Katelyn Margaret Whipple


In the matter of: The Adoption of

Case No. 17-A-1


The object of the above proceeding is to obtain a termination of the parental rights of Dennis E. Whipple, in and to Katelyn Margaret Whipple, and to change the name of the said minor child. Take notice that a hearing will be held before the Honorable Laura Faircloth, Judge, Circuit Court of Morgan County, West Virginia, on the 20th day of March, 2017, at 11:00 o’clock a.m. at which time you may be present to protect your interests.
A copy of the petition filed in this matter may be obtained in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Morgan County, West Virginia.

Melanie Stambaugh
Morgan County Circuit Clerk

Union Rover Telephone Company

Public Notice

Union River Telephone Company is a telecommunications carrier committed to providing high quality basic and enhanced services at reasonable rates to all subscribers throughout its service territory. Basic services are offered at the following monthly rates:

Single Party Residence-Economy $ 17.58
Single Party Residence-Premium $ 19.08
Single Party Business-Economy $ 35.17
Single Party Business-Premium $ 38.28
Emergency 911 Service Fee $ 0.45
Tone Dialing Service-Residence $ 1.00
Tone Dialing Service-Business $ 1.25

As a part of its service commitment to subscribers, Union River Telephone Company continually provides voice grade access to the public switched network, interexchange carriers, telecommunications relay service and 911 emergency services. Union River Telephone Co. also provides access to operator services and directory assistance. Each local exchange access line comes with a primary directory listing at no charge and each subscriber automatically receives a directory covering our service territory annually. Furthermore, customers can report service trouble to the Company twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Union River Telephone understands the importance of consumers having access to quality local telephone service. To help consumers obtain and keep their local service, Union River Telephone offers Lifeline Service which is a monthly discount on local service charges that is available to qualified consumers. Qualifying low-income individuals subscribing to residential service that are eligible for the Lifeline telephone assistance program will receive discounts off basic local charges and are eligible for toll blocking at no charge. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Union River Telephone Company business office.

Basic services are offered to all customers in the Company’s service territory at the rates, terms and conditions specified in the Company’s tariff on file with the Maine Public Utilities Commission. If you have questions regarding Union River Telephone’s services or rates, please call 207-584-9911 or toll free 800-944-5404. We welcome customer feedback through our customer service department at any time and remain available to answer any questions you may have about the telecommunications services we provide.

Union River Telephone Company




The Union River Telephone Company is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Town of Penobscot


Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on October 13, 2016 by the Superior Court for Hancock County, in Ellsworth, Maine, Docket No. SC-RE-2006-15, in the action entitled Machias Savings Bank v. Jeffrey M. Jewett, a/k/a Jeffrey Jewett and Alison M. Jewett, a/k/a Alison Jewett, wherein the Court adjudged the foreclosure of a certain mortgage given by Peter Jewett and Susan Jewett to Machias Savings Bank dated January 23, 2009 and recorded in the Hancock County Registry of Deeds in Book 5148, Page 282, as assigned to Alison Jewett and Jeffrey Jewett by Mortgage Assumption Agreement dated August 2, 2010 and recorded in said Registry in Book 5481, Page 171, the period of redemption having expired, a public sale of the property described in the mortgage will be conducted on Friday, March 3, 2017, commencing at 10:30 a.m., at the law firm of Drummond Woodsum & MacMahon, 84 Marginal Way, Suite 600, Portland, Maine 04101, of the following property:

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Certain property located at 190 Hutchins Mountain Road, Penobscot, Maine 04476. The property is also described on the Penobscot Tax Maps as Map 12, Lot 33-B-3. Reference is made to said mortgage deed for a more detailed legal description of the property to be conveyed.

TERMS OF SALE: THE PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD ON AN AS IS, WHERE IS, BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER AS TO THE CONDITION OF OR TITLE TO THE PROPERTY. The property will be sold subject to all outstanding municipal assessments, whether or not of record in the Hancock County Registry of Deeds, as well as all real estate transfer taxes assessed on the transfer. The sale will be by public auction. The deposit to bid, which is non-refundable as to the highest bidder, is $5,000.00 in official bank check or certified funds (cash deposits not accepted). The deposit to bid should be made payable to Machias Savings Bank. The highest bidder will be required to execute a purchase and sale agreement with Machias Savings Bank at the time and place of sale. The balance of the sale price will be due and payable within 30 days of the public sale. Conveyance of the property will be by release deed. All other terms, including any modifications of or additions to the terms set forth above, will be announced at the public sale.

