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Photo Mount Desert Police Department
Photo Mount Desert Police Department

Dog In Custody

UPDATE- Gus was "bailed out" by his owner!

This cute boy is at the Mount Desert Police Department. His "crime"? Out walking by himself on the Indian Point Road near Richards Ridge Road...

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Category: Mount Desert, Pets
(L-R) Southwest Harbor Chief Alan Brown, Officer Levi Soper, Officer Brady Smith, Bar Harbor/Mount Desert Chief Jim Lewis
(L-R) Southwest Harbor Chief Alan Brown, Officer Levi Soper, Officer Brady Smith, Bar Harbor/Mount Desert Chief Jim Lewis

The Island’s Newest Finest

It was a good day for the Island's Police Departments as the Town of Southwest Harbor and Town of Bar Harbor welcomed their newest members, after graduating from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro on Friday, May 19th.

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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

New Sign Missing Something?

A new sign appeared at the Head of the Island today, May 16th, and immediately those on social media started commenting on it! Most thought that the sign was missing something...

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Gousse and Popper

Conversation with Dr. Gousse [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent Dr. Marc Gousse joined WDEA's Chris Popper on Thursday, May 11th. Dr. Gousse talked about the first Community Conversation that was held at the Pemetic School on May 10th and the four essential questions that attendees are being asked to answer.

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Photo Mount Desert Fire Department May 11, 2017
Photo Mount Desert Fire Department May 11, 2017

Fire On Mount Desert – May 11[PHOTOS]

It was a long day for members of the Mount Desert Fire Department who were toned out shortly before 6 AM on Thursday May 11th to fight a fire on the Sand Point Road in Mount Desert. Crews were just leaving the scene at 3:30 PM and at 5 PM they were still at the fire station cleaning gear from the fire.

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Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department
Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department

Island Fire Crews Battling Fire Thursday Morning

Fire Departments from Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor and Tremont were toned out at around 6 AM Thursday morning, May 11th to battle a structure fire on the Sand Point Road in Mount Desert.

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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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Love Letters of MDI

We all need some positive affirmation in our life. Thank-yous, words of appreciation and kindness go so much further than one can imagine. That's what Love Letters of MDI is trying to tap into. For 2 weeks April 14th through April 28th, there will be an Appreciation Station set up at the Jesup Memorial Library on Mount Desert Street in Bar Harbor.

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Conversation w/ Dr. Marc Gousse [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marc Gousse joined WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about the long range planning and community conversations that the school board is undertaking. He also chatted about the trip to the State House by the MDI Basketball, Indoor Track Team and One Act Play Team as they were recognized by the Senate and House.

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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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