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  1. Mount Desert Summer Chorale First RehearsalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Mount Desert Summer Chorale rehearsals begin Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Saviour's, 41 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor.

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  2. Fear, symbolism drive sanctuary community movement in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents take green card holder Sergio Rodriguez into custody outside his home in El Monte, Calif., on April 18, 2017. BRUNSWICK, Maine - Residents of Mount Desert voted at their town meeting on Tuesday to declare the town a "sanctuary community," and the adjacent town of Bar Harbor is poised to follow suit in June.

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  3. Lydia W. Lyman noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Herald Gazette

    Lydia W. Lyman, 101, also of Northeast Harbor, died April 30, 2017, at her home at Quarry Hill. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are with Jordan-Fernald, Mt. Desert.

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  4. Bar Harbor Comic Con 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... and funny. Wonderful writer of "Enemy Mine." (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle) Ran into Earl Brechlin, editor of the Mount Desert Islander. He used to work with us at Courier Publications. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle) Leni Gronros of Rockport restored a Trans ...

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  5. Bar Harbor Route 3 detour begins May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Bangor Daily News

    BAR HARBOR, Maine - As the Maine Department of Transportation reconstruction of Route 3 north of Bar Harbor ramps up on the section between Crooked Road and Sand Point Road, northbound traffic will be detoured onto Crooked Road, effective Southbound traffic on Route 3 will continue with travel restricted to one lane. MaineDOT and its contractors are placing signs to guide drivers.

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  6. David Rockefeller's will leaves art, millions of dollars and an island in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... The most significant chunk of Rockefeller's estate to remain in Maine is $20 million that will go to the Mount Desert Land and Garden Preserve , the board of which includes three of his children as members. Rockefeller gave generously to the ...

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  7. Lobstering in deep coral could be permitted under planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Weekly Packet

    The New England Fishery Management Council has recommended prohibiting trawls and dredges within the Outer Schoodic Ridge and Mt. Desert Rock areas but would allow bottom-tending gear, including lobster traps and pots, according to an April 19 press release.

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  8. WERU Community Radio Birthday Celebration & Open House - May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... a music sale, station tours, live music and more. Musical performances will be by Advanced Strings from the Mount Desert Elementary School, traditional Acadian and Cape Breton fiddler Gus La Casse, and the band People of Earth with excellent Rock ...

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  9. Vote to ban coral zone fishing, with exemption for lobstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... approved at the council's June meeting, the exemption would allow lobster fishing in coral protection zones on Mount Desert Rock and Outer Schoodic Ridge. The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2ouSvkY ) reports Maine boats bring in more than $4 ...

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  10. Maine's new State Troopers includes a former mill workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WVII

    Among them are Dylan Hall of Bucksport , a former Verso Paper employee who will now patrol Hancock and Washington Counties. And also, Dana Austin who grew up in Ellsworth and received a lot of law enforcement training with Mount Desert Police and the Hancock County Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Proposed closure of coral grounds in Gulf of Maine has lobster industry on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of the coast that is going to be affected by it." The discovery in 2014 of deep-sea corals in the gulf, near Mount Desert Rock and along the Outer Schoodic Ridges, has prompted the New England Fisheries Management Council to consider making those ...

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  12. Signs of spring in Acadia: Return of peregrine falcons, mud season, and soon, rhodoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... rhodora is a member of the Rhododendron genus, and the passion for it is as old as the love for the hills of Mount Desert. In fact, Edward L. Rand, one of the members of the Champlain Society , the group of young Harvard men who summered on Mount ...

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  13. The end of a golden era: You will be missed, DRRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Boca Beacon

    On Monday, the first day of spring this year, a man passed away in his New York home, about 30 minutes outside of the city. His name was David Rockefeller, and when his final breath left his body, the end of a golden age went with it.

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  14. David Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist, dead at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | CBS News

    David Rockefeller at a 2015 ceremony in Mount Desert, Maine, marking the gift of 1,000 acres of woodlands, streams, hiking trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. The last surviving grandson of the oil tycoon John Rockefeller Sr., he died Monday at age 101.

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  15. David Rockefeller Sr., billionaire whose family helped create Acadia, dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    David Rockefeller Sr., whose family has extensive ties to Mount Desert Island and who personally has supported many of the island's institutions, has died at the age of 101, according to media reports. Rockefeller, who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade, died on Monday morning at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York, the New York Times reported .

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  16. David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | CTV

    David Rockefeller smiles as he greets family and friends at a ceremony, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Mount Desert, Maine, marking the gift of 1,000 acres of woodlands, streams, hiking trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. NEW YORK -- David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility.

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  17. Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, brother of NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... June 12, 2015. He will celebrate by transferring his family property at Little Long Pond in Seal Harbor to the Mount Desert Island & Garden Preserve, describing it as a A'gift to all the people of Maine.A' (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File) ORG XMIT: ...

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  18. Financial Planning for WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, Financial Advisor with Allen Insurance and Financial, will be at the Southwest Harbor Public Library Wednesday afternoon, March 29, 3:00 - 5:00 to explore the financial issues and challenges women face; earning less than men, taking time from the workforce to raise a family, outliving their spouse. Ms. Ruef-Lingquist will also share planning suggestions for how to anticipate and address these issues as they arise and to meet challenges with the resources necessary to maintain stability and independence for life.

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  19. DMR asks lobstermen for data as coral protection threatens fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Weekly Packet

    Will local lobster and crab fishermen bear some of the burden of protecting rare, deep-sea coral? The New England Fisheries Management Council "has prioritized the development of a Deep-Sea Coral Amendment to reduce impacts to corals from commercial fishing activities," according to a bulletin sent from Zone Council Liaison Sarah Cotnoir on February 22. Targeted areas for the measure include Outer Schoodic Ridge and southwest of Mount Desert Rock, areas used for offshore commercial fishing in winter. areas.

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  20. DMR asks lobstermen for data as coral protection threatens fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Will local lobster and crab fishermen bear some of the burden of protecting rare, deep-sea coral? The New England Fisheries Management Council "has prioritized the development of a Deep-Sea Coral Amendment to reduce impacts to corals from commercial fishing activities," according to a bulletin sent from Zone Council Liaison Sarah Cotnoir on February 22. Targeted areas for the measure include Outer Schoodic Ridge and southwest of Mount Desert Rock, areas used for offshore commercial fishing in winter. areas.

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