Articles by: Letitia Baldwin

Letitia Baldwin

Letitia Baldwin

Arts Editor at The Ellsworth American
In addition to editing the Arts & Leisure section, Letitia edits special sections including Out & About, Overview, Health Quarterly, Your Maine Home, House & Garden and Get Ready for Winter. She comes from Chicago, Ill, but has deep family ties to the Cranberry Isles. [email protected]
  • Gouldsboro lobster buying station and wharf sold

    Gouldsboro lobster buying station and wharf sold

    GOULDSBORO — It took less than an hour last Wednesday for Tranzon Auction Properties to sell Gouldsboro Enterprise’s South Gouldsboro property, comprising a lobster buying station, 65-foot wharf, lobster pound, two-story home and a .09-acre parcel of land, for $380,000 to Hal Harlan of Indianapolis, Ind. The previous owner was Melinda Boumans, who bought the business in 2013.   In 25-

  • Another nor’easter expected to hit today

    Another nor’easter expected to hit today

    ELLSWORTH —A handful of households have gone without power for five days while others got it back over the weekend, but Hancock County residents are bracing for another nor’easter tonight. The storm is expected to build starting this afternoon, bringing more than 1 inch of rainfall and wind gusts over 50 miles per hour. Coastal

  • Nor’easter knocks power out across Hancock County

    BAR HARBOR — Some 16,000 Emera Maine customers remained without electricity Friday morning after driving wet snow and wind gusts over 40 miles per hour knocked out power overnight throughout Hancock County. Emera Maine spokeswoman Judy Long reported Friday that “Ellsworth, Deer Isle, Gouldsboro and Stonington are among the hardest-hit towns” in Hancock County. “Our

  • Fun things to do

    Fun things to do

    With so many folks and families confined to their homes, many artists and musicians have stepped up and offered free lessons and material. Here’s some we’ve come across. Know of others? Send to [email protected]     The fold of art   Origami cranes and dogs were on tap as part of Cherryfield artist Audra Christie’s first two live online

  • Boys respond to cry for help in the cold

    Boys respond to cry for help in the cold

      WINTER HARBOR — Two boys’ concern and quick response to a fallen elderly woman’s plight cut short a life-threatening situation during last weekend’s bitter cold. Sunday afternoon, 14-year-old Logan Leighton and Emmett Moshier, 12, were out for a walk and headed down to the town pier when the boys heard a voice in the

  • Life on Mark Island Lighthouse inspires memoir

    Life on Mark Island Lighthouse inspires memoir

    WINTER HARBOR — Roaring Bull, a ledge awash in only 3 feet of water at mean low tide, lies in eastern Frenchman Bay. When it’s blowing hard from the northwest and a heavy sea is running from the south, the waves strike the shoals, sending white foam up and billowing back like a bridal train.