Stories we’re working on today

By Michael J. Dowd, BDN Staff
Posted Nov. 08, 2010, at 11:18 a.m.

With banks reluctant to lend and borrowers too wary to borrow, some entrepreneurs are turning to a concept called “Slow Money,” which is a set of principles that help businesses grow without major investors or major risk. It’s catching on nationally but how prevalent is it in Maine? Reporter: Chris Cousins

Bangor city councilors tonight are expected to approve a contract with New England Concerts and Live Nation to host a 2011 Waterfront Concert Series. The contract terms are similar to this year, with a few changes. We’ll let you know what the deal entails and possibly have names of some of the acts expected to perform. Reporter: Eric Russell

Marine 1st Lt. James Zimmerman, who was killed in Afghanistan Nov. 2, will be buried on Veterans Day after a funeral at Houlton High School. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery. His body is returning home Wednesday evening, and his hometown of Smyrna is asking people to come out and join a motorcade that will follow the hearse from Smyrna to a Houlton funeral home. Reporter: Jen Lynds

Yael Dayan, former Knesset member and current chair of the Tel Aviv-Yafo City Council, will speak on Israel’s Future and the Urgency of Two States at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Congregation Beth Israel in Bangor. Dayan, the daughter of the late Israeli General Moshe Dayan, will discuss the necessity of American leadership in bringing about a two-state solution, which she calls the best and only option for peace. Reporter: Judy Harrison

In Sports, we’ll cover the candlepin bowling world championships taking place in Brewer.

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