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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

Low Tide in Bar Harbor

It's amazing what you can see when the tide goes out in Bar Harbor! Yesterday, (May 23rd) while driving down to Bar Harbor, I was amazed to see the 4 Masted Schooner "Margaret Todd" sitting on the beach in Hulls Cove next to the Chart Room.

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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

Memorial Day on the Island 2017

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th and the Towns of Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Northeast Harbor have Memorial Day activities planned.

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Photo Acadia UAV via You Tube
Photo Acadia UAV via You Tube

Bass Harbor Lighthouse [VIDEO]

Maine sure is a beautiful state! Check out this 1 minute video of the Bass Harbor Lighthouse taken from a drone on the Ocean.

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Category: Bar Harbor
(L-R) Southwest Harbor Chief Alan Brown, Officer Levi Soper, Officer Brady Smith, Bar Harbor/Mount Desert Chief Jim Lewis
(L-R) Southwest Harbor Chief Alan Brown, Officer Levi Soper, Officer Brady Smith, Bar Harbor/Mount Desert Chief Jim Lewis

The Island’s Newest Finest

It was a good day for the Island's Police Departments as the Town of Southwest Harbor and Town of Bar Harbor welcomed their newest members, after graduating from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro on Friday, May 19th.

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Photo Bar Harbor Police Department
Photo Bar Harbor Police Department

Welcome Officer Smith

Congratulations to Officer Brady A. Smith who graduated Friday, May 19, 2017 from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy as part of the 32nd Basic Law Enforcement Training Class. Officer Smith was sponsored by the Town of Bar Harbor, and will begin work for the Bar Harbor Police Department.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Sieur de Monts Parking Lot and Drive Closed Thursday

The National Park Service announced on Wednesday, May 17th that the Sieur der Monts Parking Lot and Entrance Drive in Acadia National Park will be closed to all vehicles for paving from 7AM to 5:30 PM on Thursday May 18th.

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Road work ahead sign against asphalt road
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Rt 3 Work Plan Week Ending May 20

Here is the work plan for the Bar Harbor Corridor, Route 3 for the Week Ending May 20th. As you drive through the detours, and one way loops please be mindful of the construction workers and flaggers. It's ok to smile and say thank you to the flaggers as you pass them, they're out there working in the rain and heat! Do not speed on the Crooked Road! There is a lot of wildlife, children and residents getting their mail (Only the residents are getting their mail, the wildlife and children aren't)! Pay attention! Don't Text and Drive!

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WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube
WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube

Bar Harbor Parking Meter/Kiosk Discussion [VIDEO]

In the upcoming election on June 6th, there is a line item, authorizing the Town of Bar Harbor to spend up to $400,000 for parking meters and kiosks. WDEA's Chris Popper spoke with Martha Searchfield who is the Executive Director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Parking Solutions Task Force.

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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

New Sign Missing Something?

A new sign appeared at the Head of the Island today, May 16th, and immediately those on social media started commenting on it! Most thought that the sign was missing something...

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Google Street View
Google Street View

Ferry Terminal Discussion Tuesday May 16th

One of the most contentious items on the Bar Harbor ballot this June is the Land Use Ordinance concerning the amount of Cruise Ship Passengers allowed in Bar Harbor on a given day, and the future of the ferry terminal.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Politics

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