• Baker named to new faculty chair at COA

    Baker named to new faculty chair at COA

    BAR HARBOR — The performing arts are getting a boost at College of the Atlantic, with the completion of the Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman Chair in the Performing Arts, a $1.25 million endowed faculty position. Three anonymous donors contributed to the new faculty chair as part of the Broad Reach Campaign for College of

  • On the Road Review: Lincoln Navigator Black Label

    On the Road Review: Lincoln Navigator Black Label

    In a recent edition of Autoweek magazine, one of America’s longest running industry journals covering cars, racing and car life in America, editor Natalie Neff perfectly highlighted the rapid, but still subtle, transition that has occurred for many consumers ownership experience. She states, “My experience in the car matters more than my experience of the

  • Climate change psychology, art

    Climate change psychology, art

    BAR HARBOR — Artist Deena Witman and psychologist Will Hafford, both professors at Unity College, will lead a discussion about climate change and its associated personal and community impacts Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. The talk will consider climate change from a variety of perspectives drawn from the worlds

  • Cooking workshops

    Cooking workshops

    Vegetarian dishes for the holidays ELLSWORTH — Local Chef Cas Dowden will demonstrate how to prepare alternatives to a traditional holiday turkey and surprise guests with tasty meat-free options on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center. Participants will be encouraged to actively participate in preparing

  • Nature: Let the leaves lie

    Fall chores are being done this month, but you should seriously consider not raking your leaves or at least leave large areas not raked. There is a benefit to wildlife if you leave them there. Butterflies and songbirds really benefit and depend on them being left right where they are. Over the winter months, butterflies

  • Kids to write own plays in workshop

    Kids to write own plays in workshop

    BAR HARBOR — Andrew Simon, co-founder of Barn Arts, will host an afterschool workshop this fall for kids in grades three through five to write their own plays. The workshop will meet at Conners Emerson, but is open to students from other schools. Meetings will be Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Conners Emerson library after