Articles by: Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Maxwell Hauptman has been reporting for The Ellsworth American since 2018. He covers eastern Hancock and western Washington counties and welcomes story tips and ideas. He can be reached at [email protected]
  • New welcome sign put up in Sullivan

    New welcome sign put up in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — A hundred years ago, Sullivan was a granite town. Hundreds of people worked as stone cutters and blacksmiths, taking the rock down to the water to be loaded on ships and used to help build the country’s cities. Now, about 10,000 pounds of that granite is being used to say “Welcome to Sullivan.”

  • New town clerk hired in Sullivan

    New town clerk hired in Sullivan

    SULLIVAN — There was a new face around the town office this week, as Sullivan welcomed a new clerk. Stacy Tozier started work on Tuesday alongside Town Administrator Lynn Dunbar and Town Manager Rob Eaton. “I’ve worked in a law office, I’ve been a case manager for children, so I’m hoping to bring some extra

  • Franklin girl wins Scouting Medal of Honor

    Franklin girl wins Scouting Medal of Honor

    SULLIVAN — A year ago, 11 year old Julyanna Damon of Franklin did something quite remarkable. “Oct. 7 of last year, Julyanna’s mother, Amanda, was having a seizure. Julyanna reacted quickly and called for friends to come, then called 911,” said Althea Christiansen, Julyanna’s Girl Scout troop leader. “Her mom was eventually airlifted down to

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Oct. 11

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Oct. 11

    GOULDSBORO — On Aug. 30, a South Gouldsboro resident reported that a neighbor had hired a contractor who cut trees on the complainant’s property. As a result of an investigation, police on Sept. 27 charged Karen Brown, 64, of White Plains, N.Y., with criminal trespass and criminal mischief. Arrest On Sept. 26, police arrested Christine

  • Steuben house damaged by fire

    Steuben house damaged by fire

    STEUBEN — Firefighters responded Monday morning to a house fire along the Village Road in Steuben. The fire, which began shortly before 8 a.m., was called in by a neighbor, as the owners were out of state. “The fire started on the first floor and spread from there,” said Steuben Fire Chief Rick Hawkins. “Several