Articles by: Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Reporter at The Ellsworth American,
Steve Fuller worked at The Ellsworth American from 2012 to early 2018. He covered the city of Ellsworth, including the Ellsworth School Department and the city police beat, as well as the towns of Amherst, Aurora, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Mariaville, Osborn, Otis and Waltham. A native of Waldo County, he served as editor of Belfast's Republican Journal prior to joining the American. He lives in Orland.
  • Tuned in

    Tuned in

    By Steve Fuller Special to The Ellsworth American SURRY — Standing in just the right place in the woods near Patten Pond, someone scanning through the AM dial on a radio could easily feel that they had gone back in time. The listener might catch The Lone Ranger and Tonto fighting bad guys, or perhaps

  • Into the light

    Into the light

    ELLSWORTH — Terri Cormier knew the staircase looked familiar. The recent past president of the Ellsworth Historical Society, Cormier was looking through a collection of glass plate negatives in the group’s collections. A unique staircase could be seen in one of the shots. Stored in paper envelopes, the negatives had been kept in a desk

  • Orland OKs $20,000 for fire station study

    Orland OKs $20,000 for fire station study

    ORLAND — Trash and town buildings were two of the top topics at the annual Town Meeting June 12. Just over 50 voters came out and approved all of the two dozen articles on the warrant, though not without discussion and debate on several of the articles. On a written ballot vote, voters approved (42-10)

  • History hits home

    History hits home

    BANGOR — When Brian Swartz first began writing about Maine and the Civil War almost a decade ago, he had what is likely a common misconception among Mainers. “I thought, ‘There can’t be too much material out there because it was Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the 20th Maine and Little Round Top — and that’s all

  • Castine’s unsung Gettysburg hero

    Castine’s unsung Gettysburg hero

    CASTINE — The storyline sounds familiar to any student of Maine history or the Civil War: a man born and raised on the shores of the Penobscot River goes on to attend Bowdoin College, then joins the Army after war breaks out. At Gettysburg, in July of 1863, he leads his command of Maine men