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Watercraft like this will participate in the 2-14 Lincoln Homecoming Festival. The festival starts Thursday, July 17, 2014 and ends on the following Sunday.

’Redneck Regatta’ to launch this year at Lincoln’s Homecoming Festival

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 16, 2014, at 2:31 p.m.
LINCOLN, Maine — With some cardboard, some duct tape and a little ingenuity, the 2014 Lincoln Homecoming Festival will host its first-ever “Redneck Regatta,” Will Labrie says. Sponsored by the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, the regatta will feature canoes, kayaks and any other kind of hopefully floating craft …
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Old Town church to offer free community supper

Bangor Daily News on July 16, 2014, at 7:11 a.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Corner of Main and Center streets, Old Town OLD TOWN, Maine — St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and Center Streets in Old Town, will host a free community supper at 6 …
Lincoln resident Byron Sanderson speaks to the Lincoln Town Council during a meeting at the town office Monday, July 14, 2014.

Lincoln councilor denies claim she ran manager out of town

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 15, 2014, at 5:04 p.m.
LINCOLN, Maine — Byron Sanderson believes Town Councilor Dede Trask ran former Town Manager William Lawrence out of his job as a result of her persistent criticism of Lawrence’s work. Trask said she only questioned Lawrence, who resigned from his position July 11 to take a job in Florida, about …
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Vacation Bible school at First Apostolic Church

Bangor Daily News on July 15, 2014, at 2:26 p.m.
Monday, July 21, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Thursday, July 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Friday, July 25, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: First Apostolic Church, 14 Parkway South, Brewer For …
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Lobster benefit dinner RSVP by July 25

By jade bledsoe on July 15, 2014, at 12:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The rock church, 1195 Ohio street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2072175798; cityreachbangor.com BANGOR, Maine — City Reach Bangor is hosting a lobster benefit dinner to support its men’s and women’s recovery homes at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at …
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Benefit supper for Deb Smith

Bangor Daily News on July 15, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: East Orrington Congregational Church , 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, Maine For more information: 207-825-3404 ORRINGTON, Maine — A spaghetti supper will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 25, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, to help Deb Smith …
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Church yard sale in Patten

Bangor Daily News on July 15, 2014, at 10:56 a.m.
Saturday, July 19, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church , 7 Houlton St., Houlton PATTEN, Maine — Yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Stetson Memorial United Methodist Church, 7 Houlton St., to benefit the church. This post was contributed by a …
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Charity motorcycle ride on July 19 to benefit Bangor Humane Society.

Charity motorcycle ride to benefit furry friends at BHS

Bangor Daily News on July 14, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Two local businesses are coming together for the second year in a row to help raise money for the homeless pets at the Bangor Humane Society. John Ramirez of 4Points BBQ and Blues House in Winterport and Russ Maynard of Blackstream Custom Cycles in Hermon are organizing a charity …
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Taylor Kilgore (left) and Clinton Boothby are lawyers at Boothby Perry LLC in Turner.

As state lawyers age, few law school graduates seeking to replace them in rural Maine

By Judy Harrison on July 14, 2014, at 2:19 p.m.
TURNER, Maine — Taylor Kilgore and the law firm she works for in Oxford County, Boothby Perry LLC, could be a model for making sure there are lawyers serving the needs of rural Maine into the mid-21st century. The lawyers practicing in Maine are aging, especially those who practice outside …
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Riverfest breakfast July 26 at Guilford church

Bangor Daily News on July 14, 2014, at 11:09 a.m.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St., Guilford GUILFORD, Maine — A Riverfest breakfast will kick off activities 7-9 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St. Menu includes eggs, sausage, ham, french toast, home fries, …
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Supper to benefit Guilford church fuel fund

Bangor Daily News on July 14, 2014, at 9:37 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St., Guilford, Maine GUILFORD, Maine — A ham and salad supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 9, at Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St. Menu will include ham, rolls, several kinds of salads, …
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Jail and Bail Fundraiser

By KDStable on July 14, 2014, at 7:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, July 18, 2014 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, July 19, 2014 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: 4R Animal Shelter at Lincoln Homecoming, Main Street , Lincoln, Maine For more information: 207-738-2248; 4ranimalshelter.org During the Lincoln Home Coming Events, 4R Animal …
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Lunch at the Boomhouse

By Ann Davidoff on July 12, 2014, at 12:53 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Boomhouse, 170 Main St., Old Town, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; GatewaySeniorsWithoutWalls.org Meet other seniors in the lobby at the restaurant in Old Town. Sponsor: Gateway Seniors. Register: 889-3031. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news …
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Crockpot Cooking Club

By Ann Davidoff on July 12, 2014, at 12:49 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Dirigo Pines Retirement Community Inn, Garden Room, 9 Alumni Drive, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; GatewaySeniorsWithoutWalls.org Share food and recipes with other seniors. Free. Sponsor: Gateway Seniors. Register: 889-3031. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …

Cate Street company suing New York energy firm over mistaken $140,000 transfer

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 12, 2014, at 8:56 a.m.
A company created by the investor in two Katahdin region paper mills to operate a 75-megawatt biomass boiler in Gorham, New Hampshire, is suing another energy producer in that state for the return of $140,000 in miswired funds, officials said Friday. Newco Energy LLC, which lists Cate Street Capital as …

Superintendent says Millinocket can cut school budget, keep Granite Street School open

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 11, 2014, at 2:35 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — The school system can follow Town Council guidelines by cutting an additional $300,000 from its 2014-15 budget without closing Granite Street School, Superintendent Frank Boynton said Friday. Boynton said that he had spent about eight days reviewing school finances and believes he has found several ways in …
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Adult pet fees waived at Bangor Humane Society

Bangor Daily News on July 11, 2014, at 11:38 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The intake of animals at the Bangor Humane Society has increased dramatically, and the building is now at capacity, filled with abandoned, stray or surrendered pets. Many more are on a waiting list for individuals needing to surrender. “When we are at capacity, the health of our …
Millinocket Town Manager Peggy Daigle

Millinocket officials warn residents against berating auctioneer for missed tax payments

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 10, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — Town Council members warned residents against verbally abusing Great Northern Paper Co. auctioneer Koster Industries on Thursday after Koster failed to pay a $340,000 tax payment that Great Northern Paper has owed since Tuesday. Town Manager Peggy Daigle told the council during its meeting on Thursday that …

Lincoln council to weigh hiring interim town manager, reinstating cut firefighter’s position

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 10, 2014, at 4:28 p.m.
LINCOLN, Maine — Town leaders will discuss replacing departing Town Manager William Lawrence and hiring back a firefighter laid off during the town’s latest budget deliberations when they meet Monday, officials said Thursday. Town Council Chairman Steve Clay said he has two candidates in mind to temporarily replace Lawrence as …

More than 1,300 Emera customers without power in parts of Maine Thursday morning

By Julia Bayly on July 10, 2014, at 9:15 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — More than 1,300 Emera Maine customers in Aroostook, Penobscot and Washington counties were without power Thursday morning and crews were on the ground searching for the cause, according to information posted on the company’s website. The bulk of those affected are in Aroostook County, with about …
 
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