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  1. Influential activist in Bar Harbor for commencement addressRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Internationally renowned social activist Naomi Klein, whom The New Yorker called "the most visible and influential figure on the American left," will be in Maine to give the keynote address at College of the Atlantic's 2015 commencement on June 6. Klein, a New York Times bestselling author and contributing writer for Rolling Stone, Harper's and The Nation, recently noted the importance of the experiential philosophy towards education embodied at the Bar Harbor college in addressing today's pressing environmental and social concerns. "COA has cut the edge of ecologically progressive education for over forty years - not because it was fashionable, but because that's their mission," Klein said.

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  2. Great Hikes for Kids: Great HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the payoff for the effort is unmatched. To get to the trailhead: take Route 3 onto Mt. Desert Island and through Bar Harbor. Just outside of town, take a left onto Schooner Head Rd. and follow it to the parking lot at the end. Please note that, like ...

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  3. Port Angeles advances to final round in "Best Town" contestRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | KONP 1450 Local News

    PA last night advanced past Bar Harbor, Maine to reach the final vote against Chattanooga, Tennessee in the online vote. Port Angeles was a wild card entry into the contest that started a month ago with 64 cities and towns competing in an NCAA-style tournament where visitors to Outdoor's website could vote for their favorite places.

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  4. George Stevens Baseball 8 at Mount Desert Island 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    At Bar Harbor, in a game called due to lightning in the seventh inning, MDI topped GSA despite being outhit 12-5. Matt Perconti got the win for MDI , relieving Seth Young in the sixth inning; and Young had relieved Thomas Paola in the fourth.

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  5. Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe Summer forecast bright for tourist tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    New England's winter of discontent has indeed made for a possible glorious summer, at least for those in the hospitality industry. Across eastern New England, tourism officials from to Cape Cod to Portsmouth, N.H. to Bar Harbor, Maine, are expecting what could be the best season in years, driven by an improving economy, lower gas prices, and travelers determined to make the most of summer after a brutal winter of record snow fall and cold.

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  6. BHBT employees donate to local food pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekly Packet

    Volunteers at the Tree of Life Food Pantry, from left, Wally Horton, Claire Klenowski, Jennifer Saunders , Deborah Case, Betsy Bott, Richard Clenowski, receive a Community Commitment donation check from Bar Harbor Bank Trust's Blue Hill branch chose the Tree of Life food pantry in Blue Hill to receive the Community Commitment funds, which are created each week as directors and employees contribute to a charitable fund in exchange for being able to dress casually on Fridays. Tree of Life is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing emergency and supplemental food for the community.

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  7. Haystack launches exhibitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekly Packet

    ... Community Programs from June 7 through July 12. The Center, located at 22 Church Street in Deer Isle (across from Bar Harbor Bank Trust), will be open Wednesdays and Fridays through Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. for the duration of the show. Admission is ...

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  8. CED mulls over budget and scope, and reaps a returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekly Packet

    How to spend the money remaining in its budget and the money to come? These questions, the upswing in interest in Castine from New England tourists, and widening its gaze to the Bar Harbor corridor, occupied the Community and Economic Development Committee at its May 22 meeting. With four of its seven members and Town Manager James Goodson present, the committee discussed the $5,000 left in its account for the fiscal year ending June 30. "We want to use the taxpayers' money judiciously," added Chairman Rick Armstrong.

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  9. 'Cinderella town' Port Angeles continues battle with Bar Harbor, Maine, in online contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... . You can also get vote totals there. Online voting now underway between Port Angeles and Bar Harbor runs until 8:59 p.m. Thursday, May 28 UPDATE - It's game time, Port Angeles! Port Angeles (the West division champion) is now facing Bar Harbor, ...

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  10. Port Angeles now faces Bar Harbor, Maine, in ''Best Town Ever'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Peninsula Daily News

    EDITOR'S NOTE - To vote, go to http://tinyurl.com/pdn-best . Online voting now underway between Port Angeles and Bar Harbor runs until 8:59 p.m. Thursday, May 28 UPDATE - It's game time, Port Angeles! Port Angeles is now facing Bar Harbor, Maine in the Final Four semifinals of Outside magazine's "Best Town Ever" of 2015 competition.

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  11. Mount Desert Island Softball 11 at John Bapst 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bangor Daily News

    At Husson University in Bangor, Kayla Massey had a double, two singles and four RBIs to help John Bapst hold on for the win against Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. For the Trojans, Alaina Duley had two singles and a double and knocked in three runs.

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  12. Mount Desert Island Baseball 5 at John Bapst 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Nick Stanley singled twice and Cordell Soper had a single and two RBIs for Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor.

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  13. Bar Harbor vanquished Middlebury to advance to next round of latest "best towns" rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bangor Daily News

    In news that should come as no surprise to Mainers , people really like Bar Harbor. Between the lobster rolls, the access to Acadia National Park and its small-town appeal, Bar Harbor has a lot going for itself.

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  14. 25th Annual Blue Hill Pops ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ginning at $10. To purchase tickets call 207-374-5454. Corporate sponsors for the 2015 Blue Hill Pops Concert are Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Cape Air, Lambert Coffin Law Offices, PenAir and Stanley Subaru.

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  15. BedandBreakfast.com Unveils Most Popular, New B&B DestinationsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | GlobeNewswire

    ... retreats away from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives. About a three-hour drive from Boston, Camden joins Bar Harbor and Nantucket as a favorite summer destination in the Northeast. "Camden is where the 'mountains meet the sea' and as one ...

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  16. Balsamic Skirt SteakRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... delicious piece of meat. You can find Fiore products at their many Maine locations including Bangor, Rockland, Bar Harbor, Freeport, Lewiston, Newport, and seasonally in Vinalhaven and Northeast Harbor, or on their website at www.fioreoliveoils.com ...

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  17. Criterion Theatre Grand Re-Opening PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the theatre helps connect individuals to the arts and with one another. The Criterion has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction in 1932. We hope to share it with the next generation, and ...

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  18. Port Angeles beats Flagstaff - and now faces Bar Harbor, Maine, in 'Best Town' contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Peninsula Daily News

    EDITOR'S NOTE - To vote, go to http://tinyurl.com/pdn-best . Online voting now underway between Port Angeles and Bar Harbor runs until 8:59 p.m. Thursday, May 28 PORT ANGELES - After beating Flagstaff, Ariz., by 1,336 votes, Port Angeles wears the West division crown and is in the Final Four in Outside magazine's hotly competitive "Best Town Ever" contest.

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  19. Memorial Day Tribute in Bar HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Capital Weekly

    Join the Legion, Coast Guard, Fire Department and our nation's veterans in commemorating the men and women who have given their lives while serving our country. The traditional Memorial Day Ceremony takes place Monday, May 25th at 10 a.m. on the Bar Harbor Town Pier.

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  20. Finding a sweet little taste of home here in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Curtis Blake created the so-called "Hahbah Bah" in 1977. I picked up one at West End Drug the last time I was in Bar Harbor. I have to say, it was pretty close. The chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich dipped in Callebaut chocolate seemed ...

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