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Higgins addressing the crowd // 929 The Ticket Photo
Higgins addressing the crowd // 929 The Ticket Photo

Brian Higgins Honored

Ellsworth High School's Brian Higgins was honored on Tuesday, June 27th, as he was selected as the National High School Girl's Tennis Coach of the Year, by the National High School Coaches Association,(NHSCA).

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Chris Popper, Townsquare Media
Chris Popper, Townsquare Media

Seal Harbor Man Faces Charges After Armed Standoff In Gouldsboro

A three-hour armed standoff on Main Street in Gouldsboro has ended with no injuries, according to police.

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David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Boat Captain Gets 3-Day Jail Sentence For Shooting Seal Off Acadia National Park

A Warren man was sentenced to three days behind bars and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to shooting a seal off the coast of Acadia National Park.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Tonic

This Powerful Video About Maine Lobstermen Addicted to Heroin Will Make You Rethink The Opioid Epidemic

This up close and personal look at Mainers hooked on heroin in Washington County will give you a whole new perspective on the ongoing opioid crisis.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Best Places to Buy July 4th Fireworks Near Bangor

July 4th is just around the corner, and now that fireworks are legal here in Maine, we thought we'd make a list of stores near Bangor that sell fireworks.

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Photo Jenny Rogers
Photo Jenny Rogers

MDIHS Class of ’17 [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]

Mount Desert Island High School held their graduation on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2 PM in Bernard Parady Gymnasium.

Principal Matt Haney spoke. He then introduced Sarah Soucek and Lydia DaCorte from the Class of 2017 who introduced Michael Remy, one of Music Teachers at MDI High School who was selected by the Class of 2017 to speak.

Emma Forthofer was one of the Student Speakers

Mary Paola was the other Student Speaker.

 

Presenting the MDI High School Class of 2017

Graduates included...

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Bar Harbor Town Meeting Results

The gym at the Conners-Emerson School was packed to near capacity on Tuesday night, June 6th, for the Bar Harbor Town Meeting, with discussions and votes going on until almost midnight.

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Dead Body Discovered In Bucksport [UPDATE]

Editor's note: This story has been updated with the identity of the deceased man.

Bucksport Police are investigating the discovery of a man's body on the road.

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Maine Drug Enforcement Agency
Maine Drug Enforcement Agency

Trenton Man Arrested For Alleged Drug Trafficking

A local man has been arrested in connection with the importation and distribution of heroin in Hancock County, police said.

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Miller
U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Miller

Coast Guard Rescues Jamie Dodger Off Northeast Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard came to the rescue of a boat and it's crew around 12 noon yesterday near Bear Island, off the coast of Northeast Harbor.

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