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Tech stocks drag key indexes lower; Dow hits record close

By Chuck Mikolajczak, Reuters on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:09 p.m.
A sharp decline in technology stocks pulled both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 indexes into the red on Thursday, while the Dow managed to notch a record closing high with a lift from bank and energy shares.

Crafty Corner rec activity in Dexter

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 5:08 p.m.

Unity Yuletide tree lighting on Dec. 4

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.

Saariaho’s L’Amour De Loin Encores in HD at The Grand, Ellsworth

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.

FYI! “VA Benefits 101”

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) runs for a gain after a catch during an Oct. 30 game at Buffalo. Gronkowski reportedly faces back surgery and will miss at least eight weeks.

Patriots’ Gronkowski to undergo back surgery

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.

Mainer hits 11 3-pointers in Fitchburg State victory

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.

Welcome Winter craft workshop for children

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.

Milo Hometown Holiday to be held Dec. 3

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.

Ardeana Hamlin to sign copies of books at Bangor Mall

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Hampden Academy beekeepers show off some of this year's honey crop.

New beekeepers hold the key to the future of honeybees

By Peter Cowin on Dec. 01, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.
Numbers of honeybee colonies have declined and they are harder to keep alive than they used to be.
A raffle drawing will be held at 3 p.m. Dec. 10 for this Hudson Museum Friends basket made by Maliseet master basketmaker Fred Tomah. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased at the event or at the Hudson Museum prior the holiday market.

Hudson Museum to host Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market on Dec. 10

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.

Maine Prep Cup to be held Sunday and Monday, Dec. 4 and 5

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs celebrate winning the World Series at the end of Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians Nov. 3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.

MLB, players reach tentative labor agreement

By Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
For the first time since 2002, the All-Star Game will not determine home field advantage in the World Series.

Elks National Hoop Shoot free throw contest in Bangor

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:33 p.m.

Penobscot Fly Fishers’ annual Fly Tying Symposium

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:02 p.m.

Volunteer trail day Dec. 3 at Hirundo

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:51 a.m.

Annual ‘Polar Express’ movie night at The River Church

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.

Holiday book signings with Russ Cox, Lynn Plourde and Mark Ricketts at The Briar Patch

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.

Thomas Hill Standpipe winter tour

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.