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  • MDI resumes sports after two-week hiatus

    MDI resumes sports after two-week hiatus

    Athletic activities have resumed at MDI following a two-week hiatus corresponding with AOS 91’s transition to in-person learning. The school held tryouts for winter sports early in the week with teams set to compete in their first competitions as early as this Friday, Jan. 22.

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    No sledding on golf course BAR HARBOR — Kebo Valley Golf Club is asking the public not to use the Bar Harbor course for sledding and cross-country skiing this winter. In the latest edition of its weekly newspaper, the club informed members of the public that it had placed “NO TRESPASSING” signs throughout the course.

  • MDI sports still on pause

    MDI sports still on pause

    The wait for the resumption of sports at Mount Desert Island High School continues as the school gets set to conclude its second week of remote learning.

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    Youth hockey competition prohibition extended AUGUSTA — Governors from seven Northeastern states have extended a directive prohibiting youth hockey teams from participating in interstate competition.  Governors Janet Mills, Charlie Baker (R-Mass.), Ned Lamont (D-Conn.), Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), Gina Raimondo (D-R.I.), Phil Scott (R-Vt.) and Chris Sununu (R-N.H.) announced the decision in a joint statement released

  • Presumptive positive changes UMaine women’s hockey schedule

    Presumptive positive changes UMaine women’s hockey schedule

    ORONO — Due to a presumptive positive COVID-19 test in the University of Maine women’s ice hockey program, the series at Holy Cross, originally set for Jan. 8-9, will not be played as scheduled. All members of the women’s ice hockey team are in quarantine. Contact tracing and additional testing are underway. The women’s ice

  • MDI athletics paused for two weeks as district goes remote

    MDI athletics paused for two weeks as district goes remote

    BAR HARBOR — After a brief resumption, sports at Mount Desert Island are now on hold once again. The new calendar year has begun with a delay to MDI’s winter sports season following AOS 91’s decision to move to remote learning for a period of two weeks. Athletic events and other extracurricular events at the

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    Wrestling, indoor track  BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School is set to begin wrestling and indoor track practices Monday, Jan. 4.  Practices for wrestling, which cannot hold matches until Feb. 22, and indoor track, the status of which is still up in the air with key facilities unavailable, have been delayed since the school

  • MDI remembers basketball legend and friend

    MDI remembers basketball legend and friend

    BAR HARBOR — A basketball legend all throughout New England, K.C. Jones was no stranger to folks on Mount Desert Island. Jones, who won eight NBA championships as a Boston Celtics player and two as the team’s head coach, was a frequenter of MDI and a longtime friend to many on the island. The Naismith