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Ride Share and Car Pool MDI

Carpooling is good for the environment. In this day and age, with most families and workers traveling in multiple directions and not necessarily having enough vehicles, people are tuning to ride sharing and car pooling.

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Photo Katelyn Chesley
Photo Katelyn Chesley

Father-Daughter Dance Southwest Harbor Style [VIDEO]

I'm not sure how long that Holly (Benson) Bailey and her father Tom Benson practiced this, but I'm thinking it might have been as long as Holly and her fiancee, now husband KJ Bailey announced their engagement!

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Photo Courtesy Andy Mays
Photo Courtesy Andy Mays

Southwest Harbor Scallop Diver Profiled

Do you like scallops? Who doesn't? Here's a great story about Andy Mays from Southwest Harbor. A scallop diver who goes into the Atlantic Ocean in the winter with water temperatures in the 20's. Plus he does it while battling cancer.

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Category: Food, Southwest Harbor
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Splash Over Expected Around High Tide Early Friday Morning

The National Weather Service in Caribou is expecting some splash over with the high tide expected at 11:09 on Thursday evening, May 25th.

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Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media
Photo Chris Popper Townsquare Media

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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(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 Traci Patton
Photo Traci Patton

One More Sleep

The Town of Southwest Harbor can't wait to welcome home Officer Levi Soper!

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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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Phelps Returning to Bowdoin

Former MDI Trojan and Bowdoin Polar Bear Megan Phelps is returning to Bowdoin College as she has been hired as the Assistant Coach of the Women's Basketball Team

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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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