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]
  • Acadia Winter Festival set for this weekend

    Acadia Winter Festival set for this weekend

    WINTER HARBOR — The fifth annual Acadia Winter Festival will kick off this weekend at the Schoodic Institute. The event, which will run from Feb. 8-11, will include activities such as nature walks, an ice sculpture demonstration and workshops on bird carving, Dutch oven cooking and photography Entertainment includes dinner theater with Hope Lewis of

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 7

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 7

    GOULDSBORO — On Jan. 24, police investigated the unattended death of a 51-year-old Corea woman. The body was transported to the Maine Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death. Police said the death was not deemed suspicious and appeared to be the result of natural causes. Traffic stops As the result of a

  • Biologist shares ice fishing tips

    WINTER HARBOR — “Every lake is a little different. They all have their secrets.” So says Gregory Burr, regional fisheries biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW). Burr was in Winter Harbor recently to discuss ice fishing on Downeast Maine’s many ponds and lakes. With over 400 ponds and 4,000 miles

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Jan. 31

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Jan. 31

    GOULDSBORO — On Jan. 11, as the result of a traffic stop for an expired registration on the South Gouldsboro Road, Dale Sprague, 29, of Gouldsboro was charged with operating after suspension. Vandalism On Jan. 18, police received a complaint of vandalism to the sand storage building at the former DOT office on Route 1.

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Jan. 24

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Jan. 24

    WINTER HARBOR— On Jan. 2, police responded to a reported theft at a residence on Hillcrest Drive. A woman had reported that someone broke into her home and stole several pairs of socks and two T-shirts, and had replaced the two T-shirts with different ones. Well-being check On Jan. 8, police performed a well-being check

  • Fiberight plant still on track for April

    Fiberight plant still on track for April

    ELLSWORTH — Twenty-three municipalities in Hancock County that belong to the Municipal Review Committee (MRC) are reluctantly taking their waste to landfills. By this summer, that should change. Fiberight’s long-delayed Coastal Resources of Maine waste processing plant in Hampden plans to open its doors for the first time this spring. “The bottom line is that

  • Indigenous Peoples observance held in Prospect Harbor Friday

    Indigenous Peoples observance held in Prospect Harbor Friday

    GOULDSBORO — Last Friday, thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first ever Indigenous Peoples March. The march, meant to bring awareness of issues affecting Native men, women, and children, sparked smaller marches around the country. In Maine, home to the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet tribes of the Wabanaki Confederacy, one group braved the