Planned power outage slated in Bangor

Posted July 21, 2011, at 8:02 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. is planning a scheduled interruption in electrical service beginning at midnight Friday, July 22, near St. Joseph Hospital. Streets affected include a portion of Broadway and the following nearby streets: Alden, Earle, Poplar, Linden, Montgomery, Norfolk, Grant, Congress, Leighton, Madision, Blackstone, Jefferson, Division, Prentiss, Market, Willow and Curve. It will also affect a handful of customers on Cumberland, McKinley, Center Street, Harlow Street and parts of Kenduskeag Avenue.This outage is necessary to replace damaged poles in the area. Customers and businesses located in the area should make arrangements to be without service for two hours from midnight to 2 a.m. For information, questions or comments, call 947-2414 or 800-499-6600.

Grammy nominee to perform at Skowhegan library event

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Skowhegan Free Public Library’s Summer Family Activities to host Grammy award nominated singer Judy Pencoast at 11a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Coburn Park. Pencoast promises to delight people of all ages with songs themed toward the library’s “One World, Many Stories” program. For information, call 474-9072.

UMaine music theatre festival to present ‘Sweeney Todd’

ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine Summer Music Theatre Festival will present Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s macabre musical masterpiece “Sweeney Todd” at 7:30 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 5-6, 12-13, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7 and 14, at Hauck Auditorium on the Orono Campus.

After returning to London from a long exile for a crime he didn’t commit, a bitter barber, Sweeney Todd, finds broken fragments of his once happy life. Pitted on vengeance and aided by an eccentric meat pie vendor Sweeney resumes his barber business offering his victim’s the best, and last, shave they will ever have.

Admission price is $14, $7 for students.

Grammy nominee to present during Brewer library ice cream party

BREWER, Maine — Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast will present “One World, Many Stories” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Brewer Public Library. The celebration starts with an ice cream party at 1 p.m.

The young patrons of the Brewer Public Library are invited to sing, dance and role play their way around the world through the musical magic of this event. This is a free event for all the summer reading participates. For information call 989-7943.

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