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CASTINE — Aaron Hutchins (E. Millinocket) 14 points, built on a foundation of four three pointers, led Maine-Presque Isle to a 45-32 win over Maine Maritime Academy in the season opener for both squads. The Owls (1-0) three-point shooting was critical in securing their first win on the Mariners (0-1) floor since January of 2007.
ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Teachers Association is offering a $500 book award to a college student from Hancock County enrolled in the field of education. This award is available to a college student who is entering the senior year in the fall of 2012. The deadline for receiving applications is March 1.
WINTER HARBOR — Volunteers will be available at the Winter Harbor Public Library on Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 to help offer a comparison of Medicare Part D plans.
ELLSWORTH — Gloria Anastasia Dwinal, 87, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, from complications of acute leukemia. She was born June 10, 1924, in Brewer, the daughter of Donald C. Dwinal and Genevieve A. Cullinan Dwinal.
ELLSWORTH — The Washington Hancock Community Agency (WHCA) is kicking off its 10th annual Christmas for Kids and More drive.
TRENTON — Barbara M. Blaschinski, 83, beloved mother and friend, died Nov. 15, 2011, at her residence surrounded by people she loved. She was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of James J. and Mildred (DeMonte) Cassell.
ELLSWORTH — U.S. Cellular has announced plans to build new cell towers in Waltham and Beddington.
SURRY — Surry first- and second-graders are invited to come join a basketball team.
BAR HARBOR — Doris (Varnum) Potter passed away Oct. 10, 2011. She was born June 2, 1916.