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Photo Kristina Stanley
Photo Kristina Stanley

Moody Mermaid in Southwest Harbor to Close After Building is Sold

 

After nearly 30 years, a Southwest Harbor institution, the Moody Mermaid will be closing once the building sells. Located on Main Street, the building and business is owned by Kristina Stanley.

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Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department
Photo Southwest Harbor Fire Department

SWH Fire Department Remembers 9-11

Members of the Southwest Harbor Fire Department will be on the road with Engine 113, today, Monday, September 11th.

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Category: Southwest Harbor
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School Starts on August 31st in AOS 91

As you travel around Mount Desert Island and Trenton on Thursday, August 31st, you'll see something you haven't seen since the middle of June... School Buses! That's right, school buses will be transporting children to and from school!

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Courtesy Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Courtesy Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Island Explorer Starts Fall Schedule Early

The Island Explorer will start its Fall Schedule on Thursday, August 31st and operate through Monday, October 9th, Columbus Day.

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Manset Fire August 17, 2017 Photo Chris Popper
Manset Fire August 17, 2017 Photo Chris Popper

Fire in Manset [PHOTOS]

Firefighters from four towns on Mount Desert Island and Trenton were toned out on Thursday evening, August 17th to fight a fire on the Shore Road in Manset.  Firefighters from Southwest Harbor, Tremont, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert and Trenton combined to fight the fire at 92 Shore Road, a seasonal rental.

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Conversation with Dr. Gousse August 15 [VIDEO]

AOS 91 Superintendent Dr. Marc Gousse sat down with WDEA's Chris Popper to talk about the construction projects that have happened over the summer, the new principal at Pemetic Elementary School, getting ready for the 2017-18 school year, bus routes, the importance of communication between parent and school and more.

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Southwest Harbor Unanimously Rejects Cruise Ships

At the special Town Meeting on Tuesday Night, August 15th, the voters present in Southwest Harbor unanimously rejected cruise ships, voting to impose a 180 day moratorium on allowing cruise ships to anchor in Southwest Harbor's waters.

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Photo MDI Lost Found Pet Alert
Photo MDI Lost Found Pet Alert

Found Kitten in Southwest Harbor

This 3 to 6 month old kitten was found Saturday evening in Southwest Harbor. It's now safe at the SPCA of Hancock County. If you are missing this kitten, or know who it might belong to, please call the SPCA of Hancock County in Trenton at 667-8088...

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Category: Pets, Southwest Harbor
Photo Beal's Lobster Pier via Facebook Page
Photo Beal's Lobster Pier via Facebook Page

GQ Magazine Declares Southwest Harbor Restaurant Lobster Roll One of the Best in the State

Congratulations to Beal's Lobster Pier in Southwest Harbor, which was featured by GQ Magazine as having one of the best lobster rolls in the State of Maine!

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Category: Food, Southwest Harbor
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Southwest Harbor Sets August 15th For Special Town Meeting

The Southwest Harbor Board of Selectmen have set the date of August 15th for a special town meeting to let the voters say yea or nay to a 180 day moratorium on allowing cruise ships to anchor in Southwest Harbor's waters.

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