• Cancer care closer to home

    Cancer care closer to home

    MOUNT DESERT — For many years, Mount Desert Island-area cancer patients have traveled to Boston to seek treatment and advice at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Now, thanks to new partnerships with Northern Light Health (formerly Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems) and MDI Hospital, Dana-Farber physicians and researchers are available closer to home. “It’s been two years in

  • Baranski to speak

    Baranski to speak

    BAR HARBOR — Jim Baranski of Shalom Orchard in Franklin will discuss how he and his wife, Charlotte Young, created a modern farm at a talk at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. Shalom Orchard was certified organic in 2005 by the Maine Organic Farms and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and

  • On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

    On the Road Review: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat gallery

    In June 2015, an early production Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat made its debut in New England. Painted a retina-grabbing lime green, this supercharged pony car quickly became legendary throughout the region. Packing 707 horsepower that produced both a guttural howl under throttle and a high-pitched whine from its belt-driven supercharger, the Hellcat redefined bodacious performance.

  • Pollinator party

    Pollinator party

    BAR HARBOR – “Inside the Hive,” a new museum feature all about honeybees is on display at College of the Atlantic’s George B. Dorr Museum. An opening celebration is set for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2-4 p.m. Professor Kourtney Collum and students in the college’s apiculture club will lead honey tastings and other bee-related activities. “Inside

  • Brief history of Mount Desert High celebrated

    Brief history of Mount Desert High celebrated

    MOUNT DESERT — Don Coates, who was principal of Mount Desert High School (MDHS) from its opening in 1951 to 1963, was among the 170 people celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school’s last graduating class Sept. 15 at Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor. Coates went on to become dean of the college of education

  • Butterfly tagging is highest yet at Charlotte Rhoades Garden

    Butterfly tagging is highest yet at Charlotte Rhoades Garden

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden is having a record year for tagging monarch butterflies to track their migratory patterns. “We’ve tagged almost 600 in the last few weeks, which is a record for us,” said Ann Judd, master gardener and secretary of the garden’s committee. Master Gardener Martina Dittmar thinks the

  • Hazardous  waste event

    Hazardous waste event

    BAR HARBOR — The annual household hazardous waste (HHW) and universal waste (UW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, in the front parking lot at Mount Desert Island High School. HHW includes oil, antifreeze, transmission and brake fluids, oil based paint, paint thinner and remover, adhesives, solvents, oven and drain cleaners, pesticides, herbicides

  • On the Road Review: Toyota Corolla Hatchback SE

    On the Road Review: Toyota Corolla Hatchback SE gallery

    The Corolla’s stylish face wins points, its overall driving acumen places it near the top of the segment, plus its polished finishing inside the cabin as well as the full complement of user-friendly features and controls gives buyers plenty to enjoy at a price that is attractive.