The June 6th Issue of the Islander
When they say something’s fishy at Mount Desert Island High School they mean that literally. Read all about what it takes to clean up the mess when vandals spread rotting lobster bait in the halls.
What goes around truly does come around, as one Southwest Harbor man realized in an act of thoughtful community outreach recently. Find out how he was repaid for his random acts of kindness over the years.
A familiar tune by the name of pomp and circumstance will be heard ‘round the island this weekend as area students graduate. Find out who sits at the head of the class.
Speaking of schools, Conners Emerson, Pemetic Elementary School and MDI High are considering installing security cameras, a wise move that may have prevented a recent stinky senior prank there.
In other school news, schools are still waiting to agree on budget decisions, referendum votes for which will be cast on June 11. Stay tuned. Security at Pemetic Elementary is also on the ballot, along with a long-running fireworks debate that has sparked much heated discussion.
A Bar Harbor man who robbed Rite Aid last fall has been sentenced. Learn what the judge had to say in the end.
Local officials are putting their heads together to ensure timely opening of Acadia National Park next year, despite sequestration. Lend an ear to their discussion.
And a new community trail opens in Trenton providing a new glimpse of that community’s deepest, darkest forested interior.
Discover last weekend’s half marathon results, the latest on oysters and the MDI High School baseball playoff picture, where to take a garden stroll, money-saving advertisements and more in this week’s Mount Desert Islander.