Blue Hill, ME

Bar Harbor Agamont Park’s Fountain Vandalized

Detergent was added to Agamont Park's Fountain in Bar Harbor overnight, so Monday morning, June 27th residents and tourists woke up to a sudsy fountain. What some people may see as a harmless joke that doesn't hurt anyone is in fact an act of vandalism. The fountain will now be...
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Prospect Harbor light station fire extinguished

GOULDSBORO – The combined efforts of 10 fire departments kept the picturesque 131-year-old Prospect Harbor lightkeeper’s house from being completely destroyed after the historic wood-frame dwelling caught fire shortly after dawn. The 38-foot-tall light tower, a source of pride in town and notable for being a wooden structure,...
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Luxury boutique hotels in Midcoast Maine

Sponsored by Bay View Collection(CAMDEN, Maine) - A small group of luxury boutique hotels located throughout Camden and Rockport, the Bay View Collection offers a fully integrated Midcoast Maine vacation. Host Rachel Holt immerses herself in the seacoast experience with help from one of the area's leading experts.

Hundreds gather in Bangor for Bans off our Bodies protest

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - On Sunday hundreds gathered by the Federal Building in downtown Bangor for a Bans off Our Bodies rally. The protest joins many nationwide and comes in the wake of the Supreme Court voting 5-4 to overturn Roe V Wade. Protestors voiced their fear that a woman’s...

MDI Hospital to Dedicate Lani K. Nahihe and Luzvie E. Estacio Memorial MRI Wing Friday July 8th.

Mount Desert Island Hospital proudly presents the memorial dedication and ribbon cutting of the Lani K. Naihe & Luzvie E. Estacio Memorial MRI Wing on Friday, July 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The new, state-of-the-art unit is named in memory of two beloved hospital colleagues who were lost last year to glioblastoma. In honor of Lani and Luzvie, more than 130 MDI Hospital employees contributed $42,596 in support of the project.

This Week in Lincolnville: 52 Years Ago This Week

July 3, 1970 was a big day for Wally and I, the closing on our house. Married just three months, we were finally moving in together. I weighed 123 pounds and still had both my own knees. He was still the skinny guy I see in the photos from 1957, his year in Korea. We were embarking on that tricky ship called marriage.

Yes It Was Beats & Eats, But What Were You Drinking?

Thanks for being nice if we chatted at Beats and Eats over the weekend. Glad we got to see Rowdy Yates in person instead of just hearing him on our radios on Saturday night. While I appreciated chatting with some of the folks in attendance, about everything from Morning Show Features to favorite artists to whatever, I did notice something that very much surprised me.

Maine golfer completes top-3 finish at pro event

FALMOUTH, Maine — Camden's Cole Anderson had a weekend to remember on the golf course. The amateur, taking on some of the top pros in the world, and finishing third at the Korn Ferry Tour Live + Work in Maine Open at the Falmouth Country Club. Anderson shared the...

WindQuest Docked in Bar Harbor [PHOTOS]

The WindQuest, a 86 foot catamaran yacht was docked in Bar Harbor on Sunday morning, June 26th. Charter fees for this all-inclusive trip start at about $70,000 a week but check out what awaits you aboard the WindQuest!. According to their website, here's a sample menu!. Breakfast. Caribbean French Toast...

Bangor turned up the heat with ‘Beats and Eats Food Truck Festival’

BANGOR — Bangor waterfront had fan-favorite food trucks during its annual Beats and Eats Food Truck Festival. The food truck festival featured tons of food, THC products, and drinks. Some of the food trucks included This Lil’ Piggy, Mr. Tuna, and Wanderlust Coffee Company. People came by the...

Hampden cheer teams head to NCA camp with car wash fundraiser

HAMPDEN — RSU 22 cheerleading teams held a car wash in Hampden this afternoon to get the girls and boys to Husson University next week for the National Cheerleading Association camp. Hampden Academy head cheer coach McKenzie Madden says camp can be really expensive and the car wash allows...

Rockport Town Manager’s Report, June 27

The following is Rockport Town Manager Jon Duke’s report to the Select Board in advance if its June 27 regularly scheduled meeting. The annual rite of passage that is the Annual Town Meeting finally returned in its traditional, in- person setting last week. We had 75 residents show up and participate to pass the annual budget and approve a number of articles which provide the basis for how the town government will operate for the next year. A number of communities in Maine have altered how their municipalities handle the annual town meeting and instead move more of their decisions to be made through the ballot box. 75 people are not a great sum, but it was wonderful to see so many corners of our community together for the first time since the pandemic began.