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BLUE HILL — Mill Pond Road resident Dorothy Leighton left the house she lost due to nonpayment of property taxes Friday afternoon.

AUGUSTA — Starting April 28, the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will put cardholders’ photos on Electronic Benefits Transaction (EBT) cards.

HANCOCK — Florence Belliveau has spent virtually all of her 99 years helping people — from raising her younger siblings as a young woman to rearing a great-grandchild when Belliveau was in her 70s.

BAR HARBOR — Nomination papers for two open seats on the Superintending School Committee, one open seat on the Mount Desert Island High School Board of Trustees and three open seats on the Town Council are due in by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 25.

ELLSWORTH — A jury has awarded a Bar Harbor woman $1.1 million after determining in a civil trial that a Bangor physician was responsible for her husband’s death in 2010.

ELLSWORTH — The following individuals recently were booked into the Hancock County Jail:

ELLSWORTH — The following individuals have been arrested and/or summonsed in Hancock County in recent days:

GOULDSBORO — Peninsula School students will be pitching in Tuesday, April 22, with the first annual Earth Day roadside cleanup on the Schoodic Peninsula.

ELLSWORTH — The Downeast Scenic Railroad has announced that effective Saturday April 26, at 8 a.m. certain railroad grade crossings in the town of Hancock and the city of Ellsworth will see rail traffic again as the Downeast Scenic Railroad begins operating work trains in preparation for its 2014 excursion season.

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