Articles by: Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Maxwell Hauptman joined The Ellsworth American as a reporter in 2018. He can be reached at mhauptman@ellsworthamerican.com
  • Poliquin requests recount, raises idea of a new election

    Poliquin requests recount, raises idea of a new election

    ELLSWORTH — Attorneys for U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine) have asked a federal judge to order a new election for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District even if the ranked choice voting system used to settle the election is found to be in compliance with the Constitution. The motion was filed late Tuesday night in Bangor, and

  • Acadia’s Oktoberfest launches home brewers contest

    Acadia’s Oktoberfest launches home brewers contest

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — At least 11 home brewers will put their craft ale, lager, stout to the test before a panel of judges as part of the 23rd Acadia’s Oktoberfest Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6, at Smuggler’s Den Campground. The Down East Family YMCA’s youth development director, Roman Perez, who tends bar at Airline Brewery, will serve

  • Fire spreads over 5 acres in Trenton

    Fire spreads over 5 acres in Trenton

    TRENTON — Firefighters from across Hancock County responded to a brush fire that broke out this afternoon in a wooded area near Goose Cove Road. “Right now the fire is spread over about five acres,” said Steve Heckman, Trenton deputy fire chief. “It’s in an area only accessible by ATV trails.” Heckman added that the