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Weekly Safety Report: Concerns Arise from Fatal Crashes and Domestic Abuse Awareness in Hancock County, Maine
This week in Hancock County, Maine, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety. These incidents include a fatal crash that blocked the only road out of a Maine island town, a whale watch vessel running aground, and a fatal motorcycle accident. Additionally, there was an event focused on raising awareness about domestic abuse on Mount Desert Island.
Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Luke Gross remembered on 2nd anniversary of his death
ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is remembering Deputy Luke Gross, on the second anniversary of his death. Deputy Luke Gross, 44, of Hancock, passed away in the line of duty on September 23, 2021. He died after he was hit by a vehicle while investigating...
Bapst boys soccer gets revenge, beating Ellsworth in OT
Junior Logan Hart’s golden goal after a solo tear up the middle won the game for the Crusaders on Saturday.
Two men arrested for setting house on fire in Bangor
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Two men have been arrested for setting fire to a house in Bangor last month. Eric Hasenbank, 41, of Harrington was arrested at his residence Thursday after he and Joshua Fletcher, 19, set fire to a house on Elm Street in Bangor. Fletcher was arrested last...
Newly opened!! SALSA VERDE GRILL: celebrating family-heritage recipes and authentic new Mexican flavors
Desc: New Mexican Cuisine, Breakfast & Brunch, Cocktail Bars. Located in Bar Harbor, Salsa Verde Grill is a highly acclaimed New Mexican restaurant known for its cozy atmosphere and genuine, family-heritage recipes. The food, particularly the red Chile sauce enchiladas, offers a remarkable gastronomic journey to New Mexico. This restaurant is also commended for its friendly proprietors and fresh, flavorful dishes such as stacked chicken enchiladas and warm blue corn chips. However, there have been a few criticisms regarding service. Although the bartender is quite amiable, some customers have reported issues with inattentive waitstaff, leading to longer wait times. Despite these occasional service hiccups, the Salsa Verde Grill remains a popular dining destination, celebrated for its authentic New Mexican cuisine and inviting setting.
Jeopardy Super-champ, Host Ken Jennings Visits MDI Restaurant
Customers and staff on Friday night, September 22, were surprised to find super Jeopardy champion and host Ken Jennings dining at Thurston's Lobster Pound on Mount Desert Island. Jennings is pictured with Rylie Clough, a server at Thurston's. Thurston's is located in Bernard, on Mount Desert Island. No word on...
Ellsworth Municipal Ballot Set – 6 City Council Candidates for 2 Seats
The deadline to return petitions was Friday, September 22nd at 5 p.m. and Ellsworth City Clerk Toni Dyer has confirmed that there will be 6 candidates for 2 City Council seats. The terms are 3-years. Returning petitions and qualifying with enough valid signatures (at least 50 and no more than...
Bar Harbor new hotel ban / Zoom bombing / Ellsworth hospital lawsuit
What we're talking about in Maine today.
Maine surgeon removed part of woman' s femur and didn't put it back, lawsuit says
(BDN) -- A doctor had to saw into a woman’s femur to fix his own surgical mistake after failing to catch the error at an earlier appointment, a lawsuit said. Mary Shea, then 64, of Milbridge had a hip replacement surgery performed by Dr. Peter Copithorne at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in February 2019, a lawsuit filed in Hancock County Superior Court said.
Sunny Day Ahead for Hancock Residents with Gentle North Wind
Hancock residents can expect a sunny day after this morning's brief fog. The high pressure overhead will keep the town dry, despite showers appearing in the far east. Today's weather should remain sunny, transitioning into a clear evening.
Ellsworth Volleyball Beats MDI 3-0 [PHOTOS]
The Ellsworth Eagles defeated the MDI Volleyball Team 3-0 at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Thursday, September 21st. The individual set scores were 26-24, 25-15, and 25-16. Individual Ellsworth Standouts:. Ava VanDorn - 2 aces, 5 assists, 4 digs. Jocelyn Scully - 3 aces, 3 digs, 1 assist. Olivia Harmon...
Bar Harbor disbands cruise ship committee, saying it's no longer needed
BAR HARBOR (WGME) -- The Bar Harbor Town Council is considering changing how it approaches tourism. This comes after disbanding its cruise ship committee. According to Bangor Daily News, councilors agreed Bar Harbor no longer needed a committee dedicated to cruise ship tourism. The committee was originally formed to make...
Atlantic storm Lee darkens eastern Maine
By the time Hurricane Lee made landfall in Nova Scotia on Sunday, September 16, it had weakened to the point of being designated a “post tropical cyclone” by the National Weather Service. While not a hurricane or even a tropical storm, NWS meteorologist Louise Fode said the combination of rain, wind and the season caused over 95,000 power outages across the eastern end of the state.
A new Maine fly fisher is bringing knowledge to the sport
BANGOR, Maine — A University of Maine graduate assistant researcher is bringing a new perspective to fly fishing—specifically to those who fly fish on the Penobscot River. "My goal was to tell them in what parts of the stream they would find different insects and sort of how to identify what might be where in the rivers," Parker Bausman said.
