October 23, 2014

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These two Maine places are among America’s top 25 small towns

A builder stands at Murphy’s Castle, one of nearly 50 entries in the Ogunquit Parks and Recreation Sand Castle Contest in July. The publication Travel + Leisure provides Internet readers with lists of great places to travel be leisurely all the time, a…

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October 18, 2014

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Under crush of negative ads, undecided voters in Maine’s 2nd District appear key to election

The first thing that comes to Don Terrell’s mind when asked about Maine’s 2nd Congressional District election, a tight race that has heated up over the past two weeks, is the series of attack ads on his television. “Everything’s so negative,” said Terr…

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October 17, 2014

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Nimbus Dance Works Coming to Barrow Mansion, 11/8

Jersey City resident Samuel Pott’s Nimbus Dance Works will celebrate its Tenth Anniversary Season on November 8 at 7PM with a benefit performance at the Barrow Mansion, located at 83 Wayne Street in Historic Downtown Jersey City. This performance will …

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October 17, 2014

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Annual Early Bird Pajama Sale and Bed Races Saturday, Nov. 8 in Bar Harbor

Organized by the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and presented by the Bar Harbor Merchant’s Association, local shops throughout downtown Bar Harbor will be opening at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 to offer some of the best sales of the season, with even bi…

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October 16, 2014

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Service of Evensong at Bar Harbor church

In honor of All Saints Day, St. Saviour’s Episcopal Parish in Bar Harbor will present a service of Evensong at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2. This Anglican form of sung evening prayer will feature the St. Saviour’s Festival Choir, conducted by Julia Morris-…

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October 15, 2014

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Meet the Bar Man

“Do you know what that is?” Ernie Haskell Brooks asks, stroking his hand over a thick butcher-block counter top. “Cutting board” I respond, wondering if it is a trick question.

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October 15, 2014

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‘It was fast and furious’: University Inn owners acquire Black Bear Inn

The purchase, finalized within days of the University of Maine’s Homecoming Weekend , allows the two Orono properties to work together to provide independent lodging and conference services for visitors to UMaine and the larger community, said Tracey W…

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October 15, 2014

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Vermont Standard Wins Newspaper Of The Year Honor

The Vermont Standard was named Newspaper of the Year in its category by the New England Newspaper and Press Association at its annual Fall Conference on Thursday. It was the first such award in the Standard’s 161-year history.

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October 15, 2014

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Morning Travel Delayed Due to Crash on Route 3 in Trenton – WABI

Morning Travel Delayed Due to Crash on Route 3 in TrentonWABIA car crash in Trenton stopped traffic in both directions for a couple hours today. Hancock County deputies say 21-year-old Michael Corbin of Bar Harbor was going north on Route 3 just after …

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October 6, 2014

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‘A Visit with Ashley Bryan’ comes home to COA

Works in stained glass are among those to be put on display at the Ethel H. Blum Gallery at College of the Atlantic when &quotA Visit with Ashley Bryan&quot opens next week. Islesford artist Ashley Bryan entertained students from a College of the Atlantic art class recently at his home on Little Cranberry Island.

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