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Bar Harbor couple to receive settlement from City of Portland

The City of Portland has reached a settlement with a couple from Bar Harbor who was arrested last spring after they recorded local police. Sabatino Scattoloni and Jill Walker filed a civil lawsuit against Officer Benjamin Noyes, Jr. in September. ACLU of Maine legal director Zachary Heiden tells Star 97.7  the couple recorded a group of […]

Park Loop Road being prepared for opening

Bar Harbor ME – Beginning this week Acadia National Park crews will begin removing snow from Park Loop Road and other snow filled access roads using plows and other heavy equipment in preparation for opening. Visitors walking or skiing on the motor road network should be aware that they may encounter park vehicles and heavy […]

DHHS says Maine Facing Shortage of Foster, Adoptive Families

From the Department of Health and Human Services: AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) on Monday drew attention to the increasing lack of foster and adoptive homes in the state relative to the number of children in need of placement. “Unfortunately, the number […]