After not running in 2020 because of the pandemic, and running a reduced schedule last year, the Island Explorer has announced their 2022 Schedule and it's good news for those craving a "return to normalcy".
Yes, it's March 1st. Yes, there's snow on the ground. Yes it was was below 0 this morning. But hope springs eternal and a sure sign that Spring will be here is the fact that the Ellsworth Little League is now accepting registration for softball and baseball! Here are the details
While you couldn't be at the scene today, I was and I want to share the photos that I took of these brave men and women in action today. They will be on scene throughout the night and into much of Friday! Please join me in thanking them for their service!
The Red Cross is experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. Just 1 hour of your time can help alleviate this shortage, if you are able and willing to donate blood. There are 3 blood drives scheduled in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor between February 8th and March 1st. Can you donate during one of them?
There is a terrible shortage of officials in every sport, baseball, football, basketball and soccer. If you have ever thought you could umpire better than the men or ladies in blue or wanted to get involved, now's your opportunity to learn the game and be on the field for the 2022 season! The Eastern Maine Baseball Umpire's Association is holding a 6 week Umpire Rookie School beginning Thursday, February 24th at 6:00 p.m. at Brewer High School.
MDI Hospital will be offering a COVID Vaccine Clinic, by appointment on Saturday, January 22nd from 9 a.m. to Noon in the lobby of the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel. This is for anyone looking for their initial vaccine, their second vaccine or their booster shot. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters will be available.