ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Jail’s fire detection monitor is outdated and needs to be replaced.

A broken bunk in one of the cells needs to be reinforced with steel.

Those are two problems the Hancock County Commissioners learned about during the board’s annual tour of the jail Tuesday.

ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane presented two Winter Harbor boys with certificates of valor Tuesday morning at the Hancock County Commissioners’ meeting.

Hancock County Commissioners Offer Scholarships for Secondary Education to  Hancock County Unorganized Territory Residents

A Scholarship Program has been implemented by the Hancock County Commissioners and designed to offer scholarships for secondary education to residents of the Hancock County Unorganized Territories.

ELLSWORTH — A program to help former Hancock County Jail inmates with substance abuse issues find jobs got a boost Tuesday from the Hancock County Commissioners.

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.

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