Articles by Rich Hewitt

 

Small turnout in Bucksport approves $12.8M school budget

By Rich Hewitt on May 26, 2011, at 3:55 p.m.

Legislature OKs Surry joining Union 93

By Rich Hewitt on May 25, 2011, at 6:38 p.m.

School budget down for Deer Isle-Stonington

By Rich Hewitt on May 25, 2011, at 6:10 p.m.

Bucksport council sets preliminary budget

By Rich Hewitt on May 24, 2011, at 10:56 p.m.

Ellsworth growth means more road responsibility

By Rich Hewitt on May 19, 2011, at 8:29 p.m.
It has been almost two years in the making and next week Shearwater will leave Morris Yachts for her career as a training vessel for the US Coast Guard Academy. To celebrate, on Wednesday, May 18th as part of the annual Service Open House, Morris Yachts invites the public to come view the boat and be a part of a send off celebration at 11am at the Morris Service yard in Bass Harbor. Designer David Pedrick and Alan Sprague of the Coast Guard Academy will be on hand for the Morris celebration.

Morris Yachts shipping out first U.S. Coast Guard Academy sailboat

By Rich Hewitt on May 17, 2011, at 8:23 p.m.

Contract talks continue at Verso Paper mill in Bucksport

By Rich Hewitt on May 17, 2011, at 4:04 p.m.

FBI mum on Ellsworth white powder case

By Rich Hewitt on May 17, 2011, at 1:29 p.m.

Police in Hancock County investigating accident, vandalism spree and burglary

By Rich Hewitt on May 16, 2011, at 5:50 p.m.

Investigators can’t identify mystery powder

By Rich Hewitt on May 16, 2011, at 2:29 p.m.

Testing continues on powder found at Ellsworth bank center

By Rich Hewitt on May 13, 2011, at 12:57 p.m.
A hazmat team made up of members of the Orono-Old Town Regional Rapid Response Team and from the Maine National Guard Civil Support Team in Waterville enter the Bar Harbor Bank and Trust operations center in Ellsworth on Thursday to retrieve samples of a white powder discovered in an envelope. Emergency personnel evacuated the building and workers waited throughout the afternoon before they learned that the substance did not contain any hazardous materials

No hazardous material found in Ellsworth bank substance

By Rich Hewitt on May 12, 2011, at 12:09 p.m.

RSU 25 school board OKs 2011-12 budget

By Rich Hewitt on May 11, 2011, at 9:05 p.m.

School costs up for Ellsworth

By Rich Hewitt on May 10, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.
Orland Consolidated School

Orland residents back plan to close school by nearly 2-1

By Rich Hewitt on May 10, 2011, at 7:10 p.m.

Orland residents back plan to close school by nearly 2-1

By Rich Hewitt on May 10, 2011, at 12:21 p.m.
Christopher Cherry, 14, of Bucksport catches some air recently off one of the homemade fixtures youngsters have set up at the town's ice skating rink. A group of teens, backed by the town, hope to garner support from local residents to build new and expanded features for bikers, skateboarders and scooter riders.

Teens organize to create skate park

By Rich Hewitt on May 09, 2011, at 5:29 p.m.
Orland Consolidated School

Orland selectmen concerned about school vote mailing

By Rich Hewitt on May 06, 2011, at 7:52 p.m.
The Maine Department of Transportation is considering replacing the Falls Bridge in Blue Hill. The 85-year-old bridge is located on Route 175 and crosses the inlet to Salt Pond.

MDOT eyes replacement of Falls Bridge in Blue Hill

By Rich Hewitt on May 06, 2011, at 4:15 p.m.

Ellsworth starts replacing water main on Water Street

By Rich Hewitt on May 04, 2011, at 6:38 p.m.