Articles by Kevin Bennett

 

Ice floes take over Riverside Avenue in Fort Fairfield

By Kevin Bennett on April 17, 2014, at 7:15 p.m.
Ice gawkers came out to see giant ice floes that had overflowed the banks of the Aroostook River in Fort Fairfield and had to be plowed off of Riverside Avenue on Thursday.
A resident at the Ellen M. Leach Memorial Home holds a handful of plastic Easter eggs during the second annual Easter Egg Hunt at the retirement home in Brewer on Tuesday.

Never too old to hunt for Easter eggs

By Kevin Bennett on April 16, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.

Athletics, study and work, a squeeze play for student athletes

By Kevin Bennett on April 14, 2014, at 7:40 a.m.
Husson University softball players say work and studies along with competing in a sport is tiring, but doable.

Former coach credits his wife with his well-being

By Kevin Bennett on April 13, 2014, at 10:07 a.m.
Gerry Hodge coached Bangor High School football for many years. He now faces cancer at age 86, and his wife, Maureen, is the reason he is still alive, according to Hodge.

Cloth diapers more then just a money saver

By Kevin Bennett on April 13, 2014, at 5:46 a.m.
Why are cloth diapers making a comeback? At one time they a way of life for all mothers and their babies.

Rick Lyons prepares to take on the Boston Marathon for the 17th time

By Kevin Bennett on April 10, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
Mainers set to run Boston Marathon one year after finish-line bombings

Marriage fraud honeymoon over for 28 convicted of arranged marraiges

By Kevin Bennett on April 08, 2014, at 6:40 p.m.
Margaret Kimani, 30, of Worcester, Mass., the last defendant in the wedding fraud scam was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor. U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty held a press conference in Bangor to talk about the case and the 28 convictions that resulted from the investigation.
Matt Young (left) and Griffin Sherry, members of the holler folk band Ghost of Paul Revere, perform on stage at the Gracie Theater on the Husson University campus during the Acoustic Showcase for the Multiple Sclerosis Society on Friday.

Musicians perform at Husson during Acoustic Showcase for the Multiple Sclerosis Society

By Kevin Bennett on April 06, 2014, at 10:17 a.m.

MPA honors Maine high school seniors

By Kevin Bennett on April 05, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins delivers the keynote address at the MPA honors luncheon for Maine high school seniors. Seniors talk about their choices after graduation.

New copper roof on Bangor Public Library revealed

By Kevin Bennett on April 03, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
Bangor Public Library’s new cooper roof was unveiled Thursday.
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Keith Robinson watches his student dancers as they run through a dress rehearsal for "Mozart's Madness," part of "Robinson Ballet LIVE 2014" coming to the Brewer Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. April 5 and 12 and at 3 p.m. April 6 and 13.

Dancers prep for Robinson Ballet performance

By Kevin Bennett on March 30, 2014, at 6:13 a.m.
“Robinson Ballet LIVE 2014″ is coming to the Brewer Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. April 5 and 12 and 3 p.m. April 6 and 13.

“Robinson Ballet Live 2014″ coming to Brewer in April

By Kevin Bennett on March 30, 2014, at 6:11 a.m.
Student dancers run through a dress rehearsal on Saturday for “Mozart’s Madness,” part of “Robinson Ballet LIVE 2014,” coming to the Brewer Performing Arts Center on April 5-6 and April 12-13.

UMaine gathers staff, faculty to explain budget shortfall

By Kevin Bennett on March 28, 2014, at 2:29 p.m.
The University of Maine will eliminate 61 positions and use $5.3 million in savings to account for a $9.7 million shortfall next year.
A geranium blossoms at Ledgewood Gardens and Greenhouses in Orrington on Tuesday.

Greenhouse owners ready to help Mainers forget winter, embrace spring

By Kevin Bennett on March 26, 2014, at 5:37 a.m.
Pull off that winter jacket, throw the snow shovel in the back of the garage and dig your fingers deep into a pot of fresh, earthy soil. Let it get under your nails and fill your nostrils with the scent of spring. Inhale deeply. Smell it? That’s the scent that’s …

UMaine football players test for NFL scouts

By Kevin Bennett on March 24, 2014, at 6:09 p.m.
Pro day at UMaine has players being tested by NFL scouts in various areas including, vertical jump test, 40 yard dash and 225 lb. bench press.

Joe Imbriaco named new general manager of the Cross Insurance Center

By Kevin Bennett on March 24, 2014, at 4:10 p.m.
Imbriaco is a New Jersey native and a 2004 graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he majored in broadcast journalism. While in college, he began working at the Colonial Life Arena, a Global Spectrum-managed facility on the USC campus. Imbriaco also has worked at the Ted Constant Convocation …

Couple from Frenchville recall day their dog brought dead baby home

By Kevin Bennett on March 21, 2014, at 3:41 p.m.
Couple recall the day their dog brought a dead baby girl to their doorstep in Frenchville in 1985. The mother has yet to come forward and tell her story.

Gov wants Maine to be a four-seasons destination

By Kevin Bennett on March 19, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
Governor Paul LePage offers opening remarks at the Maine Tourism Conference at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday.

Carmel apartment building gutted by fire

By Kevin Bennett on March 18, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
Numerous fire departments raced to the town center of Carmel as a stubborn fire kept traffic blocked and the power off for much of the afternoon.

Gov. LePage says we’ve got the trees — syrup maker says we need the people

By Kevin Bennett on March 18, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
Lee Kinney, owner of Kinney’s Sugarhouse, reacts to Gov. Lepage’s comments about Maine becoming the national leader in maple syrup production.
 
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