BAR HARBOR – Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor has cleared a big hurdle.
They have raised the $1 million they need for the Emergency Generator Campaign Challenge Grant issued by the Manton Foundation.
The foundation pledged to match the million dollars the hospital raised with another million.
The total cost of replacing the generator is $2.6 million. Officials said the 35 year old emergency generator is working at capacity and is incapable of servicing the whole campus.
They hope to have a new generator online by the summer of 2018.