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Bangor Parks and Rec offering discount lift tickets to Sugarloaf

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 06, 2014, at 5:07 p.m.

Orono-Veazie Hoop Classic basketball tournament

Bangor Daily News on Jan. 27, 2014, at 2:55 p.m.
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Listeners will remain loyal to WZON sports show

on Aug. 29, 2011, at 9:37 p.m.
WAEI sportscaster Rich Kimball.

New radio sports talk show in Bangor features Rich Kimball

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 26, 2011, at 5:45 p.m.

Boston’s Papelbon suspended 3 games, he appeals

The Associated Press on June 07, 2011, at 7:53 p.m.

TV TIMEOUT: Bay State native Dave Eid at home in ‘Vacationland’

By Andrew Neff on May 13, 2011, at 10:58 a.m.

TV TIMEOUT: WABI’s Rossi relishes ‘front-row seat to history’

By Andrew Neff on April 29, 2011, at 1:20 p.m.

Solari leaving WZON for law firm post

By on May 18, 2010, at 11:45 p.m.
After holding court on local afternoon radio airwaves for the last 5½ years, Jeff Solari is embarking on a career built around a totally different court. The 40-year-old Otter Creek native will …

Caron’s NESN anchor desk has variety

By on April 13, 2010, at 12:34 a.m.
It’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years since Tom Caron joined the broadcasting ranks at New England Sports Network. The Lewiston native started out as a co-host of NESN’s Front Row …

Plug pulled on three UMaine games

By on April 08, 2010, at 10:20 p.m.
If a game is played on a baseball field, but there’s no radio announcer to broadcast it, does it still make a sound?

Shields making adjustment

By on March 24, 2010, at 9:42 p.m.

Asking questions a new role for UM alumna Underwood

By on March 10, 2010, at 10:41 p.m.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Former University of Maine women’s basketball player Ashley Underwood is far from uncomfortable in front of a microphone or camera. As Miss Maine USA 2008 and a Miss USA …

MPBN ready for busy schedule

By on Feb. 11, 2010, at 11:31 p.m.
No big changes or additions accompany the 31st year of live coverage of the Eastern Maine high school basketball tournament by Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN).

Bangor stations drop WEEI

By on Jan. 15, 2010, at 9:44 p.m.
Just 16 months after Boston sports radio bounced into the Greater Bangor listening area, the air has been let out of the ball.

Spekhardt cut as WZON full-timer, but may still freelance

By on Nov. 13, 2009, at 10:50 p.m.
Even Stephen King’s business interests aren’t immune to the current economic climate, and that fact was illustrated Friday when Pat Spekhardt was cut as a full-time staff member at Bangor all-sports radio station WZON (620 AM).

Versatility leads Sassone to Comcast sports post

By on Sept. 30, 2009, at 11:17 p.m.
Like a couple of local media members before him, Scott Sassone is moving from Bangor to Boston as his broadcasting career blossoms. And like another Bangor television reporter, his spouse is …

WABI-TV’s Ericksons returning to home state

By on Sept. 18, 2009, at 2:28 a.m.
A homecoming for the Erickson family means a double loss for Bangor television station WABI.

NESN sorts out conflicts between Red Sox, Bruins

By on April 16, 2009, at 9:37 p.m.

ESPN TV commercial features Bangor’s King

By on Oct. 24, 2008, at 8:32 p.m.
It’s hard to believe it was ever a tough task to convince athletes and celebrities to appear on ESPN-TV’s now-famous “This is SportsCenter” promotional ads.

WVOM survives surge headache

By on Sept. 27, 2008, at 12:50 a.m.
Hurricane Ike made its presence felt locally, but last week’s two days of unusually balmy weather weren’t the only things it gave us. As nice as the weather was, those same high temperatures …