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Southwest Harbor Election Results

Voters in Southwest Harbor went to the polls on Tuesday, May 2nd, to elect 2 members to the Board of Selectmen, 2 to the School Committee and 1 MDI High School Trustee. Here are the results...

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Should Maine Require OUI Offenders To Install Ignition Interlock Systems?

Needless to say Maine has one of the toughest drunk driving laws in the country and yet repeat offenders are on the roads killing people every year. So if fines and jail time won't stop them, can technology? Some of our politicians think so.

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Photo Wendy Haynes Littlefield
Photo Wendy Haynes Littlefield

Littlefield Elected Selectman

In the only contested elected in Mount Desert, Wendy Haynes Littlefield outpolled Gordon Beck on Monday, May 1st. Back in January, the Board of Selectman had chosen Beck to fill the vacant seat that occurred when Brian Reilly resigned. They picked Beck over Littlefield and Rick Mooers.

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Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries After Ellsworth Crash [UPDATE]

A 62-year-old man has died from his injuries after his motorcycle struck a utility pole in Ellsworth.

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Photo via WDEA AM 1370 You Tube

The Criterion’s New Executive Director [VIDEO]

With the departure of Heather Martin from The Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor, the 1932 Criterion Theatre has hired Tamara Crowley to be the new Executive Director. Crowley, who was working on her 2nd day on April 27th, sat down with WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about The Criterion, what attracted her to apply for the position and what she hopes to accomplish at The Criterion Theatre with the talented group of people who are deeply devoted to the stewardship of The Criterion!

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MDEA Busts Drug Ring In The Town Of Mexico

Officers from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Maine State Police made several arrests today (April 28) in connection with an investigation into the interstate trafficking of heroin and cocaine in greater Rumford-Mexico.

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Lunafest Celebrates Women At The Grand In Ellsworth [VIDEO]

A traveling short film festival stops in Ellsworth this Thursday with its celebration of women called 'Lunafest!'

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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

Carriage Roads Reopen in Acadia

You can put those signs away for another year! The Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park have reopened to hikers, pedestrians and bicyclists as of Monday morning, April 24th.

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Forbes Named This Maine City ‘One of the Best Places to Retire in America’

This Maine city was just given a pretty big honor. Do you agree with Forbes?

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Ellsworth Bans All Tobacco and Smoking at City Parks

The Ellsworth City Council banned the use of all forms of tobacco and smoking of any kind at all City parks and recreational facilities on Monday April 17th according to a story by the Ellsworth American. The ban includes smoking of cigarettes, marijuana, vaping and smokeless tobacco as well.

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