Archive for May, 2010

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By TamiLynn on May 31, 2010, at 11:08 p.m.
James Montgomery, who Peter Wolf has called “the John Mayall of New England”, and his hot lineup of Seth Pappas(drums), David Hull of the Joe Perry Project (bass) and George McCann (guitar), will debut some new songs from his upcoming CD featuring Aerosmith members, James Cotton, Johnny Winter and Darryl …

Rams finish regular season at 16-0

By on May 31, 2010, at 10:45 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — After losing on the road in last year’s Eastern Maine Class A semifinals, the Bangor High School baseball team was determined to earn as much of a home-field advantage for …
Hampden Academy senior Darik Frye celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the boys' race in a three-team Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference cross country meet at Hampden Friday. Frye covered the 2.84-mile course in 15 minutes, 6.77 seconds. The Hampden Academy boys and the Brewer girls captured the team races. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY GABOR DEGRE

HA’s Frye mastering grueling 400, 800 duo

By on May 31, 2010, at 10:30 p.m.
It might be the most grueling double in track and field. Running a hard 400 meters is tough enough — many track gurus consider it the toughest event in the sport — but competing in the 800 …

City councilors finishing up Calais budget

By Sharon Kiley Mack on May 31, 2010, at 9:51 p.m.
CALAIS, Maine — City councilors have nearly completed their budget preparations for the 2011 fiscal year and have scheduled their final budget workshop for June 10 after the regular council …

May 31, Scores and Highlights

Bangor Daily News on May 31, 2010, at 9:45 p.m.
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Credit card info scam reported to police

on May 31, 2010, at 9:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Local police are investigating two Memorial Day reports of a male pretending to be a Bangor police detective seeking credit card information over the telephone from local …

Smoke lingers from Canadian fires

The Associated Press on May 31, 2010, at 9:11 p.m.
LA TUQUE, Quebec — An acrid haze lingered over vast pockets of central Canada and the northeastern United States on Monday as smoke from scores of northern Quebec forest fires settled over the …
Filmmaker Paul Barnes sets up a shot in the dining room of the Roosevelt Cottage at Roosevelt International Park. Florentine Films was at the park all last week, filming scenes for a biography of the relationship between Eleanor, Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Scenes were shot inside the cottage and around the park, such as a sunrise at Eagle Hill.  BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY SHARON KILEY MACK

Roosevelt park opens to visitors, film crew

By Sharon Kiley Mack on May 31, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, New Brunswick — Opening day at Roosevelt Campobello International Park was fantastic, park personnel reported Sunday, with the number of cars 58 percent higher than last …
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Maine apple producers wait for verdict on frost damage

By Sharon Kiley Mack on May 31, 2010, at 8:15 p.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — “The jury is still out,” apple grower Rob Boothby of Livermore reported Sunday as he assessed his orchard’s apple crop.
Russell Manton. Image made on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at Manton's Morrill headquarters for Global Interiors. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT

New covers take aim at bedbugs

By Eric Russell on May 31, 2010, at 8:05 p.m.
MORRILL, Maine — The easiest way to get rid of pesky bedbugs, which have seen a resurgence in recent years, is to spray with toxic pesticides or use a concentrated heat source to kill …

Jackson Lab matches $1M gift

By Bill Trotter on May 31, 2010, at 8:01 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Thanks to a challenge gift from one of its trustees last year, The Jackson Laboratory will be able to get double the $1 million it has raised as part of the gift’s …

May 31, Softball Scores and Highlights

Bangor Daily News on May 31, 2010, at 7:59 p.m.
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Local historian Dick Shaw, left, shows an image of gangster Al Brady, dead on Central Street in 1937, to Ron Biliancia's 7th grade social studies class at the William Cohen school on Thursday, May 27, 2010. Shaw along with Dan West, car buff, were on hand to help students determine how to sort out the historical clues from photographs . The class was shown two different images of a car similar to Brady's stolen ride and were asked to take visual clues from them to determine if either of the images was of the infamous gang's car.  BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT

Students eager to share local history

By Jessica Bloch on May 31, 2010, at 7:55 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The three seventh-grade students had no idea who Al Brady was. They had never heard of his gang. And they certainly knew nothing of his death in downtown Bangor in October …

May 31, Baseball Scores and Highlights

Bangor Daily News on May 31, 2010, at 7:55 p.m.
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Booming China economy a market for Maine goods

By Robert M. Sargent on May 31, 2010, at 7:47 p.m.
It has been said that the 21st century will belong to China, and that China soon may be the only remaining superpower, economically, militarily and politically. Now, while Washington tries to sort …
Jessi Sader (left) fits HelenAnn Houlsen of Old Town in a wrap dress that Sader made at her Orono store on Thursday, May 27, 2010. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY BRIDGET BROWN

Orono designer has local vision

on May 31, 2010, at 7:17 p.m.
The scents of lavender, sage and chamomile hang in the air at Studio, the downtown Orono boutique and workshop owned by fashion designer Jessi Sader. Glass jars of dried herbs sit on shelves next to …


on May 31, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of TODD MORNEAULT June 1, 1980 - March 23, 2003 Wow Toddy, 30! Hawaiian shirts, leis and baseball. That is how we will honor you this year. We will share our memories and laugh, and …


on May 31, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of TREVER E. TRAFTON Oct. 5, 1974 - June 1, 1993 Unless we stop to count, we never would believe 17 years have gone by. We love and miss you dearly, today, tomorrow and forever. With …


on May 31, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of TREVER TRAFTON Oct. 5, 1974 - June 1, 1993 Sadly missed along life's way, quietly remembered every day. No longer in our lives to share, but you're in our hearts always. Loved and …


on May 31, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of MATTHEW J. POOLER July 13, 1973 - June 1, 2000 The loss of a loved one is not measured in time gone by, but in memories missed. It hasn't been 10 years, it's been countless days …
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