The March 27th Issue of The American

Cold enough for ya? Just as we were getting the hang of "polar vortex," along come "bombogenesis" — "a rapid drop of 24 millibars of pressure across a 24-hour period that brings snow and gale force winds." Not good. Read all about it. Happy Spring.

Right up there with root canals and IRS audits, our adventures at the state's Bureau of Motor Vehicles are occasionally trying. But if you think you have a hard time, imagine what it's like to be the lady on the other side of the counter! A Day in the Life of a BMV Window Clerk...our Page 1 feature.

No shortage of eateries in Ellsworth's future: a new burger franchise, a Dairy Queen and another Dunkin' Donuts are coming to town. Page 1

And Hancock County schoolkids scored pretty well in the latest assessment test given by the state. Elsewhere in Maine, the news wasn't so great. Page 1.

This is that week of all weeks when we publish our immensely popular Business Neighbors section. Get to know the shopkeepers, artisans and professionals who keep the Hancock County economy running. Meet your Business Neighbors!

It's all in The American...The Ellsworth American...serving the community since 1851, the year -- speaking of hamburgers -- that August Hamburger was born in Baden-Baden, Germany. He came to this country and died in Celina, Ohio, in 1907.

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