October 27, 2014

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Three exceptional lives on one small island

As I indicated in a story I wrote recently about Ashley Bryan , I have pretty close personal ties to Islesford, Maine, a community on Little Cranberry Island, which is about a mile and a half off the southeastern shore of Mount Desert Island. Islesford…

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October 27, 2014

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust 26th Annual Community Food Drive

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is hosting its 26th Annual Community Food Drive from November 1 – November 21. Everyone is invited to bring donations of non-perishable food, cash, and grocery store gift cards to any of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s 15 bran…

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October 26, 2014

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Mount Desert Island’s four towns could share one police chief

There currently is only one full-time, permanent police chief serving on Mount Desert Island, and according to officials from the island’s four towns, that might be the case for a long time to come. For the past year, since former Bar Harbor police Chi…

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October 26, 2014

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College of the Atlantic researchers add 8,000th whale to humpback catalog

This photo, of the 8,000th whale to be listed the North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalog database at Allied Whale, was taken in November 2013 off Tromso, Norway, by Audun Rikardsen of Arctic Coast Photography. Allied Whale, the marine mammal research ar…

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October 25, 2014

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Stark choice: Emily Cain, Bruce Poliquin race to win in 2nd District

Emily Cain delivered a speech at a Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary Club meeting last Wednesday. During her speech she made light of attacks against her and spoke of bipartisanship.

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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 23, 2014

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Glass explores Shingle Style in Union

Union Historical Society will meet Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town House on Town House Road/Route 235, just off Union Common, for the annual meeting and an illustrated presentation by architect Christopher Glass of Camden. Glass will di…

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October 22, 2014

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Corinna man charged in 2012 pharmacy robbery to be held without bail

A Corinna man charged in U.S. District Court with robbing a pharmacy in Guildford 2A1 2 years ago agreed Wednesday to be held without bail. Michael Thompson, 26, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of pharmacy robbery.

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October 19, 2014

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Rockport Dance Conservatory to perform in 3rd Bar Harbor Dance Festival Fundraiser

Rockport Dance Conservatory is pleased to be performing in the 3rd Bar Harbor Dance Festival at the Criterion Theatre in downtown Bar Harbor, Sunday October 26th at 2pm. The show will feature many different genres of dancing performed by dancers across…

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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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