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Tree falls over, knocks out power to 2500 in downtown Bar Harbor

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Tree falls over, knocks out power to 2500 in downtown Bar Harbor

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Crews from Emera Maine are working to repair damage after a large pine tree toppled over Wednesday morning and brought down power lines in Bar Harbor. The company said more than 2,500 people were without electricity as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. The outages mostly affected businesses and homes on Main, Eden and Cottage streets and surrounding areas. “Crews will work to restore service safely and as quickly as possible.” Emera said in a news release. Emera expects power should be restored by 10:30 a.m. Article source: http://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/21/news/hancock/tree-f

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Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor Celebrates Strawberries

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor Celebrates Strawberries

Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor Celebrates Strawberries The Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor hosted a celebration Sunday all about strawberries. Strawberry Celebrations was free to the public. Participants could learn about the importance of strawberries on various indigenous cultures. “It ties into the Abbe’s mission of inspiring new learning about the Waponahki (Wabanaki) people with every visit, and so when we talk about these things it inspires people to come into this space, and engage with the craft, and that’s really what we’re looking to do,” said Angela Raup from the Abbe Museum....

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New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor UPDATED

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor UPDATED

New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor On the corner of Park and Main streets sits a more “concrete” skatepark in Bar Harbor. Over the past ten years, community members have come together for one common goal. “We really wanted to bring them a safer park here, and we’ve had a big changeover with board members and different people over the years, and everyone’s just volunteering and we’re really happy to be able to bring this top-of-the-line skatepark,” says volunteer, Katie Churchill. The Mount Desert Island Skatepark Association organized and fundraised for almost a...

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New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor | WABI TV5

Posted by on Jun 24, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor | WABI TV5

New Skatepark Makes Its Mark on Bar Harbor On the corner of Park and Main streets sits a more “concrete” skatepark in Bar Harbor. Over the past ten years, community members have come together for one common goal. “We really wanted to bring them a safer park here, and we’ve had a big changeover with board members and different people over the years, and everyone’s just volunteering and we’re really happy to be able to bring this top-of-the-line skatepark,” says volunteer, Katie Churchill. The Mount Desert Island Skatepark Association organized and fundraised for almost a...

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Bar Harbor still feeling the effects of labor shortage – WLBZ

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Bar Harbor still feeling the effects of labor shortage – WLBZ

Article source: http://www.wlbz2.com/news/local/bar-harbor-still-feeling-the-effects-of-labor-shortage/451078753

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Tree falls over, knocks out power to 2,500 in downtown Bar Harbor …

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Tree falls over, knocks out power to 2,500 in downtown Bar Harbor …

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Crews from Emera Maine are working to repair damage after a large pine tree toppled over Wednesday morning and brought down power lines in Bar Harbor. The company said more than 2,500 people were without electricity as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. The outages mostly affected businesses and homes on Main, Eden and Cottage streets and surrounding areas. “Crews will work to restore service safely and as quickly as possible.” Emera said in a news release. Emera expects power should be restored by 10:30 a.m. Article source: http://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/21/news/hancock/tree-f

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