• David Crosby to play at Criterion

    David Crosby to play at Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — Singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby will perform at The Criterion Theatre on Friday, May 26, at 8 p.m. as part of a spring tour. Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both the iconic folk-rock band The Byrds and the famous Woodstock-era

  • Berklee bound

    Berklee bound

    BOSTON – Jazz musicians from Mount Desert Island High School are competing in the 49th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival on Saturday, Feb. 11. Seventeen MDI students are attending the festival, which attracts musicians from 135 schools from 15 states. The high school is fielding a 16-piece big band, six-piece combo and a singer,

  • History Happy Hour trivia night planned

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A History Happy Hour Trivia Night will take place at Coda on Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 6-8 p.m. The event also is hosted by the Mount Desert Island Historical Society and the Seal Cove Auto Museum. Trivia categories include the debate over banning cars from the island a century ago; interesting historical

  • Derby moved

    TREMONT — Due to the condition of ice on local ponds the annual Tremont Consolidated School Ice Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled but prizes will be awarded and games for kids will take place in the school gym from 4-6 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. Prizes include an ice auger,

  • ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is topic

    ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is topic

    TREMONT — Michael Sims will lead a discussion of his book “The Story of Charlotte’s Web” at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. This biography of E.B. White shows how all the different strands of his life came together to create this classic children’s story. It also gives us

  • Booher to talk at photo club meeting

    Booher to talk at photo club meeting

    MOUNT DESERT — Jennifer Steen Booher will give a presentation on her Coast Walk project at the MDI Photo Club’s monthly meeting in the Northeast Harbor Library’s Mellon Room on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Coast Walk is a methodical, long-term exploration of Mount Desert Island’s shoreline, incorporating photography, oral history, marine biology,

  • Murder in Hulls Cove witnessed

    Murder in Hulls Cove witnessed

    A murder of crows on the beach in Hulls Cove was reported to me this week. Some of the group names for wildlife are a bit strange, but there we are. The term means a large gathering together of that species. We all know about a pod of whales, a flock of chickens, and others,

  • Skatepark paint and sip set

    Skatepark paint and sip set

    BAR HARBOR — A paint and sip event with artist Katie Noble Churchill will take place at Choco-Latte on Friday, Feb. 10, from 3:30-6 p.m. Everyone will paint a picture to take home with them while sipping coffee, tea, hot chocolate or wine if they are of age. Participants may bring a picture to copy

  • Oscar night party returns

    Oscar night party returns

    BAR HARBOR— The Jesup Memorial Library and Reel Pizza will host an Oscar night celebration and viewing for the fourth year on Sunday, Feb. 26. The event begins at 6 p.m. when the doors open for preshow fun and games, the live red carpet starts at 7 p.m., and the Oscars get underway at 8:30