Articles by: Sarah Hinckley

Sarah Hinckley

Sarah Hinckley covers the towns of Southwest Harbor, Tremont and neighboring islands. Send story ideas and information to [email protected]
  • Truck roll-over in Trenton

    Truck roll-over in Trenton

    TRENTON — The driver of a cement truck that fell on its side Monday morning on Oak Point Road suffered only minor injuries, officials said. The accident closed the road for part of the day. A Sargent Materials truck nearly full to capacity turned on its side on Oak Point Road, just beyond the intersection

  • Friendship sloop race is more of a crawl

    Friendship sloop race is more of a crawl

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Racing a sailboat, especially a gaff-rigged one, requires some wind. If there’s not much wind, you need some serious strategy. Thirteen Friendship sloops were on the starting line Saturday for the annual Southwest Harbor Rendezvous and Race. Scott Martin, who took over from Miff Lauriat this year as commodore of this little

  • Rachel Irene, Wild Wild West win at Bass Harbor boat races

    Rachel Irene, Wild Wild West win at Bass Harbor boat races

    TREMONT — Sun-baked racers looked as red as the cooked version of their daily catch once prizes were doled out at the 8th Annual Bass Harbor Lobster Boat Races on Sunday. Cameron Crawford’s 1,000-plus horsepower Wild Wild West was the winner in the diesel free-for-all category and the overall “Fastest Lobster Boat” competition, but didn’t

  • Bass Harbor lobster boat races set for Sunday

    Bass Harbor lobster boat races set for Sunday

    TREMONT — Sign up early to get into the eighth annual Lobster Boat Races in Bass Harbor on Sunday, but try not to be too upset about your prize. “The slowest boat here could end up with the best prize,” said race coordinator and fisherman Wayne “Cooly” Rich. “We do it a bit differently.” Registration