Ellsworth is planning to extend a popular walking and biking path that passes in front of the city’s high school and extends to the end of the Down East Sunrise Trail on High Street.
If the path, which runs directly parallel to train tracks that pass through Ellsworth, is lengthened it will result in a path more than 2 miles long between North Street and roughly where L.L. Bean is located on High Street. Unlike the Down East Sunrise Trail, the local path will continue to be reserved for non-motorized uses only.
A news reporter in coastal Maine for more than 20 years, Bill Trotter writes about how the Atlantic Ocean and the state's iconic coastline help to shape the lives of coastal Maine residents and visitors....
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