Island Explorer Carries Four Millionth Passenger

On Friday, August 19, 2011, supporters of the Island Explorer greeted the bus system’s 4 millionth passenger at the Bar Harbor Village Green.  The Sherlock family from Cherry Hill, NJ disembarked from the Sand Beach bus at 10:20 a.m.

New Traffic Pattern - One Way

New Traffic Pattern - One Way

King's Highway is now a One  Way  Street.  Barrels and extra signage will remain in place until Fall. To travel north on Route 88, please use the widened intersection at Tuttle and Route 88. 


 In celebration of Amtrak’s 40th anniversary, America’s Railroad is offering the public an opportunity to view an Exhibit Train, a unique traveling display showcasing the railroad’s history.  The free exhibit chronicles Amtrak history over the decades, displaying memorabilia such as vintage advertising, past menus and dinnerware, and period uniforms. The Exhibit Train is touring the country and stopping in Freeport, ME, Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14. It is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 In addition, the Amtrak Downeaster, Maine Eastern Railroad, Pan AM Railways, Operation Lifesaver and TrainRiders Northeast will be on site with educational exhibits, refreshments, kids’ entertainment, ticket giveaways and other train displays.

For more information on Amtrak’s 40th anniversary, visit the official website at

Win Four Tickets to the Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway INDY 225 Sunday, August 14, 2011 3:30pm Oval | IZOD IndyCar® Series

“A New Breed of Speed” comes to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, August 14 for their only New England appearance.

At speeds of 200 mph, some of the most fearless drivers in the world will bring heart-stopping, wheel-to-wheel racing back to New England.

Falmouth Bridge To Close Intermittently Next Week For Steel Deliveries

Motorists who utilize Route 26/100 in Falmouth should be aware of possible delays on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of next week (July 12-15) as construction crews must close the Falmouth Railroad Bridge in order to offload steel beams that will be utilized in the construction of the new bridge.

Between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on each day, there will be closures that will last approximately 15 minutes in order to unload large steel beams from delivery trucks.

Eastern Announces Limited Edition Boat Packages

Eastern Boats is  announcing a special new special boat package that includes their 2012 18' Limited Edition Center Console, Mercury 50 hp motor and roller trailer for $23,995. These boats are in stock and ready for delivery from the Yarmouth Boat Yard. Visit for complete details.

Eastern Boat's classic Downeast-style, rugged dependability and fuel efficient performance make it the manufacturer of choice for boaters across New England.

Win Four Tickets to the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway



One (1) winner will receive four (4) tickets to the Lenox 301 on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.