Articles by: Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Reporter at The Ellsworth American,
Steve Fuller worked at The Ellsworth American from 2012 to early 2018. He covered the city of Ellsworth, including the Ellsworth School Department and the city police beat, as well as the towns of Amherst, Aurora, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Mariaville, Osborn, Otis and Waltham. A native of Waldo County, he served as editor of Belfast's Republican Journal prior to joining the American. He lives in Orland.
  • Grand presents ‘Our Town’

    Grand presents ‘Our Town’

    ELLSWORTH — When Nick Turner arrived as the new executive director of The Grand in March, it marked a big change for him and his family. They were coming from the other side of the country (Colorado) and much larger communities (living in Loveland and working in neighboring Fort Collins, with a combined population north

  • Collins on future plans

    Collins on future plans

    ELLSWORTH — Will Sen. Susan Collins run in 2018 to succeed Paul LePage as the next governor of Maine? “I am going to make a decision soon,” Collins said at the Ellsworth Rotary Club’s meeting Tuesday night at the Moore Community Center. She was responding to a question from Jack Frost, who tried to get

  • 40-unit housing project is proposed for Rte. 3

    40-unit housing project is proposed for Rte. 3

    TRENTON — A Tremont businessman is proposing to build a 40-unit housing project along Route 3. The Trenton Planning Board was set to review the plan Wednesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the Town Office. Tim Gott of Southwest Harbor is proposing a seven-building development on 70 acres of land on the east side

  • Route 3 plan explained

    Route 3 plan explained

    TRENTON — When pulling a bandage off, do you rip it off quickly or peel it off slowly? For residents of Mount Desert Island, the bandage in question is a major reconstruction project now underway on Route 3 in Bar Harbor, one that will involve detours and alternate routes as the work progresses. Rhobe Moulton,

  • BH Bank and Trust schedules stock split

    BH Bank and Trust schedules stock split

      BAR HARBOR — The parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announced Tuesday it will be doing a stock split next month. The three-for-two split will increase the number of shares of common stock outstanding for Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) from the current level of just under 10.3 million to almost 15.4 million.

  • Lab expansion begins

    Lab expansion begins

    ELLSWORTH — The Jackson Laboratory’s expansion into the former Lowe’s building moved one step closer to reality Tuesday, as lab officials and politicians officially broke ground on what will be a massive mouse production facility within two years. “It’s a red-letter day for Ellsworth,” said City Council Chairman Bob Crosthwaite. He said it is a

  • Koffman, O’Neill face off in primary

    Koffman, O’Neill face off in primary

    ELLSWORTH — Democratic primary election candidates for the Hancock County Maine State Senate seat made their pitches to voters at a forum last week, citing their respective life experiences and addressing topics they likely will have to deal with if elected. Moira O’Neill of Surry and Ted Koffman of Bar Harbor discussed why they want to

  • Trenton residents turn out to dedicate new veterans memorial

    Trenton residents turn out to dedicate new veterans memorial

    TRENTON — A crowd of more than 100 turned out Saturday morning for the dedication of the town’s new veterans memorial. “It feels great to have it here,” said Bruce Cameron, a veteran himself and a member of the town committee that made the monument a reality. “It’s something we’ve been wanting for a long