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  • 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

  • Emera work planned Thursday in Bar Harbor

    Emera work planned Thursday in Bar Harbor

    BAR HARBOR – Electric service along some parts of Route 3 and Lower Main Street here could be interrupted during planned maintenance on Thursday, April 12, according to a notice from Emera Maine. The work will begin at 10 a.m. and is scheduled to take three hours. Lower Main Street will be affected between Livingston

  • NOAA sued to limit lobster fishery

    NOAA sued to limit lobster fishery

    ELLSWORTH – Last year, at least 17 endangered North Atlantic right whales died in Canadian waters and off the coast of New England. Some of those deaths were attributed to the whales’ entanglement with fishing gear. On Thursday, three conservation organizations sued the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service in the federal