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. tbigler@mdislander.com
  • 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

  • Practice range eyed at Kebo

    Practice range eyed at Kebo

    BAR HARBOR — A proposed practice range at Kebo Valley Golf Club here will get a boost this weekend from a 100-hole hike fundraiser in which four golfers will play five complete rounds plus 10 extra holes. Kebo pro Peiter DeVos, assistant pro Eric Morris, Mount Desert Island High School varsity golf Coach Jon Nicholson

  • Sibling sailors win in Junior Olympics

    Sibling sailors win in Junior Olympics

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Sibling duo Terra Ehrhart, 14, and her brother, Skye Ehrhart, 18, took first place in the C420 Junior Olympic championships in Portland July 10-12. “It was our first time competing together, and it went really well, and we really enjoyed it,” said Terra Ehrhart, who is a coach at the Mount Desert

  • Clam seeding testing begins

    Clam seeding testing begins

    BAR HARBOR — Areas in Bar Harbor where clam production has decreased are undergoing testing to determine how and why that production has slowed. Members of the Bar Harbor Marine Resources Committee, along with Heidi Leighton of the Maine Department of Marine Resources, reseeded two areas along the western shore and Hadley Point where clam

  • Beaulieu, Smith, Brauer win Hospice Regatta

    Beaulieu, Smith, Brauer win Hospice Regatta

    MOUNT DESERT — An overcast but rain-free afternoon was the backdrop last Saturday for the 21st annual Hospice Regatta of Maine. The event benefits Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County. This year, just four boats sailed in the 13.9-mile cruising class race, sailing under murky skies in moderate winds that clocked around through the southerly quadrant

  • Future Trojans flood basketball camp

    Future Trojans flood basketball camp

    BAR HARBOR — Dozens of basketball lovers in grades two through nine are participating this week in the Acadian Youth Sports Future Trojans basketball camp in the Bernard Parady Gymnasium at Mount Desert Island High School. MDI High School Head Coach Justin Norwood heads up the camp with freshman basketball Coach Kyle McKim and former

  • Island Artisans celebrates 35th anniversary

    Island Artisans celebrates 35th anniversary

    BAR HARBOR — Thirty-six years ago, 11 Mount Desert Island-area artisans came together with one simple goal. “The main mission was to provide a space for craftspeople to sell their work,” said Abigail Goodyear, one of the original founding members and co-owners of Island Artisans on Main Street. The following year, on May 10, 1982,

  • Adventurer criss-crosses MDI in 14 hours

    Adventurer criss-crosses MDI in 14 hours

    BAR HARBOR — Some use their birthdays as the perfect excuse to indulge – to sleep in, skip the gym or to get outside, at least as far as a bar’s patio. But for Eli Simon, owner of Atlantic Climbing School in Bar Harbor, celebrating his 33rd birthday June 19 involved exactly none of those

  • Skate park users ride at own risk

    Skate park users ride at own risk

    BAR HARBOR — With the recent grand opening of the long-awaited MDI Skatepark on Park Street in Bar Harbor, skateboarders, roller bladers and BMX bikers have enjoyed free reign of their new playland. But some citizens have wondered why there is not a helmet policy in place at the skate park. “It is skate at