Articles by: Taylor Bigler Mace

Taylor Bigler Mace

Taylor Bigler Mace

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Taylor covers sports and maritimes for the Islander. As a native of Texas, she is an unapologetic Dallas Cowboys fan. [email protected]
  • Marty Lyons tourney set

    Marty Lyons tourney set

    BAR HARBOR — The 19th annual Marty Lyons Classic baseball tournament will take place at the Bar Harbor athletic fields Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6. The annual tournament brings teams from around the state for a weekend of fun play. The tourney is named in honor of Marty Lyons, a co-founder of Acadian Youth Sports

  • Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The 41st annual Claremont Croquet Classic is underway on the lush grass courts of the historic Claremont Hotel here. Every summer since 1976, dozens of local competitors and hotel guests have participated in the weeklong singles and doubles tournament for the chance at immortal glory for the winners and runners-up, whose names

  • Oyster farm gets permit

    Oyster farm gets permit

    BAR HARBOR — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on July 21 granted a permit to Jesse and Joanna Fogg of Bar Harbor Oyster Co. to begin operations on a 22.5-acre oyster farm in Thomas Bay. Last September, the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) granted the Foggs a 10-year aquaculture lease to raise American

  • Sea urchin eyed in aging research

    Sea urchin eyed in aging research

    BAR HARBOR — The study of sea urchins could provide scientists with a better understanding of the effects of aging, according to research from the MDI Biological Laboratory’s James Coffman. Coffman last year was involved with a study of several different species of wild sea urchin led by Andrea Bodnar of the Bermuda Institute of

  • Violation penalties stiffened by state

    Violation penalties stiffened by state

    AUGUSTA — Harsher penalties for fishing law violators went into effect last month after provisions of State Sen. Brian Langley’s (R-Hancock County) bill aimed at curbing violations were adopted as emergency legislation by the Maine Legislature. LD 575, An Act to Improve the Enforcement of Maine’s Lobster Laws, was adopted after the Senate voted 32-1

  • 100 holes requires 25-mile hike

    100 holes requires 25-mile hike

    BAR HARBOR — Four golfers, 14 hours, 25 miles and 100 holes of golf added up to big bucks raised for a proposed practice range at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. Mount Desert Island High School varsity golf Coach Jon Nicholson, middle school golf Coach Wyman Tapley, Kebo Valley Golf Club pro Pieter

  • Poppaea gets win in Great Harbor Dream

    Poppaea gets win in Great Harbor Dream

    MOUNT DESERT — Dave Perry and his crew on the Morris 45 Poppaea were the first to break through an area of dead wind between Bear and Sutton islands to win by a landslide in the Great Harbor Dream Pursuit Race Sunday. The annual race benefitted youth sailing programs on Mount Desert Island as well

  • Runner hits bricks every day for 41 years

    Runner hits bricks every day for 41 years

    MOUNT DESERT — For the most dedicated athletes, daily exercise is as ingrained in their schedule as brushing their teeth. On July 4, Bill Ferm, 66, celebrated an impressive milestone; he has run at least one mile every single day for the past 41 years. The longtime lawyer, who has an office in Ellsworth, was

  • York wins Flamingo 4-Miler race

    York wins Flamingo 4-Miler race

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Wesley York, 17, of Naperville, Ill., won the Flamingo 4-Miler on Sunday in just 23 minutes, 40 seconds, a pace of less than a six minutes per mile. Bradford Eslin, 39, of Bucksport came in second in 23:52, followed by 29-year-old Dylan Brann of Bar Harbor in 24:05. Liza Neely, 15, of