ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane presented awards for life-saving and valor to a deputy and two agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency during a Hancock County Commissioners meeting Oct. 4.

A Project which was begun under the direction of the Hancock County Commissioners and designed to bring Broadband access to Fletchers Landing Township was completed in the summer of 2016. After a lengthy review of providers that could provide the desired services at the most efficient cost, the County Commissioners negotiated and entered into an agreement with Fairpoint Communications to bring broadband service to Fletcher's Landing Township.

There will be an AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING at the Hancock County Bar Harbor Airport, Wednesday March 8, 2017 at 4:30 PM at 115 Caruso Drive, Trenton ME

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Budget Advisory Committee Nov. 4 approved a proposed jail budget for FY 2016 that has a $62,655 shortfall.

ELLSWORTH — Hancock County’s foray with Chief Financial Officer Phil Roy has ended and the statutory rights of County Treasurer Janice Eldridge have been restored to her.

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