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  • Tremont woman hurt in motorcycle crash

    Tremont woman hurt in motorcycle crash

    TREMONT — A Tremont woman suffered a head injury after her motorcycle crashed on Tremont Road Saturday just before noon. Hancock County Deputy Luke Gross said Daniella Caruso, 24, was wearing a helmet. Southwest Harbor Ambulance treated Caruso at the scene and she was then taken by LifeFlight to Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC), where

  • Virginia woman killed in Steuben crash

    Virginia woman killed in Steuben crash

    STEUBEN — A Virginia woman died, possibly due to a medical problem, after her sport utility vehicle crashed on Route 1 here Sunday at 7:15 p.m., the Maine State Police reported. The deceased is Virginia Keiley, 74, of Hume, Va., according to Sgt. Jeff Ingemi. Keiley was heading north in a 2008 Toyota Rav4 when

  • Bucksport officials discuss availability of state aid

    Bucksport officials discuss availability of state aid

    BUCKSPORT — At the Town Council’s first official meeting since last week’s announcement that Verso Paper Corp. is closing the local paper mill, Town Manager Derik Goodine explained some of the measures that will be necessary to weather the loss of a large taxpayer. That loss won’t be immediate, Goodine emphasized on Thursday evening. Verso

  • Meth suspects indicted

    Meth suspects indicted

    ELLSWORTH — Three people arrested in connection with a meth lab discovered at an Ellsworth apartment were among the 15 people indicted Thursday by a Hancock County grand jury. The tenant of the apartment, Karen Ward, 51, was indicted on one count of unlawful trafficking in drugs. Bridgett Spencer, 30, of Bangor and Jack Lint,

  • Castine man injured in Orland accident

    Castine man injured in Orland accident

    ORLAND — A Castine man suffered serious injuries after getting into an accident on Route 1 Wednesday afternoon, but his condition is improving, according to a spokesman at Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC). At 12:30 p.m., Andrew Wescott, 25, was driving Eastbound in a 1997 Lincoln Continental sedan when he failed to negotiate the corner

  • Lone captain escapes sinking vessel

    Lone captain escapes sinking vessel

    BAR HARBOR — A charter fishing boat was abandoned and left to drift into the rocks of Acadia National Park just south of Thunder Hole after it began taking on water through the hull Tuesday. By Wednesday morning, what remained of the battered boat was mostly submerged. Most of her hull planks had been torn