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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, and a port of call for cruise ships; from 1956 to 2009 a ferry connected the town with Yarmouth, N.S. 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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Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
said Curtis Simard, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, president and chief executive officer.
Upon closing, Lake Sunapee shareholders own approximately 41% of stock in the combined company, and Bar Harbor shareholders will own approximately 59%.
Some 96 percent of Bar Harbor Bankshares' shareholders approved the deal, and 92 percent Lake Sunapee Bank Group shareholder voted in favor of it.
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.
While in college, he met his future wife, Dorothy Francis Brewer of Bar Harbor.
You can have lobster baked, broiled, sauteed or stuffed with crab meat in Bar Harbor, Maine, a McLobster sandwich at a McDonald's in Saint John and two lobsters for lunch during a tour of Nova Scotia.
Bar Harbor Bankshares is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
Colombo joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust with over 30 years of experience in retail banking.
Bar Harbor Bankshares is the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, a community bank.
17 January 2017 - Maine, US-based bank holding company Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) has completed its merger with New Hampshire, US-based Lake Sunapee Bank Group and its Lake Sunapee Bank holding, the company said.
Lake Sunapee Bank Group, founded as Newport Savings Bank in 1868, has agreed to be acquired by Maine-based Bar Harbor Bankshares for $143 million, or $17 a share.