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HCTC Middle School Skills Camp

The Hancock County Technical Center is holding it’s 3rd Annual Middle Schools Skills Camp Saturday April 8th  from 9 AM to 12 Noon. Learn about  Marine Service Technology. Automotive/Diesel, MultiMedia Design, Culinary Arts, Health Occupations, Early Childhood Education, Law Enforcement and Welding!  All proceeds from the camp will be used towards Skills USA!Cost is just $40.00. For questions, call Amy Boles at 667-9729!

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Photo National Weather Service Caribou
Photo National Weather Service Caribou

Watch Becomes a Warning

The Winter Storm Watch has been turned into a Winter Storm Warning for Down East Maine, Bangor and the Upper Penobscot Valley. This includes Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bangor, Lincoln, Perry, Cherryfield and Machias. The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 1 PM today, Wednesday, February 15th through 1 PM on Thursday, February 16th.

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch Wed-Thursday

Don't shoot the messenger! This only feels like deja vu, but there's a Winter Storm Watch in effect for Interior and Coastal Hancock and Washington Counties in as well as Southern Penobscot County including Bangor, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Machias , Cherryfield and Eastport for Wednesday afternoon, February 15th through Thursday afternoon February 16th.

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Thinkstock
Thinkstock

Local Middle Schoolers Selected for AAU Black Bear Middle School All Star Game

The future of high school basketball in Hancock County looks bright. The following AAU Black Bear North players from Ellsworth, MDI and Bucksport were selected to play in the AAU Black Bear Middle School All Star Game on Sunday February 12th at Hermon High School

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Socks In a Box

When you go outside in the winter and your feet get wet it's pretty uncomfortable and you can't wait to come inside and change your socks. Now imagine you're homeless and don't have a pair of dry socks to change into, and you're forced to stay in those wet cold socks.

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Aeriana Blue via You Tube
Aeriana Blue via You Tube

Scottish Tattoo Postponed [VIDEO]

The annual Scottish Tattoo at Fort Knox in Prospect, originally scheduled for Saturday, July 9th has been postponed until Saturday, August 13th because of the forecast for rain on July 9th.

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Photo Jesse Peters via You Tube
Photo Jesse Peters via You Tube

Downeast From Above [VIDEO]

We shared with you aerial footage of Bar Harbor the other day, with footage by Monty Rand, now I came across this video, by Jesse Peters, that is amazing. It turns out he was the one that took video of the fireworks in Bar Harbor with his drone in 2015!

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Photo Credit - Comstock via Thinkstock
Photo Credit - Comstock via Thinkstock

Farmer’s Markets Downeast

Summertime is a great time to enjoy the bounty of Maine, and it's hard to beat the freshness of shopping for produce, cheese, pies and more at local Farmer's Markets. When you shop at a local Farmer's Markets, you can usually talk with the person who has grown and harvested the food or baked the goods. Plus, you're supporting our local economy and local farms, which is a win-win situation! Here are a list of Farmer's Markets in Hancock and Washington Counties according to the Get Real! Get Maine! website

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(L-R) Eliza Hosford, Hunter Gross, Brittney Moran and Kaylee Grindle (Photos Courtesy Bucksport High School)
(L-R) Eliza Hosford, Hunter Gross, Brittney Moran and Kaylee Grindle (Photos Courtesy Bucksport High School)

Bucksport H.S. Class of 2016

Congratulations to the 59  members of the Bucksport High School, Class of 2016 who be graduating on Friday June 10th at 6 PM. Here are the Honors Parts, as well as a list of the Class of 2016 and what their plans are for next year, according to the Guidance Office...

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2015-16 MDI Varsity Baseball Team Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
2015-16 MDI Varsity Baseball Team Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

MDI Shuts Out Bucksport 3-0

The MDI Boy's Baseball team defeated the Bucksport Golden Bucks 3-0 on Tuesday, May 24th in Bar Harbor. The Trojans are now 6-8 with 2 regular season games remaining.

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