And... It's a boy! The first baby born at MDI Hospital in Bar Harbor was a boy, born on January 2nd!

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Henry Ropp was born on January 2nd  to Heather Wheaton and Andrew Ropp of Northeast Harbor.

Each year, MDI Hospital celebrates the birth of the first child of the New Year by presenting them with gifts from local businesses, individuals, and organizations throughout the community. MDI Hospital offers special thanks to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Charlie’s Kids Foundation, Christmas Spirit Shop, Shirley Conklin, Criterion Theatre, First National Bank, Galyn’s Galley, Geddy’s, Island Quilting Guild, Jordan’s Restaurant, The Kimball Shop, Machias Savings Bank, Maine Seacoast Missionary Society, MDI Hospital Auxiliary, Raising Readers, Reel Pizza Cinerama, Bethany Roberge, Spruce and Gussy, Stone Soup, The Toymaker, Mary Wallace, and Window Panes for providing gifts.