Mount Desert Island
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 05, 2015, at 3:31 p.m.
In Rockland, the family of one of the missing, Dylan Meklin, plans a waterfront vigil for Monday evening.
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 02, 2015, at 1:27 p.m.
How much is too much? This is a burning question before officials at Acadia National Park.
on Oct. 02, 2015, at 12:39 p.m.
As visitation to Acadia National Park has been on the rise, more people have been pursuing new types of outdoor activities in the park and have been using emerging online and mobile applications to measure and disseminate their exploits, some traditional and some less so, on the Internet. The increasingly …
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 02, 2015, at 7:56 a.m.
Roll up your sleeves and test your Maine geography.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 29, 2015, at 9:06 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage again took his message out on the road Tuesday night, presenting his ideas during a town-hall-style meeting in Bucksport.
The Jackson Laboratory and the City of Presque Isle have won $3.4 million of federal grants for projects to support biomedical research and medical device manufacturing.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 28, 2015, at 6:53 p.m.
After holding the position for just under a year, Police Chief Christopher Coleman has decided to resign.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 28, 2015, at 6:47 p.m.
BAR HARBOR | An Ellsworth man with a recent history of arrests remains in custody after he engaged in lewd conduct last week at the Mount Desert Island YMCA, according to police. Bar Harbor police on Thursday, Sept. 23, went to the local Y for a report of a …
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 28, 2015, at 6:53 a.m.
Many Maine fishermen don’t think it is right that they should have to wait a decade or more for a license to catch lobster.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 27, 2015, at 3:52 p.m.
“They tried to turn around in the roadway and misjudged the depth of a ditch, causing the ATV to roll,” said Sgt. William Birch.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 27, 2015, at 1:19 p.m.
A vehicle went airborne and smashed into two parked cars in a Sunday morning accident in Milford …
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 27, 2015, at 12:20 p.m.
On Saturday, 35 hikers carrying 25 stones walked more than seven miles from the Maine Veterans Home on Hogan Road in Bangor to UMaine.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 26, 2015, at 6:04 p.m.
The Can-Am Police-Fire event attracts up to 2,000 participants from Canada and across the USA
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 22, 2015, at 5:49 p.m.
The city library is in line for a major facelift, if the project is approved by local voters in November. If the nearly $5 million project is approved and the work done, however, the Ellsworth Public Library won’t look all that different than it does now — …
on Sept. 22, 2015, at 7 a.m.
In June, it was Lady Gayle Marie, a 140-foot power yacht owned by Tom Benson, the billionaire owner of the New Orleans Saints NFL football team. In July, it was Fountainhead, the 288-foot yacht owned by billionaire Mark Cuban, who appears on the ABC television show ‘Shark Tank’ and who …
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 18, 2015, at 9:14 p.m.
A man whose truck went out of control and contributed to an accident that resulted in a traffic jam Friday afternoon on Route 3 was arrested later that night.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 18, 2015, at 6:44 p.m.
TRENTON | Police say they are looking for a man whose truck went out of control and contributed to an accident and resulting traffic jam Friday afternoon on Route 3. The highway was shut down for more than two hours, with traffic between Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island rerouted …
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 18, 2015, at 1:21 p.m.
A local man has been arrested in connection with the death last week of a longtime resident, according to a state official. Hazen J. McDugald, 39, was arrested by Maine State Police on Thursday, Sept. 17, on two charges of aggravated assault and one charge of violating …
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 16, 2015, at 6:02 p.m.
For the second time this year, park officials have scheduled a car-free morning in Acadia.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 15, 2015, at 5:56 p.m.
A North Carolina man has died after he and his car were struck by a box truck on Route 3, according to police. Roger Beghtol, 79, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, was standing next to a 2010 Buick Lacrosse that had stopped by the side of a …