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  • Croquet Classic opens with top-notch players

    Croquet Classic opens with top-notch players

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The first day of the Croquet Classic at the Claremont Hotel here saw great performances from veteran players, with one match-up won by a 15-year-old who got the highest possible score. The day began at 8 a.m. with a doubles match between Don Whalen and Doug VanGorder and the team of Paul

  • Claremont Croquet Classic begins on Sunday

    Claremont Croquet Classic begins on Sunday

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Visitors to the Claremont Inn may notice something strange about the lawn. Instead of mirroring the steady downslope of the concrete path, the grass descends in waves. These unassuming flat plots of grass are croquet courts, which will come alive when the Claremont holds its 40th annual croquet tournament, beginning this Sunday, July 31.

  • YMCA sailing camp set

    BAR HARBOR — The YMCA of Mount Desert Island will hold four weeks of sailing camp beginning on July 11 at the Bar Harbor Yacht Club. Discover the intricacies of what makes a great sailor through U.S. Sailing Certified instruction, repetition and practice, and various styles of sailing. Campers ages 10-18 may sign up for

  • Reiki clinic

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The reiki clinic will celebrate its fifth season with an open house at the Harbor House on Wednesday, July 6, at 5 p.m. Free reiki sessions will be offered for the opening night of the clinic at 6 p.m. Community sponsors of the reiki clinic, which offers low fee sessions, include Harbor

  • MDI Skatepark launches new campaign

    MDI Skatepark launches new campaign

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island Skatepark Association (MDISA) has launched a new fundraising campaign and is offering personalized engraved brick-pavers for the donor path to the MDI skate park, which is set to be constructed on the town athletic fields. For more information, contact Katherine Churchill at 664-3016.

  • Islanders are badminton champs

    Islanders are badminton champs

    BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor residents Nishi Rajakaruna and Line Rechholtz took second place Saturday morning at the annual Badminton Open Doubles Tournament held at the Mount Desert Island YMCA. The duo of Andrew Then and partner Randy Raditya won the final games with scores 21-19 and 21-10. Ten teams from across the state joined