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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

SLOW DOWN: Beware Of Wildlife On Mount Desert Island’s Crooked Road

It began this past Monday.   Due to the reconstruction of Route 3 - northbound traffic coming out of Bar Harbor is now being DETOURED onto the CROOKED ROAD, and things for residents and wildlife in that area are changing already.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Road work ahead sign against asphalt road
KaraGrubis

Route 3 Work Schedule Week Ending 5/6

This is the 1st week of the Detours for the Route 3 Bar Harbor Corridor Construction. Be sure to drive slowly, and follow the signs and directions of the flaggers!  Here's the work plan for this week, ending May 6th. All of this is weather dependent, and the weather isn't looking good!

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Category: Bar Harbor, News, Newsletter
Ellsworth Police Department

Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries After Ellsworth Crash [UPDATE]

A 62-year-old man has died from his injuries after his motorcycle struck a utility pole in Ellsworth.

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Handcuffs And Fingerprints
(Photo By Blake David Taylor/ThinkStock)

MDEA Busts Drug Ring In The Town Of Mexico

Officers from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Maine State Police made several arrests today (April 28) in connection with an investigation into the interstate trafficking of heroin and cocaine in greater Rumford-Mexico.

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utility work
Photo Chris Popper

Route 3 Detour Begins Monday May 1

The detours on the Route 3 Bar Harbor Corridor will go into effect on Monday, May 1st according to the Maine Department of Transportation. Traffic coming North (Out of Bar Harbor) on Route 3 will be detoured onto the Crooked Road. Southbound (into Bar Harbor) on Route 3 will continue with travel restricted to one lane.

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Category: Bar Harbor, News, Newsletter
Forbes
Forbes

Forbes Named This Maine City ‘One of the Best Places to Retire in America’

This Maine city was just given a pretty big honor. Do you agree with Forbes?

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Category: Local News, Maine, News Tags:
Holden Accident
Photo courtesy of Jamie Campbell

[UPDATE] Local Man Killed In Holden Crash

A crash Thursday afternoon on Route 1A in Holden took the life of a local man, according to media reports.

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
Police Officer Killed In Paris Shooting
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

1 Police Officer Shot, 2 Wounded on Paris Street; Gunman Dead

The streets of Paris were the site of violence Thursday night, when a gunman opened fire on a parked police van, killing one officer and wounding two more.

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Son Of Local Business Owners Killed In Crash

Layn Wilbur, the son of the owners of Hancock seafood restaurant Ruth & Wimpy's, and his partner, Cinnamon Riddell, were killed Monday in an accident on I-95 in South Carolina, police said.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News

Meteorologist Tom Johnston Died Of Exposure

The State Medical Examiner's Office says Southern Maine Meteorologist Tom Johnston died of exposure.

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