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Island Employee Cooperative moving on from pharmacy business, seeks community input in developing business opportunities

STONINGTON and DEER ISLE —  The Island Employee Cooperative (IEC), which owns Burnt Cove Market and V&S Variety in Stonington and The Galley in Deer …

Scrooge McDuck versus mac and cheese? Mainers react to presidential debate.

Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
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Murder by the Book at the Jesup Memorial Library

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-4245; jesuplibrary.org …

Hancock County man dies in Ellsworth rollover

A Fletcher’s Landing Township man died Sunday after the pickup he was driving crossed the centerline, left the roadway and went airborne, ejecting him as it rolled over several times.

Community Businesses are Supporting Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival Set for Oct 22

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jesup Memorial Library, Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine BAR HARBOR — It’s all about …

Woodlawn to host Leather Moccasins Workshop

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, …

Benefit Dance

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Benefit Dance For Oak Grove …
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Detour on Route 175 in Blue Hill for culvert replacement

BLUE HILL, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will replace an in-stream culvert on …

Opera Preview: Tristan und Isolde

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Blue Hill Public Library, 5 …

Jackson Lab to share $25 million award to fight Alzheimer’s disease

The National Institute on Aging is awarding $25 million to the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and Indiana University to support a new effort to combat Alzheimer’s disease.

Car crash closes Route 3 in Trenton near airport

A car crash near the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport has forced the closure of Route 3.

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Maine Maritime Academy announces hall of fame class

Former football standouts Peter Scontras and Claude Leclair are among five people who will be inducted into the 2016 class of Maine Maritime Academy’s William J. Mottola Athletics Hall of Fame.
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