The March 13th Issue of The American
Good news for Washington County! Gov. LePage has announced the expansion of the Baileyville pulp mill and the addition of 80 jobs — much appreciated in that hard-hit part of Maine. It's our lead story.
And the Ellsworth bird sanctuary known as Birdsacre is determined to come back to full strength after an arsonist's fire heavily damaged the main house and its irreplaceable collections, furnishings, books and photos.
The one-of-a-kind Bagaduce Music Lending Library got a big boost when a Blue Hill philanthropist gave the organization the former Liberty School building and property on South Street. Read all about it.
You will find inside today's EA our handsome special section addressing all things house-like: repair, painting, renovation mold and mice. It's "Your Maine Home," and it's a wonderful read!
Elver season is starting late and smelt season is closing early. But The Ellsworth American is here and open for business as it has been since 1851, the year Bucksport's famous Wilson Hall was built. It was a preparatory school that saw 300 of its students go on to serve the cause of the North in the Civil War. Now in disrepair, it is a candidate for demolition.