The June 13th Issue of The American
They’re going to rename the Moore School and start calling it the More School. Estimates for the major renovation of the former high school, constructed in 1923, are going skyward. Now it’s up to the City Council to decide on how to proceed. page 1.
That lobster processing plant in Prospect Harbor goes live Thursday morning. Lots of employment for a lot of people. Yay! Page 1.
The Grand has named a new executive director. Lots of employment for one people. Read about the lady who is taking on the big job. Page 1.
A handful of voters in RSU 24 and RSU 25 approved spending totaling about $50 million Tuesday. Read about the tiny turnout that OK’s the big budgets.
And we have a sad story about the people who rented units at the fire-ravaged Sedgwick Storage. They’re sifting and sorting and digging to see what they can salvage. Not much, but now and then a small treasure.
All this plus high school baseball, softball and tennis; a train derailment; a manhunt in Trenton; the latest on that robbery at Mike’s; election results (or would that be “result,” as there was only one candidate for Ellsworth Council?); smoked alewives; weddings and engagements and a brief history of wine.
It’s all in The American ... The Ellsworth American ... serving the community since 1851, in which year slavery was still legal in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland and Delaware.