At this year's Maine NENA Conference,  Erik Fitch was honored as a "Silent Hero" for his work at the Hancock County RCC. He was recognized for his role as a dispatcher.

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 — There’s going to be a new sheriff in town for the first time in 34 years. In a close vote, Republican Scott Kane took Tuesday’s primary race with 2,232 votes, 166 votes more than opponent Alan Brown, who had 2,066.

The winner of the primary contest is virtually certain to succeed Sheriff Bill Clark, as there were no Democratic candidates.

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