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  • Police respond to infant death

    Police respond to infant death

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth police officers responded to the death of an infant at a residence around 12 p.m. on Sunday, according to a press release from Police Chief Glenn Moshier. The State Police Major Crimes Unit is conducting an investigation of the death, according to the release. Maine Attorney General Protocol calls for an investigation into

  • Boat overturns in intersection

    Boat overturns in intersection

    ELLSWORTH — A collision on High Street resulted in a small motorboat overturning with its trailer and landing in the middle of the intersection near the Maine Coast Mall and Walgreens on Thursday afternoon. The crash, which occurred around 3 p.m., tied up traffic on High Street for over an hour. Ellsworth Police Cpl. Shawn

  • Body found in Trenton identified

    Body found in Trenton identified

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found in Trenton Wednesday as that of Barbara Graves, 88, of Trenton. “No foul play is suspected in this case,” said Deputy Luke Gross. “The Sheriff’s Office is working with the Medical Examiner’s Office, as the investigation is still ongoing.” Passers-by found Graves’ body

  • Body found on Goose Cove mud flats

    Body found on Goose Cove mud flats

    TRENTON — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine Marine Patrol are investigating an unattended death that was reported Wednesday morning on the mud flats on Goose Cove on Oak Point Road in Trenton. Maine Marine Patrol Sgt. Troy Dow said “the investigation is in its infancy,” and that it is too soon to

  • Swastika reported on structure on Shore Road

    Swastika reported on structure on Shore Road

    ELLSWORTH — A swastika found drawn on a structure near Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School was still in place three days after it was first reported to police on July 14. A resident called police to report the swastika, which was drawn on a dilapidated wooden structure on city property on the Shore Road, across from the

  • Woman injured in accidental shooting

    Woman injured in accidental shooting

    ELLSWORTH—A 49-year-old resident whose name was not released was taken to Maine Coast Memorial hospital on July 11 after she accidentally shot herself, according to Police Chief Glenn Moshier. Moshier said the woman was attempting to holster a 9mm handgun, which she thought was empty, when it went off and a bullet struck her in

  • Swift response spares SERC from fire damage

    Swift response spares SERC from fire damage

    WINTER HARBOR — The quick response of the Winter Harbor/Gouldsboro Fire Department prevented a potential blaze at a building at the Schoodic Center in Acadia National Park this weekend. A fire alarm in building, known as the Bunkhouse, was triggered at 1:52 a.m. on Sunday July 1. A dozen volunteer firefighters in four fire engines