The president of the United States and his family? Dozens of White House staff and Secret Service agents and scores of other public safety personnel? Thousands of people hoping to catch a firsthand glimpse of the first family and millions more keeping track of the spectacle through newspapers, television and online?
Local merchants and officials say bring it on.
President Barack Obama and his family are expected to arrive early Friday afternoon for a two-day private vacation on Mount Desert Island and the eyes of the national media are expected to follow them as they tour Acadia National Park and take in the beauty of Maine’s rocky coast. Bangor Daily News
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Obama Family Heads to Maine for Two Day Vacation
The Obama family leaves Friday at 9:45 am and arrive in Bar Harbor at 11:45 am. On Friday, Obama also is expected to talk about the oil leak, which has finally been stopped.