Archive for August, 2008


Ex-players, donors, fans support Bears

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:47 p.m.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Walking the expansive grounds around Kinnick Stadium on Saturday morning, the administrators, supporters, parents and fans of the University of Maine football team couldn’t help but be wowed by the scene. Iowa fans, most donning gold T-shirts, swarmed around the area, sharing the anticipation of the …

Hawkeyes overwhelm Black Bears

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:42 p.m.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — On paper, the University of Maine’s trip to take on Iowa was an opportunity for the Black Bears to knock off a Bowl Championship Subdivision opponent in an exciting football …

Sawdust ignites fire at Nokomis

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:40 p.m.
NEWPORT | Discarded sawdust and solvents from the refinishing of the gymnasium floor sparked a fire Sunday morning that heavily damaged the northern exterior of the gym at Nokomis Regional …

Holiday brings parades, parties, plenty of traffic

The Associated Press on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:38 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Bright, sunny skies and heavy southbound traffic are as certain to mark Labor Day in Maine as back-yard picnics, parades and end-of-summer visits to beaches. Holiday weekend visitors also will wish they could extend their stay, with the National Weather Service predicting bright sunshine, a breeze and …

Bangor session to stress addiction issues

By Meg Haskell on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:35 p.m.
Area residents in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs, as well as their families and the professionals who support them, are invited to attend a summit on …

Taking a walk on the wild side

By George Chappell on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:28 p.m.
SEARSPORT | There is a community on Sears Island, naturalist Mike Shannon of Knox told a group on a nature walk on the island Saturday.

Calais DA’s office loses veteran staffer

on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:25 p.m.
For 32 years, Nancy Marshall made the men and women she worked for look good.

Orono Village Festival slated for next weekend

on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:20 p.m.
ORONO — The Orono Village Festival will kick off at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, with a pancake breakfast that runs until 9:30 a.m. at the Orono Fire Station. Other festival events will include: ä 8 a.m. — Yard sale sponsored by Orono Community Theater at Bank of America parking …

Bangor revving up revival of car show

By Aimee Thibodeau on Aug. 31, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.
They’re calling it the “first” annual Bangor Car Show in hopes the event once again will become a tradition, but years ago the city used to hold a similar show that always drew a large crowd. “I don’t know exactly how long it’s been, but we do …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of MARY JO SEKERA Sept. 1, 1955 – April 10, 2003 Your presence is felt each day by all that ever experienced your kind love and understanding nature. Love, Bob


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of DARRELL M. REDMOND ‘RED’ Sept. 8, 1949 – Sept. 1, 2003 Five years have passed but we still grieve not having you here with us. There is always something to remind us of you. …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of LINWOOD O’KEEFE June 9, 1924 – Sept. 1, 2006 His memory is as dear today as in the hour he passed away. Sunshine fades and shadows fall, but sweet remembrance outlast all. We love …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of LAURIEN A. BEAULIEU July 8, 1935 – Sept. 1, 2003 It’s been five years now Dad since God took you away from us. There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t think of you and smile. …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of ALVIE RAY POOLE Aug. 24, 1933 – Sept. 1, 2001 The Bible says God heals the brokenhearted binding up their wounds but we still feel the emptiness since you’ve been gone. God covers …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
HERMAN E. THIBODEAU BRANSON, Mo. – Herman E. Thibodeau, 74, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at the Mount Vernon Veterans’ Home, Mount Vernon, Mo. He was born Jan. 5, 1934, in Ashland, the …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
MILDRED ANNIE TURNER FIELD HALLOWELL – Mildred Annie Turner Field died peacefully Aug. 29, 2008, with her son and daughter by her side. She died in Hallowell, at Granite Hill Estates, her home for …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
NORMAN J. PELLETIER MILLINOCKET – Norman J. Pelletier, 82, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the Maine Veterans’ Home, Bangor. He was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Wynadotte, Mich., son of Clarence …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
PATRICIA ‘PATTY’ PICARD LINNEUS and FORT KENT Patricia “Patty” Picard, 67, died Aug. 29, 2008, at Bangor Road Home, Assisted Living, Linneus. She was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Frenchville, the daughter …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
ROGER N. MCLELLAN TOPSFIELD – Roger N. McLellan, 85, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, with his family by his side at Calais Regional Hospital. Roger was born May 25, 1923, in Topsfield, son of the late …


on Aug. 31, 2008, at 10:15 p.m.
MICHAEL FRANCIS CURRIER II STOCKTON SPRINGS – Michael Francis Currier II, 34, died unexpectedly Aug. 26, 2008, in Prospect. He was born May 15, 1974, in Belfast, son of Michael Currier Sr. and …