Articles by: Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Jacqueline's beat covers the eastern Hancock County towns of Lamoine through Gouldsboro as well as Steuben in Washington County. She was a reporter for the New York Times, United Press International and Reuters before moving to Maine. She also publicized medical research at Yale School of Medicine and scientific findings at Yale University for nine years.jweaver@ellsworthamerican.com
  • Sailor treasures time at sea alone

    Sailor treasures time at sea alone

    GOULDSBORO — Shemaya Laurel moved two years ago from Holyoke, Mass., to a house off Gouldsboro Point Road and on Joy Bay. She is now a familiar sight on the water in her two sailboats: Serenity, a compact, 14-foot Peep Hen craft, and the roomier Auklet. She said Auklet’s junk rig, also known as a

  • Fellows to research climate change in the park

    Fellows to research climate change in the park

    WINTER HARBOR — Three scientists on fellowships will conduct research in Acadia National Park this year — with two focusing on climate change. The researchers are Allyson Jackson, a doctoral student in the Fisheries and Wildlife Department at Oregon State University, Alessio Mortelliti, assistant professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation at the

  • MDI poet voice of proletariat

    MDI poet voice of proletariat

    MOUNT DESERT — The mundane in daily life is rarely lost on Somesville resident Carl Little, an art lover and writer and a poet. Whether he is picking up his shirts at the dry cleaners, meditating as his car is tugged through a car wash, or watching his Saab get a lube job, it’s all

  • Trash war is settled

    Trash war is settled

    ELLSWORTH — Two embattled interests that fought throughout most of 2016 for the right to handle communities’ solid waste have officially made peace. The Municipal Review Committee (MRC) and the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. (PERC) in Orrington have withdrawn their lawsuits against each other. They also reached an agreement that clarifies how they will bring

  • Marine Center eyes upgrade

    Marine Center eyes upgrade

    WINTER HARBOR — Visitors to the Schoodic Marine Center on Sargent Street can expect at least one noticeable improvement next year – restrooms. There also might be better moorings and enhanced signage directing visitors who are arriving at and departing from the marina, said Sheridan Steele, CEO and president of the Schoodic Marine Center. “Restrooms

  • Phone push poll aimed at O’Neill

    ELLSWORTH — It would have been hard to tell who was more surprised – the purported “pollster” or the “pollee.” Annie O’Neill, mother of Democratic Senate candidate Moira O’Neill of Surry, received a call a month ago from a young man who said he was conducting an election survey. O’Neill asked for the name of