Community Announcements

  • Swan’s Island; Pie auction next week

    We give a shout-out to Toni and Dave Cusick from Florida for the many hours of labor, both physical and intellectual, that they have given to prepare the lighthouse for its upcoming season. They recently stayed for two weeks in the keeper’s house apartment and have accomplished a massive amount of work for us. Thank

  • Swan’s Island; LeMoine wedding bells

    It’s been a happy week of preparation and celebration on Swan’s Island. On Saturday, June 8, James and Katelynn (Riedel) LeMoine tied the knot with an outdoors wedding officiated by Gwen May and a reception at the Odd Fellows’ Hall. We extend our congratulations and wishes that the couple will have many years of wedded

  • Cranberry Isles; Beach cleanup coming up

    Things are really hopping on the Cranberries as the weather heats up. Short- and long-term visitors are a regular sight, enjoying the scenery, eateries, museums and shops on both islands. With the increased traffic and summer population, island activities abound. The Co-op store and Islesford Dock Restaurant are open and serving customers. The Co-op store

  • Cranberry Isles: Seal safe after gull attack

    On Tuesday, May 28, Cindy Thomas hosted the season’s final Islesford Library Coffee Hour. Cindy brought her delectable chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Rounding off the celebration, Sally Rowan sent her amazing shortbread cookies, though she could not attend. The cozy party included Anna Fernald, Ashley Bryan, Janine Denny who is Ashley’s great-niece visiting from

  • Driving for Rides golf postponed

    Driving for Rides golf postponed

    BAR HARBOR — The “Driving for Rides” golf tournament, scheduled for May 21 at Kebo Valley Golf Club, has been postponed to July 13. The tournament is a fundraiser for Island Connections. Participants will receive 18 holes of golf, a complementary dinner and the chance to win a variety of donated raffle items. Visit

  • Foster, Van Arnam to marry

    Foster, Van Arnam to marry

    BAR HARBOR — Tod and Suze Foster have announced the engagement of their daughter, Meaghan, to Ethan Van Arnam. Ethan is the son of Jean and Peter Van Arnam of Waterford, Conn. Meaghan attended local schools; received a BA from Carleton College and a master’s degree from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. She is a