September 16, 2014

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Portland officer sued over arrest of Bar Harbor couple videotaping police action

A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against a city police officer on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who was arrested this past spring for videotaping police officers on a public street. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine filed the lawsuit …

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September 16, 2014

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Manchester’s Delana Curtis is left out in the cold

Editor’s note: Starting Sept. 25, the Looking Back column will appear on Thursdays in the New Hampshire Union Leader.

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September 15, 2014

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Humpback whale rescued off Maine coast

BAR HARBOR, Maine — A humpback whale that spent more than a day trapped in a fishing net off the coast of Maine is now free, thanks the hard of work of the Maine Marine Patrol. Over the weekend, several of the patrol officers worked with specialists f…

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September 15, 2014

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COA Peach House Cafe turns food waste into gourmet social occasion

A group of College of the Atlantic students is restarting a program to divert food scraps from the compost heap and bring them to the dinner table, turning “waste” into nutrition in a festive social atmosphere. The group, known as the Peach House CafA&…

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September 14, 2014

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DEAN 2014 AIDS Walk

MACHIAS _ Everyone is invited to be a part of the 25th annual Downeast AIDS Network walk that begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. at the Bad Little Falls Park near the University of Maine at Machias on Route 1. The …

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September 14, 2014

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Whale caught in fishing gear freed in Maine

A 40-foot-long humpback whale that got caught up in fishing gear off Mount Desert Island has been freed, according to the head of a whale-watching boat. The whale, known as Spinnaker in the whale-watching community, was spotted Friday by a Bar Harbor W…

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September 14, 2014

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The Canadian honeymoon that almost wasn’t

Four weeks ago today, my bride and I were driving merrily through Maine toward the Canadian border, freshly married and excited about our little “mini-moon” in Quebec City. Nothing could burst our bubble of happiness – or so we thought.

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September 13, 2014

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40-Foot Humpback Freed From Fishing Gear Off Bar Harbor – WABI

40-Foot Humpback Freed From Fishing Gear Off Bar HarborWABIMarine rescuers worked for several hours to free a 40-foot humpback whale from netting and buoys, Saturday afternoon. We’re told the humpback whale, known as Spinnaker, got tangled about two miles north of Mount Desert Rock. The area is about 23 miles …and more »

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September 13, 2014

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Seal Cove Auto Museum, Mount Desert, Maine

The Seal Cove Auto Museum is not exactly on the beaten track. As a matter of fact, unless you are in Bar Harbor, Maine and looking for something unusual to do, it is unlikely that you would ever hear about this museum.

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September 11, 2014

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MIFF By-the-Sea Film Fest this weekend features local, international films

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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