The July 31st Issue of the Islander
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There's so much in this week's Mount Desert Islander it's hard to decide where to begin. How about where any great Down East Maine adventure begins, in the pages of this month's issue of Out and About magazine. It's included free in this week's paper.
If it's August that means the arts scene on MDI is in high swing and you'll be too with all the latest updates on theater, concerts and author appearances. Explore the wonders of the artist colony developing on Swans Island as shared in a story about a new exhibit at the Asticou Gallery in Town Hill.
Summer also means sailboat racing and rendezvous so be sure to check out the Maritime pages for complete coverage. A photo of the Maine Sea Coast Mission's vessel Sunbeam graces the front page and there's a story on page 2 about who this year's Sunbeam Award honoree is.
Love 'em or hate 'em deer have been in the headlines lately. Find out when a key public hearing will be held on the issue of allowing deer hunting in Bar Harbor.
Asking someone to marry you by having it posted on a scoreboard in a sports stadium is, so, well, 1980s. Find out what happened this week when an enterprising groom-to-be decided to pop the question in a newspaper ad.
There is the latest on a revitalized adult softball league, updates on where to have family fun, money saving advertisements, Sudoku, movie reviews, and much, much more in this week's Mount Desert Islander.