November 27, 2014

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Acadia Choral Society Holiday Concert 2014

Performances will take place on Saturday, December 6 at 7 pm and Sunday, December 7 at 3 pm at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church in Bar Harbor. This year’s theme “Heaven Comes Down to Earth” is inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s Christmas cantata, Von Himmel…

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November 25, 2014

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Money from Drug Seizure Benefits MDI Hospital – WABI

Money from Drug Seizure Benefits MDI HospitalWABIMoney from the sale of a motorcycle, seized during a drug bust in Bar Harbor last year, is helping a local hospital. Bar Harbor Police Chief Jim Willis visited Mount Desert Island Hospital’s Behavioral Health Center Monday to present a check for nearly …

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November 21, 2014

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A Soldier’s Story

JB: When we last spoke in February, we talked about Of Time and Loss: My Parents’ Love Story , one of the books you’ve written. Today, you have a very different story to tell.

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November 20, 2014

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WERU to Hold Live and Local On-Air Auction December 6

Tune in to WERU-FM, 89.9 Blue Hill and 99.9 Bangor, on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 9 am until 11:45am for WERU Community Radio’s Live & Local On-Air Auction and bid on more than 70 items donated by members of the WERU community. Items include …

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November 19, 2014

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Penobscot Theatre Company offers new adult improv theatre class

Veteran of The Second City and ImprovAcadia set to lead winter session Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is now registering adults and older teens for a new class on improvisational technique and performance. Classes begin January 7, 2015, and wil…

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November 19, 2014

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Christmas Cheer Concert

Christmas Cheer will fill the hall at two concerts on December 6. TEMPO will perform holiday music at the Searsport High School Auditorium at 2 p.m. and again at the Grand Auditorium at 6 p.m. During the evening concert, the Bar Harbor Town Band, under…

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November 18, 2014

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Bar Harbor shop discriminated against employee with cerebral palsy, commission finds

A Hancock man who suffers from cerebral palsy was vindicated Monday when the Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that reasonable grounds exist to believe he had been discriminated against by a Bar Harbor shop that fired him after nine days on the job. …

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November 18, 2014

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Brewer native has many reasons for taking part in Tour de Cure

Photo courtesy of Holly Barber Holly Barber of Portland and her father, Dave Barber of Brewer celebrate the moment during last year’s Kennebunks Tour de Cure, a fundraising event of the American Diabetes Association. Holly Barber is vice chairperson of…

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November 16, 2014

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When parents visit ‘my Maine’

My parents are coming in for a visit. I’ve known this for several weeks, but it’s only dawning on me as true now that the airline alerts they insisted I sign up for have begun with their pre-boarding updates.

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November 15, 2014

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“Questions of Balance Exhibit” Brings Native Artists to Bar Harbor – WABI

“Questions of Balance Exhibit” Brings Native Artists to Bar HarborWABITraditional and temporary Native artists under one roof, sharing their talent and knowledge of culture during an exhibit at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor. “They have incorporated some contemporary aspects into traditional work, which for me is exciting …and more »

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