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Director Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas arrive for the world premiere of Dunkirk in London, Britain, July 13, 2017.

‘Dunkirk’ criticized for ignoring the Nazi menace

By Sonny Bunch, The Washington Post on Aug. 18, 2017, at 6:57 a.m.
“Winston Churchill, the new prime minister, was fully aware of the stakes. There would be no chivalrous surrender ceremony.”
A Bangor resident enjoys a cigarette during his smoke break.

No matter how long you’ve been a smoker, it’s not too late to kick the habit

By Meg Haskell on Aug. 18, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
If you don’t smoke cigarettes, don’t start. And if you do smoke, stop. Now.

Cirque du Geek 2017

By Sarah Taylor on Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.
Gustavo and Gaelyn Aguilar's "Absence of Answers".

OPENING CONCERT: 2nd Annual Sound Installation Festival

By leslie ross on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:49 p.m.

Fall Migration Talk with Bernd Heinrich

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:22 p.m.

Fresco Workshop with Barbara Sullivan

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:18 p.m.

Owls of Maine, Chewonki Foundation

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.

Sketching in the Park with Helen Farrar

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.

For the Birds!

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:40 p.m.

Community Rocks Project with Juliet Karelsen

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:32 p.m.

Opening Reception for Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen, Moss

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.

Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen,

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.
Kevin Birch

2017 Summer Organ Concert to feature Kevin Birch on Aug. 27

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 12:14 p.m.

Ann Judd and Monarch Butterflies

By swhplibrary on Aug. 17, 2017, at 12:04 p.m.
JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Table Scraps

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
Table scraps are “orts” in the crossword world. Most of us hope never to see the word again. Also, Medicare folks can save tons on prescription drugs with a simple phone call. And a brief foray into foods I’ve never heard of…

Book launch of poetry book by Sangerville author on Aug. 22

By Matrika Press on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:08 a.m.
Heather Lambert (left) grew up moving from home-to-home in the Maine foster care system. Now at age 25 she is hoping to get her High School Equivalency Test and she has been getting help from Literacy Volunteers of Bangor tutor, Jen Montgomery-Rice.

Bangor literacy tutors helping others overcome the barrier of illiteracy, one life at a time

By Meg Haskell on Aug. 17, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
From filling out job applications and signing school forms to advancing educational goals and becoming an informed citizen, the ability to read and write is essential to participation in society.
These pipes will be making dazzling music on Sunday afternoon for the  Nash-Wolfe Concert in Perry, Maine.  Photograph of the new pipework installed by David Wallace on the organ he designed for the Perry Congregational Church, in a  photograph by the Lubec Photo Workshop.

Dazzling Organ in Concert by Kevin Birch at Perry

By Colin Windhorst on Aug. 17, 2017, at 7:02 a.m.

Candlelight Vigil for Racial Justice

By UU Church Pittsfield on Aug. 16, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.

Candlelight Vigil for Racial Justice

By UU Church Pittsfield on Aug. 16, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.