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Islander Staff

Islander Staff

  • Fays to play last Sunday concert

    Fays to play last Sunday concert

    BAR HARBOR — Mike and Susie Fay will play the last of the Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concerts on Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. The Fays have been making music together since 1979. Their music is a blend of classical, rock, folk and soul, with a heavy Celtic influence. Mike Fay is a

  • SPCA pet of week: Blackie

    SPCA pet of week: Blackie

    “We need to talk. My name is Blackie, and I have a serious problem. See this window sill I’m sitting on? While it ‘looks’ like a perfectly acceptable windowsill, it’s actually the windowsill of an animal shelter. “Me! In a shelter! Humph! I can’t even articulate how annoyed this makes me. In fact, usually it

  • Winery event to benefit high school jazz

    Winery event to benefit high school jazz

    BAR HARBOR — A benefit for the MDI High School jazz program will take place at the Bar Harbor Cellars Winery on Sweet Pea Farm, 854 State Highway 3, on Saturday, May 20, from 1-5 p.m. The event also celebrates the winery’s 10th anniversary. Music will be provided by the MDI High School All Star

  • ‘Fake news’ is talk focus

    ‘Fake news’ is talk focus

    ELLSWORTH — A 10-month public dialogue series sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Downeast will continue with a conversation on the topic “Fake news: Who can you trust?” at Pat’s Pizza on Wednesday, April 26, from 5:30-7 p.m. Guests will be Earl Brechlin, author and editor of the Mount Desert Islander; Stephen Fay, managing editor

  • Hill to talk about ships, swindlers

    Hill to talk about ships, swindlers

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Author Fredric B. Hill will talk about his book, “Ships, Swindlers, and Scalded Hogs: The Rise and Fall of the Crooker Shipyard in Bath, Maine” at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Saturday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m. This well-researched book tells the story of the rise and fall of two well-respected

  • Bar Harbor municipal posts filled

    Bar Harbor municipal posts filled

    BAR HARBOR – Several residents were appointed to volunteer town positions by the Town Council Tuesday evening. Andrea Lepcio was appointed to a two-year term on the Bar Harbor Housing Authority. Heather Sorokin was appointed to the Parking Solutions Task Force. Peter Bono was appointed to a two-year term on the Design Review Board. Harbor

  • Ten years ago in these pages

    From the April 19, 2007 Mount Desert Islander Biblical proportions Wind, with gusts in the excess of 60 mph, and heavy rain pounded Mount Desert Island for three days straight, flooding roads and downing power lines. Rushing water caused a section of the Gilbert Farm Road to collapse, damaging three vehicles. Nice tooth Mount Desert

  • Domestic assault arrest made

    Domestic assault arrest made

    MOUNT DESERT — A Somesville resident accused of assaulting his wife was arrested April 13, four days after the alleged incident took place. Michael Heniser, 39, was arrested at his home on a charge of domestic violence assault and booked into the Hancock County Jail in Ellsworth. Heniser is accused of assaulting his wife on