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Photo via Google Street View

Bar Harbor Bar Selected as 1 of 10 Best Sports Bars in Maine

Congratulations to the Dog and Pony Tavern in Bar Harbor, that was selected as One of the Top 10 Best Sports Bars in Maine!

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Sold – A Movie About Human Trafficking

It’s a subject that makes you uncomfortable to even consider… Human Trafficking. But it happens, not only around the world but in the United States and Maine.  That’s why the Mount Desert Island High School’s Interact Club, and the Rotary Club of Bar Harbor, in conjunction with the Red Empress Foundation present the movie SOLD on Tuesday May 16th at 7 PM. Admission is free although free will donations will be accepted and go to the Starfish Project an anti-trafficking organization.

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Gousse and Popper

Conversation with Dr. Gousse [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent Dr. Marc Gousse joined WDEA's Chris Popper on Thursday, May 11th. Dr. Gousse talked about the first Community Conversation that was held at the Pemetic School on May 10th and the four essential questions that attendees are being asked to answer.

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Photo Mount Desert Fire Department May 11, 2017
Photo Mount Desert Fire Department May 11, 2017

Fire On Mount Desert – May 11[PHOTOS]

It was a long day for members of the Mount Desert Fire Department who were toned out shortly before 6 AM on Thursday May 11th to fight a fire on the Sand Point Road in Mount Desert. Crews were just leaving the scene at 3:30 PM and at 5 PM they were still at the fire station cleaning gear from the fire.

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Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department
Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department

Island Fire Crews Battling Fire Thursday Morning

Fire Departments from Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor and Tremont were toned out at around 6 AM Thursday morning, May 11th to battle a structure fire on the Sand Point Road in Mount Desert.

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Photo Chris Popper

Route 3 Corridor Work W/E May 13th

Work continues on the Route 3 Corridor in Bar Harbor. Remember the One-Way Loop is running with the Crooked Road Detour. Be sure to slow down as there is plenty of wildlife along the detour route! Here's the scope of work for the week ending May 13th

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

Crooked Road Detour [VIDEO]

Traveling from Bar Harbor on Route 3, you can go as far as the Chart Room Restaurant before you are diverted onto the Crooked Road. I took the detour and filmed it, so you can see where you are going and share it with any visitors that may be coming to the Island this summer!

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Photo Tony Polumbo via Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Photo Tony Polumbo via Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Night Sky Festival Poster Chosen

After a nationwide search, the Committee from the Acadia Night Sky Festival has chosen this year's winning entry,  and it's no other than Tony Palumbo's! Palumbo runs the I Love Bar Harbor Maine Facebook Group, a group with almost 6500 members.

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Road work ahead sign against asphalt road
KaraGrubis

Route 3 Work Schedule Week Ending 5/6

This is the 1st week of the Detours for the Route 3 Bar Harbor Corridor Construction. Be sure to drive slowly, and follow the signs and directions of the flaggers!  Here's the work plan for this week, ending May 6th. All of this is weather dependent, and the weather isn't looking good!

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Thinkstock
Thinkstock

Love on Route 3?

While many aren't happy with the Route 3 Corridor construction in Bar Harbor and the upcoming detour that starts Monday this driver of a black car appears to be more than happy, and is searching for the "Red Headed Flagger".

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