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  • Woman reported missing found heading south

    ELLSWORTH — An 18-year-old Ellsworth woman reported missing several days ago by her guardian is “en route to Florida,” according to a police report. The woman, who was last seen in Southwest Harbor on foot on Aug. 5, was reported missing Aug. 7, said Police Chief Glenn Moshier. Officers eventually received a message from her

  • Meth lab busted on Bucksport Road

    Meth lab busted on Bucksport Road

    ELLSWORTH — Agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Thursday arrested a Bucksport Road couple police said having been making methamphetamine in their home. MDEA Northern Division Commander Darrell Crandall said the arrests came after agents and Ellsworth police officers executed a search warrant at the couple’s residence. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection assisted.

  • Missing Milbridge woman found safe

    Missing Milbridge woman found safe

    MILBRIDGE — An 83-year-old Milbridge woman was found safe Wednesday evening after being reported missing earlier in the day. Suzanne Hubbell was reported missing to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department when a caretaker arrived at her home to pick her up to give her a ride and discovered she wasn’t home. A search effort was

  • Trenton woman’s death ruled suicide

    Trenton woman’s death ruled suicide

    ELLSWORTH — A Trenton woman whose body was found on the mud flats of Goose Cove off Oak Point Road in Trenton July 18 had committed suicide, according to the Maine Medical Examiner’s Office. The body of Barbara Graves, 88, was found by passers-by. “Barbara Graves was ruled a drowning and the manner is suicide,”

  • Fire destroys house in Hancock

    Fire destroys house in Hancock

    HANCOCK — A middle-of-the-night fire consumed a house, barn, vehicles and tool sheds at 144 Mud Creek Road before dawn Monday. Hancock Fire Chief Chris Holmes said the fire was reported at 1:10 a.m. “Neighbors woke to an explosion, looked out the window and saw the house across the street on fire,” Holmes said. No

  • Knowlton Park assault suspect arrested

    Knowlton Park assault suspect arrested

    ELLSWORTH − Ellsworth police arrested a former Colorado resident on Sunday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted a man in the bathroom at Knowlton Park the night before. Kelby R. Bullock, a transient, was arrested and charged with robbery, assault and criminal threatening after police said in a press release that he threatened, assaulted and stole

  • 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