Articles by: David Roza

David Roza

David Roza

David grew up in Washington County, Maryland, has reported in Washington County, Oregon, and now covers news in Hancock County and Washington County, Maine for The American and Out & About.
  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 11

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 11

    BUCKSPORT — Detective Sgt. David Winchester said Maine State Police troopers, acting at the request of the Bucksport Police Department, arrested David Noble, 37, of Dedham in Dedham on Sunday night on a charge of domestic assault. Winchester said the alleged assault took place against a woman in Bucksport earlier that morning. Noble was taken

  • RSU 24 votes to build new high school on current site

    RSU 24 votes to build new high school on current site

    SULLIVAN — The Regional School Unit 24 Board voted Tuesday night to approve the existing site of Sumner Memorial High School as the location of a new high school building to be constructed in 2020. Board members provided comments from architects, who said the current 65-year-old high school building is well past its 40-year lifespan.

  • Vehicle crashes into Family Dollar in Bucksport

    Vehicle crashes into Family Dollar in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — A witness said a woman in her 80s hit the accelerator instead of the brake and unintentionally made Bucksport’s Family Dollar a drive-through on Tuesday afternoon. A crew from Newport Glass boarded up the store entrance, but it could be a few weeks before a new glass storefront is installed. “It will definitely

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 4

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 4

    BUCKSPORT — Police said they are investigating a report of an assault on a child under 5 years old that took place in Bucksport on Dec. 25. No other details could be given at this time, police said. Arrests Kenneth Farrin, 27, of Deer Isle was arrested on River Road on Dec. 27 on a

  • New Bucksport fire protection rating to reduce insurance costs

    New Bucksport fire protection rating to reduce insurance costs

    BUCKSPORT — Homeowners within five road miles of the Bucksport Public Safety Building are getting a juicy present this new year, courtesy of the Bucksport Fire Department. Last week, the New Jersey-based Insurance Services Office (ISO) announced that Bucksport’s fire protection rating made a big improvement over the course of 2017. The rating makes a

  • Town government posts in Dedham invite applicants

    Town government posts in Dedham invite applicants

    DEDHAM — Live in Dedham or Lucerne and looking for a way to get involved in town governance? There are a few spots open for you on several Dedham town boards and committees. Michelle Begin, the administrative assistant to the selectmen, said there are three spots open on the Planning Board, three on the Budget

  • Orland dog roams into Bucksport, hangs out with police

    Orland dog roams into Bucksport, hangs out with police

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police Detective Sgt. David Winchester had just started his shift Sunday morning when he got a call from a residence near Bucksport High School. Apparently, a man living there had discovered a stray dog roaming the streets and was holding it in his garage. Normally, police will take missing pets to the

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Dec. 28

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Dec. 28

    BUCKSPORT — Shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, Officer Chris Woodman arrested Monica Johnson, 38, of Ellsworth on Mercer Lane on a charge of domestic violence assault, police said. Arrests On Dec. 23, police responded to a report of a vehicle found off the road on Millvale Road. As a result of the investigation,