Stories about Roxanne Quimby

Millinocket Town Councilor John Raymond [left], explains a map with assistance from Councilor Michael Madore during a Town Council meeting August 2011.

Millinocket leaders to work with national park advocate to revive ATV trail agreement

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 09, 2015, at 5:38 p.m.
Lucas St. Clair speaks during a meeting of the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

Talking up the national park: St. Clair answers critics, says proposal would create jobs

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 18, 2014, at 9:31 p.m.
Lucas St. Clair

National park debate to reopen in northern Penobscot County; Lincoln chamber to hold informational meetings

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 10, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
Sen. Doug Thomas, R-Ripley

Bill would give Maine Legislature ‘final say’ on allowing another national park

By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 24, 2014, at 4:59 p.m.
Maine College of Art student Peter Hyde heats an instrument over a torch while working on a sculpture.

Maine College of Art sees unprecedented growth with new focus on translating education to work

By Seth Koenig on Aug. 31, 2013, at 6:08 a.m.
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Quimby takes 70,000-acre park plan ‘off the table,’ seeks more input, son says

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 11, 2012, at 5:45 p.m.
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Roxanne Quimby makes national top 100 largest landowners list

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 03, 2012, at 8:41 p.m.
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Committee formed to fight Quimby’s national park

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 14, 2012, at 4:44 p.m.
Artist Bryant Holsenback (right), of Durham, N.C., gives feedback to Deer Isle-Stonington sophomore Autumn Robbins, 14, and other students as they helped assemble a mandala made up of thousands of bottle caps, can lids and other items at the Haystack Mountain School of Carfts' Center for Community Programs in Deer Isle in November 2009.

Haystack to launch new residency program with help from Quimby

By Mario Moretto on Aug. 20, 2012, at 5:12 p.m.
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Penobscot County commissioners to discuss Quimby park plan

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 17, 2012, at 8:12 p.m.
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Medway group no longer pushing for Quimby park feasibility study

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 13, 2012, at 1:43 p.m.
A gate erected by Roxanne Quimby blocking a road in Elliotsville Township has been removed after an investigation determined the road is not considered abandoned.

Quimby’s gate in Elliotsville Plantation was not legal, county commissioners say

By Alex Barber on Feb. 10, 2012, at 8:12 p.m.
Wassataquoik Stream flows through Township 3 Range 8, Maine, on land owned by Roxanne Quimby, the founder of Burt's Bees cosmetics company.

87% of surveyed Patten residents oppose Quimby’s plan, park opponent claims

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 13, 2012, at 12:52 p.m.
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Great Northern Paper union opposes Quimby park plan

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 11, 2012, at 1:02 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Twelve Maine newsmakers to watch in 2012

BDN staff reports on Jan. 01, 2012, at 1:47 a.m.
Linda Bean holds a hat from The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which features a lobster in her Freeport restaurant in October 2011.

11 to watch in 2011 — where are they now?

on Dec. 26, 2011, at 7:58 p.m.
The gate Roxanne Quimby erected near Wilson Stream in Elliotsville Township.

Piscataquis County commissioners to re-examine validity of Roxanne Quimby’s gate

By Alex Barber on Dec. 21, 2011, at 9:12 p.m.
Wassataquoik Stream flows through Township 3, Range 8, Maine, on land owned by Roxanne Quimby, in January 2011. Quimby has offered to donate a 70,000-acre parcel she owns to create a national park adjacent to the state's Baxter Park. Former state Senate president Charles Pray wants a study that looks beyond the scope of a national park's possible effects on tourism and looks at its broader implications.

Former Maine Senate president calls for broader study on proposed national park

By GLENN ADAMS, The Associated Press on Dec. 03, 2011, at 12:45 p.m.
Roxanne Quimby poses in Portland, Maine.

Cape Elizabeth state senator forms group to promote Quimby’s proposed national park

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 22, 2011, at 1:16 p.m.
Elliotsville Township residents are upset with a gate Roxanne Quimby erected near Wilson Stream.

Gate to Roxanne Quimby’s land ‘yanked out,’ resident says

By Alex Barber on Nov. 15, 2011, at 2:51 p.m.