Articles by Jeanne Luetjen

 
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Wildlife biologist Lindsay Tudor extracts tooth from bull moose.

A look at Maine moose hunts over the years

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 21, 2014, at 5:42 a.m.
It’s that time of year: the season in which hunters pull out their orange hunting clothes, polish their rifles and head for the woods. Monday starts the 34th annual Maine moose hunt. There are three weeklong moose hunts during September, October and November. More than 53,000 people applied for permits …

Common Ground Country Fair from old to new

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 20, 2014, at 5:41 a.m.
Every fall, upwards of 60,000 people descend on Unity for the Common Ground Country Fair in the spirit of celebrating agriculture in Maine. The fair reawakens the back-to-the-land movement in Waldo County with organic food enthusiasts, craftsman, wool spinners, sheep herding demonstrations and more. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners …
Main Street Bangor, circa 1964

Ride in style through Bangor’s past

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 13, 2014, at 5:49 a.m.
When the mass production of automobiles began in the 1920s, the carriage wheel ruts in Maine’s dirt roads gradually gave way to painted lanes of pavement. Cars made the city streets of Bangor bustle like a metropolis, as these photos from the Bangor Daily News archives depict. From classic 1950s …
New York Giants great Pat Summerall kicks the ball as Anthony Rogera of P. Ballantine Inc. holds in the pregame workout on Sept. 4, 1959, in Bangor. Ed McInnis of the Bangor Jaycees witnesses Summerall's boot into the uprights.

55 years ago: NFL game played in Bangor

By Jeanne Luetjen on Sept. 04, 2014, at 5:38 a.m.
Thursday night is the official start of the 2014 National Football League season, featuring the Green Bay Packers at the Seattle Seahawks. In September 1959, the Green Bay Packers played an exhibition game in Bangor against the New York Giants. The game was part of Bangor’s 125th …
 
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