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]
  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of May 11

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of May 11

    GOULDSBORO — A South Gouldsboro Road resident called police May 4 to complain that there was a rooster on her front lawn that wouldn’t leave. Police said they were not able to locate the bird owner and referred the woman to the animal division of the state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Arrest Timothy

  • Plans for Fiberight plant moving ahead

    ELLSWORTH — Plans are moving forward for a new $69-million trash-to-biogas plant that will service more than 115 communities — many in Hancock County — and which is scheduled to open in the spring of 2018. The 144,000-square-foot plant to be built and operated by Fiberight LLC in Hampden is expected to come to a

  • National monument’s future clouded in confusion

    National monument’s future clouded in confusion

    ELLSWORTH — There is disagreement in legal circles about whether President Trump has the authority to roll back national monuments designated by prior presidents. This is of particular interest in Maine, which has a new national monument — Katahdin Woods and Waters — that was created by President Obama in an August 2016 executive order.

  • Speaker recounts sail around the world at talk in Steuben

    Speaker recounts sail around the world at talk in Steuben

    STEUBEN — For some people, an unusual, trying and somewhat dangerous journey becomes the baseline for one’s life. So it is for Russell Heath, associate director of the Downeast Salmon Federation, who 31 years ago set sail on a four-year, singlehanded circumnavigation of the globe. His only companion was the 25-foot Vertue class sailboat Kainui.

  • Woman seriously injured in Gouldsboro accident

    Woman seriously injured in Gouldsboro accident

    GOULDSBORO — Brooke Dawson, 28, of Old Town was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center April 29 after her convertible overturned in a ditch on Route 1, police said. Police Chief Tyler Dunbar said Dawson was southbound when her 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible drifted into the shoulder of the southbound lane at

  • Franklin Library receives $30K grant

    FRANKLIN — The Franklin Library, which is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, has received a $30,000 grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation. The grant for which the library applied will enable the library to stay open year-round, add staff and make several improvements. “During the past four years many improvements have been