Articles by: Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Maxwell Hauptman

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Maxwell Hauptman has been reporting for The Ellsworth American since 2018. He covers eastern Hancock and western Washington counties and welcomes story tips and ideas. He can be reached at mhauptman@ellsworthamerican.com
  • 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