• Flamingo 4-miler set

    Flamingo 4-miler set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — This year’s running of the Harbor House Flamingo 4-Miler is set for July 14. The race is held annually as part of the Flamingo Festival festivities in Southwest Harbor hosted by Harbor House Community Center. Registration for this year’s race is $15 for those who register before tomorrow, July 5. Registration, which

  • Future Trojans basketball camps

    Future Trojans basketball camps

    BAR HARBOR — This year’s Future Trojans basketball camps are scheduled to begin next week with the first set for Monday, July 8. The camps, which are open to players of all abilities and experience levels, provide young athletes with opportunities to improve their basketball knowledge and skill sets through games and practice drills. They

  • 44th annual Tour du Lac race

    44th annual Tour du Lac race

    BUCKSPORT — A total of 72 runners, five of whom hailed from the MDI area, competed in the 44th running of the Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race Saturday morning. The course began near Bucksport’s town swimming pool on Broadway and took runners around scenic Silver Lake before finishing back at the original starting line.

  • Origins of the NFL discussed

    Origins of the NFL discussed

    BAR HARBOR — Author and Baltimore Ravens columnist John Eisenberg will talk about his book “The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire” Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Fans who only know the league as it exists today will be shocked and fascinated by

  • Yoga for cancer teacher training

    Yoga for cancer teacher training

    ELLSWORTH — Susan Sassaman, a Bar Harbor yoga instructor, will be offering a workshop teach other yoga instructors the specialty of Yoga for Cancer Sunday, July 28, from 1-4 p.m. at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. Participants will experience a Yoga for Cancer class and discuss best practices. Yoga for Cancer, a specialized

  • No Around MDI Relay

    No Around MDI Relay

    BAR HARBOR — After 16 years, Crow Athletics is retiring the Fourth of July Around MDI Relay. “We have decided not to hold it this year,” Crow Athletics Director Gary Allen told the Islander. “It’s a lot of work, and we figured it might be fun to celebrate the Fourth without holding the event.” The

  • Yoga by donation

    Yoga by donation

    BAR HARBOR — A yoga class held Wednesday mornings at 8 a.m. at Destination Health is offered by donation, with proceeds supporting local environmental nonprofits. Richard Parker teaches the hour-long “rise, align and flow” class. “This gentle/moderate class is designed with the foundational poses that make up a well-rounded asana practice,” Parker said. “Emphasis is

  • Local runners compete in Bay of Fundy marathon

    Local runners compete in Bay of Fundy marathon

    BAR HARBOR — Marathon runners often traverse entire cities, counties and even states to reach their final destinations. One race over the weekend took it even further. Runners from Mount Desert Island and elsewhere in Hancock County were among the many who traveled Sunday to the Downeast stretch of the U.S.-Canada border for this year’s

  • Northeast Harbor to host Lewis/Crowley tourney

    Northeast Harbor to host Lewis/Crowley tourney

    MOUNT DESERT — After six years in Trenton, the Down East Family YMCA’s Bo Lewis Memorial Golf Tournament has found a new home. The tournament will be held under a new name as the Lewis/Crowley Memorial Tournament later this year. It is scheduled to be held Sept. 20 at Northeast Harbor Golf Club. The tournament

  • Soccer players World Cup bound

    Soccer players World Cup bound

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth-based FC Rivals girl’s soccer team, which includes several Mount Desert Island players, departed Sunday for a nine-day trip to Europe to attend two Women’s World Cup games and play two games. The group includes Sierra Andrews, Samantha Carter, Mei Cook, Sabine Costello-Sanders, Kaleena Higgins, Samantha Higgins, Cadi Howell, Laura Jude, Alicia