The August 21st Issue of The American

Ellsworth has a new police chief ... new to the department but not new to the area. Maine State Police veteran Chris Coleman, a native of Bucksport and resident of Surry, starts Oct. 1. Welcome, sir. Meet the man on Page 1.

The Gen. Bryant E. Moore Community Center is coming back to life after a year of serious rehab. The Down East YMCA started moving its child care furniture and equipment back inside Wednesday morning. They open for business Sept. 2. Page 1.

We are sorry to report that Acadia Christian School in Trenton will not reopen for fall classes. It came down to money. Read all about it.

The Blue Hill Fair has lots of cool new attractions and an attractive new opening day ticket price. The fun starts Aug. 28 and we have the details. Page 1.

All this plus local school bus schedules, road width argumentation in Castine, the relocation of Ellsworth's Global Beverage Warehouse, Cops & Courts, Arts & Leisure and the wonderful news that Gordon, the runaway tortoise who has been missing since July 2, has been found. He's OK. Phew!

It's all in The American ... The Ellsworth American ... serving the community since 1851, three years after the launch of the California Gold Rush. James W. Marshall started the excitement when he discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif.

The Ellsworth American is located at 30 Water Street in Ellsworth, Maine.  For more information please contact us at (207) 667-2576 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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