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Spring Grief Support Groups

As we look to spring when all is supposed to be bright and cheery, lingering feelings of grief related to the loss of a loved one can contribute to a sense of emptiness.  Providing a safe space to acknowledge those feelings and receive support for moving through them, Hospice Volunteers...

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Criterion Director Takes a Bow

  After nearly two years as Executive Director of The Criterion Theatre, Heather Martin will be stepping down to pursue the completion of her Master’s degree. 1932 Criterion Theatre, beloved historic landmark of downtown Bar Harbor, has lined up a roaring summer season. Following up on a stunning 2016 season that included...

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Dr. Edward Gilmore Announces Retirement

After more than 46 years of service, Edward Gilmore, MD, MACP has announced his upcoming retirement from medical practice at Mount Desert Island Hospital and Cooper Gilmore Health Center. His last day will be May 31, 2017. “We are honored and privileged to have had the pleasure to work with a...

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Maine Coastal Flight named a Cirrus Platinum Training Center

Maine Coastal Flight has been named a Cirrus Platinum Training Center by Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth, Minnesota. Cirrus Aircraft recognized both the Brunswick and Bar locations as a Platinum Training Center as they said “rest assured you are visiting a premier facility that prioritizes customer satisfaction above all else” as...

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Hungry for Health 2016 Raises Over $6,100 For Substance Prevention

   Healthy Acadia would like to thank our incredible partners and community members for their support of Hungry for Health 2016.  The campaign raised more than $6,122.20* to support substance misuse prevention, education, and treatment programming across Hancock and Washington counties. Healthy Acadia thanks the following generous community-minded restaurants for their support...

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First National Bank presented Mount Desert Island Hospital with a check for $100,000 in support of the hospital’s Emergency Generator Campaign on Wednesday, January 25. The funds help bring MDI Hospital closer to its goal of replacing the organization’s 35-year-old emergency generator with matching funds from a $1 million challenge...

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Penobscot East Resource Center Unveils a New Name

The fisheries resource organization will change its name to Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to better reflect its collaborative and comprehensive mission. STONINGTON, ME (March 1, 2017) –After 14 years of leadership in the sustainable fisheries arena, Penobscot East Resource Center announced today that it will change its name to Maine...

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