Dated: January 23, 2017 By: Julia G. Pitney, Esq.
Attorney for Machias Savings Bank

Drummond Woodsum & MacMahon
84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480
(207) 772-1941

Auto Buff Inc.

The owner or lien holder of a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, VIN 2G2WP522041371661 must contact the owner of Auto Buff Inc at 78 Thorsen Road, Hancock ME 207-667-3542 and pay all charges against the vehicle within 14 days of this publication or title will pass to Auto Buff Inc.

Town of Mariaville

14 M.R.S. § 6323

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale dated September 26, 2016 which judgment was entered on September 27, 2016 by the Maine District Court, District Five, Location: Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, in an action brought by Machias Savings Bank against Jeanine M. Neipert et al., Docket No. ELL-RE-2015-51, and wherein the Court adjudged a foreclosure of a Mortgage Deed granted by Jeanine M. Neipert dated June 11, 2009, and recorded in the Hancock County Registry of Deeds in Book 5227, Page 210, the period of redemption from said judgment having expired, all of the following described property will be sold at a public sale at 10:00 a.m. on February 21, 2017, at Eaton Peabody, 80 Exchange Street, Bangor, Maine 04401. The property to be sold is located generally at 3297 Mariaville Road in Mariaville, Hancock County, Maine, and is further described on the Town of Mariaville Tax Maps at Map R14, Lot 5, together with and subject to the rights, covenants, easements, and encumbrances affecting the property. Reference should be had to said Mortgage Deed for a more complete legal description of the property to be conveyed.
The bidder to whom the property is sold must, at the time and place of sale, make a deposit of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00) by cash or certified check, and must sign a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Machias Savings Bank, which agreement shall provide in part (i) that the purchaser will be responsible for all real estate and/or personal property taxes and other municipal charges attributable to the respective property unpaid and in arrears and for all subsequent tax years as assessed by the Town of Mariaville, and (ii) that a closing of the sale shall be held within thirty (30) days of the public sale where the remaining balance of the purchase price will be paid in cash or certified funds. The conveyance will be by Release Deed. Machias Savings Bank expressly reserves the right to bid, to modify the terms of the sale set forth above, to add additional terms as it so wishes, and to authorize the mortgagor to sell the property prior to the sale date. All other terms and conditions of sale, including any modification or additions to the terms set forth above, will be announced at the time of the sale.
For further information, contact Wendy L. Schors, Vice President of Machias Savings Bank, at (800) 339-3347.

Fenton, Chapman & Kane, P.A.

Due to his untimely death
July 19, 2016
The Law Offices
Douglas B. Chapman
are closing effective
December 31, 2016

Clients of the law firm
Fenton, Chapman & Kane, P.A.
are encouraged to call the office at
(207) 288-3331
to make arrangements to obtain their records by
February 28, 2016

Thomas B. Wheatley
66 Main Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605,
formerly with the firm,
is the Court appointed Receiver for
Mr. Chapman’s practice. Clients may retain Atty Wheatley as their counsel or obtain other legal counsel.
Phone: (207) 288-3331; (207) 412-0249

Thomas B. Wheatley,

is pleased to announce the opening of a new office at

66 Main Street, Suite 304
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Phone: (207) 412-0249
new email address to come

Civil and Criminal Trials
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Acadia Storage

Abandoned Vehicle: 1996 Ford F150 Pickup Truck, VIN #1FtEF15Y9TLB27342
Owner of the vehicle may contact Acadia Storage by phone at 207-288-0187 or via mail at PO Box 721, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679. If owner or lien holder of the vehicle does not properly retrieve and pay all reasonable charges for towing, storage and repair within 14 days from this publication, the ownership of the vehicle will pass to the owner of the premises where the vehicle is located.

Town of Osborn

Media Notice:
The town of Osborn is accepting bids for qualified contractors to provide snow plowing and sanding services beginning in November 2016 and ending in April 2017. This contract is for plowing and sanding the municipal parking lot/driveways for the Osborn Fire Department and the Emery C. Jordan building. A sample contract and bid submission sheet will be available at the Town Office. You can contact the office at 584-3424 or you can find the documents on the town’s website (osbornmaine.org). Sealed bids must be delivered to the Town Office no later than Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Bids will be opened on November 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the regular Select Board meeting.