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The Ellsworth American, publishing since 1851, is a locally owned and managed weekly newspaper serving Hancock County, Maine. It is the oldest weekly newspaper in the county, and the second oldest in Maine. The American’s internet presence is a lively, seven day operation that breaks and updates news stories all through the publication cycle.

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Founded in 2001, the Mount Desert Islander covers every aspect of life on MDI, from what is going on in Acadia to local government, schools, and the arts. No other news source reaches more people who love and care about Mount Desert Island. If something happens on the Island, the best place to read about it is in the Mount Desert Islander.