The April 3rd Issue of The American

The CEO of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital has taken a new post with the hospital's parent company, Eastern Maine Health Systems. We've got the scoop.

Police say they have arrested the young man who took a quantity of drugs from the Osco Pharmacy at Shaw's Monday afternoon. Page 1.

And did you know that the more enterprising elver fishermen pull in more than $100,000 during the short fishing season? One Ellsworth elver fisherman made $700,000 during the 2012 season. Unfortunately, the authorities say he didn't pay his full share of taxes on his earnings. Page 1.

It's been a rough winter for roads and the motorists (you) who travel on them. Several town officials are demanding action from the state. Page 1.

It's also been a rough winter for maple syrup makers: too darn cold. We've got the latest.

This is our Annual Salute to Volunteers edition. Check out your friends and neighbors who donate their time and talents to worthy causes.

All this plus the start of spring sports, swimming and road racing; homage to the Deer Isle Bridge; a review of "American Hustle" and a preview of The Grand's up and coming quiz show, "So You Think You Know Ellsworth."

It's all in The American ... The Ellsworth American ... serving the community since 1851 ...10 years after President William Henry Harrison gave the longest inauguration speech in American history — 8,443 words.

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