UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS (blog)

“Loud-In” Loudon!!!

on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:42 a.m.
Episode 23 September 22, 2014 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway I was not planning to go to the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Loudon, New Hampshire, until one of my former students and friend, Jason Griffeth of the Red Sox called me 2 weeks before the event saying …
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) throws under pressure from New York Jets strong safety Dawan Landry (26) during the first half at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday night.

QB Cutler guides Bears by Jets

By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:36 a.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Quarterback Jay Cutler tossed two touchdown passes to tight end Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears raced out to a big early lead before hanging on to beat the New York Jets 27-19 Monday night at MetLife Stadium. The win was the second in a row …
From the community

Somerset Avenue Mill & Fill Project in Pittsfield continues on Tuesday, Sept. 23

By Kathryn Ruth on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:22 a.m.
TOWN OF PITTSFIELD PUBLIC NOTIFICATION SOMERSET AVENUE MILL & FILL PROJECT The project has made good headway with grinding completed from the Somerset Avenue/Main Street intersection to Somerset/Oak Street by the Recreational Crossing. See the details below: LOCATION: Begins by the I-95 Interchanges and ends at Main Street (on 09/17/2014 …
From the community

Somerset Avenue Mill and Fill Project in Pittsfield continues Tuesday, Sept. 23

By Kathryn Ruth on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:20 a.m.
TOWN OF PITTSFIELD PUBLIC NOTIFICATION SOMERSET AVENUE MILL & FILL PROJECT The project has made good headway with grinding completed from the Somerset Avenue/Main Street intersection to Somerset/Oak Street by the Recreational Crossing. See the details below: LOCATION: Begins by the I-95 Interchanges and ends at Main Street (on 09/17/2014 …
A PEEK INTO PISCATAQUIS (blog)

Shirley company makes homes beautiful.

on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:06 a.m.
Driving up to the building, my first thought was cha-ching, cha-ching, this is going to be expensive. It was just beautiful, very professional, and “high-end” looking. Driving up to the building, my first thought was “cha-ching, cha-ching, this is going to be expensive.” It was just beautiful, very professional, and “high-end” looking. I suppose that is a common misconception. When you walk into Lowes you are fairly certain you are going to “get a deal”. But when you walk into a place like this, you can’t help but think you will pay top dollar for the project. After learning about their product, their process and their pricing, I realized how wrong I was.
A PEEK INTO PISCATAQUIS (blog)

Shirley company makes homes beautiful.

on Sept. 23, 2014, at 12:06 a.m.
Driving up to the building, my first thought was “cha-ching, cha-ching, this is going to be expensive.” It was just beautiful, very professional, and “high-end” looking. I suppose that is a common misconception. When you walk into Lowes you are fairly certain you are going to “get a deal”. But when you walk into a place like this, you can’t help but think you will pay top dollar for the project. After learning about their product, their process and their pricing, I realized how wrong I was.

Hockey East preseason polls

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:01 p.m.
Men Coaches Poll (First-place votes in parenthesis) 1. Providence (7) 127 points 2. Boston College (3) 120 3. Notre Dame 94 4. Northeastern (1) 90 5. New Hampshire 86 6. Boston University 83 7. UMass Lowell (1) 79 8. Vermont 75 9. MAINE 74 10. Merrimack 37 11. Massachusetts 33 …

US, allies launch first strikes against Islamic State in Syria

By Reuters on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:52 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said Monday, in ongoing operations that mark the opening of a new, far more complicated front in battle against the militants. “I can confirm that U.S. military …
Bangor police Chief Mark Hathaway

Stephen, Tabitha King give Bangor police $25,000 for new gear in memory of late chief

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
Thanks to a grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation and in memory of former police Chief Don Winslow, Bangor police officers will be a lot warmer while standing in the snow directing traffic this winter. On Monday night, the Bangor City Council voted to accept …

