By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — The American Folk Festival attracts thousands of attendees who are interested in learning about cultures from around the globe. What many don’t realize, however, is that the performers who come to the… Read More
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Maine — In 1975, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife began a 40-year study to examine Maine’s bear population. The information provided by the study is used to adjust bear hunting rules and regulations to ensure the number of bears is kept in balance… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR —  At the age of 4, Noah of Bowdoin already had received open heart surgery. He lives a challenging life with heart disease, but the Maine chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation helped him… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — In a dimly lit computer lab on the second floor of the United Technologies Center on Hogan Road, six high school juniors and seniors are diligently working on something they are all… Read More
    by Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly BANGOR — Mike Pullen is full of knowledge. As he leads the historic architecture tour for the Bangor Historical Society, he is able point out the finest details of each building he passes — small designs in… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — In a recent strategic plan, Husson University set its sights on internationalization. Within a two-year period, the school’s international student population grew from 18 to more than 100, and a number of… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — The video game industry is based primarily in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin and other large cities. It’s made up of sleek offices filled with hundreds, if not thousands, of artists,… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   STOCKTON SPRINGS —  A benefit motorcycle ride will be held Saturday, July 19, in honor of Master Sgt. Ryan C. Love of Frankfurt, an active-duty Marine who died in July 2012. Proceeds will benefit… Read More
    by Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR —  Six months ago, Andy and Susan Stephenson set out to bring neighborhood markets back to Bangor. The couple has since opened three WeeBeez Deli & Market locations throughout the city. The stores,… Read More
    Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   ORONO — The stereotypical techie is a bit antisocial — someone who’s more comfortable working on a circuit board than speaking with a human being. Michael Cota and Robert Duane, co-owners of Cota Technologies LLC… Read More
    By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   ORONO — In the 1980s, an engineering professor, a poetry professor, a contractor and several graduate students came together to construct the Terrell House at the University of Maine. Located at 491A College Ave.,… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Community College is launching a new program, the Summer Success Academy, for incoming first-year students. The two-week program is intended to help students develop math, writing and college-readiness skills through hands-on activities. “We’re finding that a large percentage of students are… Read More