Mount Desert Island
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 29, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
A Jackson man has been arrested on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl under the age of 10, according to police.
on Dec. 28, 2016, at 7 a.m.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 22, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
A man is in jail facing a charge of elevated aggravated assault after he allegedly shot another man in the abdomen early Thursday.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 22, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
The Brooklin, Maine, resident who founded the invite-only Facebook group Pantsuit Nation just weeks before the presidential election has upset many of her group’s members by announcing plans to publish a book based on members’ Facebook posts.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 21, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Three people convicted of federal crimes in Maine but who no longer live in the state are among 78 people nationwide who were pardoned Monday by President Barack Obama.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 19, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
Christopher Hutchinson, 28, was arrested Monday and charged by indictment with seaman’s manslaughter.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:59 a.m.
The Jackson Laboratory’s new facility in Ellsworth, a mouse breeding center called a vivarium, is proposed to have a new perimeter fence, a move the lab says is a necessity given modern security concerns.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
Clinton “Bill” Townsend was best known for his work with many of Maine’s most influential environmental advocacy organizations and regulatory authorities.
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 6:12 p.m.
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.