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Bar Harbor Election Results

Voters went to the Town Hall in Bar Harbor on June 13th, with two questions dividing the town.. .Questions 12 and 13.

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Bar Harbor Town Clerk’s Office Closed June 13

The Bar Harbor Town Clerk's Office will be closed for regular business on Tuesday, June 13th because of Election Day.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Politics
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Brooks Seeks to Withdraw From Bar Harbor Council Race

Erica Brooks, who is on the ballot for the Town Council race  in Bar Harbor on Tuesday, June 13th is asking voters to NOT vote for her. This would leave Stephen Coston, Erin Early Ward and Judie Noonan  unopposed at the municipal elections.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Politics
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Bar Harbor Town Meeting Results

The gym at the Conners-Emerson School was packed to near capacity on Tuesday night, June 6th, for the Bar Harbor Town Meeting, with discussions and votes going on until almost midnight.

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More on Questions 12 and 13

Bar Harbor voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, June 13th. On the ballot are questions 12 and 13. Having previously spoken with Cornell Knight, the Town Manager of Bar Harbor , Citizens for Question 13 asked to meet with WDEA's Chris Popper to rebut some of Knight's comments. AJ Greif was interviewed by Chris Popper.

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Bar Harbor Council Candidate Debate [VIDEO]

Municipal elections will be held on Tuesday, June 13th in Bar Harbor, with citizens electing 3 new Town Councilors to the Town Council. There are 4 candidates on the ballot, Erica Brooks, Steve Coston, Erin Early Ward and Judie Noonan. On Tuesday, May 30th the Mount Desert Islander hosted a debate among the council candidates moderated by Earl Brechlin.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Politics
Photo WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube
Photo WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube

Chatting About Questions 12 and 13 [VIDEO]

WDEA's Chris Popper sat down with Cornell Knight, the Town Manager in Bar Harbor and spoke about Questions 12 and 13 which will be appearing on the ballot at the Bar Harbor Town Elections on June 13th.

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WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube
WDEA AM 1370 via You Tube

Bar Harbor Parking Meter/Kiosk Discussion [VIDEO]

In the upcoming election on June 6th, there is a line item, authorizing the Town of Bar Harbor to spend up to $400,000 for parking meters and kiosks. WDEA's Chris Popper spoke with Martha Searchfield who is the Executive Director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Parking Solutions Task Force.

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Ferry Terminal Discussion Tuesday May 16th

One of the most contentious items on the Bar Harbor ballot this June is the Land Use Ordinance concerning the amount of Cruise Ship Passengers allowed in Bar Harbor on a given day, and the future of the ferry terminal.

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Category: Bar Harbor, Politics
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Tremont Town Elections

Voters in the Town of Tremont went to the polls on Monday, May 8th and cast their ballots for 2 Selectman and to decide whether the Selectmen should negotiate a contract with the Town of Southwest Harbor for a 3 year period for law enforcement beginning January 1, 2018. Here are the results...

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