FOOD & DRINK
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Must-Try Diners in Ellsworth
This article presents an introduction to three delightful diners in Ellsworth. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bar Harbor, Maine, Restaurant Named One of the 25 Best Hidden Gems in America
Nobody wants to be left out on a good secret. That is especially true when it comes to the next greatest thing in terms of restaurants. People want to find a new eatery to fall in love with. Many of Maine's most popular summer destinations have a handful of restaurants...
Diggers try new way to protect, grow resource
LAMOINE — Mid-afternoon on a breezy and chilly November afternoon, a handful of clammers joined together to pull wire cages they had anchored in the mud flats last spring. They sailed their skiffs at low tide from Lamoine State Park to Skillings River, where plots at Young’s Point and Great Ledge held 50 cages packed tight with adult clams.
Sweet Little Squeaks, Our Pet Of The Week
The holidays can get to be a bit lonely for some, including furry friends. Why not, if you're looking for a companion this Christmas season and beyond, consider a sweet little black cat named Squeaks!. Mariah Donovan, Communications Coordinator with the Hancock County SPCA, says Squeaks, if given the chance,...
The beauty of blowing glass
ELLSWORTH--While most people would avoid playing with glass, one business owner in Ellsworth specializes in it. Linda Perrin is a glass blower and owner of Atlantic Art Glass, where she spends her days making drinking glasses, vases and Christmas ornaments. In fact, there's no place Linda Perrin would rather be...
Island Connections to hold 1st Annual Sugar Showdown
BAR HARBOR — Calling all bakers! Island Connections invites you to join us for our 1st Annual Sugar Showdown: A Sweet Celebration of Community and Confections, from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Atlantic Oceanside. Island Connections is on the lookout for bakers of all levels to...
COA offering Adopt-a-Whale gift
BAR HARBOR — College of the Atlantic’s Adopt-a-Whale program supports critical research and conservation for the marine mammals — and adopting one can make a sweet holiday gift for whale lovers and conservationists. Choose among humpback and fin whales and mother and calf pairs, and receive a...
43rd Annual Ellsworth Christmas Parade – December 2 2023 [PHOTOS]
You couldn't have asked for a more beautiful night for the 43rd Annual Ellsworth Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2nd. Hundreds of spectators lined the route many wearing something festive and lit-up! I had a very unique perspective for the parade riding in a Porsche as Grand Marshal! Thanks to...
Santa's Reindeer visiting the Woodlawn Museum
ELLSWORTH -- Some Christmas fun is coming to the Woodlawn Museum in Ellsworth. Santa Claus is pretty busy getting ready for the holiday, but he'll be taking some time out to meet with local children. Santa and some of his reindeer will be visiting the museum on Sunday from ten...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs 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..
Culinary Adventure in Bar Harbor: Discover the Top 3 Gastropubs
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional gastropubs in Bar Harbor. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Chaos rules in 'zany' Christmas show
BAR HARBOR — The production values are awful, the costumes appalling, the actors all wrong for their parts and yet the Acadia Community Theatre production of the zany Christmas play, “Chaos,” that opened last weekend at the Criterion all adds up to some crazy fun. The premise...
Nouvelet: Christmas concerts for the community
MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — Three Christmas concerts are offered to the community this holiday season: the first at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Southwest Harbor, the second at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church in Bar Harbor, and the third at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Somesville Union Meeting House located at 1136 Main Street, Mount Desert. Free-will offerings are appreciated.
Maine Fisherman Jacob Knowles Discovers Rare Lobster, Names It After David Bowie
The rare crustacean’s coloring is split down the middle and is half blue and half regular. It’s also half female and half male. Because of this, the lobster has been a hit on social media.
Martha Tod Dudman to speak at Jesus Memorial Library
BAR HARBOR — Jesup Memorial Library brings Northeast Harbor author Martha Tod Dudman to speak on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Her recent novel, “Sunrise and the Real World,” takes place in a residential treatment center for troubled teens near Ellsworth. The main character, Lorraine, takes a job there and finds a world very different from the lobsters-and-lighthouses she had always associated with Maine — a land of abused, angry teenagers, illicit romance, and danger. The novel explores temptation, morality and mental health, and confronting the past, through Lorraine’s eyes and experiences.
Why Cafe This Way Should Be Your Next Breakfast Spot
On my recent visit to Bar Harbor, I stumbled upon a gem called 'Cafe This Way'. Tucked away from the bustling downtown, this cafe offers a laid-back, casual vibe that's perfect for a relaxed breakfast. The outdoor seating is a delight, especially on a beautiful morning. The staff is friendly and attentive, ensuring your coffee cup is never empty.
Ellsworth Christmas Around The World Parade
Ellsworth Christmas Around The World Parade is this Saturday afternoon so the only place in the entire world to be is in Ellsworth. This will be the 43th annual Ellsworth holiday parade. Again this year it will be a light parade and will begin at 4 p.m., after the staging...
Ellsworth Elks Hosting Free Lunch with Santa Sunday December 3
The Ellsworth Elks Club, located at 317 High Street invites you to bring your children for a FREE lunch with Santa, this Sunday, December 3rd from 12 to 2. Each child will receive a free grift, there will be Christmas crafts and a kid-friendly lunch of chicken nuggets, pizza and macaroni and cheese. Plus there will be opportunities for the children to have their photo with Santa!
‘The Woman in Black’ at Ten Bucks Theatre
BANGOR — Ten Bucks Theatre Company invites you to experience “The Woman in Black”. This spine-tingling play, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt and based on the novel by Susan Hill, spins […]
Animal rehabilitators feel overlooked, undervalued
BAR HARBOR — You think wildlife rehabilitation is a hobby?. That is a common misconception, according to rehabilitators and a booklet on wildlife rehabilitation recommended by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.