Island Connections, an essential service that provides free rides to the elderly and disabled on Mount Desert Island to doctor's appointments and other life-enhancing and necessary activities is in need of volunteer drivers.

If you have an hour a week or more to offer, please attend Island Connections next “Joy Riding” event, held Monday September 14th at 11 a.m. at Milagro’s Coffee and Espresso, 204 Main Street in Southwest Harbor. There is no need to sign-up in advance, however you are asked to meet the Island Connections representatives where you see the ISLAND CONNECTIONS sign and wear a mask while social distancing.

Rain date is Wednesday, September 16 at 11 a.m.

If you have questions or need more information, please call Dana Mastroianni at Island Connections, 288-4457 or via email at

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