sailmaker kurt lietzSailmaker Kurt Lietz
Atlantic Boat Company - Brooklin, ME

Sailmaker Kurt Lietz has opened a new sail loft at the Atlantic Boat Co. boatyard in Brooklin. He began his career with Hood Sails more than 30 years ago.

Bar Harbor Times Local News

  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m.
    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all Maine counties, in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that the potential exists for the development of thunderstorms that may produce large hail or damaging winds. Those under a weather watch should go about their normal activities, but keep an eye to the sky and an ear to the National Weather ...
  • Appeal of manslaughter conviction denied by Maine Supreme Court
    The Maine Supreme Court denied an appeal by a former Knox man to reconsider his manslaughter conviction for fatally shooting his friend in February 2011. According to previously published reports, Luke A. Bryant, 22, was convicted of killing a man he described at trial as his best friend, 19-year-old Tyler Seaney, at Bryant's Dolloff Road apartment in Knox on the night of Feb. 19, 2011. Bryant told police he was ...
  • Monroe resident graduates with high honors
    Lauren Tribuzio, daughter of Rachel and Mario Tribuzio, graduated with High Honors from John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor on June 1. To earn High Honors, one must receive a GPA of 95 or above. She was sworn into the Army National Guard in March and leaves for basic training at Ford Leonard Wood in Missouri in September. Lauren received the University of Southern Maine Dirigo Scholars Award and will attend ...
  • RSU 3 appoints first ever student board member
    Members of the Regional School board appointed the district's first ever student representative for a one year term. Board members approved the nomination of Caleb Larrabee, who will be a senior at Mount View High School, to serve a one year term. Superintendent Heather Perry said Larrabee is RSU 3's first student representative on the board following discussions about incorporating student voice into the ...
  • Front Street Shipyard receives permission to temporarily store large masts on city property
    City Councilors approved a request from Front Street Shipyard to utilize the Front Street parking lot for temporary storage of two large masts for boats that will arrive in the fall. The two boats are scheduled to arrive at the beginning of September and would leave by mid-November. One of the masts is 187 feet and the other mast is approximately 160 feet, J.B. Turner, of Front Street Shipyard, told councilors ...

Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m.
    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all Maine counties, in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that the potential exists for the development of thunderstorms that may produce large hail or damaging winds. Those under a weather watch should go about their normal activities, but keep an eye to the sky and an ear to the National Weather ...
  • Appeal of manslaughter conviction denied by Maine Supreme Court
    The Maine Supreme Court denied an appeal by a former Knox man to reconsider his manslaughter conviction for fatally shooting his friend in February 2011. According to previously published reports, Luke A. Bryant, 22, was convicted of killing a man he described at trial as his best friend, 19-year-old Tyler Seaney, at Bryant's Dolloff Road apartment in Knox on the night of Feb. 19, 2011. Bryant told police he was ...
  • Monroe resident graduates with high honors
    Lauren Tribuzio, daughter of Rachel and Mario Tribuzio, graduated with High Honors from John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor on June 1. To earn High Honors, one must receive a GPA of 95 or above. She was sworn into the Army National Guard in March and leaves for basic training at Ford Leonard Wood in Missouri in September. Lauren received the University of Southern Maine Dirigo Scholars Award and will attend ...
  • RSU 3 appoints first ever student board member
    Members of the Regional School board appointed the district's first ever student representative for a one year term. Board members approved the nomination of Caleb Larrabee, who will be a senior at Mount View High School, to serve a one year term. Superintendent Heather Perry said Larrabee is RSU 3's first student representative on the board following discussions about incorporating student voice into the ...
  • Front Street Shipyard receives permission to temporarily store large masts on city property
    City Councilors approved a request from Front Street Shipyard to utilize the Front Street parking lot for temporary storage of two large masts for boats that will arrive in the fall. The two boats are scheduled to arrive at the beginning of September and would leave by mid-November. One of the masts is 187 feet and the other mast is approximately 160 feet, J.B. Turner, of Front Street Shipyard, told councilors ...

National Park Service Newsfeed

  • National Park Service Seeking Input on Scenic Overlook Pullout on Government Hill
    The National Park Service (NPS) intends to evaluate the impacts of constructing a scenic overlook pullout on Government Hill (Mile 2.5 on the Denali Park Road). A small pullout currently at this location can accommodate approximately two vehicles. This pullout is often overcrowded during the visitor season as it is a desirable spot for taking photographs. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/government-hill-scenic-pullout-public-input.htm
  • Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station Dedication
    The National Park Service celebrated the accomplishments and legacy of Alaska Native Walter Harper during the dedication ceremony for the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station on Wednesday, July 2. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/walter-harper-talkeetna-ranger-station-dedication.htm
  • Denali National Park Research Provides New Insight Into Wolf Population Dynamics
    When a breeding wolf dies, its sex and the size of its pack can determine whether that pack continues or disbands, according to research published on July 8, 2014 in the Journal of Animal Ecology. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/wolf-population-dynamics-research.htm
  • National Park Service and Alaska Department of Transportation Assessing Road Damage and Planning for Repair
    With the immediate mission to evacuate stranded visitors and employees completed, the National Park Service’s task now turns to recovery, coordinating the work to repair the flood damage with the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT), who has the jurisdictional responsibility for major repairs on that section of the Denali Park Road. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/nps-and-alaska-department-of-transportation-assessing-road-damage.htm
  • Lodge Guests Safely Evacuated from Kantishna
    The 103 guests and employees from the Denali Backcountry Lodge have been successfully evacuated from Kantishna, where they had been stranded all day by high water and washed out sections of the Denali Park Road. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/lodge-guests-evacuated-from-kantishna.htm

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