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Bar Harbor,

town (1990 pop. 2,768), SE Maine, on Mount Desert IslandMount Desert Island
, c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), largest island off the coast of Maine; separated from the mainland by Frenchman Bay, Mt. Desert Narrows, and Western Bay. The island's rugged topography is a result of glacial action.
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 and on Frenchman Bay; settled 1763, inc. 1796. It was a famed New England resort during the 19th cent. Bar Harbor is a port of entry, with ferry connections to Yarmouth, N.S., during the summer. In 1947 a large part of the town was destroyed by fire. Jackson Memorial Laboratory for biological research and the College of the Atlantic are there. Nearby Acadia National ParkAcadia National Park,
48,419 acres (19,603 hectares), SE Maine, on the Atlantic coast; est. as Sieur de Monts National Monument 1916, designated Lafayette National Park 1919, renamed 1929.
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 is a major tourist attraction.
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In lieu of flowers, Memorial Gifts may be sent to: The Maine Seacoast Mission, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 or Mount Desert Island Hospital, 10 Wayman Lane, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
Bar Harbor is the ideal resort destination for families, said Eben Salvatore, general manager.
Bar Harbor Bankshares is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, which provides full service community banking with 15 branch office locations serving downeast, midcoast, and central Maine.
With the Full Spectrum Rewards program, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust leverages a wide variety of gifts and other rewards to customers.
There are plans to restore ferry service this spring, when the Nova Star is scheduled to begin service between Portland and Nova Scotia, but Bar Harbor.
the lobster boats of Bar Harbor, Maine, the villages clustered along the Saguenay River, the night lights of Quebec City and New York City.
BAR HARBOR, Maine -- Bar Harbor Bankshares (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: BHB) the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the "Bank"), today announced that Joseph M.
Since the new lancet's appearance a few months ago, Joe Gile of the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, a major labrodent center, has been teaching other scientists to use the device.
Information: Nancy Place, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 USA, 207-288-6257, fax: 207-288-6080, e-mail: nancyp@jax.
Perhaps shaken by the "perfect storm" that had made her famous (she features in Sebastian Junger's book about that calamity), and that had claimed the lives of all aboard the Andrea Gail, the Hannah Boden's sister ship, Greenlaw returned to the tiny island near Bar Harbor, Maine where her family had lived for generations to move in with her parents and start life anew.
What we've got is a mitochondrial cancer," Wallace said in July at Press Week 1997, a meeting in Bar Harbor, Maine, sponsored by Jackson Laboratory and Johns Hopkins University.
Jeffery's Restaurant & Piano Bar is the newest restaurant opened by Jeffery Hazell, the owner of Bar Harbor Lobster Company, Inc.