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Payless Announces Closure of Bangor, Presque Isle, Ellsworth Locations

Payless ShoeSource company on Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced the immediate closure of 400 stores, including four Maine locations.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wet Snow Is Causing School Delays This Morning

Wet snow and slippery conditions are causing some schools to delay their openings this morning.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Photo Zach Sanchez
Photo Zach Sanchez

Fire in Ellsworth [VIDEO]

The former Betty's Hilltop Restaurant on the top of the Hill near the new Dunkin Donuts was fully engulfed in flames on Tuesday night, April 4th. The site was to be the home of the new China Hill Restaurant. The restaurant was undergoing renovations.

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Category: Ellsworth, Local News
Photo Courtesy MDI High School
Photo Courtesy MDI High School

MDIHS 2017-18 Calendar Released

The 2017-18 MDI High School calendar has been approved and released, and the 1st day of school for the 2017-18 year will be Thursday, August 31st. Freshmen will go for a half day, a day earlier on Wednesday, August 30th.

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#WickedFunny: Scuba Diver Salvaging Snow Sled Finds 2 Bottles of Allen’s on the Bottom of a Maine Lake [VIDEO]

...it just doesn't get any more Maine than this!

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Category: Local News, Maine, Videos Tags: ,
Photo Keith Jordan
Photo Keith Jordan

Jordan to Become Eagle Scout This Weekend

Congratulations to Ellsworth High School Senior Keith Jordan who this weekend  will be receiving the highest honor in scouting, his Eagle Scout!

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DEFY and AYS Little League Registration Info

Yes there is snow on the ground, but believe it or not, it's time to register your child for Little League Baseball and Softball at the Down East Family Y in Ellsworth and Acadia Youth Sports on the Island.

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Photo Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce
Photo Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

Clark Named Ellsworth Area Chamber Citizen of the Year

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce has selected Donald Clark it's Citizen of the Year. Clark will be honored at the Chamber's Annual Meeting May 18th at the Acadia Event Center in Trenton.

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Category: Ellsworth, Local News
2011 Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth
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David Rockefeller Sr. Passes Away at 101

Noted philanthropist David Rockefeller Sr. passed away this morning, March 20, 2017 at his home in New York. He was 101.

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Maine’s Paranormal Web Series “Haunt-Me” Gears Up For a 4th Season [VIDEO]

Since 2012 the 4 person Haunt-Me team has been researching and investigating supposed haunted locations in Maine. The forth season of their web series "Haunt-Me" is set for May 1st...

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