Jesse Ellison

Jesse Ellison

Jesse Ellison is a Down East contributing editor.

Safe at Last

Safe at Last

After decades of violence at the hands of her husband, Priscilla got out alive — with help from a Maine safe house that’s among the first of its kind.

Elle Logan

Clean Sweep

Elle Logan rowed in Beijing and London and won gold both times. This summer in Rio, she’s made it three for three. So why haven’t you heard of Maine’s baddest Olympian?

Closure?

A long-sought specialty squad of the Maine State Police will soon start delving into the state’s most puzzling unsolved crimes.

Wild Wild East

On Maine’s islands, the presence of law enforcement is light to nonexistent. So how does a community make do with only the thinnest of thin blue lines?