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BAR HARBOR — In the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Portside Grill earlier this month, a flap over access to the rear of the property, and that of the Thirsty Whale next door, has resurfaced.
ELLSWORTH — A Waltham man was arrested last week after police said he was found to have a loaded firearm in his vehicle while he was driving.
SURRY — The town of Surry is having a special town meeting Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.
ORRINGTON — The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged hit-and-run crash that occurred on Route 15 last Saturday morning.
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — National Park Service Fire Managers are again planning to burn an 11 acre field in Acadia National Park near the intersection of Route 3 and Northeast Creek in Bar Harbor on September 18. The actual start of the fire will be dependent on the weather and wind conditions. Officials had planned to burn the field in August but were unable to do it at that time because of the weather.
ELLSWORTH — The cause of a single-vehicle crash on North Street Sunday evening that resulted in the driver being taken to a Bangor hospital by helicopter remains under investigation.
TRENTON — The Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport has begun preparations for a full-scale disaster exercise set to take place on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 4. This exercise will give participants from various local, state and federal agencies an opportunity to test their response to a simulated aircraft accident.
CASTINE — As Arctic sea ice recedes, companies, organizations and governments around the world are increasingly looking at the newly accessible swaths of waters for shipping lanes, mineral resources, ecological exploration and other purposes.
BAR HARBOR — The 24th Annual Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m. leaving from the Conners Emerson School. Check in at 8:30 a.m. A new feature will be a shorter walk with a course of 3 miles coinciding with the original 6-mile walk.
BAR HARBOR — Hundreds of runners are lacing up their shoes in anticipation of the YMCA Half Marathon and the family-oriented Fall 5K on Sept. 20.
ELLSWORTH — The annual Homecoming will be celebrated Friday, September 19 at Ellsworth High School with a wide range of activities.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Acadia Family Center is registering hikers now for Hike for Mike 2014, set for Oct. 4-12 in Acadia National Park.
ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island Trojans and the Bucksport Golden Bucks are well on their way to solid seasons in high school golf.
BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School health office will hold a Concussion Information Night on Thursday, Sept. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. for middle and high school athletes and families. The high school has a comprehensive concussion protocol and conducts imPACT testing per Department of Education guidelines.
BUCKSPORT — With four cross-country runners placing among the top 10, the George Stevens Academy Eagle varsity boys captured top honors in Friday’s Bucksport Invitational.
ELLSWORTH — The nightclub 430 Bayside has announced its schedule for the fall season. "It will include perennial favorites such as Richard Wood, Gordon Belcher, Buddy MacDonald, The Crown Vics, Rachel Davis, The Bluesboy Review, Trisha Mason, Rebecca Loebe and Todd Clouser and A Love Electric," operator Steve Peer said.
BAR HARBOR — Reel Pizza Cinerama has been recognized for their contribution to environmental awareness by the Maine Sierra Club.
BAR HARBOR —This year, the shops and galleries of Bar Harbor decided to combine the town’s Fashion Night Out and Art Walk into a single evening. While merging the two evenings made all sorts of practical sense, some of the distinct flavor of each event was a bit lost last Thursday night, and only a few places dressed themselves and their windows for the occasion.
WINTER HARBOR — Schoodic Arts for All and WERU Community Radio will jointly present an award-winning film about radio as a “voice for the voiceless” in Sierra Leone at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Hammond Hall.
BAR HARBOR — The last home and garden of renowned landscape architect Beatrix Farrand will be the subject of two presentations to be given at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. The speakers will be Jim and Emily Fuchs, two of the founding members of the Beatrix Farrand Society (BFS), and BFS archivist Marti Harmon.
SURRY — The Surry Concert Barn is hosting two upcoming performances.
ASHEBORO, N.C. and SOUTHWEST HARBOR —Cheryl-Anne “Jackie” Michaud, 67, of Asheboro, N.C., formerly of Lewiston and Greene and Southwest Harbor, died peacefully Sept. 11, 2014, with family by her side. Born in Lewiston Nov. 1, 1947, to parents Roland and Emilienne Doyon, she married her beloved husband Jim Michaud on April 20, 1968. They had two children, Cherie Michaud Blake and Marc Michaud.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR —On Sept. 14, 2014, Dorothy Crounse Lauriat, 92, died at a Bangor facility. The daughter of Cyrus Crounse and Ruth Bamer Crounse, she was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Albany, N.Y.
ELLSWORTH — Ann Mary Cabanillas, 71, died Sept. 8, 2014, at her residence. She was born May 18, 1943, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., the daughter of Roland P. and Mary (McGrady) Kane.
WINTER HARBOR — Bruce A. Mackay, 94, passed from this life peacefully at home with his family on Sept. 5, 2014. He was born Dec. 30, 1919, the son of Lillian (Bateman) and Joseph Mackay.
CHICAGO, ILL. — Bernard George Yvon, only beloved son of Dr. Bernard and Gail (nee Curry) Yvon, passed away Sept. 6, 2014. He was the loving partner of Matt Raftery. Cherished brother of JoAnn Yvon (Nate) Eberle and Renee Yvon (Ralph) Napolitano. Treasured “son-in-law” of Michael and Ginny Raftery. Adored “brother-in-law” of Anne (Leo) Raftery Cassidy, Maureen Raftery, Erin (Scott) Raftery Deluga and Danny Raftery. Adored uncle to his nieces and nephews; dear cousin of many and loved by innumerable friends.
ORRINGTON — Tim Herbert Hutchins, 62, loving husband, incredible father and grandfather, devoted son, and thoughtful brother, passed away Sept. 6, 2014, surrounded by family at home in Orrington after his battle with cancer. Tim was born May 14, 1952, eldest child and only son of Beryl (Jane) Haverlock and the late Keith E. Hutchins.