It’s always considered good practice to pay attention behind the wheel, but even more so now that summer visitors are arriving and, as of this weekend, the main road to Northeast Harbor will be a no-go while a culvert is under repair.
Also potentially playing red light-green light is the deer herd task force, which will meet next week to discuss what to do with a possible deer surplus.
Deer aren’t the only things wandering around in the woods, as a three-year-old boy and his dog proved this week. They were lost but soon found, much to the delight of his family and a cadre of searchers.
Southwest Harbor residents are debating the use of fireworks without a permit in their town. It will all come down to a straw poll to be taken on June 11. They also discovered, when discussing town meeting warrant articles recently, that a Civil-war era rule sets a unique precedent as rare as modern-day bayonets.
Also collecting data is a College of the Atlantic student who hopes to find who on MDI has bats, literally, in their belfries. Cue the Dracula laugh.
A Bar Harbor woman had a Twilight Zone moment when she discovered an extra washing machine in her cellar this week. Turns out it had traveled to the right house number but on the wrong road.
Discover how to respond to the sight of a stranded seal pup, how to get a “Taste” of Bar Harbor, whose music can soon be heard at the Grand, how high school spring sports are going, money-saving advertisements and more in this week’s Mount Desert Islander.