ELLSWORTH — Three new senior county officials took office last week. They’re all familiar faces, but their titles are new.
County Clerk Cynthia DePrenger swore in Sheriff Scott Kane and District Attorney Matt Foster on New Year’s Day before a packed Hancock County Superior Court room. On Friday, she swore in new Probate Judge William Blaisdell IV.
All the new officials had family and friends in attendance.
ELLSWORTH — Hancock County’s first county administrator is no stranger to the area. Former Gouldsboro Town Manager Eugene Conlogue has been hired for the position.
Conlogue, who is living in Presque Isle and plans to move to Ellsworth, begins the job Feb. 16.
ELLSWORTH — Sheriff-elect Scott Kane wants Hancock County residents to help keep their communities safe and wants his officers involved in the community.
Kane, 59, succeeds longtime Sheriff Bill Clark, who chose not to seek re-election after serving 34 years. County Clerk Cynthia DePrenger will swear Kane into office on Jan. 1.
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