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.
  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 25

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department handled problems for older adults last week. A Gouldsboro woman with dementia called police Friday to report that someone was living underneath her house. Deputy Luke Gross said no action was taken. The woman has called to report someone under her house several times. Also on Friday, a

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 25

    Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 25

    ELLSWORTH — A call about a vehicle off the roadway yielded an impaired operation arrest for the Maine State Police. Trooper Gavin Endre was sent to the Bayside Road in Trenton Friday to check on the vehicle in question. As a result of the investigation, Endre charged the motorist, Kent Roth, 53, of Shepherd, Mich.,

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 25

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 25

    BUCKSPORT — A bobcat was spotted wandering around town Oct. 17. Arrest Officer Chris Woodman arrested Nathaniel Eaton, 25, of Blue Hill on a warrant Sunday. Eaton also was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and operating after revocation. Summonses Officer Ryan Welch summoned Bradley Simpson, 18, of

  • British-born chef carries on family’s culinary tradition

    British-born chef carries on family’s culinary tradition

    ELLSWORTH — Baking is in her blood. The “her” is JoAnne Wood of Ellsworth, a California Culinary Academy graduate, who recently moved to the Downeast region from southern Maine. Wood has begun teaching culinary classes for the Ellsworth Adult Education program this fall. Previously, she spent over 10 years teaching culinary skills to southern Mainers

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Police issued a number of warnings to motorists during the past week and just a few summonses. Sgt. David Winchester summoned Monique Brages, 36, of Bucksport on a charge of operating after suspension Sunday. Officer Gerald Lowe, summoned Adrian Hanscom, 44, of Orland on a charge of operating after suspension Oct.

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police handled a number of incidents this past week, including a criminal mischief complaint concerning a political sign that was damaged in Stonington. Trooper Owen Reed is investigating the sign incident. District Attorney Matt Foster said the penalties for damaging political signs depend on whether the sign was on public