Articles by Kevin Miller

 

DOT sets meeting to discuss Blue Hill roundabout

By Kevin Miller on May 22, 2012, at 5:35 p.m.

RSU 25 district residents to vote on $13.3 million budget

By Kevin Miller on May 22, 2012, at 2:19 p.m.
Police tape warns drivers away from railroad tracks at a confusing intersection and curve on Route 1A in Ellsworth. Over the span of three days during the week of May 13, three cars driving in rain or fog ended up on the tracks after failing to navigate the curve.

Confused by curve, three drivers go off road and onto railroad tracks in Ellsworth

By Kevin Miller on May 18, 2012, at 6:59 p.m.

Pyro City proposes fireworks store in Ellsworth

By Kevin Miller on May 18, 2012, at 5:44 p.m.
The Grasshopper Shop in Ellsworth, which has occupied the same spot on Main Street for 30 years, was sold on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. The new owner, Elizabeth McMillan of Lamoine, said she plans to retain the name and most of the boutique's product lines.

Grasshopper Shop in Ellsworth sold but staying open

By Kevin Miller on May 17, 2012, at 4:15 p.m.
A group of Bucksport High School students react while watching emergency crews respond to a mock fatal accident staged behind their school on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Students played the parts of the injured and deceased victims during the daylong event, which is intended to make students aware of the consequences of impaired, distracted or reckless driving.

Mock accident provides wake-up call to Bucksport students

By Kevin Miller on May 17, 2012, at 1:56 p.m.
Alewives congregate in the historic Damariscotta Mills fishway in Nobleboro in June 2005.

Group threatens EPA with lawsuit over St. Croix alewives

By Kevin Miller on May 15, 2012, at 6:51 p.m.
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Michael Tetreault, executive director for the Maine chapter of the Nature Conservancy, talks about a new conservation deal protecting lands surrounding Moosehead Lake at a press conference in Portland on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.

Groups tout completion of historic 363,000-acre Plum Creek conservation deal

By Kevin Miller and Seth Koenig on May 15, 2012, at 5:48 a.m.

Bucksport-area school board endorses $13.3 million budget

By Kevin Miller on May 14, 2012, at 8:37 p.m.

Groups urge lawmakers to refill Land for Maine’s Future coffers

By Kevin Miller on May 14, 2012, at 7:05 p.m.
Deer Isle-Stonington High School Principal Todd West visits a technology class in 2010. West is credited with leading the implementation of changes that have significantly improved the small school's graduation rate and reduced the number of dropouts.

Deer Isle-Stonington school makes dramatic turnaround

By Kevin Miller on May 14, 2012, at 2:07 p.m.

Bucksport police seeking tips on stolen car

By Kevin Miller on May 11, 2012, at 9:08 p.m.

Former town manager settles discrimination suit against Stonington

By Kevin Miller on May 10, 2012, at 6:10 p.m.

Bucksport-area towns face bigger school budget

By Kevin Miller on May 09, 2012, at 6:12 p.m.
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Students wave from the Maine Maritime Academy training ship the State of Maine as it was leaving the dock in Castine Tuesday morning. The ship is leaving for its two-month-long training cruise with about 250 freshmen and juniors on board.

Maine Maritime students depart on two-month training cruise

By Kevin Miller on May 08, 2012, at 12:50 p.m.

Growth in population forcing Ellsworth to take on more state road responsibilities

By Kevin Miller on May 07, 2012, at 6:49 p.m.

Road expansion plan for new Bucksport nursing home moves forward

By Kevin Miller on May 04, 2012, at 4:19 p.m.
The Surry Town Hall, pictured here, as well as Surry Elementary School were burglarized on the evening of Thursday, May 3, 2012. Maine State Police are asking anyone with information to call 207-866-2121.

Surry town hall, school burglarized

By Kevin Miller on May 04, 2012, at 3:23 p.m.

Maine Maritime Academy to hold graduation ceremonies Saturday

By Kevin Miller on May 03, 2012, at 6:57 p.m.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Bangor Police Department released four surveillance camera photos taken Sunday morning at a Bangor convenience store that show a young man in a hooded shirt. Police in Hancock County are asking for the public’s help identifying this man, considered a “person of interest” in a string of motor vehicle burglaries in Dedham over the weekend.

‘Person of interest’ sought in string of Dedham burglaries

By Kevin Miller on May 03, 2012, at 12:45 p.m.