Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell

Reporter
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Kelly Mitchell joined the news team in March of 2018. She grew up splitting her time between York, ME and Haverhill, MA, but her favorite childhood memories took place along the rocky coast of southern Maine. She's now excited to explore other parts of the state.

She graduated from Suffolk University, where she got her first taste of journalism covering the Boston Marathon bombing trial live from the courtroom. She spent the end of her college career working as a writer at WHDH in Boston.

An avid traveler, she's visited ten countries and used to live in Spain. When not working, Kelly can be found reading with a coffee, out with friends, or wandering by the ocean.

Got a story idea? Reach her at [email protected] or send her a message on twitter at @kmitchell_news.

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK - Officials said Acadia National Park has seen a 50 percent increase in visitors from 2007 to 2017.

Thursday, 30 May 2019 17:27

Senate passes internet privacy bill

AUGUSTA - In a unanimous vote on Thursday, the Maine State Senate took a step to strengthen internet privacy.

AUGUSTA - A state lawmaker called this point in time a historic point to transition the state's juvenile criminal justice system.

ORONO - The state's largest university system will be seeing a changing of the guard. Chancellor James Page of the University of Maine System will be retiring in June.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 16:15

Conversion therapy now banned in Maine

AUGUSTA - Governor Janet Mills signed into law a statewide ban on conversion therapy, that prohibits medical professionals from advertising and administering the practice to minors.

Sunday, 26 May 2019 15:25

Man to skydive for good cause

PITTSFIELD - A man is going to try to set a Maine skydiving record, all to raise money for a good cause.

BANGOR - A trek through the woods honored a local man who passed away of cancer, and the walk raised money to help families in similar situations.

Saturday, 25 May 2019 17:50

The Summit Project convoy takes off

HERMON - A convoy of bikers, Maine State Police, and more are escorting more than 70 stones engraved with the names of fallen military members to the Millinocket region.

PITTSFIELD - Veterans have said a local skydiving program has bettered their lives, helping them adjust to life back home. The adrenaline-based program has grown to include more people.

STATEWIDE - Millions of people are expected to travel through New England this holiday weekend, and officials are warning drivers it could take twice or three times as long to travel compared to a normal day.

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