Mount Desert Island
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 07, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
State officials are investigating the death of an inmate at Maine State Prison on Wednesday.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 06, 2016, at 3:10 p.m.
The city’s police chief has been formally reprimanded by the city manager for violating city personnel policies.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 03, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
A few months after domoic acid was detected at harmful levels along Maine’s coast, the state has received a $32,000 grant to improve its ability to test for the presence of the toxin.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:10 p.m.
“We realize the economic and tourism benefit [the city will receive] from the trail.”
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 01, 2016, at 5:25 p.m.
Audience cheers might bring the house down at a local movie venue next summer, but only if the longtime movie house on the central village property actually gets demolished first.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 29, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
A Cutler man accused of robbing a local bank has been indicted by a Washington County grand jury.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 28, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
Troopers allegedly found 128.9 grams of crack cocaine packaged into individual doses and 126.8 grams of heroin, also packaged into individual doses.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 24, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
The demand for lobster is on a roll — often literally. And that is helping to keep the price that Maine lobstermen are getting for their catch near historic highs.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 23, 2016, at 12:32 p.m.
She decided that “Pantsuit Nation was more important on Wednesday morning than it was on Tuesday morning.”
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 18, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
In the latest chapter of a seven-year dispute over safety measures at a local quarry, a federal agency has obtained a permanent injunction against the quarry company and its owner.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 17, 2016, at 5:19 p.m.
All scheduled classes and activities will go ahead as planned, the superintendent said.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 14, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
The lobsterman is accused of fishing 956 traps, which is 156 more than the 800-trap limit.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 12, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
In Northeast Harbor, the largest village in the town of Mount Desert, residents have faced an uphill battle in maintaining its year-round character — a struggle not unusual in coastal towns where wealthy summer residents pay top dollar to own houses on or near the ocean.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 11, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
High winds Friday knocked out power to thousands of electricity customers throughout the state.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 11, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.
For the fourth year in a row, interstate fisheries regulators have decided against allowing commercial shrimp fishing this winter in the Gulf of Maine.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 09, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.
on Nov. 08, 2016, at 12:17 a.m.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 04, 2016, at 8:48 p.m.
“Bucksport is doing well,” Susan Lessard said. “It feels like people have emerged from the shadows [of the mill’s closure] to do all sorts of creative things.”
on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6 a.m.