Articles by: Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your suggestions at [email protected] or call 667-2576.
  • County finance position proposed

    County finance position proposed

    “We simply need some leadership out there,” Hancock County Administrator Scott Adkins said of the finance office, “and we need some continuity. It’s one of those last pieces to solidify Hancock County government.”

  • Hancock County Sheriff

    Hancock County Sheriff

    Pickup truck gets struck on trail ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Regional Communications Center got a call for help from a woman in Sullivan reporting that she and her boyfriend had gotten their pickup truck stuck on the Donnell Pond Trail just after 11 p.m. on March 28. “They were over 3 miles in on

  • Bucksport Police

    Bucksport Police

    Man Tased, arrested on warrants BUCKSPORT — Officers used a Taser on a man who had multiple outstanding warrants and became combative during an incident in the woods off Main Street March 29, according to Deputy Police Chief David WInchester. Officers attempted to stop the man, but he fled on foot behind a Main Street

  • Canine kerfuffle in Brooklin

    Canine kerfuffle in Brooklin

    “Over the past two years, we’ve had several ongoing cases where I’m going to come right out and say it, we’ve had belligerent dog owners who haven’t been mindful or respectful of their neighbors,” said Selectman Bill Cohen. “When Carol Ann tries to do something, without an ordinance, we’ve discovered she really can’t do anything.”

  • Stonington man killed in crash

    Stonington man killed in crash

    A Stonington man died Tuesday after his pickup truck entered an oncoming lane, hitting another pickup truck nearly head-on on the Ellsworth Road in Blue Hill, Hancock County Sheriff’s Lt. Tim Cote reported.

  • Maine State Police

    Two summoned following accident ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged a Blue Hill man who allegedly made an evasive turn after seeing a trooper at an accident scene on Western County Road in Penobscot Saturday. Cpl. Dan Ryan summoned Timothy Gundersen, 40, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence

  • Crash reported near Blue Hill-Surry Transfer Station

    Crash reported near Blue Hill-Surry Transfer Station

    BLUE HILL — Two vehicles appear to have hit head-on while traveling on the Ellsworth Road near the Blue Hill-Surry Transfer Station just after 5 p.m. Tuesday evening. Both Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies and Maine State Police troopers were on scene. Firefighters from Blue Hill, Surry, Penobscot and Brooklin were handling traffic control. Vehicles approaching

  • Woman Injured in Penobscot Crash

    Woman Injured in Penobscot Crash

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Frost said a Dixmont woman severely injured her leg after her sport utility vehicle went off the road and into a ditch Thursday morning on Front Ridge Road in Penobscot. The vehicle came to rest against a tree, the deputy said. Apryl Vanags, 34, was partially pinned inside

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