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Maine Seacoast Mission to Hold Christmas Open House

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Maine Seacoast Mission to Hold Christmas Open House

BAR HARBOR, Maine (WABI) – The Maine Seacoast Mission has been serving downeast coastal communities since 1905. This year, they’ll continue to do so with their annual Christmas Open House. We got a preview. “It’s a great night to be in Bar Harbor.” A home deeply rooted in its commitment to the community. “From outer islands, to children in crisis, to families in crisis, after school programs. We give to about 3,000 this year.” Celebrating the holiday season by giving back to those who need it most. Located along the coast of Bar Harbor, the...

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Bar Harbor Hotelier Dies

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Bar Harbor Hotelier Dies

BAR HARBOR, Maine (WABI) One of Bar Harbor’s legendary hotel owners has passed away. 77-year-old David J. Witham died of complications from Parkinson’s disease on Saturday at his home in Boston. Witham owned 9 Bar Harbor Hotels including his flagship Bar Harbor Inn. He was considered one of the top independent hoteliers in the state of Maine. Others remember him for his generosity, creating The Witham Family Hotels Charitable Fund to carry on his legacy of giving. His funeral will be held Thursday in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Article source:...

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Maine-made YouTube series wins independent film award

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Maine-made YouTube series wins independent film award

The Maine-made YouTube show “The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes” has won a Gotham Independent Film Award for best short-form breakthrough series. The show was created by College of the Atlantic film professor Nancy Andrews and was filmed in 2013 on Mount Desert Island with residents, local landmarks and scenes from the Bar Harbor Fourth of July parade, according to a news release from the college. Andrews received the award Monday at the Independent Filmmaker Project Gotham Awards ceremony in New York City, where other winners included the film “Call Me By Your Name,” which won best...

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Peter Wesley Douglas – The Lincoln County News

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Peter Wesley Douglas – The Lincoln County News

Peter Wesley Douglas, 87, of Waldoboro, passed away on Nov. 23 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on Oct. 13, 1930 in Bar Harbor to Alton Douglas and Irene Emma (Stewart) Douglas. Peter grew up in Bar Harbor and graduated from Bar Harbor High School. He then attended the University of Maine at Orono and obtained an engineering degree. He worked as an electrical engineer in Kittery at the Naval Shipyard, then at VAST in Waldoboro and VAST in South Bristol. He was also a loan officer at the Waldoboro Savings and Loan until he retired in July 1986. Peter volunteered for the...

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Maine film nominated for Gotham Award | WCSH6.com – WCSH

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Maine film nominated for Gotham Award | WCSH6.com – WCSH

Article source: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/207/maine-film-nominated-for-gotham-award/494405619

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Northern Trust Corp Buys 11,736 Shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares …

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Local News | Comments Off on Northern Trust Corp Buys 11,736 Shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares …

Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSEAMERICAN:BHB) by 6.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 182,879 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,736 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 1.19% of Bar Harbor Bankshares worth $5,636,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Foundry Partners LLC grew its holdings in ...

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