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Kirk Winters shows where the new building will be at The Rock Church in Bangor on Thursday.

Rock Church plans second expansion in 5 years to accommodate growth

“The real reason for our growth is that God blesses us,” Pastor Kirk Winters said earlier this month.
Civil War re-enactors gather behind the new monument of Army Pvt. Jewett Williams in the Hodgdon Cemetery Saturday afternoon.

Maine Civil War veteran receives final salute as he’s laid to rest in Hodgdon

“Today there is a celebration as we return someone who was lost home,” Pastor Robert Smith said. “That is the great thing about Aroostook County. People know that no matter how far away they go or for how long, they can always return home.”

There’s a good reason why the Fore Street development might not include a bunch of affordable housing

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. It’s fall, which means it’s time for my favorite odes to the season. (That second …

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Barn fire in Winn destroys dog grooming business

A two-story barn that housed a local pet washing and grooming business, as well as horse and pig stalls, was destroyed Friday by a fire.


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What students want when it comes to fighting addiction: Someone to listen

The suggestions many students have for what their schools could do to more effectively keep them and their peers from becoming addicted to drugs don’t fit neatly into a particular curriculum, lesson plan or school-wide assembly.

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