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The July 25th Issue of the Islander

Talk about your prickly situations. One Bar Harbor veterinarian is seeing as many as three dogs a day after our canine companions have encountered porcupines. Find out what you can do to keep your dog safe.

Out with the old, in with the new seems to be the order of the day, with major roadways being repaired, and a prominent member of Mount Desert’s highway department retiring.

Speaking of highways, it may be harder to find roads in the town of Tremont with a rash of street sign thefts there.

Some local businesses aren’t exactly thrilled about the road work being done in Seal Harbor, as they argue it affects their bottom lines. Find out who is up in arms about the closed roads.

Speaking of major reconstruction, the Bar Harbor Municipal Building is slated to undergo some major changes for the better soon.

Was that really Governor Paul LePage you thought you saw in Bar Harbor last week? It was and the Islander has photos to prove it.

Best known for delectable dressings, the head of Newman’s Own made a generous donation to save COA’s Turrets. Discover just who is behind the donation of dough and why the Turrets project is close to her heart.

Doctors and scientists at Jackson Lab, have joined forces with CancerCare of Maine in the hopes of refining groundbreaking alternatives to chemotherapy for those affected by leukemia.

Last but not least, carpentry shop, which burned to the ground last fall.

Learn about the exciting sport of vaulting, where to find famous authors, how to see all the area lighthouses in one go, money-saving advertisements and more in this week’s Mount Desert Islander.

Included in this week’s issue is another installment of the paper’s popular Out and About adventure guide to Down East Maine.

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