Mike Mulcahy directs traffic on West Broadway in Lincoln past a natural-gas pipeline installation point on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. See story, video here.
Two anglers enjoy the Penobscot River near Lincoln on Aug. 24, 2013. Standalone photo.
Shawn Picard, 20, of Millinocket, looks through several of the 52 12,000-pound reels of aluminum 115,000-volt wire in Lincoln on Aug. 14, 2008. Portraiture is a big part of what I do.
Walkers from around the state participated in the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter's 20th annual Hike for the Homeless on Saturday, April 12, 2015. See story here.
Millinocket middle school teacher Doug Kranich keeps boa constrictors in his classroom. This story I worked on Feb. 22, 2013 just as a photographer and videographer. Read story here.
Lincoln firefighter Donald Olsen shouts to make himself heard over sirens and water as he douses hot spots in a collapsed garage on Lee Road in Lincoln on Aug. 10, 2010.
Snowmobiling is a huge industry in northern Maine. This sno-cross race occurred on Feb. 12, 2011.
Eleven watercraft made of cardboard and duct tape raced in the 2014 Lincoln Homecoming's "Redneck Regatta" on Saturday, July 19, 2014. See story, video here.
This portrait went with a recent Page 1 spread on milltown rivalries. The 3,000 word story, four photographs and four minute video were done by me and ran on May 30, 2013. Read story here.
Millinocket leaders confer during a town council meeting in July 2009.
Don Wallace, 52, of Passadumkeag, and his company, Wallace Brothers Woodcrafters, LLC., sell fishing nets to LL Bean. Given the poverty of northern Maine, a major part of my work here is covering economic development and writing business news-features.
Breaking news figures heavily in my workload. This picture of a LifeFlight crew tending to a crash victim was taken on June 12, 2008.
Francis Pelkey, 58, of Millinocket stops outside the American Legion Post 80 after completing a run to raise funds to send care packages to troops overseas on July 18, 2010.
Peter Townshend, 27, of Bangor was just about to start his climb down from a job atop the First Congregational Church of Lincoln when a flock of birds flew just overhead on Oct. 4, 2010.
The infamous "vodka blimp" later destroyed when it broke free of its moorings in Ohio was forced down in Lincoln by problems with one of is ground support vehicles on May 18, 2011.
The brother of a serviceman killed by an IED in Afghanistan clutches an American flag during his brother's funeral on Oct. 10, 2012. This was one of those times I was given an assignment strictly as a photographer. The picture went Page 1.
Industrial wind sites are springing up all over Maine. This huge support pylon rolled into Lincoln on Feb. 24, 2011.
You itch just looking at it, don't you? Another example of trying to enliven a routine story -- in this case, of a health center's construction.
Agriculture is a big business in Maine, but most farmers are elderly here.
Northern Penobscot County is very rural and manned mostly by volunteer crews, so fires can be especially devastating.
Winter fires are especially devastating. This one destroyed the pig farm of 25-year-old Sam Sides of Sherman, who is also a town selectman, on March 26, 2012, three days before this was taken.
This is an area of papermakers, farmers, loggers -- hands-on manual laborers.
This and the shot that follows it happened on a sweltering Lincoln Homecoming Day celebration on July 17, 2010. Both shots led the state section.
It was especially hot during the parade: Elijah Burrill, 2, of Lincoln gets doused to keep him cool.
Dave Ham, a workman employed by Larry Ham Construction of Lincoln, builds a wall at Lee Academy on July 14, 2010.
Second Congressional District candidate Jason Levesque tours Penobscot Valley Hospital of Lincoln on March 4, 2010.
Holiday lights in Lincoln as seen on Dec. 23, 2010.
Granite Street School teachers Jenny Daigle [left] and Missy Wheaton listen to Millinocket School Committee members discuss closing their school during a meeting at Stearns High School on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. See story here.
Jessie Barker of Lincoln was bundled well against the cold when she participated in an anti-war protest with about 40 others on March 18, 2007 at Lincoln's Lee A. Rush Memorial Gazebo.
Gary Campbell (center), a Massachusetts resident who owns land in Lakeville, stands at the podium while Neil Kiely, director of New England development for First Wind, makes a point during a Maine Land Use Regulation Commission hearing at Lee Academy on Sept. 23, 2010.
A state trooper takes photos of the crash after a two-vehicle collision on Route 2 in Winn on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.
Tom Pelkey of Eddington, an equipment operator with J.E. Butler LLC of Holden, spent most of the day watching for and helping gather recyclable debris at the former Howland tannery building on July 26, 2012.