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  1. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Makes 'Community Commitment' DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Each week, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust directors and employees, in exchange for being able to dress casually on Fridays, voluntarily contribute to a charitable fund that disburses gifts monthly to local non-profit organizations. This employee-driven donation program is called Community Commitment.

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  2. On a Maine windjammer, feasts of food, scenery and conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the old-fashioned ships known as windjammers offer overnight trips off Maine's mid-coast, from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor, all promising convivial company, beautiful scenery and good food. I was drawn to the Lewis R. French for its history - ...

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  3. Appleton NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    Mac Smith, author of "Mainers on the Titanic," will speak at Appleton Library Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:30 a.m. A Navy veteran of the First Gulf War and former news reporter for Bar Harbor Times, Mac Smith lives in Stockton Springs, in the village of Sandy Point, where he is restoring the family homestead.

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  4. Benefit concert at StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... always considered Maine "a really cool sister-state to Vermont." He and his bar band played at Carmen Veranda in Bar Harbor, "Alive at 5" in Portland, were favorites on WCLZ and appeared at Longfellow Square. "We've had a rich Maine history," said ...

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  5. Bar Harbor couple sues Portland police because of filming arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Sun Journal

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who were arrested after trying to film police officers in Portland. The lawsuit filed on Tuesday in the Hancock County Superior Court against Benjamin Noyes of the Portland Police Department says the couple's arrest was illegal and unconstitutional.

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  6. Portland officer sued over arrest of Bar Harbor couple videotaping police actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Bangor Daily News

    A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against a city police officer on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who was arrested this past spring for videotaping police officers on a public street. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Hancock County Superior Court in Ellsworth, according to a prepared statement released by the organization on Tuesday.

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  7. Top Coastal College TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Southern Accents

    ... staying in the dorms and exploring Acadia's tide pools and beaches with college professionals. And the town of Bar Harbor is a hub of activity-lighthouse tours, sailing classes, aviation adventures, and coastal bike trips keep the community buzzing ...

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  8. Manchester's Delana Curtis is left out in the coldRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Maine, was named after a lovely tourist town in southern Italy. This new American Sorrento, located near Bar Harbor on the rocky Atlantic coast, was a well-planned and enthusiastically promoted resort for wealthy Americans. Sorrento was Frank Jones' ...

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  9. Kentfield couple bikes 4,000 miles for service dog nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... for veterans and civilians. Barbara and Bill Bochner completed a 4,317-mile journey from Anacortes, Wash., to Bar Harbor, Maine, in 89 days, leaving on May 21 and finishing Aug. 17. The two are volunteers for Canine Companions for Independence, ...

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  10. Humpback whale rescued off Maine coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Big News Network.com

    BAR HARBOR, Maine -- A humpback whale that spent more than a day trapped in a fishing net off the coast of Maine is now free, thanks the hard of work of the Maine Marine Patrol. Over the weekend, several of the patrol officers worked with specialists from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Massachusetts, to cut rope and slowly untangle the whale from the net.

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  11. Mount Desert Island Girls Soccer 4 at John Bapst 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Maeve Geary scored the other goal for Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. Keely McConomy made 11 saves on 13 shots.

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  12. COA Peach House Cafe turns food waste into gourmet social occasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... inaugural Peach House CafA for 2014-15 was held in Deering Commons on Sunday with a menu that would make a Bar Harbor bistro blush: apple crisp, steak and peppers, Southwest sweet potato soup, fruit smoothies, sweet potato fries, fruit salad, ...

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  13. Whale caught in fishing gear freed in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | National Fisherman

    A 40-foot-long humpback whale that got caught in fishing gear off Mount Desert Island has been freed, according to the head of a whale-watching boat. The whale, known as Spinnaker in the whale-watching community, was spotted Friday by a Bar Harbor Whale Watch boat.

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  14. 'We're going to need a ton of help': West Market Square...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... up as construction winded down. That would have helped business, he said. Haskell has a pair of restaurants in Bar Harbor - the original Blaze and Finback Alehouse - that performed well this summer, helping him sustain the Bangor location through ...

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  15. DEAN 2014 AIDS WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... for young and old alike. Those participating in the walk in Hancock County will meet at Lower Main Street in Bar Harbor. Those who participate in the DEAN fund-raising walk are asked to obtain sponsors who will donate to help support DEAN's mission ...

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  16. Rescuers free whale entangled in fishing gearRescuers free whale...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Rescuers free whale entangled in fishing gear A humpback whale off the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine, is finally free after being entangled in fishing gear.

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  17. Rescuers free whale entangled in fishing gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Rescuers free whale entangled in fishing gear A humpback whale off the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine, is finally free after being entangled in fishing gear.

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  18. The Canadian honeymoon that almost wasn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Boston.com

    ... trouble was riding with us, stowed just a few feet away in the back seat. For our nuptials, we'd rented a farm in Bar Harbor, and in the haste of packing up and leaving, a friend, unbeknownst to us, had thrown a pair of tiki torches into the rear of ...

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  19. Rescuers work to free humpback whale from fishing gear off coast of MDIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Attempts to free a 40-foot humpback whale entangled in fishing line and net about two miles off the coast of Mount Desert Rock continued Saturday morning, after the whale was spotted by a whale watching tour early Friday afternoon. The crew of the Atlanticat spotted the whale struggling with line wrapped around its head, back, tailstock, through its mouth and around a pectoral flipper, and it was connected to four floating buoys and bottom fishing gear that anchored it in place, according to a release from the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company, which operates the vessel.

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  20. Seal Cove Auto Museum, Mount Desert, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Examiner.com

    The Seal Cove Auto Museum is not exactly on the beaten track. As a matter of fact, unless you are in Bar Harbor, Maine and looking for something unusual to do, it is unlikely that you would ever hear about this museum.

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