Browne 70th Anniversary

on July 18, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Sioux City, Iowa – Joyce and Kenny Browne will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 4, 2016. They married in Ocean Park, Calif., on Aug. 4, 1946. They moved to Bangor and then Phoenix, Ariz., for 41 years, and now live in Sioux City, Iowa. After military service, Kenny …

Carter 65th Annivesary

on July 04, 2016, at 8 a.m.
HERMON – Mr. and Ms. Austin C. Carter Sr. celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2016, with an outdoor picnic attended by family and friends. Austin and Charlene (Drew) were married on June 16, 1951. They have 5 children, Cliff Carter of Old Town, Anne C. Howard of …

Jason 60th Anniversary

on May 30, 2016, at 8 a.m.
STEUBEN – Terry, a Brooklyn NY native, and Barbara, a Nashville native, met at a “Cam Jammers” hot rod club event in Huntington, Long Island, New York, in 1955 and were married in 1956. The couple have four children: son, Terry Jr. and wife, Cindy, daughter, Tanis and husband, Don …

Tash 60th Anniversary

on April 25, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.
DEDHAM – Donald and Lois (Trudy) Tash celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 21, 2016. Don and Lois were married in Waterville, Maine, at Getchell Street Baptist Church. Donald retired from New England Telephone Company while Lois retired from nursing. Since, travels took them to memorable places such as …

Fessenden 50th Anniversary

on April 11, 2016, at 8 a.m.
BANGOR – David and Ann Fessenden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 26, 2016, with their family. They were married at Columbia Street Baptist Church. David retired from the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad and Ann from St. Joseph Hospital.

Holyoke 65th Anniversary

on March 16, 2015, at 8 a.m.
John “Pete” and Marilyn Young Holyoke of Dedham celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently with a gathering of friends and family at their daughter’s home in Orland.  They feel blessed to have their four children and their families residing in the vicinity.  A sign in their home, exemplifying their lives, …
State Rep. Gay Grant, D-Gardiner

Democrats say LePage tax plan won’t stop Maine’s population decline

By Mario Moretto on Feb. 17, 2015, at 7:23 p.m.
AUGUSTA | One of the underlying assumptions about Gov. Paul LePage’s big tax reform pitch is that lowering individual and corporate income taxes and eliminating the estate tax will help reverse Maine’s well-documented population decline. Proponents of the tax reform plan say it will put Maine on the demographic …

Morrison 50th Anniversary

on Dec. 09, 2011, at 2:11 p.m.
ORRINGTON — On the afternoon of Oct. 30, 2011, Joseph and Alola Morrison celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by having a party at the Black Bear Inn in Orono. Their son, Mark Giffin Morrison and wife, Candace Clewley Morrison, of Windham and daughter, Cheryl Morrison Ginsberg held a party in …

Hunnewell 50th Anniversary

on Nov. 25, 2011, at 2:51 p.m.
DRESBACH, Minn. — On Nov. 18, 1961, Richard Hunnewell of Alexander, Maine, married his sweetheart, Priscilla (Hopkins) of Collinsville, Conn. Richard and Priscilla reside in Dresbach, Minn., and have two children, Wendy Hunnewell of Onalaska, Wis., and Wade Hunnewell of Marathon, Wis. A private celebration was held in honor of …

Cole 65th Anniversary

on Nov. 18, 2011, at 2:31 p.m.
WEST SEBOEIS — Allen and Betty Cole celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 15, 2011, at the family camp on Seboeis Lake. Attending were Hester Chesson of South Dakota, Donna and Pierre Godbout of Connecticut, Allen Jr. of Bradford, Sheryl and Tony Dworak of Connecticut, Carol and Andy Dow …

Thomas 60th Anniversary

on Sept. 30, 2011, at 1:54 p.m.
ORONO — On Aug. 25, 2011, Walter and Theresa Thomas celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in the same location of their marriage ceremony, 100 Mill St. in Orono. They were surrounded by four generations of Thomases.

LaPierre 40th Anniversary

on Sept. 23, 2011, at 2:53 p.m.
CYR PLANTATION — Bob and Gervaise LaPierre are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 25, 1971, at Ville Degelis in Quebec.

Savage 50th Anniversary

on Sept. 16, 2011, at 3:19 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN — Paul and Frances Savage celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home in Skowhegan on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, among friends and relatives. The event was hosted by the Skowhegan “Fun”draisers – Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Jeanne Hogate, Mary Ellen Carpenter and Davida Barter. Present from the original wedding party …

Jonkers 5th Anniversary

on Sept. 09, 2011, at 2:05 p.m.
LANGLEY, British Columbia — Angela (Hinrichs) and Erik Jonker celebrated their fifth-year wedding anniversary on Sept. 2, 2011, in Whistler, British Columbia. Erik and Angela were married at The Bar Harbor Inn on Sept. 2, 2006, officiated by Pastor David Bean. Their rehearsal dinner was held at Galyn’s Restaurant. After …

Call 50th Anniversary

on Aug. 19, 2011, at 1:45 p.m.
KENDUSKEAG — Harold and Mary (Girvan) Call of Kenduskeag and Zephyrhills, Fla., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on July 2, 2011, at their camp on Schoodic Lake. The party was given by their children Kimberly and Pete Hikel and Michael and Tami Call; and their grandchildren …

Dennison 65th Anniversary

on Aug. 12, 2011, at 1:13 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — Wayne and Winona (Mitchell) Dennison of Ellsworth celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2011, with their family. They were married on June 29, 1946, in Harrington, by Methodist minister Earle Bigelo. Mr. and Mrs. Dennison have three children, John Dennison, Jim Dennison and Jane Butler; and …

Bolduc 50th Anniversary

on July 29, 2011, at 2:07 p.m.
MILLINOCKET — Ray and Rejeanne Bolduc were married April 15, 1961, at Notre Dame de Lourdes Church in Skowhegan with Father Leonard Frechette officiating. They celebrated their 50th anniversary with the renewal of their marriage vows on July 2, 2011, during the 4 p.m. Mass with Father Joel Cyr, pastor, …

Deering 65th Anniversary

on July 15, 2011, at 5:43 p.m.
BANGOR — The bride wore a satin dress with at lest 65 buttons going down the back. It was a hot Saturday on June 30, 1946, when Janice (Swinerton) and Bill Deering exchanged their wedding vows at the bride’s church in South Waterboro. After their reception in the church basement, …

Wood 65th Anniversary

on June 25, 2011, at 1 a.m.
WHITING — Percy and Ruth Wood observed their 65th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2011. Percy Wood Jr. and Ruth Davis were married on June 15, 1946, by the Rev. William Riddiough at Center Street Congregational Church in Machias. They have one daughter, three grandchildren and four great-granddaughters.   Story …

Carter 50th Anniversary

on June 25, 2011, at 1 a.m.
HAMPDEN — Gene and Judy Carter of Hampden were married on June 24, 1961, at Hammond Street Congregational Church in Bangor with the Rev. Edward Ernst officiating. They celebrated their 50th anniversary with a renewal of their wedding vows on June 24, 2011, at Hammond Street Congregational Church with the …