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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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Peregrine Falcons Return to Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park staff have noticed that the peregrine falcons have returned to their traditional nesting territories at the Precipice, Jordan and Valley Cove cliffs in Acadia National Park and therefore the National Park Service has closed the cliffs and associated trails to the public so as to protect the peregrine falcons from disturbance or harrassment during the nesting stage.

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MDI Marathon Madness [UPDATE]

Fans, runners, friends and family of the MDI Marathon voted in the Marathon Madness Bracket Challenge and the MDI Marathon defeated the Akron Marathon in the 8-9 match up. Now, the MDI Marathon is ready to pull an upset of epic proportions by knocking off the #1 seed Chicago Marathon with YOUR help!

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Mount Desert Islander First Place Award Photo Courtesy Mount Desert Islander
Mount Desert Islander First Place Award Photo Courtesy Mount Desert Islander

Islander Honored

It's always great to see someone local honored, whether it's statewide, regionally or nationally. It's extra special when it's someone within your industry. Congratulations go out to our friends at the Mount Desert Islander!

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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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Winter Storm Watch Thursday February 9

Don't put away the snowblower or shovels yet! The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Thursday February 9th from the Morning through late Thursday Night, as they're calling for 6 to 10 inches of snow for Coastal Downeast Maine!

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School Tomorrow in AOS 91? [VIDEO]

Are you wondering if there will be school tomorrow in AOS 91? Dr. Marc Gousse the Superintendent of AOS 91 explained to WDEA's Chris Popper what goes into his decision whether or not to declare a snow day or a delay

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Photo via Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Photo via Mount Desert Island Historical Society

The Beauty of Somesville [VIDEO]

Seriously, can it get any more beautiful and amazing then this? Check out the video from the Mount Desert Historical Society of the walkway at Somesville and geese flying towards the camera...

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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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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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