Ellsworth Boys Nip Hermon 5-4 in High-Scoring Game Thursday
The Ellsworth Boys' Soccer Team nipped the Hermon Hawks 5-4 on Thursday night, in a high-scoring game broadcast on Ticket TV in Hermon. Ellsworth led 5-2 at the end of the 1st Half before Hermon added 2 goals in the 2nd Half. Cruz Coffin scored 4 goals for the Eagles...
Swift Response from Firefighters Saves Amherst Farmhouse from Fire
Firefighters quickly responded to a fire at a farmhouse connected to a burning barn at 181 Durham Lane in Amherst last Thursday. The barn was fully on fire and the flames were spreading to the nearby farmhouse when the fire crew arrived. Aurora Volunteer Fire Department Chief, Deborah Palman, credited the Eddington Fire Department with having vital expertise in fighting fires from inside the building, a strategy often missing in rural areas.
Ellsworth Girls and Cohen Boys Cross Country Teams Win Middle School Races in Bangor on Thursday
The Ellsworth Girls' and Cohen (Bangor) Boys' Cross Country Teams won the Middle School Cross Country Races in Bangor on Thursday, September 21st. Event 1 Girls 3k Run CC 1 Ashlyn Atherton Ellsworth MS 13:30.45 1 2 Hadley Merrill Ellsworth MS 13:49.93 2 3 Alexis Britt Ellsworth MS 13:58.38 3 4 Emily Conlon Blue Hill MS 14:10.82 4 5 C.C Carner Blue Hill MS 14:19.63 5 6 Lola Stratton Bay School 14:39.31 6 7 Marnie Gleason Blue Hill MS 14:47.91 7 8 Helene Reuter William S Cohen MS 15:11.78 8 9 Karsh Emmanuelle William S Cohen MS 15:25.60 9 10 Lila Hardison Ellsworth MS 15:29.91 10 11 Katie Belinsky Blue Hill MS 15:37.37 11 12 Ru Mosley Ellsworth MS 15:44.25 12 13 Sora Bukoski Ellsworth MS 15:44.85 13 14 Rory Hart Ellsworth MS 15:55.55 14 15 Caitlin Jenkins Ellsworth MS 15:55.95 15 16 Juniper Razi-McGlone Bay School 15:57.20 16 17 Alex Reynolds Bay School 16:01.23 17 18 Hazel Kimball Bay School 16:02.20 18 19 Brenna Walsh Ellsworth MS 16:05.52 19 20 Zoey Nevells Blue Hill MS 16:32.29 20 21 Kyra Haslam Ellsworth MS 16:52.08 21 22 Carson Lank Ellsworth MS 16:54.12 22 23 Lucia Delina Ellsworth MS 16:54.84 23 24 Emmy Lank Ellsworth MS 16:54.93 24 25 Aria Wehrwein Bay School 17:35.40 25 26 Adelia Odeen Bay School 17:37.34 26 27 Frost Ryen William S Cohen MS 17:40.10 27 28 Helen Ray Dority Bay School 18:08.43 28 29 Grace Razi-McGlone Bay School 18:13.50 29 30 Jocelyne Crossman Ellsworth MS 18:58.97 30 31 Caroline Houston Ellsworth MS 19:08.87 31 32 Nevaeh Fowler Ellsworth MS 19:38.29 32 33 Tori Webb Ellsworth MS 19:40.49 33 34 Hazel Rudolph Ellsworth MS 19:46.48 34 35 Emma Churchill Blue Hill MS 19:46.91 35 36 Esme Fillipo Bay School 19:46.96 36 37 Colette Bliss Blue Hill MS 20:00.92 37 38 Deanna Medley William S Cohen MS 20:10.78 38 39 Sophie Marichal Ellsworth MS 21:39.42 39 40 Heffner Alyssa William S Cohen MS 22:56.65 40 41 Torren Adams-Waring Ellsworth MS 23:24.95 41 42 Lily Drake James Doughty MS 24:01.80 42 43 Jade Hill Ellsworth MS 24:09.08 43 44 Finley Bryant Bay School 24:43.39 44 45 Kahlan Knox Blue Hill MS 26:32.07 45 46 Lily Talbot Blue Hill MS 26:44.42 46 47 Vita Adams-Waring Ellsworth MS 27:21.96 47 -- Isannah Oxman Bay School DNF -- Celia Chittenden Bay School DNF -- Charlotte Rudloe Blue Hill MS DNF.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Trenton, ME
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Trenton.
MDI Trojans Tame Waterville Purple Panthers 36-16 [STATS & PHOTOS]
The Waterville Purple Panthers' Football Team has owned the MDI Trojans the last few years. On Friday night, September 22nd the Trojans thoroughly outplayed Waterville, after the 1st play of the game, winning 36-16 in Bar Harbor. MDI won the coin toss and elected to defer, choosing to kickoff and...
I’m kicking myself for not visiting this Holden trail network sooner
Hart Farm in Holden dates back to the mid-1800s, and thanks to the work of two Maine land trusts, it’s still operating today.