Lifestyle

  • Former restaurant location now home to salon

    Former restaurant location now home to salon

    TRENTON — According to Sarah Norwood, owner of Revive Salon, located on the Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, “everyone needs a little pick-me-up every once in a while.” That is the inspiration behind the name of her full-service salon, which offers hair, waxing, nail and tanning services. The same philosophy can apply to the building.

  • Library hosts online reading of Carson and Freeman letters

    Library hosts online reading of Carson and Freeman letters

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR –Carolyn Gage will be joined by Portland actor Denise Poirier and Waterville actor Juli Brooks Settlemire for an online reading of excerpts from the letters written between Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman. This event is hosted by the Southwest Harbor Public Library and will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m.  In 1952, Carson began building a vacation cabin on Southport Island

  • JAX manager elected chairman of MCOA board

    JAX manager elected chairman of MCOA board

    BAR HARBOR — The Maine Council on Aging (MCOA) elected a new chairman of its board of directors on Oct. 19. Leah Graham, manager of external and government affairs for The Jackson Laboratory, assumed the role after a unanimous vote of her peers during the October MCOA board meeting.  Graham was a postdoctoral fellow at The Jackson Laboratory,

  • Arts Glances

    Arts Glances

    Quilting guild’s pieces on display   NORTHEAST HARBOR — The Northeast Harbor Library will host the MDI Island Quilters this November and December, with projects hanging in the Mellon Room during that time. The public is welcome to come in and browse during regular business hours, eight at a time, maintaining safe social distancing.  The MDI Island Quilters group was started 28 years ago by Mary Vekasi, who moved to the area

  • PA-C named Outstanding Health Care Professional of the Year

    PA-C named Outstanding Health Care Professional of the Year

    BAR HARBOR — Kate Worcester, a certified physician assistant at Cooper Gilmore Health Center, has received the Outstanding Health Care Professional of the Year Award from her peers at the Maine Physician Assistant Association (MEAPA). This award is presented each year to a physician assistant who has demonstrated exceptional knowledge and teaching skills in support of the profession, with an emphasis on contributions

  • COA welcomes new faces to Bar Harbor campus

    COA welcomes new faces to Bar Harbor campus

    BAR HARBOR —College of the Atlantic welcomes two new professors and a teaching fellow for the 2020-21 school year.   Artist Daniel Kojo Schrade has joined the staff as a faculty member in painting and drawing. Schrade’s Afrofuturistic work explores the Black diaspora through an abstract-modernist lens. His art, he says, is significantly research based and nurtured by a complex culmination

  • Wellness center opens on Cottage Street

    Wellness center opens on Cottage Street

    BAR HARBOR— Imagine gazing at stars while hovering in space. Destination Health, a new wellness center located in downtown Bar Harbor, offers a similar experience. The recently built health and fitness club offers an array of services for those who want to take care of themselves.  One of the more popular attractions installed in this new building is a sensory deprivation tank, otherwise