ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth American and its sister newspaper, the Mount Desert Islander, along with their shared community website, fenceviewer.com, collected more than 40 awards Saturday at the New England Newspaper & Press Association annual meeting at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston.
The American and Islander won awards for advertising, editorial and online excellence, including first place in the Advertising General Excellence. The Islander took second place in the overall General Excellence category; The American took third.
The American’s Sports section won first place in that category. The American also took first for Spot News Photography.