Articles by Daniel Hartill

 
Penobscot County Sheriff Glenn Ross

LePage calls jail summit as sheriffs warn of overcrowding, budget crisis

By Daniel Hartill on April 28, 2013, at 6:50 a.m.
Cpl. Travys Fecteau issues razors and a squirt of shaving cream to trustees in the Androscoggin County Jail during one of his overnight 12-hour shifts.

What’s it like guarding inmates in the Androscoggin County Jail?

By Daniel Hartill on April 08, 2013, at 6:25 a.m.
A long line of fans stretches behind Rocky Thompson and his fiancee, Rebecca Smullen, both of Conway, N.H., as they get an autograph from survival expert and musician Les Stroud on Thursday at Prose Gallery in Lewiston during the kickoff to the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival. Stroud's television show, "Survivorman," is aired on the Science and Discovery cable channels.

‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud greets fans in Lewiston

By Daniel Hartill on April 04, 2013, at 9:30 p.m.

Cigarette blamed for apartment house fire that left 9 homeless in Jay

By Daniel Hartill on March 17, 2013, at 6:30 a.m.
P3 owner and former Maine candidate for governor Les Otten hits a golf ball into a net at his virtual golf manufacturing warehouse in Bethel on Thursday morning.

Former Maine candidate for governor Les Otten creating online hub for virtual golfers

By Daniel Hartill on March 08, 2013, at 6:25 a.m.
Steve Longley, known throughout the Appalachian Trail hiking community as "The Ferryman," passed away Saturday, March 2, at his home in Solon. Longley is seen in this undated photo during one of his annual stand-up rides in the Kendusgeag Stream Canoe Race.

Longtime Appalachian Trail ferryman dies unexpectedly

By Daniel Hartill on March 06, 2013, at 11:51 a.m.

Audiobody brothers to open ‘Freeport Theater of Awesome’

By Daniel Hartill on Feb. 28, 2013, at 1:09 p.m.
Source: Androscoggin County and Sun Journal analysis

Lewiston pays far less per inmate in county jail than any other town in Androscoggin

By Daniel Hartill on Feb. 24, 2013, at 8:16 a.m.

Andoscoggin commissioners want tighter security at county courthouse

By Daniel Hartill on Feb. 11, 2013, at 6:02 a.m.

Money sought for more guards at Androscoggin County Jail

By Daniel Hartill on Feb. 07, 2013, at 6:02 a.m.
Tony Gendron guides a load of rebar off a flatbed for excavator operator Todd Gendron Tuesday afternoon at Baxter Brewery Co. in Lewiston, which is in the midst of a major expansion.

Baxter Brewing expanding production in Lewiston

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 31, 2013, at 9:18 a.m.

Sears Hometown Store planned for Shaw’s Plaza in Auburn

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 18, 2013, at 6:55 a.m.

Man accused of invading Auburn home dragged from courtroom after making comment to judge

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 17, 2013, at 6:24 a.m.
Elizabeth Tremblay of Poland enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1980 when she was Donald Tremblay. She left the Marines in 1981. Last September, she was arrested on a charge of desertion.

Marines give accused Maine deserter discharge with honorable conditions

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 14, 2013, at 6:54 p.m.
Ramsey Tripp has had to edit his movie, "The Peloton Project," on nights and weekends because lack of funds forced him to take bill-paying jobs. He is planning to showcase his work at the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival in April.

Filmmaker rushing to finish movie about 2,500 mile bicycle trek

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 14, 2013, at 5:40 a.m.
Elizabeth Tremblay of Poland enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1980 when she was Donald Tremblay. She left the Marines in 1981. Last September, she was arrested on a charge of desertion.

31 years — and a gender change — later, Poland woman arrested for desertion

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 13, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.

Poland Fire and Rescue building addition collapses under high winds

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 11, 2013, at 6:21 a.m.

Maine jails working to help veterans

By Daniel Hartill on Jan. 07, 2013, at 5:38 a.m.

Emergency dispatching changes taking effect in Androscoggin County

By Daniel Hartill on Dec. 31, 2012, at 7:50 p.m.

Judge grants convicted stabber another new lawyer

By Daniel Hartill on Dec. 29, 2012, at 7:23 a.m.