Positive COVID Case at MDI High School
Principal Matt Haney sent out the information to the MDI High School Community that an individual associated with the High School had tested positive for COVID. Luckily due to timing, the individual had not been in close contact with any other student or staff.
Masks Required in Bar Harbor Municipal Locations
At the Tuesday September 21st Town Council Meeting, the Bar Harbor Town Council voted tor require that all municipal employees and the public wear masks in all municipal buildings wherever the public is present regardless of vaccination status
Get the COVID Vaccine for FREE Saturday in Ellsworth During Autumn Gold
You can get a FREE COVID vaccine, this Saturday, September 25th at the Mill Mall in Ellsworth during Autumn Gold, 11 a.m to 2 p.m. No appointment necessary!
Ellsworth High School to Resume In-Person Education Tuesday September 21
School staff have notified parents of the students and the staff members who were identified as close contacts of their close contact and quarantine status.
Trenton Volunteer Fire Department Cancels Final Blueberry Pancake Breakfast and Hunter’s Breakfast
Citing the rising COVID cases and a desire to keep the community safe, the Trenton Volunteer Fire Department made the tough decision to cancel their final blueberry pancake breakfast on September 25th, and the Hunter's Breakfast scheduled for October 30th.
COVID-19 Vaccination Rates for School Staff in Hancock County
The Maine Department of Health and Department of Education released fully vaccinated COVID-19 vaccination rates for school staff throughout the entire state as of August 31st, on September 15th.
MDI Marathon Organizers Make Painful Decision to Cancel 2021 Marathon
For the 2nd year in a row, the organizers of the MDI Marathon have made the painful decision to cancel the event because of COVID. The 2021 event was scheduled for Sunday, October 17th.
Deer Isle Stonington High School to go Remote September 13-17
In a Facebook post on Sunday, September 12th, it was announced that Deer Isle Stonington High School would go remote September 13-17 because of the rising number of COVID cases, and the number of students needing to quarantine.
Letter to MDIHS Parents and Families Re: Potential COVID Outbreak
Dr. Marc Gousse, the Superintendent of AOS 91 and MDI Regional Schools sent the following letter to parents and families on Friday, September 10th regarding a potential COVID outbreak at the high school.
MDI Hospital to Hold Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting Today September 7 at 1 p.m.
MDI Hospital will hold another virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting, today, September 7th from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free, but you need to pre-register