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Murder trial in killing of Bar Harbor teen to begin Tuesday morning

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Murder trial in killing of Bar Harbor teen to begin Tuesday morning

Bill Trotter | BDN By Bill Trotter, BDN Staff • May 20, 2019 7:56 pm Updated: May 21, 2019 8:00 am After a jury was seated Monday evening in the trial of a Bar Harbor man accused of raping and killing a teenage friend last June, testimony in the trial is expected to get under way in Ellsworth Tuesday morning. Jalique Keene, 22, is charged with murder in the death of Mikaela Conley, 19, whose body was found June 2, 2018, in the woods between Conners Emerson School and West Street Extension in...

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Bar Harbor businesses struggle to find season employees – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Bar Harbor businesses struggle to find season employees – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH

BAR HARBOR, Maine — The start of Bar Harbor’s peak tourism season is rapidly approaching, however many businesses are still short-staffed.  In March, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would be issuing 30,000 additional H-2B works visas, however those have still not been released. RELATED: Homeland Security to issue 30,000 more visas for seasonal workers Now many businesses across Maine are struggling to find seasonal workers.  “The days in which you could pick up a few college kids and they’d work until for the third week of August are gone,” said...

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Bar Harbor’s Indian Market expected to double economic impact in one year

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Bar Harbor’s Indian Market expected to double economic impact in one year

The second annual Abbe Museum Indian Market is expected to nearly double its economic impact in the Bar Harbor area. Approximately 75 Native American artists and performers from over 40 nations will attend the 2nd Abbe Museum Indian Market, scheduled this weekend, May 17-19, in downtown Bar Harbor. The event will include a fashion show, film festival, storytelling, dancing, music and other performers.  A juried Indian art show is relatively unknown in the Northeast, according to an Abbe Museum news release.  “By creating this event, the museum will shine a bright light on Wabanaki...

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Read This Before You Buy Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSEMKT:BHB) Because Of Its P/E Ratio

Posted by on May 18, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Read This Before You Buy Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSEMKT:BHB) Because Of Its P/E Ratio

The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). We’ll look at Bar Harbor Bankshares’s (NYSEMKT:BHB) P/E ratio and reflect on what it tells us about the company’s share price. Bar Harbor Bankshares has a P/E ratio of 12.54, based on the last twelve months. In other words, at today’s prices, investors are paying $12.54 for every $1 in prior year profit. Want to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! Check out our latest analysis for Bar Harbor Bankshares How...

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Eileen Brennan, 91, of Bar Harbor, Maine, formerly of Sheffield, longtime area educator |

Posted by on May 17, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Eileen Brennan, 91, of Bar Harbor, Maine, formerly of Sheffield, longtime area educator |

Eileen Margaret Brennan died at home April 15, 2019, in Bar Harbor, Maine, at the age of 91. Eileen Brennan She was born in Iowa City, Iowa. She graduated from White Plains High School in White Plains, New York, and earned a Bachelor of Science from St. Lawrence University and a master’s degree in special education from George Mason University. During her lifetime she was a religious education director in Unitarian Universalist churches and a gifted elementary school educator. She loved the Berkshires and made her home in Sheffield for 30 years. There she led the innovative Ashley Falls...

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You have at least one more week before you need to pay to park in downtown Bar Harbor

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on You have at least one more week before you need to pay to park in downtown Bar Harbor

Bill Trotter | BDN By Bill Trotter, BDN Staff • May 15, 2019 1:31 pm Bar Harbor is delaying the implementation of its paid parking plan in the downtown village for a week while it works to get equipment installed and an online permit system up and running. Bar Harbor town officials had planned to begin charging for parking downtown on Wednesday, but now say the system will go live next week. Town Manager Cornell Knight said the town hopes to have all meters installed by the end of Thursday. The...

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