Archive for August, 2010


August 31, 2010, Scores and Highlights

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:53 p.m.
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Ferret Theory XLII

By 10blacktiger2010 on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:48 p.m.
Andrew Turner, 20 0f Bangor wipes his brow in Tuesday afternoon's 90 degree weather as he  waits on a curb for a ride home early Tuesday afternoon after working at Pizza Oven on Lincoln Street in Bangor. " It's about 100 degrees near the ovens," said the Turner who helps make pizzas there. " I'd like to think that outside is cooler," he joked. (Bangor Daily News/John Clarke Russ)

Heat Wave

on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:26 p.m.

Harmony fair one-of-a-kind

By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:18 p.m.
With no admission or parking fee, the Harmony Free Fair is one-of-a-kind in Maine for more reasons than what it’ll cost you.

Hope House grant to cover life’s basics

on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.
Food, blankets, soap and toothbrushes are things most Mainers take for granted. But for homeless people struggling with chemical dependency problems …
Front view of the main entrance to the newly opened Brewer Medical Center. Photographed following the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening there early Tuesday evening, August 31, 2010. (Bangor Daily News/John Clarke Russ)

New Brewer Medical Center ‘one-stop shopping’

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:08 p.m.
The people who run the new 28,500-square-foot Brewer Medical Center, which held its grand opening Tuesday, say the new health care facility is the perfect combination of services …

Bangor voters to decide on 10 charter changes

By Eric Russell on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:05 p.m.
Voters in Bangor are likely to vote in November on as many as 10 proposed changes to the municipal charter, a document that had not been looked at thoroughly in more than 20 …

Washington County committee eyes $750,000 budget ‘problem’

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Aug. 31, 2010, at 11:01 p.m.
“We have a $750,000 problem,” Perry Selectman David Turner said at the start of Tuesday’s Washington County Budget Committee deliberations.

First Wind considering new town to get farm project off the ground

By Bill Trotter on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:58 p.m.
As town officials work on language for an ordinance that would regulate how wind farms can be built and operated, First Wind is considering heading east to Township 16 …

Tribes get $1.4M for housing projects

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:56 p.m.
HOULTON | The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $1.4 million to the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township for …

Moulton must learn from errors

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:55 p.m.
Striking out was something I absolutely loathed.
fort Kents Lady Warrior Mickela Desarjinsr  breaks away against Madawaska Lady Owl defender Valerie Cormier .  The game was played in Ft. Kent

Pelletier powers Ft. Kent

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:49 p.m.
FORT KENT — Sometimes in rivalry games all it takes is one quick strike to make a resounding statement.
Crews set up a gaming tent Tuesday on the midway at the Blue Hill Fair grounds. The fair starts on Thursday and runs through Labor Day on Monday. Bangor Daily News Photo by Rich Hewitt

Blue Hill Fair readies 119th season

By Rich Hewitt on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:48 p.m.
The animals hadn’t started arriving yet on Tuesday, but the sawdust was in the stalls, crews were busy putting together the midway rides, and a variety of game and food booths …

Bangor looks to remain Class A power

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:45 p.m.
BANGOR — The numbers compiled by the Bangor High School boys soccer program in recent years require no additional hype.

LL World Series proved video review is needed

By Gary Thorne on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:43 p.m.
The Little League World Series is over. Japan won the title game over Hawaii.

Husson men set to debut under Gettler

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:39 p.m.
BANGOR — Jeff Gettler was preparing for his first game as the Husson University men’s soccer coach against visiting NAIA national power the University of Maine-Fort Kent today at 3 p.m.

Passamaquoddy Tribe disputes Washington County taxation

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:37 p.m.
When members of the Washington County Budget Committee discovered Tuesday that five years of county tax revenue from Maine’s Passamaquoddy Tribe was held up in a dispute, they …

Central Aroostook and Washburn battle to 2-2 tie

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:35 p.m.
Tuesday’s girls high school scores and highlights

Turner nets 3 goals to pace Easton to victory

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:29 p.m.
Tuesday’s boys high school soccer scores and highlights

Police investigate apparent beating

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 31, 2010, at 10:23 p.m.
Detectives with the Bangor Police Department are seeking the public’s help with their investigation into the apparent beating of a 47-year-old man.