Articles by Rich Hewitt

 

Bucksport trail map a collaborative effort

By Rich Hewitt on June 12, 2011, at 11:37 a.m.
A crew from Prock Marine in Rockland prepares to set pilings into ledge on the Union River in Ellsworth this week. The pilings will support the new dock and slip system at the Ellsworth harbor marina. Prock Marine was called in partway through the project after the contractor hit the ledge.

Ellsworth marina expansion project runs into ledge

By Rich Hewitt on June 10, 2011, at 3:23 p.m.

Deer Isle, Stonington voters reject efforts to restore positions, approve school budget

By Rich Hewitt on June 10, 2011, at 3:17 p.m.

Wrong-way driver from Ellsworth among those indicted by Hancock County grand jury

By Rich Hewitt on June 09, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.
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Beals woman indicted in fatal robbery attempt

By Rich Hewitt on June 09, 2011, at 7:26 p.m.

Penobscot Narrows Bridge observation tower to be closed for maintenance

By Rich Hewitt on June 08, 2011, at 5:50 p.m.

Welding possible cause of fire at Irving Terminal in Searsport

By Rich Hewitt on June 07, 2011, at 4:55 p.m.
This human skull, discovered in a Hancock gravel pit last month, likely came from an old, family cemetery located nearby.

Human skull found in Hancock likely from old grave site

By Rich Hewitt on June 06, 2011, at 2:34 p.m.

The Jackson Laboratory scraps Florida expansion plan

By Rich Hewitt on June 03, 2011, at 9:53 p.m.

School consolidation penalties eliminated effective 2012-13

By Rich Hewitt on June 03, 2011, at 6:40 p.m.
Fern Stearns, a member of the Narramissic Friends meeting, waters a newly planted American chestnut seedling, while Dave Davis and Ginny Davis, also Friends members, look on. The planting was done on land owned by the Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust in Orland in conjunction with The American Chestnut Foundation which provided the seedlings. It is part of a national effort to restore the American chestnut which was ravaged by blight more than a century ago.

Groups promote American chestnut growth

By Rich Hewitt on June 02, 2011, at 8:25 p.m.

Motorcyclist hurt in Blue Hill collision

By Rich Hewitt on May 30, 2011, at 8:46 p.m.

Sun brings visitors to Maine vacation spots

By Rich Hewitt on May 30, 2011, at 6:37 p.m.
The whole family gets into the act at The Ice Cream Lady in Brooklin. While her husband Chris Hurley and daughter, Isabelle Hurley, pack a fresh batch of Espresso Toffee Chip ice cream into pint cartons, Nancy Veilleux tops each one off with some fresh toffee chips before snapping on the lid and loading the pints into the outdoor freezer.

Ice cream business fits Brooklin family’s lifestyle

By Rich Hewitt on May 30, 2011, at 12:56 p.m.
John Dudley of the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society discusses the lives of Civil War veterans buried in the town cemetery during a Decoration Day walk Saturday at the cemetery. At his feet are cedar boughs, a traditional Decoration Day sentiment that dates back to the Civil War and is a forerunner of Memorial Day.

Alexander cemetery walk honors local civil war soldiers

By Rich Hewitt on May 29, 2011, at 3:35 p.m.

Jonesboro teen hurt in ATV accident

By Rich Hewitt on May 29, 2011, at 1:23 p.m.

Stonington man dies in single-car accident in Surry

By Rich Hewitt on May 29, 2011, at 11:23 a.m.

Officials probe fire that claimed lives of elderly Tremont couple

By Rich Hewitt on May 28, 2011, at 9:58 a.m.
Vladek Filler, second from right, and his sister Tatyana Roberts,  right, listen to comments from Edward Bartlett Ph.D.(left) president of the Stop Abusive and Violent Environments.

Man found not guilty of raping wife, but guilty on one of two misdemeanor assault charges

By Rich Hewitt on May 27, 2011, at 7:38 p.m.

Bucksport councilors OK budget retaining all employees

By Rich Hewitt on May 27, 2011, at 1:45 p.m.