July 31, 2014

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Key prosecution witness heard in ex-Va. gov trial

They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who’d soared far past their working-class background.

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July 30, 2014

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Residents react to MDI deer hunt proposal

Some Bar Harbor residents express disapproval of the proposed deer hunting on MDI.

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July 30, 2014

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WWII Flying Fortress visits Bar Harbor airport, offers flights in historic bomber

Flight crew members wipe oil of the underside of the Sentimental Journey, a fully restored B-17 Flying Fortress, after a trip over Bar Harbor Tuesday at the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport in Bar Harbor.

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July 29, 2014

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Surely feels like camping

I sleep with the windows open. My blankets and pillows are damp with humidity and spastic deluges of rain pass through the yard.

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July 28, 2014

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Park ranger says taking rocks from Acadia an increasing and illegal problem

Every year, millions of people come to take in the park’s scenic rockbound coastline.

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July 27, 2014

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German ‘Treasure Ship’ introduced Maine to World War I

By Aug. 3, 1914, the summer season was “humming” at Bar Harbor’s storied resort.

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July 27, 2014

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Smartphone app repels bloodsuckers

Do you want to stop mosquitoes from taking a bite out of you? Well, there’s an app for that.

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July 25, 2014

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Portland-Nova Scotia ferry service draws early on provincial loan to stay afloat

Nova Scotia provincial officials on Thursday advanced the Nova Star ferry service the last $2.1 million of a $21 million government loan that was originally planned to be distributed over seven years.

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July 25, 2014

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Acadia named nation’s ‘favorite place’

BAR HARBOR, Maine – Acadia National Park in Maine has been named America’s Favorite Place by viewers of ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

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July 25, 2014

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Benefit cruise is for the birds

The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company, the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, and Downeast Audubon are hosting an evening seabird cruise to see and learn all about the puffins and terns at Petit Manan Island.

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