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Route 3 Update Week Ending July 29

The Route 3 Bar Harbor construction project continues, and there is a big change for this week, for the week ending July 29th. The area from the Old Bar Harbor Road to Sand Point Road that had been temporarily opened to two-way traffic will be converted back to one way traffic as a result of paving and other work being done in the area.

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Category: Bar Harbor
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Getty Images

Five Peregrine Falcon Chicks Fly 1 Nest Fails

According to the blog, Acadia National Park on My Mind, five peregrine falcon chicks have fledged at nests at two sites in Acadia National Park this year, but for unknown reasons a nest failed at a third site that has yielded chicks in recent years.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

100 Holes In Less Than 14 1/2 Hours [PHOTOS]

What started off in the early dawn at 4:30 AM ended at 6:51 PM, on Saturday, July 22nd as Acadian Youth Sports Board Members Wyman Tapley and Jon Nicholson joined Kebo Valley Golf Club staff Peiter DeVos and Eric Morris to play 100 holes of golf at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor, walking EVERY hole and hit EVERY shot, from start to finish! It was all a fundraiser for Acadia Youth Sports as they played to raise  money for a driving a chipping practice area for Acadian Youth Sports members at Kebo. The 10 Bay practice range is estimated to cost $45,000.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Photos, Sports
Sand Beach at Acadia - Photo by DJ Fred
Sand Beach at Acadia - Photo by DJ Fred

Beach Hazards Statement Saturday July 22nd for Downeast Maine

There is a Beach Hazard Warning in effect today,Saturday, July 22nd from 8AM  until 8PM Areas affected include Acadia National Park, Lamoine Beach, Schoodic Point Peninsula, Castine, Roque Bluffs State Park and Quoddy Head State Park.

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Photo Courtesy MDI High School
Photo Courtesy MDI High School

MDI High School Reunion

This year's MDI High School/Bar Harbor High School reunion is being hosted by one of the last classes  to graduate from Bar Harbor High School, the Class of 1967, who are celebrating their 50th reunion. The 1st Class to graduate from MDI High School was the Class of 1969.

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Beach Hazards Warning Friday July 21

There is a Beach Hazard Warning in effect today, Friday, July 21st from 8AM  until 8PM Areas affected include Acadia National Park, Lamoine Beach, Schoodic Point Peninsula, Castine, Roque Bluffs State Park and Quoddy Head State Park.

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Category: Bar Harbor, weather
Photo amorris42980 via You Tube
Photo amorris42980 via You Tube

More Cars and Segway vs. Ocean [VIDEOS]

It happens every year it seems! The annual battle of car vs. ocean on the sand bar at Bar Island. But did you know that there was a Segway stuck out there too?

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Category: Bar Harbor
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ANP Hulls Cove Visitor’s Center To Be Without Power Friday July 21

If you're planning on going to Acadia National Park and the Hulls Cove Visitor's Center on Friday, July 21st please be aware that there will be no electricity and services will be limited.

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Photo Jimmy Lee
Photo Jimmy Lee

Ocean 1, Car 0 In Battle Of Bar Island

In the annual battle of cars vs. the Atlantic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean won, as it normally does! This car decided to take a swim on Monday.

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

Visioning Session Postponed

Bar Harbor Town Manager Cornell Knight announced today, Thursday, July 20th, that the 2nd Ferry Terminal Visioning Session scheduled for Monday, July 24th at the Conner Emerson School in Bar Harbor has been postponed.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Local News

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