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Local News – May 14, 2021

Elkington Resigns (Deer Isle) – The Superintendent of Schools for Deer Isle, Stonington, Brooklin and Sedgwick is leaving to take the top school job in Farmington.  Chris Elkington has spent the last 5-years at the helm in Union 76.  The Ellsworth American reports Elkington took the Farmington job to be closer to home.  He’s the […]

Local News – May 13, 2021

Fatal Crash   (Sidney) – Witnesses said they saw a pickup truck hauling a trailer veer off Interstate 95 in Sidney yesterday afternoon and crash into a tree.  State Police spokeswoman Shannon Moss reports to Star 97.7 that 60-year old Jack Davis of Sheffield Vermont died in the wreck in the northbound lane.  He was […]

Local News – May 12, 2021

Ice Cream Stand Fire – Arson   (Appleton) – A fire at a Knox County ice cream stand is under investigation as arson.  Village Soup dot-com reports the State Fire Marshal’s office and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the blaze reported early Sunday morning.  The fire damaged the Bray Brook stand in Appleton.  […]

Local News – May 11, 2021

Ellsworth Fire   (Ellsworth) – Firefighters spent several hours putting out a building and woods fire in Ellsworth.  The call to Northeast Cove Way off Green Lake came in around 2-o’clock yesterday afternoon when someone spotted a large black smoke plume.  That smoke was visible for miles away.  Firefighters from four communities eventually found the […]

Local News – May 10, 2021

Car Theft (Veazie) – Police in Veazie charged a 41-year old man with stealing his mother’s truck.  The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department reports to Star 97.7 that Ryan Lewis is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after he allegedly took the truck from his mother’s home in Stonington without her permission on May […]

Local News – May 7, 2021

Gouldsboro Chief Resigns   (Gouldsboro) – Gouldsboro’s Police Chief is quitting – effective today.  The Ellsworth American reports John Shively submitted his resignation this week to the town manager, citing unfounded complaints that were submitted to the District Attorney’s office.  The resignation leaves only police officer Adam Brackett on Gouldsboro’s tiny police force.  The town […]