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
Should Maine High School Students Need to Be Fully Vaccinated to Play Sports This Winter? …
Think of it this way... you're playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not for yourself. If you catch COVID, you risk infecting your teammates. If you catch COVID you risk infecting the opposition.
Bar Harbor Parking Problems
The Bonspiel out of Portsmouth New Hampshire anchored near the Bar Island Sand Bar. One would have to assume that the Captain either didn't check his/her depth or didn't have an accurate tide chart.
Dad Begins 1,200-Mile Barefoot March from Bar Harbor to Raise Funds for Daughter’s Treatme…
A father's love for his daughter knows no bounds, and what British Army Major Chris Brannigan is doing to raise money for his daughter's treatment is a true demonstration of his love. He's walking a marathon every day, barefoot, to raise money for the creation of a gene therapy that c…
Southwest Harbor Youth’s Roadside Stand Robbed 2 Days in a Row
Drive around Mount Desert Island and you'll see roadside stands. There are stands selling wood for campfires, and homemade pastries, pies and cookies. All of them operate on the honor system, and for the most part everything goes smoothly. Except for now, a family's roadside stand on the C…
July 2021 – A Month of Sunrises From Mount Desert Island [PHOTOS]
Officer Amie Torrey works the overnight shift for the Bar Harbor-Mount Desert Police Departments, having joined the force from the Ellsworth Police Department. She was kind enough to send me sunrise/early morning photos for most of the month of July. Check out the photos
Community Closet in Ellsworth Takes Big Hit as Vandals Damage Van
If you have any information you are asked to contact the Ellsworth Police Department at 667-2168 or the Tip Line at 669-6699. People wishing to donate to repairs can stop in at the Community Closet or give Jackie a call at 266-7242. She can also be reached on Facebook via the Community Closet's…
Maine State Police Trooper Keeps His Word and Makes a Splash
These kids will never forget the time Trooper David Barnard kept his promise and jumped off the bridge with them. Well done Sir! Best of luck in your new post and we know that the Citizens of Hancock and Washington County will miss you!
When A Tourist Complains to the Bar Harbor Town Council About Too Many Tourists
Sorry Karen! Imagine the nerve of a tourist complaining to the Town Council that there are too many tourists in Bar Harbor? Here's the actual letter and reply from the Town Manager.
The Annual Car vs. Mother Nature Battle on Bar Island [PHOTOS]
Yes it has happened again! Despite signs warning of the danger, someone drove their car onto the bar, heading from Bar Harbor to Bar Island on Sunday afternoon, July 11th and got stuck!
2021 Southwest Harbor Flamingo Festival [PHOTOS]
After an evening and night of tropical rain from Elsa, Saturday, July 10th proved to be absolutely beautiful for the 2021 Southwest Harbor Flamingo Festival! The crowds packed Main Street and the parade was fantastic! Check out photos from the day!