July 29, 2015

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Maine ice cream shop once again named one of America’s best

Ellen McDonald, ice cream artist at Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, serves up a cup of sweet basil coriander streusel in this 2014 file photo. Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, which has already been lauded as one of the country’s best ice cream makers by …

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July 24, 2015

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A Visit With Ashley Bryan at the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor

Immerse yourself in the art, history and nature of beloved, acclaimed artist Ashley Bryan’s work, selected from his prodigious output during the course of his 92 years and counting. The third manifestation of A Visit With Ashley Bryan, an exhibition cr…

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July 24, 2015

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MDI High School Students Embody “Service Above Self”

The students crowd around a slightly tippy table at Chocolatte in Bar Harbor. One sips a drink.

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July 24, 2015

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Nigeria goes one year without a case of polio; Local Rotary Clubs part of eradication effort

Bar Harbor, Maine- Today marks one year since the last case of wild poliovirus was found in Nigeria, the only remaining country in Africa where polio had never been stopped. This achievement could signal that the world will soon see a polio-free Africa…

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July 23, 2015

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Bank recognizes Rockland employee for five years’ service

At Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s annual employee recognition dinner, the following employees and directors were recognized for their years of service at the Bank.

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July 23, 2015

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Insulating foam-based panels replace timber framing

Down a long and meandering dirt road surrounded by woods and sky, with the promise of water drifting in the summer air, the “green” house that Kel House built appears around a final curve, overlooking Penobscot Bay. Using an insulation technology calle…

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July 22, 2015

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First Surgeon to Use Google Glass during Surgery to Speak at MDI Hospital’s Annual Meeting

Rafael J. Grossmann, MD, FACS, the first surgeon to use Google Glass during surgery, will be the keynote speaker at Mount Desert Island Hospital’s 2015 Annual Meeting. Dr. Grossmann will address this year’s theme, “Expanding Education through Collabora…

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July 21, 2015

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You’re Only Old Once at the Jesup

Natalie Raimondi says it’s never too late – to become a jazz singer or support the Jesup Memorial Library. Raimondi, a long-time Bar Harbor resident, will stage her jazz debut, “You’re Only Old Once” at the Jesup on Saturday, August 15. Tickets for thi…

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July 21, 2015

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Beautiful Music at the Jesup

Join Bar Harbor resident, harpist Phoebe Durand McDonnell at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Durand McDonnell began studying harp at age 10 and was accepted at the prestigious Tanglewo…

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July 20, 2015

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Business news

Curtis C. Simard, president and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, announced recently that John Williams was promoted to the position of assistant vice president and senior risk management analyst at the bank. Williams is a graduate of Brewer High Schoo…

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