Articles by: Rebecca Alley

Rebecca Alley

Rebecca Alley

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Rebecca is the Schoodic-area reporter and covers the towns of Eastbrook, Franklin, Hancock, Lamoine, Sorrento, Sullivan, Waltham, Winter Harbor and Trenton. She lives in Ellsworth with her husband and baby boy who was joyously welcomed in June 2020. Feel free to send tips and story ideas to [email protected]
  • Former restaurant location now home to salon

    Former restaurant location now home to salon

    TRENTON — According to Sarah Norwood, owner of Revive Salon, located on the Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, “everyone needs a little pick-me-up every once in a while.” That is the inspiration behind the name of her full-service salon, which offers hair, waxing, nail and tanning services. The same philosophy can apply to the building.

  • Paradis claims commission seat  

    Paradis claims commission seat  

    BAR HARBOR — Two open seats on the Hancock County Commissioners board resulted in two contested races this year. The results are in, with Republican Paul Paradis of Bar Harbor winning in District 3 and incumbent Republican Bill Clark of Ellsworth re–elected to his District 1 seat.  In District 1, Clark defeated Democratic challenger Rebecca Wentworth of Blue Hill with 6,568 votes to Wentworth’s 4,841.  “I’m

  • Solutions sought for Trenton’s rising education costs

    Solutions sought for Trenton’s rising education costs

    TRENTON — The School Evaluation Options Committee (SEOC) met Tuesday for its fourth open forum at the Trenton town office to discuss the committee’s findings following its year-long investigation into solutions for the area’s rising education costs. Chairwoman Susan Sargent and committee member Susan Starr gave the presentation to an audience of three, including state Rep.

  • Runaway pug returns home after three-week adventure

    Runaway pug returns home after three-week adventure

    LAMOINE — Many youngsters — and adults alike — cannot make it through “The Incredible Journey” without shedding a tear or two. The book-turned-movie from the early ’60s chronicles three pets in their trek through the wilderness as they make their way back home after accidentally getting separated from their owners. Leisa and Wade Welch