It’s as much a Fourth of July staple in these parts as red hot dogs, jet skiing, baseball and softball. For three decades, runners young and old from all across the country and state have made the Queen City their July 4 destination for one reason: A fast 3-kilometer (1.9-mile) road race. One of Greater Bangor’s longstanding traditions, the Walter Hunt Memorial 3K, will celebrate its 30th birthday this weekend when hundreds of people line up on upper Wilson Street in Brewer for the fast, downhill journey to Pickering Square in Bangor. Read More
    There wasn’t much of a break for the members of the University of Maine baseball team after their season ended May 27 at the America East Championship. After a 56-game season with the Black Bears, team members quickly dispersed to participate in one of several summer collegiate baseball leagues. This year, there are again numerous UMaine players on summer league rosters in one of at least six leagues stretching from Sanford all the way to South Carolina. Read More