Several Subway Sandwich Shops Closing in Maine
It has happened recently in Blue Hill. In Bucksport. And in Hampden. The closings are also happening around the country. But the connection might only be coincidence and not related. Some say that nationally the reason that Subways are closing is the residual effect of the pandemic. Costs of most...
Two new lobster boats from Maine custom builder
Sargent’s Custom Boats in Milbridge, Maine, has built two lobster boats for Maine lobstermen in the past few months. The Miss Lindsay, a 33’x12’ Crowley-Beal went to Phippsberg’s Ethen Deberry in May, and the Fifth Generation (as in five generations of Maine lobstermen), a 46’ x 14’ 6” Wesmac, was launched in July for Steuben’s Mark Kelley.
Downtown Ellsworth growing with new businesses
ELLSWORTH -- Downtown Ellsworth is at the height of a business boom, and the city hopes to keep it going. Since the start of the pandemic, more and more shops have been popping up downtown. Half of these storefronts sat vacant just a couple of years ago. Now, all of them are home to a new or existing business -- with more than 40 of them lining Main Street.
A closer look at Ellsworth's recently built police station
Get an exclusive inside tour of Ellsworth's new police station. Discover the state-of-the-art facilities, innovative design, and advanced security measures that make this station a modern marvel. Experience the future of law enforcement infrastructure in this revealing video.
Warren "Sonny” Reynolds
Warren “Sonny” Gould Reynolds Jr, age 71, went to be with his Lord on Sept. 20, 2023.
Lorry Lee Durkee Brown, obituary
Lorry Lee Durkee Brown was born April 20, 1968 at Acadia Hospital in Bar Harbor, Maine. She passed away on September 15, 2023 after a 2 1/2 year battle with glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. Lorry attended George’s Valley High School and over her life became well traveled....
Maine school board hopeful ‘appalled’ by right-wing mailers endorsing him
The mailers, which criticize Sorrento student performance, prominently misspell the word "children" as "CHIDREN."
New Ellsworth Police Station
Ellsworth, Maine (WABI) -The Ellsworth Police station is getting a whole new look. The Police department got a new station located at 416 High Street. They invited the community October 29th to tour the new facility and see the upgrades. While there, visitors got the opportunity to connect with local...
An inside look at Ellsworth's new police station
ELLSWORTH -- After over a year of planning and constructing, folks got a look inside what will soon be Ellsworth Police Departments new police station on Friday, September 29th. Although the department's official-move in date is in October, the department held an open house for residents to see the new...
Maine couple buys Stonington restaurant space that once hosted Aragosta
New owners Laura and Erik Johnson own and operate Mainely Meat BBQ Dreamwood Hill restaurant in Bar Harbor.
These 2 New England restaurants are ‘hidden gems,’ according to Tripadvisor users
The secret is out at two “under-the-radar” New England restaurants, thanks to Tripadvisor users. The Needham-based travel site revealed its Best of the Best Restaurants on Wednesday as part of its 2023 Travelers’ Choice Awards and named a Massachusetts and Maine restaurant among the best 25 hidden gems in the U.S.
One of the Easiest Hikes for New Hikers is This Beautiful Spot in Maine
Maine's wilderness is spectacular and when fall hits with that autumnal vibe, you crave a hike. But what if you are a beginner and want to explore beautiful trails and scenic views that won't break your ankles?. I've got you, babes. If you want to take a nice and easy...
MDI Football Coach’s Show September 28
MDI Football Coach Mark Shields joined WDEA's Chris Popper for the weekly MDI Football Coach's Show on Thursday, September 28th. Coach Shields reflected back on the victory over Waterville, the first time the Trojans have beaten Waterville since switching to 8-man football. Coach Shields also told us who the Coaching...
Dive into Flavor: The Best 3 Seafood Experiences in Southwest Harbor
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Southwest Harbor. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Enter To Win Tickets to Shaun Cassidy in Bar Harbor
When Shaun Cassidy comes to the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor, we want our loyal WDEA listeners to be at the show. If you'd like a chance at free tickets to the Oct. 6 show, just enter your information below, and you're in the mix. This contest starts Friday, Sept. 29 and winners will be drawn and notified on Thursday morning, October 5th.
A Seafood Lover's Guide to Trenton: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore four exceptional seafood restaurants in Trenton. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Feast from the Sea: Bar Harbor's Top 5 Seafood Restaurants Worth the Visit
In this article, we explore five remarkable seafood restaurants in Bar Harbor. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!