90th V.F.W. State Convention in Ellsworth 

More than 500 veterans are gathering in Ellsworth this week-end.The V.F.W is holding its 90th state convention.Members of the veterans group and the ladies auxilliary are meeting at the Ramada Inn.Over the three day event, they’ll hear from members of the Congressional delegation. Governor Baldacci spoke with the group Friday.They plan to address issues affecting veterans, including healthcare.V.F.W. leader, Peter Miesburger says, “This is very important because we have all these young soldiers, sailors, airmen, members of the military deployed not only in Iraq but Afghanistan. We still have a standing force in Korea, worldwide. And we’re here to ensure that they get the needs that the government promised them.”The convention wraps up on Sunday.