Articles by: Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Jacqueline's beat covers the eastern Hancock County towns of Lamoine through Gouldsboro as well as Steuben in Washington County. She was a reporter for the New York Times, United Press International and Reuters before moving to Maine. She also publicized medical research at Yale School of Medicine and scientific findings at Yale University for nine years.[email protected]
  • In fashion

    In fashion

    WINTER HARBOR — Schoodic Arts for All’s annual “Wow!” Award for artists and performers is intended to recognize just that factor: someone whose work makes one stop in one’s tracks because of its special power to bring wonder, insight and enjoyment. This year’s recipient of the $1,000 award is clothing designer Brianna Saad, who has

  • Quimby makes plans to revive Ocean Wood Campground

    Quimby makes plans to revive Ocean Wood Campground

    GOULDSBORO — Burt’s Bees’ founder Roxanne Quimby sees the future of the former 113-acre Ocean Wood Campground in Birch Harbor as her last, major project as a conservationist. And she intends to get it right. Quimby bought the property in September 2016 just before it went up for auction. She and her construction manager, Heath

  • Blurred lines

    Blurred lines

    WINTER HARBOR — In the old days, the divide between abstract and representational art was distinct. The latter reflected the outer world while modernistic abstract art was an exploration of the artist’s inner being. Ben Lincoln, whose exhibit “Interface,” is on display at the Littlefield Gallery in Winter Harbor, through Sept. 15, says those dated

  • Sound travels

    Sound travels

    STEUBEN — Chemistry between people is unpredictable and unmistakable. For the band Shirt Tail Kin, a recording they put together last year — a first for each of them — took that subtle recognition of a commonality among them into a bonding experience. Curtis Russet, who works part time as a family nurse practitioner at

  • Winter Harbor’s fictional Von Thistles inspire artwork

    Winter Harbor’s fictional Von Thistles inspire artwork

    WINTER HARBOR — The idea for Deborah Martin’s fictional Von Thistle family was first planted, interestingly enough, 20 years ago during friendly banter among staff in the psychiatric unit at Maine Medical Center in Portland. “A nurse-friend called me ‘Devorah Von Thistle,” said Martin, a psychiatric nurse. “I called her the Red Devil.” Both names

  • By car or boat, Bunker’s Wharf’s view draws diners

    By car or boat, Bunker’s Wharf’s view draws diners

    The picturesque harbor view from Bunker’s Wharf has been one enjoyed for eight generations of the Rice family, one of whom now co-owns the popular eatery. “Bunker’s Harbor typifies the lobster industry and generations of people making their living on the ocean,” said Dana Rice Sr., who lives in the home where he grew up

  • Salt Box relocates to Winter Harbor

    Salt Box relocates to Winter Harbor

    WINTER HARBOR — Salt Box restaurant aficionados will travel a little farther to dine this summer, but owner-chef Mike Poirier said the view is worth it. Poirier has taken over the space formerly occupied by Raven’s Nest at the corner of Main and Newman streets and overlooking Henry Cove. “It is the same name and

  • Resourceful young Mainer returns home, starts business

    Resourceful young Mainer returns home, starts business

    CHERRYFIELD — Emma Thieme is a typical and atypical millennial — independent, a bold traveler, totally adept working online yet possessing hands-on skills as well. The writer and custom upholsterer also is a fourth-generation Mainer who has lived elsewhere but then decided there is no place like home. “To be from Maine means to be