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BAR HARBOR — Town councilors recently approved signing the warrant for a special town meeting on Nov. 4 for a vote on the proposed deer herd reduction plan.
FRANKLIN — The University of Maine’s Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) on the shore of Taunton Bay has hatched its first large batch of juvenile yellowtail kingfish, a tropical relative of tuna, from adult brood stock.
ELLSWORTH — A man who used to work at the local U.S. Cellular store is due in court later this fall after police said he allegedly stole nearly $19,000 worth of services from his former employer.
ORRINGTON — A Brewer woman has died after getting injured in an alleged hit-and-run accident earlier this month, according to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office.
BAR HARBOR — Most passengers aboard the Holland America Line’s Maasdam were not able to get off the ship and explore Mount Desert Island during their stop here last week due to choppy seas, Harbormaster Charlie Phippen said. One of the most frequent cruise ship visitors to Bar Harbor, the boat carries 1,258 passengers.
BAR HARBOR — College of the Atlantic has announced its weekly slate of Human Ecology Forums for the current academic year, dealing with topics from politics to poetry, from North Korea to Nepal.
BAR HARBOR — Interim Town Manager Jim Ashe attended his last town council meeting on Tuesday and received accolades from councilors for a job well done during the several months he has been in town. “Jim has been a true pleasure to work with,” council chairman Paul Paradis said, echoing comments made from others in the group.
STONINGTON — A kayaker reported missing while paddling between Isle au Haut and Stonington over the weekend was found safe nearly 15 hours later.
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The following cases were heard in Ellsworth District Court, according to official records:
TRENTON — Morris Yachts is continuing to build on the success of its M-Series line of yachts by introducing a new product extension called the M-Series “X-Type”.
MOUNT DESERT — Town officials are going forward with plans to extend the northern-most set of floats at Northeast Harbor Marina to accommodate the Maine Sea Coast Mission’s vessel, Sunbeam, as well as transient pleasure craft.
The following cases were heard in Hancock County Superior Court, according to official records:
BAR HARBOR — The 24th Annual Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m. leaving from the Conners Emerson School. Check in at 8:30 a.m. A new feature will be a shorter walk with a course of 3 miles coinciding with the original 6-mile walk.
BAR HARBOR — Hundreds of runners are lacing up their shoes in anticipation of the YMCA Half Marathon and the family-oriented Fall 5K on Sept. 20.
ELLSWORTH — The annual Homecoming will be celebrated Friday, September 19 at Ellsworth High School with a wide range of activities.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Acadia Family Center is registering hikers now for Hike for Mike 2014, set for Oct. 4-12 in Acadia National Park.
ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island Trojans and the Bucksport Golden Bucks are well on their way to solid seasons in high school golf.
BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School health office will hold a Concussion Information Night on Thursday, Sept. 25, 6-7:30 p.m. for middle and high school athletes and families. The high school has a comprehensive concussion protocol and conducts imPACT testing per Department of Education guidelines.
BAR HARBOR — Maine author Jon Keller will be at the Jesup Memorial Library to read from and sign copies of his book, “Of Sea and Cloud,” on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.
MOUNT DESERT — At the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Land & Garden Preserve in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in August, Don E. Coates was elected Life Member of the board of directors.
ELLSWORTH — The nightclub 430 Bayside has announced its schedule for the fall season. "It will include perennial favorites such as Richard Wood, Gordon Belcher, Buddy MacDonald, The Crown Vics, Rachel Davis, The Bluesboy Review, Trisha Mason, Rebecca Loebe and Todd Clouser and A Love Electric," operator Steve Peer said.
BAR HARBOR — Reel Pizza Cinerama has been recognized for their contribution to environmental awareness by the Maine Sierra Club.
ASHEBORO, N.C. and SOUTHWEST HARBOR —Cheryl-Anne “Jackie” Michaud, 67, of Asheboro, N.C., formerly of Lewiston and Greene and Southwest Harbor, died peacefully Sept. 11, 2014, with family by her side. Born in Lewiston Nov. 1, 1947, to parents Roland and Emilienne Doyon, she married her beloved husband Jim Michaud on April 20, 1968. They had two children, Cherie Michaud Blake and Marc Michaud.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR —On Sept. 14, 2014, Dorothy Crounse Lauriat, 92, died at a Bangor facility. The daughter of Cyrus Crounse and Ruth Bamer Crounse, she was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Albany, N.Y.
ELLSWORTH — Ann Mary Cabanillas, 71, died Sept. 8, 2014, at her residence. She was born May 18, 1943, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., the daughter of Roland P. and Mary (McGrady) Kane.
WINTER HARBOR — Bruce A. Mackay, 94, passed from this life peacefully at home with his family on Sept. 5, 2014. He was born Dec. 30, 1919, the son of Lillian (Bateman) and Joseph Mackay.
CHICAGO, ILL. — Bernard George Yvon, only beloved son of Dr. Bernard and Gail (nee Curry) Yvon, passed away Sept. 6, 2014. He was the loving partner of Matt Raftery. Cherished brother of JoAnn Yvon (Nate) Eberle and Renee Yvon (Ralph) Napolitano. Treasured “son-in-law” of Michael and Ginny Raftery. Adored “brother-in-law” of Anne (Leo) Raftery Cassidy, Maureen Raftery, Erin (Scott) Raftery Deluga and Danny Raftery. Adored uncle to his nieces and nephews; dear cousin of many and loved by innumerable friends.