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  • In-person live drama returns to MDI

    In-person live drama returns to MDI

    In-person live drama returns to Mount Desert Island High School for two performances only on Friday, May 21, and Saturday, May 22, at 7 p.m., with the MDI Drama spring play, “Lend Us Your Ears: MDI Drama Presents Scenes from Shakespeare.”

  • How heat pumps work 

    How heat pumps work 

    Join A Climate to Thrive for a free online event on Thursday, May 20, at 5 p.m. to learn more about mini-split ductless heat pumps, an affordable and reliable HVAC option.

  • Limit browntail moth caterpillar hair risk 

    Limit browntail moth caterpillar hair risk 

    The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Forest Service (MFS) and 211 Maine remind residents and visitors that browntail moth caterpillars are emerging from their winter webs in trees. These caterpillars shed tiny hairs that can cause a skin reaction akin to poison ivy exposure. When the hairs become airborne, they may cause respiratory issues if inhaled. 

  • Kosti Ruohomaa’s beloved Maine

    Kosti Ruohomaa’s beloved Maine

    The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) and the Penobscot Marine Museum will present “Kosti Ruohomaa’s Beloved Maine” with speakers Deanna Bonner-Ganter, author of “Kosti Ruohomaa: The Photographer Poet” and Kevin Johnson, Penobscot Marine Museum photo archivist, who will delve into the life and work of this iconic Maine photographer on May 20 at 6 p.m. on Zoom.

  • Tick talk

    Tick talk

    As more people get outside to hike, bird watch and explore, learning how to do those activities while protecting oneself from ticks is essential.

  • EHS annual meeting features Luchini presentation

    EHS annual meeting features Luchini presentation

    At 7 p.m. on May 17, the 100th anniversary of the marriage of legendary Ellsworth businesswoman Assunta Luchini to Tullio Boyer, her granddaughter, Gina Luchini Fuller, will present the story of the family and its successful, iconic Ellsworth business as part of the Ellsworth Historical Society’s 2021 annual meeting. 

  • COVID-19 restrictions lifted for fully-vaccinated people 

    COVID-19 restrictions lifted for fully-vaccinated people 

    Effective May 24, in accordance with new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine will lift all capacity limits and requirements to physically distance in all public outdoor settings. Capacity limits in public indoor venues will also be lifted.  

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