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Islander Staff

Islander Staff

  • Comments on park fee

    Comments on park fee

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Dec. 22 is the deadline for the public to submit comments to the National Park Service about the proposed increases in peak-season entrance fees for Acadia and 16 other national parks. The proposal announced last month is to increase the price of entrance passes that are good for up to seven

  • December art for sale

    December art for sale

    TREMONT — The Bass Harbor Memorial Library’s December art show will feature affordable artwork and handcrafted items made for giving. All items will be for sale and priced no higher than $250, with 10 percent of sales going to the library. In addition to being displayed on our walls, the library will host a Holiday

  • Festival of trees planned

    MOUNT DESERT — The Mount Desert Nursery School’s annual Festival of Trees will be held at the school on Tracy Road in Northeast Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4:30-6 p.m. Community members can view the trees, all decorated by area businesses, and vote on their favorites. There is no admission charge. Snacks, hot chocolate

  • Parking public forum planned

    Parking public forum planned

    BAR HARBOR — The Parking Solutions Task Force, appointed by the Bar Harbor Town Council, will hold a public information forum at the Jesup Memorial Library on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 6-8 p.m. There will be a presentation on the history of work around parking solutions in Bar Harbor and the details of the current

  • MDI is craft fair central

    MDI is craft fair central

    Shop locally this holiday season! Friday, Nov. 24 STEUBEN — A holiday craft fair will take place at the Ella Lewis School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Teresa Ginn at 460-2485. STEUBEN — A Thanksgiving and holiday fair will take place at the Henry D. Moore Library and Parish House from 9 a.m.

  • Conference honors MDI football players

    Conference honors MDI football players

    BAR HARBOR — The Big 11 All-Conference football teams will be announced Dec. 3 at Jeff’s Catering in Brewer, and members of the Mount Desert Island Trojans will be among those selected to the team. On offense, Colby Lee will be honored as one of the conference’s two first-team running backs. Lee’s 1,236 yards and

  • MDI runners head to Millinocket race

    MDI runners head to Millinocket race

    MILLINOCKET — Several runners from Mount Desert Island are preparing to run the Millinocket Marathon and Half, set for Saturday, Dec. 9. The race, organized by MDI running club Crow Athletics, was started in 2015 to help a struggling Northern Maine mill town that had been devastated by the closing of its major employer, a

  • Holiday book sale coming up

    Holiday book sale coming up

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A Holiday Book Sale will take place at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books will be for sale. All are in mint condition and good for gift giving. All proceeds support the library’s ongoing programs and operations.

  • St. John to sign books

    BAR HARBOR — Susan St. John, author of “To Sail beyond the Sunset,” is set to sign books at Sherman’s on Friday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. The book tells of the creation — starting in 1964 — of the Outward Bound sea school on Hurricane Island. The book begins with short histories of Outward