Community Announcements

  • Strout, Meadors wed

    Strout, Meadors wed

    TREMONT — Clayton and Denise Strout of Southwest Harbor announced the marriage of their daughter, Mollie Strout, to Zach Meadors, son of Bonnie Meadors of Danville, Virginia and the late Ronald Meadors on Sept. 29, 2018. The wedding took place at a private home in Bernard with the Rev. William Deal officiating. Melanie Strout, sister

  • Swan’s Island: Town meeting next week

    Jane Orcutt Savage delivers a notice from the ferry service: “The captain has requested that all walk-on passengers arrive 15 minutes prior to sailing so that they may be loaded on the boat first and then the cars afterwards. He has requested this for safety reasons and to eliminate the possibility of damage done to

  • Islander Students

    Islander Students

      Vanzura named to dean’s list KINGSTON, RI — Seth Vanzura of Trenton was named to the dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island for the fall 2018 semester. To be included on the dean’s list, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a

  • Cranberry Isles: Valentine party gets encore

    On Tuesday, warmer temperatures drew quite a few residents to coffee hour at the Islesford Library. Cindy Thomas, who shared chocolate cake, and her husband David Thomas were joined by Ashley Bryan, Anna Fernald, Dick Atlee, Sarah Corson, Karen Smallwood, Christine Sandberg, Ted Spurling, Jason Pickering, Paul Fernald, Tom Powell, Lewis Powell, Serena Spurling, Nicko

  • Cranberry Isles: Students to host luncheon

    Cranberry Isles: Students to host luncheon

    A wonderful 16th birthday celebration was held for Hallie Sumner at the Cranberry Island Community Center on the evening of Thurs, Jan. 31. Hallie is the daughter of Darlene and Ben Sumner. Those attending were: Darlene, Ben, Hallie’s sisters Kariah and Audrey, Audrey Noether, Colleen Bunker, Bob Hudson, Eileen Richards, Ingrid Gaither, Beverly Sanborn, Sharon

  • Swan’s Island: Safety courses set

    Karen Preston Griffin reports from the Jan. 10 Selectmen’s meeting minutes: “Myron Sprague, Jr., and Kathy Clark, Swan’s Island Ferry Advisory Board members, attended the January Ferry Advisory Board meeting in Rockland. Advisory Board members voted to recommend appealing the decision in the letter stamped Dec. 21 from the U.S. Coast Guard denying the ability

  • Swan’s Island: Super bowl subs

    We celebrate with Gary Rainford an honor recently bestowed upon him. He shares with us, “2018 was mostly dedicated to a new manuscript I’m writing called ‘Seven Springs, Bobbie’s last story, living in Maine with Alzheimer’s disease.’ These poems square off with the bitter reality, ‘To grow old is to lose everything,’ the opening line