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Bill Trotter

About Bill Trotter

A news reporter in coastal Maine for more than 15 years, Bill Trotter keeps track of how the Atlantic Ocean and the state's iconic coast shape the lives, lifestyles and livelihoods of coastal Maine residents and visitors. A resident of Ellsworth, Bill covers Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Hancock County, fisheries, marine-related topics and more for the BDN. Follow him on Twitter at @billtrotter.

When the national media come to Maine

It’s been a poorly concealed secret for years: National news media likes to visit Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island in the summertime. Who doesn’t, right? The park’s scenic appeal, and that of coastal Maine in general, is why millions of people travel from out of state (and often from other countries) to visit […]

Kara DioGuardi selling Gouldsboro home

Celebrity hit-maker Kara DioGuardi may have spent her last night in the town of Gouldsboro. The songwriter, record producer, music executive and former American Idol judge has put a “For Sale” sign in front of her home on Main Street in the local village of Prospect Harbor. DioGuardi bought the house in 2004, prior to her […]