Sheriff’s Charities- 2023

Santa’s elves were hard at work Friday morning, December 1, filling his sleigh with gifts for 200 children and 146 senior citizens. For 21 years, Sheriff’s Charities has been getting up early, the first Friday in December, to help put the smile on children’s faces Christmas morning. This year with fundraising efforts we helped many in Hancock County.

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Inmate Completes High School Equivalency (HiSET)

by Malachy Flynn  John Lanpher, an inmate at Hancock County Jail since July 2023, recently became the first Hancock County Jail resident in over two decades to receive his high school equivalency (HiSET) diploma.   “John and I started working together in February...

Thanksgiving Delivery

         Pictured are Lt. Tim Cote of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Officer Zach Chandler of the Ellsworth Police Department delivering one of the over 90 meals delivered for Thanksgiving. The Sheriff’s Charities along with the Ellsworth Police Department...

Longevity Recognition

Ellsworth, Maine - Recognized for 15 years with Hancock County was Corrections Officer Nancy Pelletier. Presenting her with her recognition award are County Commissioners John A. Wombacher, Paul Paradis, and William F. Clark.  Nancy was praised her work at the county...

Aquaculture lease hearing scheduled

STONINGTON — A proposal to grow oysters, sugar kelp and mussels on 3.26 acres southwest of Andrews Island is set for an Oct. 25 public hearing at 1 p.m. in the Stonington town office. Robert Brewer, of Deer Isle, who currently farms scallops and sea algae on two...