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Memorial Day on the Island 2017

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th and the Towns of Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Northeast Harbor have Memorial Day activities planned.

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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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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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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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Photo Chris Popper

Sea of Blue Autism Walk and Run

April is National Autism Month. Autism is a developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. It is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain, and occurs in approximately 1 out of every 68 births. Autism is five times more prevalent in boys (1 in 42) than girls (1 in 89) and knows no racial, ethnic or social boundaries. Family income, lifestyle and educational levels do not affect the chance of autism’s occurrence.

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Photo CharlieAJA via Thinkstock

Spudtacular Supper in NEH

I love Relay for Life! The Hancock County Relay for Life will be held June 2-3 at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. The event raises around $75,000 annually to help fight cancer. Teams are working hard now, fundraising in anticipation of the June event.

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Community Cafe Thursday

The Mount Desert Police Department is hosting the Community Cafe at The Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor on Thursday, April 6th. This is the 2nd to last Community Cafe of the Winter/Spring, as they are held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the Month November - April.

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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 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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