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Baked bean supper at Holden church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:57 a.m.
HOLDEN, Maine — A public supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Holden Congregational Church, Church Road off Route 1A. The menu will include home baked beans, hot dogs, casseroles, cole slaw, potato salad, homemade rolls, pies and beverages. Cost is $8 for adults; $4 for children …
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Supper and thrift shop at Winterport church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:51 a.m.
WINTERPORT, Maine — Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church, Route 69, will open the doors to its thrift shop and hold a public supper, Saturday, Aug. 9. The thrift shop will be open 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m., and the public supper will be held 4-6 p.m. The supper will feature hot dogs, …
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Public supper in Bucksport

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:06 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road, Bucksport BUCKSPORT, Maine — A public supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Arey Community Building, 1160 River Road. Menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads and pies. Cost is $7 …
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Bean supper at Bangor church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 8:57 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Bangor United Methodist Church, 703 Union St. BANGOR, Maine — A baked bean supper with heart healthy salads will be held 5-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Bangor First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St.. Menu will include yellow eye …

Holden man arrested after Dysart’s employees report suspicious activity

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 06, 2014, at 6:14 p.m.
HOLDEN, Maine — A local man was arrested Tuesday night after employees of Dysart’s Travel Stop called police to report suspicious activity around closing time. Patrick Hooper, 40, of Holden was charged with operating after suspension and violation of the conditions of his release from a prior arrest after Dysart’s …

Selectman says closed town office in Mattawamkeag will reopen

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 06, 2014, at 4:59 p.m.
MATTAWAMKEAG, Maine — Selectmen will follow the direction set by voters at a recent town meeting and allow a full-time and a part-time clerk to run the town office for the next year, board Chairman John Whitehouse said Wednesday. The town office will be closed this week, but Whitehouse said …
Residents vote at East Millinocket's annual town meeting in this June 2014 file photo.

East Millinocket voters to decide $4.01 million school budget on Thursday

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 06, 2014, at 4:47 p.m.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Town property taxes will rise significantly under a $4.01 million school budget voters will consider on Thursday, officials said. Thursday’s validation vote of the school budget, the second this year, will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the town office, according to town Administrative …
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Beginner Quilting Course

By Jenny Bennett on Aug. 06, 2014, at 3:03 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: The Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop, 1213 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207 941 8900 ; cottoncupboardquilt.com Six Week Beginner Quilting Course Saturdays, starting September 6th This course is great for the self-taught quilter who is ready to go to …
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Public supper at Elm Street church

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 06, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St., Bucksport BUCKSPORT, Maine — A public supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St. The menu will include casseroles, salads, baked beans, rolls and …
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Huge Yard Sale

By Jane Robbins-Teel on Aug. 06, 2014, at 7:44 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 947-0324; facebook,com/gtcbangor Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor is holding a huge yard sale on August 16 from 8 am to 3 pm. New items, used items, home baked goods …

National Weather Service warns of strong thunderstorms heading for Penobscot, Aroostook, Oxford, Franklin counties

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 05, 2014, at 7:56 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement effective until 8 p.m. for central Penobscot and southern Aroostook counties in the north and also for Oxford and Franklin counties in the south. The weather service’s Doppler Radar has tracked a strong thunderstorm 6 miles north …

Emera workers trying to determine cause of power outage in Milo area

on Aug. 05, 2014, at 4:47 p.m.
MILO, Maine — Workers from Emera Maine are trying to figure out what caused a power outage to more than 1,000 customers in the Milo area, according to a company press release. The outage primarily affects Milo, Atkinson, Orneville Township, Williamsburg Township, Sebec and Bowerbank. The number of customers affected …
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King;s Daughter's cooking competition

A King’s Daughter’s cooking competition

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 2:07 p.m.
By The Kingʼs Daughterʼs Home of Bangor BANGOR, Maine – A unique feature of college life at The Kingʼs Daughtersʼ Home of Bangor is that wonderful, great big kitchen. Itʼs just like being in a country farm house, and that kitchen is loaded. Developing your skills in cooking is fun, but not only that, …
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Veterans Services Officer to assist in applying for benefits

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 1:36 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Don Dare, the Veterans Services Officer from the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, will appear at the following locations to assist veterans, widows and dependent children in applying for state and federal benefits: – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Penquis Cap Building, …
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Daughters of the Nile to hold yard and bake sale

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 1:29 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Ralph J. Pollard Lodge, 730 River Road, Orrington For more information: 989-3746 ORRINGTON, Maine — The Daughters of the Nile, Ankh Temple No. 160, will hold a yard and bake sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Ralph …
Three people suffered serious injuries when the red Chevy Blazer crossed the centerlines of Route 2 in Winn while heading southbound and struck the northbound Toyota SUV on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, state police said.

Man injured in Winn collision remains in serious condition at Bangor hospital

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 05, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A man injured in a collision in northern Penobscot County on Monday was listed in serious condition Tuesday. David Smart, 64, of Mattawamkeag remained in serious condition at Eastern Maine Medical Center on Tuesday, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed. The spokeswoman said no information was available on the …
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Elm Street Neighborhood block party Aug. 16

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 12:02 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Elm Street, Between Stillwater and Mount Hope avenues For more information: 207-944-3122 BANGOR, Maine – Elm Street Neighborhood will present the fifth annual Family Block Party about noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, taking place on Elm Street, between Stillwater and Mount Hope avenue, where …
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Brewer High School senior alumni to hold annual reunion

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 11:47 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — The annual Brewer High School Senior Alumni Reunion will be help Friday, Aug. 15, at Jeff’s Catering and Banquet Center, 15 Littlefield Road. All former students who have been out of Brewer High School for over 50 years are welcome. Following a social hour, dinner and meeting, …
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Brewer High School Class of 1964 Class Reunion

By Shirley Craig on Aug. 05, 2014, at 9:25 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Brewer High School 50th Class Reunion For more information: 207-356-4855 Brewer High School Class of 1964 is holding there 50th reunion the weekend of Sept. 5,6 & 7, 2014. We have been unable to contact the following classmates: Robin Blaisdell, …
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Artwork for the evening of 10/5/14.  Original work by Sue Roberts.

Paint Night, Wine Included, and it Benefits Charity!

By Kelly Gilks on Aug. 05, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Senior Center, 2 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-262-5532; hammondstreet.org There are lots of “paint nights” out there, but this one includes two glasses of locally made wine and 100% of the proceeds benefit charity! Our …
 
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