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Well-functioning workplaces are no accident | News, Sports, Jobs

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Well-functioning workplaces are no accident | News, Sports, Jobs

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> Early the second morning of our 2011 trip to Bar Harbor, Maine, my wife Carol and I drove to the top of Cadillac Mountain, the highest summit on the North Atlantic seaboard rising over 1,500 feet. Cadillac Mountain is a pink granite dome that has been planed by repeated glaciers. It is one of 20 peaks on Mount Desert Island where Bar Harbor also resides. From October through February, here the sunrise first greets the United States. This day, however, we could only see a few feet in front of us. A fog bank covered everything and left...

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College looks to beat MDI housing squeeze with $2.2M townhouse purchase

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on College looks to beat MDI housing squeeze with $2.2M townhouse purchase

Courtesy of College of the Atlantic By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff • April 16, 2019 1:00 am College of the Atlantic has purchased six downtown Bar Harbor townhouse apartments for $2.2 million to combat an increasing lack of affordable rentals on Mount Desert Island. The college will rent the former Bayview Townhouses at 111 Eden St. to students during the school year and continue renting the units to summer tourists when school is not in session. Kennebec Cottage Association, LLC closed on the...

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Silver Airways returns for full summer at Bar Harbor airport

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Silver Airways returns for full summer at Bar Harbor airport

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) – An airline that stepped in when another company canceled air service is returning to the Bar Harbor-Hancock County Airport this summer. Brad Madeira, the airport’s manager, said Florida-based Silver Airways’ Saab SF-340B twin-engine aircraft will carry up to 34 passengers in daily trips between Bar Harbor and Boston’s Logan Airport during the busy part of the tourist season. The Bangor Daily News reports that Alaska-based PenAir announced last May that it wasn’t renewing its contract, but Silver Airways quickly filled the void. The...

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With new owner, Waterfront Bar Harbor hotel undergoes a makeover

Posted by on Apr 14, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on With new owner, Waterfront Bar Harbor hotel undergoes a makeover

The oceanside Bayview Hotel in Bar Harbor has a new owner and is undergoing an extensive interior design update. Kimberly Swan purchased the hotel, at 111 Eden St., from the Cough family for $5.4 million. The Cough family has deep roots in Bar Harbor and has been hoteliers since the 1950s. According to the Southwest Harbor Public Library archives, Bernard “Sonny” Cough, who died in 2007, owned at least 10 hospitality properties, including the Bayview, over the course of his life. Most were in Bar Harbor, with the others being in Ellsworth, Bucksport, Bangor, Boothbay Harbor and North...

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Body of missing man recovered in Acadia

Posted by on Apr 13, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on Body of missing man recovered in Acadia

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After pinch-hitting last year, airline returning to Bar Harbor for full summer season

Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in Local News | Comments Off on After pinch-hitting last year, airline returning to Bar Harbor for full summer season

Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN By Nick Sambides Jr., BDN Staff • April 11, 2019 1:00 am A regional passenger airline will return to the Bar Harbor-Hancock County Airport this summer after stepping in to fill a void created by another airline’s cancellation of service last year. Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Silver Airways’ Saab SF-340B twin-engine aircraft will carry up to 34 passengers in daily trips between Bar Harbor and Boston’s Logan Airport during the busiest portion of Mount Desert...

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