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Helicopter Lands In Bar Harbor to Pick Up Cell Phone [VIDEO]

Bar Harbor was abuzz Saturday afternoon when two military helicopters buzzed the town and one landed on the ball field.

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MDI Pet Food Pantry Food Drive

Did you know there was a Pet Food Pantry to help owners of pets living on Mount Desert Island and it just turned 9 years old? Located in the Bar Harbor Food Pantry, if you need assistance you can call Diana de los Santos at (207) 461-2871. The Swan Agency in Bar Harbor is helping to spearhead the Annual Food Drive for the Pet Food Pantry, which will take place Monday November 20th through Tuesday, November 28th (Giving Tuesday).

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Category: Bar Harbor, Pets
Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Tapley Scores First Collegiate Points

Congratulations to former MDI Trojan Sierra Tapley who scored her first collegiate points for the University of Maine on Thursday, November 16th in UMaine's 100-40 victory over the University of Maine Fort Kent at the Cross Insurance Center.

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Volunteers Needed Monday in Bar Harbor

If you have some time to donate on Monday, November 20th the Bar Harbor Food Pantry could use your help, as they will be packing with the cooperation of the Bar Harbor Congregational Church 300 Thanksgiving baskets to help our friends and neighbors have a better Thanksgiving.

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Christmas Fair in Bar Harbor – November 29

The Bar Harbor Congregational Church located at 29 Mount Desert Street is hosting its annual Christmas Fair Wednesday, November 29th from 10AM to 2 PM. Lunch will be served beginning 11AM.

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Robyn Mackenzie

Pies For a Cause

The 2nd Annual Pie Sale to benefit the John Phippen Jr. scholarship will take place on Wednesday, November 22nd from 3PM to 6PM at the Town Hill Community Hall. All proceeds from the Pie Sale will go to the John Phippen Jr. Scholarship which is given to a MDI High School graduate who will be attending a technical center.

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Photo Chris Popper

Rt 3 Work Plan w/e November 18

Construction continues on the Route 3 Bar Harbor Corridor Construction Project. Here’s the work plan for the week ending Saturday, November 18th.

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Photo Kimberly Swan
Photo Kimberly Swan

Missed Connection in Bar Harbor

Hmmm...This missed connection written by a woman was posted on Sunday, November 12th and addressed to the "Handsome Man at the Restaurant in Bar Harbor"

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Bar Harbor Bed Races November 11, 2017 Photo Chris Popper
Bar Harbor Bed Races November 11, 2017 Photo Chris Popper

Bar Harbor Bed Races [PHOTOS]

Cottage Street in Bar Harbor was lined with around a thousand spectators at 10:15 AM Saturday morning, November 11th for the 9th Annual Bed Races. This year there were 9 teams entered, and Krazy Jake provided the running commentary from in front of The Criterion Theatre for the 2nd year in a row.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Photos
Early Bird Pajama Shopping November 11, 2017 Photo Chris Popper
Early Bird Pajama Shopping November 11, 2017 Photo Chris Popper

Early Bird Pajama Shopping [PHOTOS]

Bar Harbor was THE place to be on a very cold Saturday morning, November 11th. Temperatures hovered around 23 degrees but that didn't stop thousands of shoppers from getting out bright and early to take advantage of the Early Bird Sales and many wore their pajamas to take advantage of additional savings!

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Category: Bar Harbor, Photos

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