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The Bangor Police Department, along with Bouchard & Sons towing in Hermon, will be entering this 2004 Ford Crown Victoria in the Big Bang Destruction Derby on Thursday, July 31, as part of the 2014 Bangor State Fair.

Bangor police will be rooting for ‘cruiser’ in demolition derby

BANGOR, Maine —- The Bangor Police Department will have a strong rooting interest in one of the cars entered in the Big Bang Demolition Derby …
Jeffrey Barnard

Arraignment delayed for Ellsworth man shot in the face

BANGOR, Maine — The arraignment of an Ellsworth man who exchanged gunfire with police during an overnight standoff that ended when he was shot in …
The Penobscot River House in Old Town.

Old Town’s Penobscot River House now under Volunteers of America management

OLD TOWN, Maine — The Penobscot River House — the old riverside woolen mill that was changed 30 years ago into affordable housing for the …
Philip McIntyre

Bangor man involved in home invasion in which companion was fatally shot to serve 6 years

BANGOR, Maine — A local man whose companion was fatally shot during a home invasion in 2012 pleaded guilty Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center …
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Blood donors needed in Maine as summer supply dwindles

BANGOR, Maine — The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood …

Bucksport woman sentenced for embezzling nearly $3 million from bank accounts

BANGOR, Maine — A Bucksport woman who admitted to embezzling nearly $3 million from a Maine bank and not reporting the stolen income on her …
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Department of Labor offering classes for employers in Bangor

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is offering no-charge courses for employers in greater Bangor area this month. These courses are …
Alex West (right) of Hartland watches as Stu Silverstein (left) leads a workshop on earth oven building during the kneading conference held at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds last year.
FOOD BUZZ

New restaurant in Brewer, new butcher shop in Portland

A bread winner in Skowhegan What event combines a bread fair, baking classes and discussions on the science of sourdough and mysteries of gluten? It …
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Solidarity Harvest Benefit Auction

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Food AND Medicine, 20 Ivers St., Brewer, ME For more information: 207-989-5860; foodandmedicine.org/solidarity-harvest Solidarity Harvest …
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Baked bean supper at Corinth

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Corinth United Methodist Church, 275 Main St., Corinth For more information: 207-285-3557 CORINTH, Maine — …
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Book Signing and Conversation

Rosalie Deer Heart’s newest book is titles Soul Befriending and you can meet and talk with her at the Edythe Dyer Community Library 269 Main …
Thomas Follette, 100, sits in a truck at Dysart's.
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100-year-old has ‘big rig’ dream fulfilled at Dysart’s

HERMON, Maine — Thomas Follette, 100-year-old resident of Arbor Terrace in Gardiner, has dreamed of going for a ride in a “big rig” and having …
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Proposed plan to address environmental Issues at former GAT facility

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Glenburn Municipal Building, 144 Lakeview Road, Glenburn, Maine For more information: 978-318-8788; N/A PUBLIC MEETING: …
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Women’s Support Group

BANGOR- Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance support groups for women affected by partner abuse. Day and evening groups; child care activities. For details call Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance …

Stestson author to talk about her eighth book

HAMPDEN, Maine— Rosalie Deer Heart of Stetson announced the recent publication of her eighth book, Soul Befriending: High Beam Living and Loving.” The book, she …
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POLLWAYS

Seven questions and answers about today's Obamacare decisions

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CULTURE SHOCK

Maine album review roundup: Toughcats, John Burlock, Purse

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THE VIEW FROM 263 MAIN

Jimmy O

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THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF SUPER MOM

STOP EATING CRAP!

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FILL THE STEINS

Fill The Steins stands and drinks a toast to John Winkin

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ROOTED IN ME

Outdoor births coming to a television near you

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THE ACCIDENTAL HOARDER

To Gain Cooperation – Increase Your People Skills

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MAINE AT WAR

Spotsylvania Part VII: The dying groaned beneath the dead

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE AMERICAN FOLK FESTIVAL

More than 800 volunteers the lifeblood of the American Folk Festival

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WHAT'S IN THE GLASS

July Wine Dinner... at the Lucerne Inn...

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AFTER THE COUCH

Area woman "goes for a run" 40 weeks pregnant

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POSTCARDS FROM A WORK IN PROGRESS

In a Perfect World . . .

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BANGOR EVENTS

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Bangor Band Waterfront Concert

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The Skyliners

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Frankfort Congregational Church Turkey Supper

Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: …

Quebec man arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle wife into US near Jackman

BANGOR, Maine — A Quebec man who was arrested last …
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Press Release BANGOR, Maine — Providence Human Services has been selected for the 2014 Best of Bangor Award in the Social Services Organization category by …
 
Bangor, ME – Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying …
 
BREWER, Maine — Summers in Maine can mean lazy, hazy days at the beach, traveling across the state, enjoying tasty food at picnics and cook-outs, watching …
 
Community Health & Counseling received a $4,500 grant from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation to help fund one of its programs, ACHEVE (Arts Can Help …
 
Introducing the Columbia Street Project, “Where Faith Gets down to Business: Senior Pastor Stan Moody of Columbia Street Baptist Church (CSBC) unveiled today a number …