

He told the police, 'I didn't expect you to catch on to this so fast,' the prosecutor said.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...

Coastal Auto Parts to receive Ellsworth chamber's top award  Mainebiz

Coastal Auto Parts, a family-run group of NAPA-branded locations that has grown to 25 locations across Maine with over 270 employees, is the 2019 recipient of ...

Healthy once again, Trinity Montigny ready to lead Ellsworth girls’ basketball team  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Life is pretty good right now for Trinity Montigny. After the past month, it's easy to see why. On Oct. 27, Montigny ran as part of the Ellsworth girls' ...

All the state's a stage – The 2019 Maine Drama Festival  Maine Edge

Stages all over the state are being prepped for the largest scholastic drama weekend of the year. The Maine Drama Festival has been a going concern for nearly ...

2 Maine students charged following threat, firecracker incident  WMTW Portland

School officials said one student threatened to shoot people at the school and another set off a firecracker in the auditorium.

Ellsworth, MDI high schools win state drama fest  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — For the first time in history, Ellsworth High School's Mad Jesters troupe won the Maine Drama Festival's Class B title after performing the.

Veteran Ellsworth baseball team shuts down Foxcroft — Baseball — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — After a trip to the Class B North semifinals last year, a veteran Ellsworth High School baseball team again is showing the ...

The Grand announces the resignation of Jasmine Ireland as education director  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH – The Grand announced that education director Jasmine Ireland has accepted the position of the Theater/Dance teacher for the Visual and ...

Ellsworth 'technician' seeking fourth straight wrestling state title  Bangor Daily News

Peyton Cole enters Saturday's Class B North regional meet at Mount View High School in Thorndike with a 147-17 career record.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

Library's Abby Morrow assumes new outreach role  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Abby Morrow, who took the helm as community engagement librarian at the Ellsworth Public Library on Aug. 1, took career advice from a.

MDI boys swim team built state championship on strong training and focus  Bangor Daily News

Mount Desert Island coach Tony DeMuro boarded the bus for the team's return to Bar Harbor after the Penobscot Valley Conference Swimming and Diving ...

Ellsworth High School sends off its seniors after "unforgettable" four years  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — With speeches, songs, smiles and at least one on-stage selfie, the Class of 2016 capped its four-year career at Ellsworth High School.

Maine students accused of bringing pot-laced candies to school  Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth police issued summonses to four teens for infusing a handful of Jolly Ranchers with marijuana and bringing them to school.. Maine news, sports ...

MDI boys repeat as state class B swim and dive champions  WABI

MDI boys win the state Class B swim and dive championship at UMaine.

30 years later, Tim Scott's 'miracle minute' still resonates as one of greatest finishes in tourney history  Bangor Daily News

Monday is the 30th anniversary of Tim Scott's “Miracle Minute” at the Bangor Auditorium. February 19 was a Friday night in 1988 when the Ellsworth High School ...

2019 Maine Drama Festival regionals kick off March 8  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The 87th annual Maine Drama Festival is set for March 8 and 9, at nine regional competitions from Saco to Caribou. More than 1500 students at 78 high.

Orono, Hermon high schools among regional winners at Maine Drama Festival  Bangor Daily News

The regional competitions for the 2019 Maine Drama Festival — also known as the one-act play festival — were held this weekend in nine locations around the ...

Ellsworth native Alexander set to build on racing career after winning Valvoline grand prize  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Ever since he's been old enough to walk, it's been next to impossible to keep Wyatt Alexander away from the race track. Over the course of his.

Mission of Shriners Hospitals hits home with Maine's Lobster Bowl football all-star competitors  Bangor Daily News

The motivation for nearly 90 recent high school graduates to sacrifice a midsummer week to participate in the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic takes on ...

Ellsworth teen snags $43k prize package in Valvoline race car contest  Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth's Wyatt Alexander expects to have a fast car when he races his 2018 Super Late Model Chevrolet at Oxford Plains Speedway Saturday night and late ...

A cheese-shaped building, a missing giant mouse and the Maine town that fondly recalls both  Bangor Daily News

The Cheese House is an urban legend hiding in plain sight.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

Representatives Luchini, Malaby seek open senate seat | Community News | Penobscot Bay Press  The Weekly Packet

Two current state representatives in their fourth and final terms, Louie Luchini (D-Ellsworth) and Richard Malaby (R-Hancock), seek the open senate seat for ...

Ellsworth, RSU 24 reach agreement on city's withdrawal from school district  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Nine months after negotiations began, Ellsworth and Regional School Unit 24 have signed off on a plan to see the city withdraw from ...

Ellsworth teen finalist in Blue Man contest  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — At age 6, Cameron Petros could be found hitting pots and pans. Now 19, the Ellsworth teen is one of five finalists in the Blue Man Group.

Foxcroft captures 4th straight regional wrestling crown — Wrestling — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Coach Luis Ayala's Ponies scored 169.5 points, nearly the exact total they had when amassing 169 points in winning last week's Penobscot Valley Conference ...

Tammy Mote to return as deputy city manager  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Tammy Mote will return to City Hall as deputy city manager, City Manager David Cole announced at a City Council meeting on Monday ...

