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  • Federal officials visit Acadia

    Federal officials visit Acadia

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Two members of Maine’s congressional delegation and the acting director of the National Park Service (NPS) visited Acadia Thursday morning to learn about the park’s infrastructure needs and to tout a bill now making its way through Congress that would provide $6.5 billion over the next five years to fund repair

  • 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

  • Collins will not run for governor, will remain in Senate

    Collins will not run for governor, will remain in Senate

    ELLSWORTH — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has announced she will not be joining the 2018 gubernatorial race, stating that she is best able to serve Maine’s people in Congress. Collins made the announcement Friday morning while speaking at a Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Rockport. During her remarks, Collins discussed the