• Night Sky Fest seeks photo

    Night Sky Fest seeks photo

    BAR HARBOR — The search is on for the image to represent the 11th annual Acadia Night Sky Festival. The festival’s steering committee has launched its annual competition to find the next great image that will represent the 2019 festival. “Artists are encouraged to submit their take on the night sky,” said Alf Anderson, chair



    The annual March on Mount Desert Street progressive dinner is set for Tuesday, March 5. This event, which is free and open to the public, brings together the nonprofits and churches on the street. From 5:15 to 5:30 p.m., students from the Conners Emerson School will present a play at the Abbe Museum. Appetizers will



    The Wendell Gilley Museum will hold a bird carving workshop for kids ages 10 and up Saturdays in March from 10-11:30 a.m. (no class on March 23). Completed carvings of an Arctic term, like the one shown above, can be entered in the Youth Division of the annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition, held

  • Next-generation cancer treatment

    Next-generation cancer treatment

    BAR HARBOR — Jackson Laboratory cancer biologist and immunologist Muneer G. Hasham will give a public Science Café talk about the role of next-generation therapies in cancer treatment March 11 at 5 p.m. at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Center for Biomedical Innovation building. Most people are familiar with traditional cancer treatments such as surgery, radiation

  • Snowshoe champ shares story

    Snowshoe champ shares story

    BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Britz, a snowshoe world champion who lives in Bar Harbor, will give a talk about snowshoe racing Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. She began snowshoe racing in 2012 and competed in both national and international races before becoming a world champion this year. Last March,

  • Friend turns nasty on trip abroad

    Friend turns nasty on trip abroad

    Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn: I went on a weeklong trip abroad with a friend of mine. We are 27. On the trip I saw a different side of her: She was mean and at the very least insensitive, and I can’t figure out why she acted this way toward me when

  • Neuroscience of addiction

    Neuroscience of addiction

    BAR HARBOR — Vivek Kumar joins the College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum on Tuesday, March 5 to talk about his work at The Jackson Laboratory studying the neuroscience of addiction and how his lab uses computational and engineering tools to study its etiology. The free talk begins at 4:10 p.m. in McCormick Lecture