Articles by: Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Maxwell Hauptman joined The Ellsworth American as a reporter in 2018. He can be reached at [email protected]
  • Sumner senior wins Principal’s Award

    SULLIVAN — Sumner Memorial High School senior Zackary Coughlan has received this year’s Principal’s Award. “Throughout his years at Sumner, Zack has distinguished himself as a leader who is revered for the respectful example he sets for his fellow students,” said Sumner Principal Ty Thurlow. “In the classroom, Zack has established himself as a formidable

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of March 21

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of March 21

    WINTER HARBOR — On March 8, police assisted Gouldsboro police in a search for a white Dodge Caravan that almost hit another vehicle on Route 1 in Gouldsboro. The complainant claimed the driver of the van was on the phone texting. Warden Dave Simmons of the Maine Warden Service later stopped the vehicle on the

  • Three seeking re-election in Franklin

    FRANKLIN — The town of Franklin will hold its annual Town Meeting on Saturday, March 30, at noon in the Franklin Community Center. Polls will be open on Friday, March 29, from 12:05 to 7 p.m. Dawn Carter is running for re-election to a three-year term on the Board of Selectmen, Hugh Hooper is running

  • Peninsula School has new principal

    GOULDSBORO — Heather Dorr, a fifth-grade teacher at the Ella Lewis School in Steuben, has been named principal at the Peninsula School in Prospect Harbor. Dorr’s appointment was approved by the Regional School Unit 24 (RSU 24) Board on March 5. “Heather has been with us since September 2016,” said RSU 24 Superintendant Mike Eastman.

  • Sullivan Harbor Farm back in business

    Sullivan Harbor Farm back in business

    HANCOCK — Sullivan Harbor Farm Smokehouse, a smoked salmon retailer that was shut down several years ago after losing its license from the Food and Drug Administration, is set to reopen at the end of March. The reopening had been delayed by the federal government shutdown in December, but on Tuesday, owner Leslie Harlow celebrated

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of March 14

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of March 14

    GOULDSBORO — On March 2, officers from the Gouldsboro Police Department, Winter Harbor Police Department and the Maine Marine Patrol responded to an abandoned 911 call on Morton Emerson Lane. Upon arrival, an officer determined that there had been a domestic dispute at the residence. While police attempted to engage with a Gouldsboro man at

  • Lamoine voters meet March 20

    LAMOINE — The town of Lamoine will hold its annual town meeting Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at the Lamoine Consolidated School. Polls will be open Tuesday, March 19, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lamoine Town Office. There are two open seats on the town’s Board of Selectmen. Robert Christie and

  • Solar farm in Township 16 approved

    ELLSWORTH — A proposal for a large solar power project in Hancock County was approved last week by Maine state utilities officials. The proposal, by Three Rivers Solar Power, LLC, a subsidiary of Boston-based company Swift Current, is free to move forward with further development after a Feb. 26 approval from the Maine Public Utilities