Bangor girls win the PVC Swim and Dive Championship meet  WABI


Foxcroft, Dexter, Penquis cheer at regional finals

BANGOR — Ellsworth High School rebounded from double-digit losses to defending state champion Hermon at the recent Big East and Penobscot Valley ...

'It's a lifetime sport': Ellsworth coach receives national tennis honor  Bangor Daily News

Brian Higgins holds the distinction of being Maine's winningest varsity coach for both boys soccer and tennis.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

Foxcroft comes from behind to win fourth straight regional title

ELLSWORTH — The Foxcroft Academy wrestling team came into the Class B North championship Feb. 9 at Ellsworth High School looking to defend the squad's ...

'Go be you:' EHS Class of 2018 graduates  Republican Eagle

As the Ellsworth High School Class of 2018 gathered as one full group for one last time at their Friday, May 25 commencement ceremony, the messages from ...

Ellsworth Police Log Week of May 25  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — On May 18 shortly after 6 p.m., police received a report of a “child running loose on the Bucksport Road who looked frightened.” Further.

Drama teacher Jasmine Ireland hired by The Grand as education director  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — For Jasmine Ireland, a life on and around the stage was a foregone conclusion from her earliest days. “There was never really any question.

Jasper's ends 60-year run  The Ellsworth American

Such is the case with Jasper's Restaurant, which served its last meal this past Saturday after 60 years in business. Jasper's has now been sold to Xinsheng, LLC ...

First Hoop is a slam dunk for high school athletic departments  Boothbay Register

As the Maine high school basketball season comes to a close, First National Bank is pleased to report the successful results of their signature athletic ...

WIAA state baseball: Waupun rallies to beat Ellsworth in Division 2 semifinal  Fond du Lac Reporter

The top-ranked Warriors will play Jefferson in Thursday's Division 2 championship.

Frustration, worries reign at dam relicensing hearing  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — More than 200 residents filled the auditorium for a “community conversation” at Ellsworth High School last Wednesday to address the.

Part local football star, part entrepreneurial woodworker  Republican Eagle

Two days after Ellsworth High School's 20-13 win over Baldwin-Woodville High School, Logan Melstrom was an hour late for work. He was sore from battling an ...

Ellsworth high-schooler to run in 2017 Miss Maine Teen contest  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Many people would balk at the idea of walking across a stage in front of hundreds of people, especially with the goal of looking as confident.

Ellsworth High School graduates urged to savor memories, remember roots  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — The word of the day on the digital marquee in front of Ellsworth High School on Friday was “jubilation,” and it wasn't there by happenstance.

No regrets: Ellsworth senior looks back on her career shortly...  Republican Eagle

Editor's note: This story is part of a series highlighting outstanding graduating seniors. Find more profiles here. ELLSWORTH — Sophia Cole almost didn't ...

Ellsworth soccer coach Brian Higgins retires  The Ellsworth American

Longtime Ellsworth boys' soccer coach Brian Higgins announced his retirement from coaching soccer to the team on Tuesday.

Unified basketball a positive addition for Ellsworth, Bucksport  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — As an errant pass sent a basketball flying out of bounds, a group of students in Ellsworth's Katsiaficas Gymnasium couldn't be bothered.

'The coolest traditions' fuel Ellsworth High School running success  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Many athletic teams base their successes in great part on existing talent, but also pay homage to the tradition of predecessors, who ...

Brewer wins PVC large school track and field meet titles  WABI


Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 8  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A Tremont man is being investigated for fraud after Bar Harbor Bank & Trust reported a check kiting scheme at locations in Ellsworth,

Election 2018: Candidates | Castine Patriot | Penobscot Bay Press  Island Ad-Vantages

Governor Alan Caron, independent Political: Candidate, Governor of Maine, 2018. Professional: Principal, Caron Communications, 1978-present; writer, Central ...

Boys' basketball: Petersen ready to influence Panther players  Pierce County Herald

When Tim Dahl resigned as the Ellsworth boys' basketball head coach, he left the program hoping he'd be replaced by someone who'd be able to connect with ...

Wrestling: Panther upperclassmen welcome freshmen to the state...  Pierce County Herald

Kyle Anschutz and Jack Voelker weren't alive the last time the Ellsworth Panthers wrestling team was defeated in a WIAA team sectional tournament.

Third-generation officer joins Ellsworth Police Department  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Steven Mahon was only 10 years old when he first considered a career in law enforcement. He was on the way back from a Little League game ...

Jordan's Snack Bar sold, new owners aim for August opening  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — A couple from southern Maine, but with Ellsworth roots, have purchased Jordan's Snack Bar. They hope to have it back open for business by ...

New indoor ice rink proposal floated in Ellsworth  Bangor Daily News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A new nonprofit group is hoping that if it can raise $11 million, a new indoor ice rink will be built near the local high school in the next ...

Ellsworth High School runner Looker shines at indoor track nationals  Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth High School senior Aleta Looker established a new state-best time in the 800-meter run over the weekend while racing to a seventh-place finish at the ...

School safety remains top priority for Ellsworth schools  Pierce County Herald

Before the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999, school safety was thought of differently. As school shootings continue to make headlines, ...

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