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Brewer resident receives degree from Simmons College

on Aug. 08, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.
BOSTON, Mass. – Jessica Currier, a Brewer resident, recently received a Certificate in Nutrition degree from the School of Nursing Health Sciences at Simmons College. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Overnight work schedule for Union Street bridge project

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 08, 2014, at 9:09 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will work on Interstate 95 during overnight hours on the Union Street Bridge project in Bangor. This work involves closing one lane of traffic on I-95 to allow for construction to take place safely between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.  For the week …

East Millinocket voters shoot down $4.01 million school budget

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 07, 2014, at 10:28 p.m.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Residents overwhelmingly rejected a $4.01 million school budget Thursday during the second validation referendum conducted here so far this year. By the time the votes were cast and counted, the budget proposal had tanked, with 112 voters in favor and 264 opposed, according to election results …
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Italian buffet to benefit Smart Starts program

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Valley Grange Hall, Butter Street and Guilford Center Road, Guilford For more information: valleygrange.com GUILFORD, Maine — An Italian buffet will be held 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Valley Grange Hall on the corner of Butter Street and …
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Baked ham public supper

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
DEXTER, Maine — A baked ham public supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Wayside Grange, 851 North Dexter Road (Route 23). The Supper will include live music. Cost is $7. Take out is available. For information, call Barb Bekier at 924-5711 or visit the …
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Guilford church to hold auction

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.
GUILFORD, Maine – Calling all cluttered houses, overfilled garages, leftover yard sales and plain old sad barns in the area, the Guilford United Methodist Church is seeking items for its auction at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the church, rain or shine. No electronics, appliances or clothing. To arrange the pickup of items …
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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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