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Footlight Follies: A One-of-a-Kind One-Night Only Fundraiser

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:06 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine – Maine State Music Theatre presents “Footlight Follies” beginning at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at Pickard Theatre on the Bowdoin College campus. Seven outdoor stages will highlight a variety of entertainment free to the public 6:45-7:25 p.m. The main stage show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature professional talent from …
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Clark names Julie Elwell employee benefits account executive

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 3:41 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Julie Elwell of Buxton has been named an Account Executive within the Clark Insurance Employee Benefits Group. Elwell, with more than 20 years of experience working in the insurance industry, previously served as a senior account manager at the agency. She has been an active volunteer in her …
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Cougar Goalie Clinic at Greely

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 3:10 p.m.
CUMBERLAND, Maine — A Cougar Goalie Clinic for field hockey coaches and goalies will be held 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Greely High School, 303 Main St., on the field inside the track. Clinic is $50, with a discount for coaches that bring their team’s goalie. Registration includes a …
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Maine Children’s Convention Sept. 6

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:53 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Educare Central Maine, 56 Drummond Ave., Waterville For more information: mekids.org/votemekids/register WATERVILLE, Maine — Maine Children’s Convention put on by the Maine Children’s Alliance will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Educare Central Maine, 56 Drummond Ave. …
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Dana and Susan Robinson in Camden

Dana and Susan Robinson return to Camden Amphitheatre Aug. 14

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:24 p.m.
CAMDEN, Maine —  Dana and Susan Robinson are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience. The Robinsons are returning to Camden for a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Camden Amphitheatre. The concert, sponsored by Camden Public Library and Allen Insurance & Financial, is …
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Blueberry festival at Freedom Grange

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:16 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Dirigo Grange Hall, Route 137, Freedom FREEDOM, Maine — Blueberry Festival, 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Dirigo Grange Hall, Route 137. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Baked bean supper at Ellsworth Falls church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:05 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ellsworth Falls Union Congregational Church, North Street, Bangor For more information: 207-667-7168 ELLSWORTH, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Ellsworth Falls Union Congregational Church, North Street. Menu includes baked beans, hot …
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Jehovah’s Witnesses convention to highlight family values

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 11:32 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Jehovah’s Witnesses will highlight a connection between family values and the teachings of Jesus Christ during a three-day convention titled “Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom!” that began Friday, Aug. 1, at Augusta Civic Center. The Witnesses are extending an open invitation to all to attend lively discussions …
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488th Military Police awarded Meritorious Unit Commendation

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
 AUGUSTA, Maine – The Meritorious Unit Commendation is a unit award of the United States military which is awarded to any military command that displays exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service, heroic deeds, or valorous actions. The 488th Military Police Company deployed in September 2012 to Bagram Airfield …
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Bangor I-95 Union Street bridge overnight work schedule

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews are working on Interstate 95 during the overnight hours on the Union Street Bridge project in Bangor. This work involves closing one lane of traffic on the interstate to allow for construction to take place safely 7 p.m.-7 a.m. The northbound travel lane will be …
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CMP Tree Care in slated Knox and Waldo counties

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 10:40 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, is performing tree trimming work in about 20 communities in Knox and Waldo counties over the coming weeks. The work along utility lines is part of a $20 million annual vegetation management program to improve the reliability of its transmission …
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Flea market and bake sale to benefit Eastern Star programs

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Masonic Lodge, Sunset Road, Deer Isle For more information: 207-348-6070 DEER ISLE, Maine — A flea market and bake sale to benefit Harborview Chapter No. 136, Order of the Eastern Star, will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the …
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Culvert replacement project in Greene

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 10:09 a.m.
GREENE, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will replace a culvert on the Allen Pond Road in Greene beginning on Monday, Aug. 4.Allen Pond Road will be closed approximately five miles north of the Route 202 intersection. Motorists will follow the detour route from Allen Pond Road to Addition Road to …
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Culvert work in Carroll Plantation

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 10:06 a.m.
CARROLL PLANTATION, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will replace a culvert in Carroll Plantation beginning Aug. 4.The location is on Route 6 approximately 4.79 miles east of the intersection of Bottle Lake Road and Route 6 or .041 of a mile east of the intersection of North Road and …
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A past edition of Maine Antiques Festival.

33rd annual Maine Antiques Festival to be held in Union

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:53 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Union Fairgrounds, 1 Fairgrounds Lane, Union UNION, Maine – The 33rd annual Maine Antiques Festival will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Saturday, …
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Repairs to be made to bridge in Gardiner

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:38 a.m.
GARDINER, Maine – Beginning Monday, Aug. 4, Maine Department of Transportation crews will workon the Bridge Street Bridge, near the intersection of Water and Bridge streets in Gardiner, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.Motorists should allow extra time traveling through the work zone with alternating one-way traffic controlled by flaggers. Work involves joint repair at …
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DOT to inspect Peru-Mexico bridge

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:34 a.m.
PERU and MEXICO, Maine — Starting on Monday, Aug. 4, Maine Department of Transportation crews will inspect the Androscoggin River Bridge on North Main Street that links the towns of Peru and Mexico.There will be one lane of alternating one-way traffic for passenger vehicles only. No heavy trucks will be allowed over …
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Dixieland band at Ecotat Gardens

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 9:28 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Ecotat Gardens, Annis Road, Hermon HERMON, Maine — Six Basin Street Dixieland Band, 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Ecotat Gardens. Bring a lawn chair and park in the Annis Road parking area. This post was contributed by a community …
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Turkey supper at Searsport church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 8:47 a.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine — The Searsport United Methodist Church would like to invite the public to join in feasting and fellowship for a monthly turkey supper at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the church, located across the street from Penobscot Marine Museum on Main Street. It is a buffet style, all-you-can-eat …
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Mid-Coast Mud Runs Kids Day to raise funds for Sandy Hook

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 01, 2014, at 8:19 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Mid-Coast Mud Runs will hold a “Kids Day” beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at 496 Bucksport Road as a special fundraiser to benefit Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. All children 17 and under enter free; age 18 and older, $5. Gates open at 7 …
 
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