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Digital Delivery 2.0

The Mount Desert Islander is now available in new and improved digital format!


  • Published online Wednesday evenings
    Our online edition is available just hours after press time. You could only get it sooner if you paid $52 a year and lived in downtown Ellsworth.
  • Read the whole newspaper in its original format
    The entire newspaper, including classifieds and special sections, is available. Read the paper page by page.
  • Fully Searchable
    Looking for a particular piece of information? Search by name, word or phrase and you are directed to the pages of the newspaper(s) that meet your search criteria
  • Archives
    Access to issues of the newspaper published after Jan. 1, 2009 are available for your reading and searching pleasure.
  • Green
    No paper or ink needed to deliver your weekly dose of news from Hancock County, Maine. No more storing or recycling old issues.
  • Price
    At $52.00 a year on the newsstand and $39.00 a year for a subscription mailed in Hancock County, the new online edition is an incredible bargain.

Subscription Rates

  • One Year:      $28.95
  • One Month:     $3.75

Sign up now and get immediate access to the current issue!

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