Local sports results for September 22, 2014

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:36 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Bangor at Lawrence, 6 p.m. Brewer at Messalonskee, 3:30 p.m. Camden Hills at Morse, 3:30 p.m. Caribou at Old Town, 3:30 p.m. Carrabec at Oak Hill, 4 p.m. DIS at Bangor Christian, 4 p.m. East Grand at Limestone, 5 p.m. Edward Little at Brunswick, …

Jonesport-Beals Boys Soccer 0 at Shead 2

By Benjamin Brigham on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:29 p.m.
At Eastport, in a matchup of previously undefeated teams, the Shead Tigers defeated the Jonesport-Beals Royals. Tony Theriault scored on an Ian Sullivan assist. Philip Farrell also scored for the 4-0-2 Tigers. The Royals are now 4-1-2. Shead outshot Jonesport-Beals 28-4.
Orono police Chief Josh Ewing speaks to a town council subcommittee about plans to amend two ordinances dealing with disorderly properties and recovering costs for large events.

Orono discusses amending fees, penalties for out-of-control parties

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:24 p.m.
Town leaders spent Monday night discussing and amending proposals for stiffer penalties for large, out-of-control parties that require calling in assistance from other law enforcement agencies and imposing larger fees for violators. When the disorderly property ordinance was put into place, it lacked teeth, Town Manager Sophie …
GARDENING IN TUNE WITH NATURE (blog)

October in the Vegetable Garden

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:22 p.m.
“For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” –Edwin Way Teale, Autumn Across America, 1990 In October the sun travels a low arc, barely making it above the tree line surrounding Marjorie’s Garden. Long shadows crisscross …

Penobscot Valley Girls Soccer 4 at Bangor Christian 0

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:10 p.m.
At Bangor, Arianna McKinnon scored an unassisted goal 5:36 into the game and Amy Hallett converted off a Sophia Carson assist two minutes later to help the Howlers of Howland roll by the Patriots. Carson also added goal from a Logan Tozier pass with 9:20 left in the half and …

Machias Memorial High School Volleyball 3 at Ellsworth 0

By Mike Kelley on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:08 p.m.
Ellsworth (4-3) def. Machias (3-1) 25-23, 25-17, 25-18 (Saturday) Machias: Makayla Prout 5 digs, 1 assist, 2 kills; Clara Schoppe: 5 service points, 10 assists; Tate Doley; 4 kills Ellsworth: Sarah Shelton; 6 aces, 16 kills, 10 assists; Jenna Haslam; 13 serve receptions, 3 assists, 6 digs; Paxton Colley 4 blocks, …

Orono Girls Soccer 4 at George Stevens 1

By steve bemiss on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:05 p.m.

Machias Memorial High School Boys Soccer 1 at Woodland 0

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 9 p.m.

Calais Volleyball 2 at Narraguagus 3

By Todd Emerson on Sept. 22, 2014, at 8:59 p.m.
Narraguagus (2-6) def. Calais (1-6), 3-2 Narraguagus: Kayla Toppin 29-32 serving, 11 aces, 3 assists, 2 digs; Kelli Kennedy 19-22 serving, 3 aces, 8 kills, 1 block, 1 dig; Brynn Jellison 8-10 serving, 4 aces, 17 assists, 1 dig; Sydney Robinson 20-22 serving, 6 aces, 4 kills, 4 digs; Dayna …
Nova Star officials announced at the beginning of September the ship's season will end three weeks early.

CDC gives Nova Star failing grade following ship inspection

By CBS 13 on Sept. 22, 2014, at 8:47 p.m.
PORTLAND | One of the worst cruise ship inspections the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it’s ever seen is hitting close to home. CBS 13 Investigates dug up a report that gave the Nova Star, which travels between Portland and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, a failing grade. Every …

Reality TV personalities Kris, Bruce Jenner to divorce

By Reuters on Sept. 22, 2014, at 8:38 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — Kris Jenner, the matriarch of the Kardashian reality television family, filed for divorce Monday from her husband, Bruce Jenner, the gold medal-winning Olympic decathlete, nearly a year after they announced their separation. Kris Jenner, 58, cited irreconcilable differences in the divorce petition, a spokeswoman for the Los …
 
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