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Acadia Gate Fee Would Increase To $70 Under NPS Plan
The National Park Service is proposing increasing fees at select highly visited national parks -- including Acadia National Park -- during peak visitor seasons to generate needed revenue for improvements to the infrastructure including roads, bridges, campgrounds, waterlines, bathrooms and other vis…
Baker Enshrined, “Islander” Wins Award
This past Saturday, October 21st, the Maine Press Association held their Annual Conference at the Atlantic Oceanside Events and Conference Center in Bar Harbor. At that time, Publisher Alan Baker of The Mount Desert Islander and Ellsworth American was inducted into the MPA Hall of Fame along with Ma…
MDES 1st Conners Emerson 2nd
The Coastal League School Championships were held on Monday, October 23rd and the Mount Desert Elementary School Mustangs Boys and Girls Teams won the team championships while the Conners Emerson Teams finished 2nd.
MDI Beats Nokomis 44-22 [PHOTOS]
The road to Orono and the Class C State Gold Ball Game goes through Bar Harbor after the MDI Trojans beat Nokomis 44-22 on Senior Recognition Night on Friday, October 20th. The win means the Trojans finish the regular season as the number 1 seed and a 7-1 record.
High Fire Danger Friday
The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a special weather statement for Friday, October 20th concerning a High Fire Danger as result of lack of rain and expected gusty winds.
Foliage Report October 18
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's final Foliage Report of 2017 dated October 18th is showing many areas of the State at peak, with Northern Maine past peak. Moderate to high leaf drop is also reported throughout the State.
MDI Shocks Ellsworth 4-0
The MDI Trojans shocked the Ellsworth Eagles on Senior Recognition Night in Bar Harbor, beating Ellsworth 4-0 on Monday, October 16th.

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