Chris is WDEA's "Sports Guy!" He has been broadcasting MDI and Ellsworth Basketball games for the past 15 years and this is the 14th year of broadcasting MDI Football. In May 2020, he was a honorary inductee into the National Technical Honor Society by Hancock County Technical Center. He is the 2013 Electronic Media Award winner from the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrator's Association in recognition for outstanding electronic media contributions to Maine Interscholastic Athletics. He is the 2015 Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce President’s Award Winner for Sustained and Exceptional Service to the Community In addition to broadcasting the sporting events for Townsquare Media, Chris sells advertising on the Townsquare Media stations. If you want to have your business reach our great community of listeners on the radio and the web, please give Chris a call at 941-1994 or email him at email@example.com
Thompson Island Picnic Area Is Open
Did you notice that the gate shutting the Thompson Island Picnic Area has been removed during the day, and the Picnic Area is finally open!
Boil Water Order in Effect for Part of Ellsworth
Overnight there was a water main break on Mountain View Drive in Ellsworth. The City of Ellsworth has issued a boil water order for residents in that area on Monday morning, September 14th.
Glen Mary Wading Pool Temporarily Closed Due to “Baby Ruth Incident”
The Glen Mary Wading Pool in Bar Harbor has been temporarily closed because of a "Baby Ruth Incident"
More Super Yachts Visit Bar Harbor [PHOTOS]
The Starfire and The Scout were in Bar Harbor on Tuesday. The Starfire was available for charter for between $248,000 and $288,000 per week and The Scout was built for $85 million. Check out the photos and video of these superyachts
Ellsworth City Manager David Cole Announces Plan to Retire
Ellsworth City Manager David Cole announced his plan to retire to the City Council in executive session on Monday, August 17th. The date of his last day as City Manager is yet to be determined.
Planned Power Outage Tuesday August 18 – East Machias, Whiting, and Marion Township
Versant Power crews have scheduled a planned power outage on Tuesday, August 18th for emergency maintenance repair of a broken pole. The outage will impact parts of East Machias. Whiting, and Marion Township on Tuesday, August 18. The work will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will take approximately 3 hours…
Maine Maritime Academy Announces Indefinite Suspension of Football Program
In a press release Friday afternoon, August 14th, Maine Maritime Academy announced the indefinite suspension of their football program in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ohio Man Who Died in MDI Accident Donates Organs so Others Might Live
On Wednesday, August 5th, a Honda Accord driven by Caleb Cooperrider, 35 of Croton, Ohio, was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed, when his vehicle crossed into the northbound lane in Somesville resulting in a 4 car accident. Despite being Lifeflighted to Bangor Cooperrider passed away.
Rosie is Home [UPDATED]
3:30 p.m. UPDATE - We are happy to report that Rosie has come out of the woods and is home safe and sound!
City of Ellsworth Transfer Station Hours to Change August 4th
Effective Tuesday, August 4th the hours at the City of Ellsworth's Transfer Station will change. Hours will be reduced on Tuesday and Thursday from the current schedule