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  • Update: Body of missing man found

    Update: Body of missing man found

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — The body of a missing Hancock County man was found in the ocean off of Thunder Hole at approximately noon Thursday. According to a press release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, the body of Adam “AJ” Emmett, 45, of Bar Harbor was recovered by the Maine Marine

  • Emera sued in fire deaths of two

    Emera sued in fire deaths of two

    BAR HARBOR — The lone remaining survivor of a house fire that killed a woman and her adult son here last April is bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against power company Emera Maine. The suit alleges that the fire was caused by an electrical surge. Raymond Harding and his father, Percy Harding, escaped from the

  • Fire destroys Manset home

    Fire destroys Manset home

    Updated Nov. 21 SOUTHWEST HARBOR—An evening fire last Wednesday destroyed a home at 408 Seawall Road and sent the owner, Paula L. Dunbar, to the hospital. Dunbar was later transported by Lifeflight helicopter ambulance to Portland due to the severity of her injuries. She is currently in recovery at Maine Medical Center’s Burn Unit in

  • Police Log: e-Bike ‘disability’ cheating suspected

    Police Log: e-Bike ‘disability’ cheating suspected

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Rangers are reporting a recent increase in motorized electric bicycle (“e-bike”) usage on the carriage roads by people claiming a disability when no disability is evident. E-bikes are prohibited on the carriage roads, except for people with permanent disabilities that prohibit them from using the carriage roads without motorized assistance. People

  • Body found in Trenton identified

    Body found in Trenton identified

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found in Trenton Wednesday as that of Barbara Graves, 88, of Trenton. “No foul play is suspected in this case,” said Deputy Luke Gross. “The Sheriff’s Office is working with the Medical Examiner’s Office, as the investigation is still ongoing.” Passers-by found Graves’ body

  • Man arrested on murder charge

    Man arrested on murder charge

    BAR HARBOR – A Bar Harbor man was arrested Monday in connection with the death of 19-year-old Mikaela Conley of Bar Harbor. Detectives from the State Police Major Crimes Unit arrested Jalique Keene, 21, on a murder charge, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. Keene was taken into custody at the Bar Harbor