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Chris Popper

Chris is WDEA's "Sports Guy"! He has been broadcasting MDI and Ellsworth Basketball games for the past 10 years and this is the 9th year of broadcasting MDI Football. He is the 2013 Electronic Media Award winner from the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrator's Association in recognition for outstanding electronic media contributions to Maine Interscholastic Athletics. He is the 2015 Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce President’s Award Winner for Sustained and Exceptional Service to the Community In addition to broadcasting the sporting events for Townsquare Media, Chris sells advertising on the Townsquare Media stations. If you want to have your business reach our great community of listeners on the radio and the web, please give Chris a call at 941-1994 or email him at chris.popper@townsquaremedia.com
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Missing Kayaker Found

Earlier this morning, the United States Coast Guard sent out a press release stating that after 18 hours, the United States Coast Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, Maine Marine Patrol and other partner agencies had suspended the search for a possible missing kayaker  who was believed to have fallen out of his kayak in the vicinity of Bois Bubert Island, in Washington County.

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Category: News
Photo Shelby O'Neil
Photo Shelby O'Neil

From Bar Harbor to the Bayou – Tropical Storm Cindy Edition

I spoke to Shelby O'Neil this afternoon, and she told me that she and her vessel are heading out to resupply one of the big rigs in the Gulf Coast with groceries and supplies they need to continue production. As you may have heard Tropical Storm Cindy is in the Gulf of Mexico and Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for parts of Texas and Louisiana,

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Category: Articles
Photo via WDEA AM 1370 You Tube channel
Photo via WDEA AM 1370 You Tube channel

Heart of Ellsworth’s 1st Annual Taste of Ellsworth [VIDEO]

The Heart of Ellsworth may be best know for helping to organize the successful pop-up stores in Ellsworth before Christmas last year. Now, they're creating a pop-up park in Ellsworth behind City Hall on Saturday night, June 24th with the 1st Annual Taste of Ellsworth.

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Boston Red Sox v Kansas City Royals
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Red Sox Beat Royals 8-3

The Boston Red Sox made some roster moves prior to Tuesday's game against the Kansas City Royals, recalling Sam Travis and Devin Marrero, with both starting at 1st and 3rd base respectively. They paid immediate dividends with Travis going 1-5 with a double and RBI and Marrero going 2-2 with a RBI. Of course it didn't hurt that Chris Sale proved again he's the ace of the Red Sox pitching staff.

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Category: Baseball, Red Sox, Sports
Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Bar Harbor Board Openings

Do you want to have a say in how the Town of Bar Harbor is run? Do you want to make a difference? The Town of Bar Harbor is now accepting applications for Board vacancies below. If interested please fill out the Boards and Committees Application. If you are a current member seeking reappointment please fill out the Update Form. Applications must be returned to the Town Clerk's Office by July 5th. The Council's Appointment Committee will begin interviews on July 6th and appointments will be nominated at the next Town Council meeting on July 18th.

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Category: Bar Harbor

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