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  • Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Dec. 31

    Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Dec. 31

    The following cases were heard in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 Tobin W. White, 42, Greenfield. Night hunting at T34-MD, Nov. 16, 2012. $1,000. Jail 30 days. Loaded firearm or crossbow in motor vehicle at T34-MD, Nov. 16. Jail 30 days. Using artificial light to illuminate wild animals

  • Abbe to reopen ‘Twisted Path’

    Abbe to reopen ‘Twisted Path’

    BAR HARBOR — The Abbe Museum’s critically acclaimed “Twisted Path” exhibit series will celebrate its fourth year in 2017. “Twisted Path IV: Vital Signs” is an invitational exhibition of artwork that reflects personal stories about tribal identity and balancing life in a complex world. The exhibit opens on Friday, April 7. An opening reception will

  • Speakeasy returns to Seal Cove Auto Museum

    Speakeasy returns to Seal Cove Auto Museum

    TREMONT — The third annual Speakeasy will be held at the Seal Cove Auto Museum on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. The museum will be transformed into the Brass Club once again for an evening in which guests are encouraged to wear 1920s garb and dance amid the Brass Era cars at the museum.

  • ‘Chocolat’-themed brunch planned

    ‘Chocolat’-themed brunch planned

    BAR HARBOR — “Chocolat” is the theme of a Jesup Memorial Library Pages & Repasts literary-themed brunch to take place at the Coach Stop Inn on Saturday, March 11, at 10 a.m. “Chocolat,” a book by Joanne Harris, tells the story of tiny Lansquenet, France, where nothing much has changed in a hundred years, until

  • ‘Pirates of Penzance’ is comic gold

    ‘Pirates of Penzance’ is comic gold

    Review by Nan Lincoln ELLSWORTH — Ok, so there’s a lot – to contemporary sensibilities – of politically incorrect stuff in the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta “The Pirates of Penzance.” The libretto is full of male chauvinism, ageism, body shaming, not to mention looting and pillaging pirates. But never have these out-of-fashion activities – except

  • Berklee judges impressed with MDI musicians

    Berklee judges impressed with MDI musicians

    BOSTON — Mount Desert Island High School musicians came home from the 49th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival after turning in strong performances that earned them compliments from judges and some awards. MDIHS had a 16-piece big band, Big Group, a combo and a singer perform in their respective categories at Saturday’s festival, which

  • Winter weather a blessing to some

    Winter weather a blessing to some

    Winter finally found us, and snow has fallen generously over our island in recent days. Wildlife and humans have had to cope in their special ways to keep warm and safe, and to have food to sustain life. One of the positive effects of snow cover is that for the hunted, such as hares and

  • Poet reads in Bateau series

    Poet reads in Bateau series

    BAR HARBOR — Poet, essayist and cultural critic Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib will read from his work and take questions about his writing at the Lompoc Café on Saturday, Feb. 18, beginning at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. The free, all-ages event is part of the Bateau Reading Series. Willis-Abdurraqib, a music columnist at MTV

  • Boston fiddle-guitar duo to play, teach

    Boston fiddle-guitar duo to play, teach

    ELLSWORTH — Boston-based fiddler Jenna Moynihan and guitarist Owen Marshall will play at the Moore Community Center Theatre on State Street on Friday, March 10, at 7 p.m. The show is sponsored by the Acadia School of Traditional Music and Arts. Moynihan’s fiddling style draws strongly from the Scottish tradition, but is in no way