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.
  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    ELLSWORTH — Bucksport police investigated an unattended death aboard a cruise ship docked in the harbor Aug. 5. Sgt. David Winchester said a cruise ship passenger, 86, from Massachusetts had died of natural causes. Arrests Police arrested Todd Morris, 49, of Bucksport on a charge of aggravated assault Saturday. On Sunday, police arrested Adam Grindle,

  • Aromatherapist simplifies essential oils in new book

    Aromatherapist simplifies essential oils in new book

    ORLAND — The world of essential oils is vast and it’s easy to get lost among all the tiny bottles. Luckily, Orland certified aromatherapist and licensed holistic aesthetician Stephanie Tourles has written a new book, “Stephanie Tourles’s Essential Oils: A Beginner’s Guide” (Storey Publishing, 2018) Storey approached Tourles about writing the book. “We needed to

  • Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    ELLSWORTH — A Bucksport man has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault. Kaleem “Danny” Adnan, 29, appeared before Judge Michael Roberts Friday in Hancock County Unified Court for a bail hearing. There is no information yet on the alleged assaults. District Attorney Matt Foster asked Roberts to set bail at $50,000 cash. Foster

  • Bucksport Health Center expands into Ellsworth

    Bucksport Health Center expands into Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — Bucksport Regional Health Center is expanding into Ellsworth and employing a former Maine Coast Memorial Hospital doctor in the process. Come this fall, the health center will offer medical and behavioral health services at 37 Commerce Park in Ellsworth, which is the location of Dr. Stephen Nightingale’s practice. Nightingale will be the physician

  • Meet Ironbound’s mixologist of drinks and people

    Meet Ironbound’s mixologist of drinks and people

    HANCOCK — Ironbound Restaurant & Inn bartender Wanda Pinkham has a following. Customers reserve seats at the bar Pinkham presides over every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at the Route 1 restaurant. “We have a lot of locals that come to the bar,” said Pinkham, who is in her third season tending bar there. If

  • Blue Hill Memorial Hospital in the black, getting a new name

    Blue Hill Memorial Hospital in the black, getting a new name

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Memorial Hospital is still in the black for the fifth year in a row and, come Oct. 1, will have a new name. President and Chief Executive Officer John Ronan discussed developments Tuesday in a conversation preceding the hospital’s annual meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 8. “I’m very pleased where

  • Castine man sentenced for OUI fatal

    Castine man sentenced for OUI fatal

    CASTINE — A Castine man Tuesday was ordered to serve 18 months in prison for drunken driving and manslaughter in the death of his best friend, Ronald Bakeman. Justice Bruce Mallonee ordered Francis Spinazola, 56, to serve five years in prison but suspended all but 18 months. Spinazola will serve four years of probation upon