Articles by: Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Reporter at The Ellsworth American,
Steve Fuller has worked at The Ellsworth American since 2012. He covers 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. [email protected]
  • Officials tout benefit of Maine Coast’s affiliation with EMHS

    Officials tout benefit of Maine Coast’s affiliation with EMHS

    TRENTON — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital officials touted the value of being part of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems at the Ellsworth hospital’s annual meeting last week. “Our relationship with EMHS makes us stronger,” said Maine Coast President John Ronan (who also serves as president of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, another EMHS member). The meeting was

  • Former Acadia Christian School sold at auction for $1.4 million

    TRENTON — The former home of the Acadia Christian School and several other entities over the years was sold at auction for $1.4 million earlier this fall. The seven-acre property at 169 and 171 Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, well known to many for the large American flag that flew out front for years, was

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    ELLSWORTH — On the evening of Dec. 6, 63-year-old Ronald Spinney of Eastport was driving south on the Bangor Road when an Emera Maine bucket truck headed north struck a deer. The deer “spun back into the path” of Spinney’s 2006 Toyota sedan, which had $700 in damage to its front bumper as a result.

  • Veterans, sacrifice honored at Wreaths Across America event

    Veterans, sacrifice honored at Wreaths Across America event video

    ELLSWORTH — Cheering crowds, patriotic music and local first responders welcomed the Wreaths Across America convoy as it passed through the city Sunday on its way to Arlington National Cemetery. Ellsworth City Council Chairman Marc Blanchette called the convoy’s stop at the Maine Coast Mall the “dawn” of its journey. Speaking on behalf of Ellsworth

  • “No-Shave November” brings in over $1,400 for area cancer center

    “No-Shave November” brings in over $1,400 for area cancer center

    ELLSWORTH — A month of itching and scratching and less-than-thrilled spouses came to an end last week as the Ellsworth Police Department concluded its No-Shave November campaign. The month-long event — in which officers did not shave and put money they would have spent on shaving supplies toward a department-wide fundraiser — raised $1,385, all

  • Maine Coast’s technical employees vote to unionize

    Maine Coast’s technical employees vote to unionize

    ELLSWORTH — Dozens of employees at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital are set to become unionized following a vote last week. Technical employees including radiology technologists, licensed practical nurses, respiratory therapists and others voted by secret ballot to join the Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA). The union previously said the group of technical employees consists of

  • Wreaths Across America events set for Ellsworth

    Wreaths Across America events set for Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH — The Wreaths Across America convoy will stop in Ellsworth again this year on Sunday, Dec. 10, the third year such a stop has been made. The convoy is expected to arrive at the Maine Coast Mall on High Street around 9 a.m. Sunday, according to Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane, after leaving Naraguagus

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 7

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 7

    ELLSWORTH — A supportive girlfriend found herself out a couple hundred dollars this weekend when a supposed friend made off with the money. Over the weekend, police received a complaint from a woman who said a friend of hers took $200 from her while she was at the Hancock County Jail. The woman, who was