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Nicholas Hutchinson, right, stands with attorney Sean Ociepka at Penobscot County Jail on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, during his initial video appearance in connection with the a home invasion on the East Ridge Road in Greenbush.

Medway man to serve 9 years for Greenbush robbery, also sentenced for jail fight with convicted murderer

BANGOR, Maine — A Medway man convicted of robbing and beating a Greenbush woman and pepper spraying one of her children nearly two years ago …
Jaime Meservey pleads no contest to a theft charge at the Penobscot Judicial Center March 24, 2014.

Palmyra woman to serve 4 months for theft of more than $20,000 from Newport rec center

BANGOR, Maine — A Palmyra woman who admitted stealing more than $20,000 from the Sebasticook Valley Community Center in Newport was sentenced Tuesday at the …
The Big Apple store on South Main Street in Brewer, which is owned by C.N. Brown, sold a $3.1 million “Megabucks” lottery ticket drawn on July 19. Pictured are store manager Veronica Potvin (left) and store clerk Karen Patchell, who sold the winning ticket.

Trio of employees at Brewer ice products company share Megabucks jackpot

BREWER, Maine — Three employees of a local company purchased a winning ticket together and won the $3.1 million “Megabucks” jackpot drawn on July 19, …
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Katahdin Kids Kuisine End Of Summer Lunch Program Celebration!

Celebrate the end of the Katahdin Region Summer Lunch Program, Katahdin Kids Kuisine and attend the family resource Fair. Friday August 1st 11:30am – after …
Bradley Moore, superintendent of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, said 58 tons of grease per year is removed from the treatment plant.
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Bangor sewage treatment plant tells restaurants to get the grease out

BANGOR, Maine — The last time you ate at a Bangor restaurant you probably didn’t spend much time thinking about what was going down the …
The Sea Dog Brewing Company is shown in the Bowdoin Mill in Topsham.

Sea Dog Brewing to open first New Hampshire location

PORTLAND, Maine — Sea Dog Brewing Co. plans to open its first New Hampshire location in North Conway this fall, expanding its northern New England …
Teresa Hall of Milo and her 5-year-old nephew, Collin Hall of Millinocket, run through a downpour at the Bangor State Fair on Monday afternoon.

Weather forces Bangor State Fair to shut down Monday evening

BANGOR, Maine — Organizers announced late Monday afternoon that the Bangor State Fair would shut down Monday evening because of heavy rain and thunderstorms rolling …

House, garden tour to be held in Swanville

SWANVILLE —  The Swan Lake House and Garden Tour will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. The event will combine a narrated boat …

Even in summer, it’s good to be prepared for extreme weather

Senior Beat by Carol Higgins Taylor Special to The Weekly Summer storms are upon us, even spawning tornado warnings. And remember hurricane Arthur? We worry …

Health news

Senior Forum BANGOR — Sunbury Village Retirement Community will host Bangor Senior Forum: Ask the Professionals, a town hall-type senior information meeting, at 2 p.m. …

School news

Colleges Bates College These area students graduated from Bates College in Lewiston during commencement exercises on May 25: • Gabriel Borland, son of Stephanie Cotsirilos …

Hermon to hold bicentennial events Aug. 9-10

HERMON — The town of Hermon will hold  its Bicentennial Sizzler Saturday, Aug. 9-10, at the Hermon Recreation Area at Hermon Elementary School. The schedule …

Business news

Classes for employers BANGOR — The Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is offering no-charge courses for employers in Bangor. The courses are …
Hunter Pate, a senior at John Bapst High School in Bangor, and Jacob Gauvin, a junior at Bucksport High School in Bucksport, show of the the bass they caught to earn them the 2014 Student Angler Federation Maine State High School Bass Fishing Championship on July 19 at Brewer Lake.

Local students win bass fishing high school state championship

ORRINGTON — Brewer Lake in Orrington was the site of the 2014 Student Angler Federation Maine State High School Bass Fishing Championship on July 19. …
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Husson University announced today that its School of Nursing, a leading educator of healthcare professionals, has received a $684,000 grant from the U.S. Department of …
 
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 …