August 28, 2015

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Community steps it up for Backpacks for Kids

For the third year in a row, local students of all ages will have the opportunity to begin the new school year with some of the necessary school supplies. Local resident Stephanie Williams started the program in 2013 after seeing the need for assistanc…

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August 27, 2015

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Principal West honored for “making a difference”

Deer Isle-Stonington High School Principal Todd West was one of two recipients of the 12th annual Sunbeam Award, which was given by the Maine Seacoast Mission at a gala event in Bar Harbor on August 21. He was picked for the honor for his work at the h…

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August 26, 2015

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Pedal the Penobscot Training Ride

Meet in the parking lot next to the Sea Dog Brewing Co. at 5:20 pm for a 5:30 start.

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August 26, 2015

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Surf’s Up’ at Camden Hills

What subject matter could be more clichA© than crashing waves on rugged rocks? In Maine, artists repeatedly try to capture on canvas the power and intensity of the sea. The paintings on view in Camden Falls Gallery’s late summer show, “Surf’s Up,”…

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August 25, 2015

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MDI Hospital & McKay’s Public House to Hold First Responders BBQ

Mount Desert Island Hospital and McKay’s Public House will once again come together to honor our community’s first responders on September 11 with a free First Responders Barbeque at the Bar Harbor Fire Station from 11:30-1:00 p.m. with live music by l…

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August 21, 2015

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Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Bar Harbor

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 7:30 p.m. to…

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August 19, 2015

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Bar Harbor Bank welcomes new vice president

Mills-Stevens works with customers at the Augusta, South China and Rockland locations of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. She assists customers in obtaining home mortgages and equity loans.

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August 18, 2015

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Free Machias Bay Chamber movie is Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

It is sponsored by Washington County: One Community and Bar Harbor Bank and Trust. The movie begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Box Car Box Office, across the street from Helen’s Restaurant.

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August 18, 2015

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Shark spotted in Frenchman Bay

Eddie “Diver Ed” Monat, a saltwater diver who leads summertime tours of marine life in Frenchman Bay off Bar Harbor, had a close encounter of a toothy kind this past weekend. In a video he posted on Facebook, the eerie outline of a shark can be seen in…

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August 16, 2015

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Island Arts Association Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Island Arts Association is holding a Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair on Saturday and Sunday, September 5th and 6th, from 10am-6pm at the Village Green on Mount Desert St…

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