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3 Penobscot County men indicted in bath salts case

BANGOR | Three Penobscot County men have been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly obtaining bath salts from China and selling it …
A group of people known as the Bangor Elves get ready to tour city Bangor on Saturday, delivering gifts and doing good deeds for people.

Queen City struck by Bangor Elves spreading good deeds, cash

The Bangor Elves struck the Queen City again Saturday morning, handing out Christmas cheer, candy canes and cash to unsuspecting strangers. Members …

Pedestrian struck by vehicle near Brewer City Hall

A pedestrian was struck at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in front of Brewer City Hall, according to Brewer police. One person was brought to Eastern Maine …
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The Snowy Owl Plays Hide and Seek

One Snowy Owl sits on the fence surrounding Bangor International Airport, while the other played hide and seek This post was contributed by a community …
Nine-year-old Maurcia Mosley has been playing piano since she was 3 years old.
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Gift of music: Bangor girl given piano played by generations of Mainers

Nine-year-old Maurcia Mosley remembers when she decided she wanted to play piano. She was 4 years old, and she was riding in the car with …
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“Ask Nedra”: a presentation about Mediumship, Psychic and Intuitive abilities.

Please join me at Clewley Farm Restaurant, 999 Main Road, Eddington, Maine on Tuesday, January 6th, at 6:30 pm to ask questions you might have …
The attached picture is for the money collected that day and the Dining for Dollars Event at Long Horn, which was mentioned in the press release as well. The individuals in the picture are, left to right: FF Andy Willigar, FF Jeff Sennett and Lisa Nouchanthavong(Fundraising Coordinator for the MDA).
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Bangor Firefighters raise $9,084 for MDA in Black Friday Fill the Boot

BANGOR, Maine – More than nine members of the Bangor Fire Department Local 772 raised $9,084 during the annual Fill the Boot drive on Black Friday to …
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Salvation Army red kettle drive at 72 percent Friday morning

BANGOR, Maine — Entering the final weekend before Christmas, the Bangor Salvation Army’s Red Kettle goal is within sight. The annual community fundraising effort is …
A rendering of the proposed five-story Residence Inn by Marriott in Bangor.

New hotel restaurant to celebrate Bangor’s lumbering tradition with ‘loose-tie’ atmosphere

The restaurant on the first floor of the hotel in the works next door to the Cross Insurance Center will pay tribute …
Fifty-six police officers earned their badges Friday during graduation exercises at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

Five new Bangor police officers among 56 Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates

VASSALBORO | Five new Bangor police officers were among 56 who earned their badges at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s commencement ceremonies on Friday. …

Firefighters quickly extinguish dryer fire at Bangor home

A home on Bowdoin Street was spared damage Thursday after a dryer caught fire, according to officials. Bangor firefighters were called to …
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Bangor Salvation Army Red Kettle Effort Enters Final Stretch

Bangor, Maine—Entering the final weekend before Christmas, the Bangor Salvation Army’s Red Kettle goal is within sight. The annual community fundraising effort is at 72% …
Pro riders fly through the air during a 2014 race on the East Coast Snocross circuit. East Coast Snocross will kick off this year's season with a stop at Bass Park in Bangor on Jan. 10-11.

East Coast Snocross tour kicks off at Bangor’s Bass Park in January

Longtime city residents likely remember the days in the 1970s when snowmobiles zoomed across an icy surface on the Bass Park track. …
A series of changes are slated for Central Street in downtown Bangor to make way for a Bagel Central expansion in 2015. The Briar Patch and Top Shelf Comics are both relocating in January so Bagel Central can expand into the storefront currently occupied by Briar Patch.

Downtown roundup: Bagel Central to expand, a soul moving, and two new stores

BANGOR | Downtown Bangor is seeing one of its most active periods in recent memory. Three major apartment and retail projects are in the …
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Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-6616; csbcbangor.org/ Celebrate …
A pedestrian crosses Main Street Thursday evening in Bangor. Fresh snow blanketed much of Maine Thursday including more than a foot in some locations. Timothy Duda, a forecaster at the National Weather Service’s Caribou office, said the Houlton area accumulated several inches of snow that wound down Thursday evening.

Winter storm winds down, dumps more than a foot of snow in parts of Aroostook, Washington counties

BANGOR | Much of Maine woke up Thursday morning to fresh snow on the ground, including a foot or more in some locations. Timothy …
Veazie resident Suzanne Malis-Anderson talks at a community conversation about her concerns with trihalomethanes, a water disinfection byproduct that is a suspected carcinogen, found in her drinking water in this 2014 file photo.

Orono-Veazie Water District considers buying water from Old Town

In an effort to reduce the level of disinfection byproducts in the public water, which has concerned a vocal group of residents, …
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ROOTED IN ME

Public interest group finds toxic toys still available at many stores, online

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POLLWAYS

Kidnapped, tortured Canadian engineer rendered through Bangor

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MAINE SCIENCE FESTIVAL

Where does the fat go?

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COUNTER CULTURE

Bangor store stands firm after getting complaints for Jesus-themed windows

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CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 19-21: A holly jolly time for all.

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MAINE AT WAR

Mud on the Mules

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AFTER THE COUCH

With only 14 days left in the year, I signed up for a race

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FILL THE STEINS

A Weekend Away with the Black Bears

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MAINE COURSE

Homemade Gift Idea: Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

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THE ACCIDENTAL HOARDER

Get Rid of Your Stuff!

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DR. TECH

Dr. Tech's Fantasy Gift List

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THE PRESS BOX

Injuries, Weather Derail Start of High School Basketball Season

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THE VIEW FROM 263 MAIN

A Few People

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POSTCARDS FROM A WORK IN PROGRESS

There's no place like home, especially when home is in Maine!

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Brick Church to offer play ‘The Pastor’s Unawares’

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Municipal Nomination Papers Available

TOWN OF CORINTH NOMINATION PAPERS NOMINATION PAPERS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE AT THE CORINTH TOWN …
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