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]
  • 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

  • Schoodic fest keeps getting bigger and better

    Schoodic fest keeps getting bigger and better

    WINTER HARBOR — For the person who wants to tap into a slumbering talent or break out of their comfort zone, the 2017 Schoodic Arts Festival offers many venues for self-exploration. For two weeks beginning July 30 and ending Aug. 13, Schoodic Arts for All will offer performances, talks, films and workshops on everything from

  • Sumner students to present research findings

    SULLIVAN — Sumner Memorial High School students will present a poster session Thursday, May 4, on what they have learned exploring forests and intertidal zones in Downeast Maine. The research was conducted with the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, whose staff helped instruct the students in how to ask research questions, collect samples and

  • Benefit set for crash victims’ children

    Benefit set for crash victims’ children

    HANCOCK — A dinner to benefit the children of Layn Wilbur and Cinnamon Riddell, members of the Ruth and Wimpy’s restaurant family who were killed in an accident last week, will be held at Sumner Memorial High School May 20. Wilbur, son of the restaurant owners, and his partner, Riddell, were killed April 17 in

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of April 27

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of April 27

    GOULDSBORO — Fred Reynolds, 61, of Winter Harbor, was summoned April 21 on a speeding charge for driving 25 to 29 miles per hour over the speed limit, police said. Police said Reynolds was stopped on the South Gouldsboro Road. Anthony Milanio, 31, of Pleasant Point was summoned on a speeding charge April 19 for

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of April 20

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of April 20

    GOULDSBORO — Sara Lovely, 21, of Levant was summoned on a speeding charge April 13 for allegedly driving 15 to 19 miles per hour over the speed limit, police said. Police said Lovely was stopped on Route 1. Inspection sticker William Faulkingham, 38, of Winter Harbor was summoned April 13 on a charge of failure