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Maine event: Take a ghost tour in Bar Harbor

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Maine event: Take a ghost tour in Bar Harbor

If you take an evening stroll with Bar Harbor Ghost Tours, you’ll hear about ghosts, monsters, and giants haunting the historic seaport village, but you’ll also be treated to Wabanaki spirit tales passed down in the region for thousands of years. “Some of our stories date back 12,000 years, and you won’t find them in print anywhere,” said Jennifer Pictou, who started the native-minded tour company three years ago. Pictou is a member of the Micmac Tribe, part of the Wabanaki Confederacy, known to European settlers as Acadia. Advertisement Guides dress in...

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Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture marathon titles

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture marathon titles

Dave Allen Photo | BDN Dave Allen Photo | BDN CARIBOU, Maine — Kevin Alliette made the nearly 400-mile drive from Methuen, Massachusetts, Saturday to take a crack at qualifying for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Not only did he reach the qualifying standard, but Aillette also claimed the overall championship at the second annual Caribou Marathon on Sunday. It was quite an accomplishment by a guy who is not a big fan of running the 26.2-mile distance. “I don’t like [marathons],” said Alliette, a former collegiate track and field runner at UMass-Lowell who now teaches and...

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Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture marathon titles – Bangor …

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture marathon titles – Bangor …

Dave Allen Photo | BDN Dave Allen Photo | BDN CARIBOU, Maine — Kevin Alliette made the nearly 400-mile drive from Methuen, Massachusetts, Saturday to take a crack at qualifying for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Not only did he reach the qualifying standard, but Aillette also claimed the overall championship at the second annual Caribou Marathon on Sunday. It was quite an accomplishment by a guy who is not a big fan of running the 26.2-mile distance. “I don’t like [marathons],” said Alliette, a former collegiate track and field runner at UMass-Lowell who now teaches and...

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"World Guy" visits Bar Harbor – WCSH

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on "World Guy" visits Bar Harbor – WCSH

“World Guy” visits Bar Harbor Article source: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/world-guy-visits-bar-harbor/475556911

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Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture Caribou Marathon titles

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Massachusetts, Bar Harbor runners capture Caribou Marathon titles

Dave Allen Photo | BDN Dave Allen Photo | BDN CARIBOU, Maine — Kevin Alliette made the nearly 400-mile drive from Methuen, Massachusetts, Saturday to take a crack at qualifying for the 2018 Boston Marathon. Not only did he reach the qualifying standard, but Aillette also claimed the overall championship at the second annual Caribou Marathon on Sunday. It was quite an accomplishment by a guy who is not a big fan of running the 26.2-mile distance. “I don’t like [marathons],” said Alliette, a former collegiate track and field runner at UMass-Lowell who now teaches and...

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Take a ghost tour in Bar Harbor

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Take a ghost tour in Bar Harbor

If you take an evening stroll with Bar Harbor Ghost Tours, you’ll hear about ghosts, monsters, and giants haunting the historic seaport village, but you’ll also be treated to Wabanaki spirit tales passed down in the region for thousands of years. “Some of our stories date back 12,000 years, and you won’t find them in print anywhere,’’ said Jennifer Pictou, who started the native-minded tour company three years ago. Pictou is a member of the Micmac Tribe, part of the Wabanaki Confederacy, known to European settlers as Acadia. Guides dress in 1870s bustle gowns and top hats to...

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