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Discussion of School Resource Officer at MDI High School [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent Dr. Marc Gousse and MDI High School Principal Matt Haney joined WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about the "controversy" regarding School Resource Officer Tim Bland...

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John Moore, Getty Images
John Moore, Getty Images

Drug Overdose Deaths Soar In Maine In 2016, Fentanyl Largely To Blame

More than one person a day died of a drug overdose in Maine in 2016, and the influx of fentanyl contributed to a 39 percent increase in the number of drug overdose deaths in the state last year, officials said.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Townsquare Media Bangor
Townsquare Media Bangor

Houston Restaurant Will Bring Tastes Of Maine To The Super Bowl [VIDEO]

Fans attending the Super Bowl this weekend can dine on lobster rolls, Italian sandwiches, and Moxie at the Maine-ly Sandwiches food truck.

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Photo (L-R)  Denali Wagstaff, JJ Cistone, Lily James, Nina Rozeff Photo Marie Yarborough
Photo (L-R) Denali Wagstaff, JJ Cistone, Lily James, Nina Rozeff Photo Marie Yarborough

MDI Sharks Aquathon to Help Raise Supplies For Bar Harbor Food Pantry Sunday

The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks Swim team will be hosting the Annual Aquathon fundraising event this Sunday, February 5th, from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Lenny DeMuro Swimming Pool at the YMCA located at 20 Park Street in Bar Harbor...

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Ellsworth Unified Basketball vs. Hampden Unified Basketball February 1, 2017
Ellsworth Unified Basketball vs. Hampden Unified Basketball February 1, 2017

We Are UNIFIED!

Ellsworth High School made history on Wednesday, February 1st, as the school's Unified Basketball Team played it's first official countable game EVER, playing host to the Hampden Bronco's Unified Basketball Team, the defending State Champions.

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Blue Hill Woman Dies In Sedgwick Crash

A Blue Hill woman was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle crash on Route 15 in Sedgwick Wednesday morning.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Photo Courtesy MDI High School
Photo Courtesy MDI High School

MDIRSS Schools Released Early 2/1

MDI Regional Schools are being released early on Wednesday, February 1st because of the weather.

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Category: Local News, weather
Photo Courtesy Bar Harbor Fire Department
Photo Courtesy Bar Harbor Fire Department

Free Home Fire Safety Course

Two hours on Wednesday night, February 1st could save your life and the life of your loved ones! The MDI Adult and Community Education Department is offering a FREE Home Fire Safety Course Wednesday, February 1st from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

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Meg Roussos, Getty Images
Meg Roussos, Getty Images

Marijuana is Now Legal In Maine – Will You Light Up? [POLL]

January 30th is being called 'Green Monday' by some, as recreational marijuana is now legal in Maine.

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Photo Bunky Dow
Photo Bunky Dow

Winning When Losing

The MDI Boy's Basketball Team experienced their 1st loss of the season last night, Friday January 27th in Presque Isle, losing to the Wildcats 60-53. I will tell you in the eyes of the Presque Isle custodians, the MDI Boys were the winners and in a big way!

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