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Haskell Rock Pitch, East Branch of the Penobscot. | Photo by Jon Luoma.

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument protects rich human history

By Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters on June 27, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
The East Branch of the Penobscot River is the centerpiece of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and has a rich history dating back 11,000 years.
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The Penobscot River fuels communities, livelihoods

By Alan Crowell on June 27, 2017, at 10:52 a.m.
Today, industry on the Penobscot has morphed to fill smaller niches in highly competitive world markets but the river remains a key part of the region’s economic backbone as well as its future.
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The Penobscot Nation: a people of the river past, present, future

By Alan Crowell on June 27, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.
The identity of the Penobscot people is so intertwined with the river that it is impossible to separate the two, say members of the tribe. “It is our lifeblood. We are the river,” said John Banks, Director of the Penobscot Nation’s Natural Resource Department.

Don’t forget the reindeer!

By Aimee Thibodeau on Nov. 04, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.

Gifts for Foodies

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.

Holiday Shipping 101

By Family Features on Nov. 04, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.

Gifts for the Home

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
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Holiday gift idea for grandparents

By Family Features on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:50 a.m.
A perfect set: Enhance her boho chic style with the healing gemstone power of a Zen Rudraksha and Gem necklace, with matching earrings and bracelet.
	Buy It: Zen Rudraksha and Gem necklace, $16;Tree of Life earrings, $7; Tree of Life bracelet, $6.
Mexicali Blues
		1 West Market Square
		Bangor
		990-4113
		mexicaliblues.com

Gifts for Her

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Letters to create monogrammed coasters.

Celebrate and Create: Tips for a DIY holiday

By Family Features on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.
Toe Pick!: Whether she’s a pro or just starting out, figure skating is a fun way to enjoy a chilly Maine winter.
Buy It: Jackson Ultima Figure Skates, $69.99	
Gunn’s Sport Shop
		32 Green Point Road
989-9838
gunnshockey.com

Gifts for Sports Fans

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:21 p.m.
Bottom’s Up!: Everything you need for the beer enthusiast (or master brewer) in your life. 
	Buy It: 64 oz. stainless steel growler, $44.95; beerME coozie, $4.95; The STARR “X” bottle opener, $8.50; homebrew box, $25; Central Street Farmhouse glass, $??; “33 Bottles of Beer” book, $4.50; “The Portable Beer Expert” book, $16.95.
		Central Street Farmhouse
30 Central St.
Bangor
992-4454
info@centralstreetfarmhouse.com

Gifts for Him

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
3-2-1 Takeoff: Take your tyke on a plane ride with this aircraft swing from HABA. 
	Buy It: HABA aircraft swing, $139.99 
		Central Street Farmhouse
30 Central St.
Bangor
992-4454
info@centralstreetfarmhouse.com

Gifts for Kids

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 12:33 p.m.
VIDEO

Taking care of 36,000 acres no easy task

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 17, 2014, at 8:39 a.m.
Installing a stylish, well-built, and insulated main entry door can improve a home's curbside appeal and reduce energy costs.

Installing a new main entry door can reduce energy costs

By StatePoint on April 11, 2014, at 9:01 a.m.

Cost-effective renovations can improve kitchen’s functionality

By StatePoint on April 11, 2014, at 8:59 a.m.
 Young plants grow inside pots in a greenhouse nursery. Starting plants from seed is a good way to "jump start" a vegetable garden in Maine.

Sowing the seeds of spring: How to start your garden indoors

By Brandpoint on April 11, 2014, at 8:57 a.m.
Skip Doodson of Circle D Sprayfoam maneuvers into some tight spaces to insulate an existing building with sprayfoam.

Insulate with sprayfoam technology

By Greg "Skip" Doodson, Circle D Sprayfoam on April 11, 2014, at 8:54 a.m.
A volunteer with the EZ Fix program offered by the Eastern Area Agency on Aging moves from curbside to the front steps a mailbox for an elderly homeowner who encountered great difficulty in reaching the end of her driveway to get her mail. This simple project meant the woman could get her mail safely.

Easy fixes help seniors ‘age in place’

By Ardeana Hamlin, Special to BDN Maine on April 11, 2014, at 8:50 a.m.
This chart placed into insulation blown into an attic by a crew from Keith Trembley Home Solutions indicates that the attic has been insulated to R-19.

Dr. Energy Saver can help reduce energy costs

By Brian Swartz, BDN Maine Special Sections on April 11, 2014, at 8:48 a.m.