Articles by: Cyndi Wood

Cyndi Wood

Cyndi Wood

Managing Editor
Cyndi is managing editor of The Ellsworth American. The Ellsworth native joined the staff of The American in 2007 as a reporter.
  • Historic ship’s visit draws backlash

    Historic ship’s visit draws backlash

    The day after the Nao Santa Maria, a replica of one of Christopher Columbus’ ships, sailed into town, the Maine Bicentennial Commission issued a statement distancing itself from the ship’s visit.

  • Crockett named as American publisher

    Crockett named as American publisher

    Crockett, who lives in Surry, will oversee six papers as publisher: The American, Islander and the MaineStay Media group, which includes The Courier-Gazette, Camden Herald, Republican Journal and Free Press, as well as two magazines, Maine Women Magazine and Maine Seniors.

  • Hancock County Sheriff

    Hancock County Sheriff

    Stolen vehicle recovered ELLSWORTH — A vehicle reported stolen from a Lamoine residence on the morning of June 8 was later found in Ellsworth. “I located the vehicle in Ellsworth and made contact with the operator,” Deputy Marcus Downes reported. “After further investigation, the male operator was taken to MCMH for an evaluation.” Ellsworth police

  • Two injured in ATV accident

    Two injured in ATV accident

    ELLSWORTH — Two teenagers were seriously injured Saturday in an ATV accident on Montegail Road in Township 19. Kylee Nelson, 19, town of residence unavailable, was thrown from the ATV along with a passenger, a 16-year-old girl whose name was not released.  “Neither were wearing helmets and speed is a factor in this crash,” according

  • City Hall trees get some needed TLC

    City Hall trees get some needed TLC

    Ellsworth resident and former legislator Ruth Foster teamed up with the Ellsworth Garden Club to raise money for a revitalization project. It got underway Tuesday when a crew from Atlantic Landscape Construction began pruning the 24 trees. Seven that are dead or too far gone to be salvaged will be replaced.

  • Boutique opens in larger space

    Boutique opens in larger space

    The opening connecting the space to the former jewelry shop next door has been walled over and now features a statement wall with large flowers in shades of coral, blue and white. The shop opened just down Main Street in 2019. The new space, which opened April 30, is 2,000 square feet compared to the 800 square feet at the previous location. Plus, there’s room to grow on the bottom floor.

  • Blue Hill voters approve all ballot measures

    Article 7 asked voters if the town should raise $106,000 from property tax for additional tuition payments to George Stevens Academy. The academy was asking for an additional $1,000 per student above the state-set tuition rate. Both the Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee recommended a “no” vote, but voters said yes, approving the measure 277-200.