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Jessica Chen’s winning 2014 submission, “Floating.”

2014 Second District art competition winner announced

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jessica Chen, a senior at Bangor High School, was selected as the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition for Maine’s Second District, according to an announcement from Congressman Mike Michaud’s office. The Congressional Art Competition offers an opportunity for one high school student from participating districts from around …
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Frogtown Puppeteers bring ‘Legend of the Banana Kid’

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 3:39 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-3333 Bangor, Maine – Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to welcome Frogtown Puppeteers back to the Bangor Opera House for a new show sure to delight. “The Legend of the …
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Caribou Bog Conservation Area dedication, exploration

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.
Sunday, May 4, 2014 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Caribou Bog Conservation Area, Taylor Road, Orono, Maine ORONO, Maine — The Orono Land Trust Dedication and Exploration of the Caribou Bog Conservation Area will begin at 1 p.m. May 4 with the dedication, followed at 1:20 p.m. by hiking, …
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Mainers honored with Governor’s Awards

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 2:54 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — First Lady Ann LePage presided over the 28th annual presentation of the Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism. The six category winners have had an impact in communities from Orono to South Portland. The Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteer are presented each year as a celebration of citizen volunteer …
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Pediatric Asthma Awareness fundraiser at Great Skates

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Great Skates, 82 Sylvan Road, Bangor, Maine Husson University School of Pharmacy Student Society of Health Systems Pharmacists is holding a Pediatric Asthma Awareness fundraiser at Great Skates tomorrow, Saturday April 19th from 5-7 P.M. Have fun and learn about …
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Benefit spaghetti supper to aid cancer patient

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 12:42 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, Maine ORRINGTON, Maine — A spaghetti supper to benefit cancer patient Betty Spearing will be held 5-7 p.m Saturday, April 26, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. Silent …
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Bangor Federal Credit Union to give money to food pantries

Bangor Daily News on April 18, 2014, at 12:17 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Federal Credit Union is awarding 14 area food pantries with generous donation checks on Tuesday, April 22, as the result of a successful Campaign for Ending Hunger. The event will be held at 10 a.m. in the conference room of Bangor Federal’s Hogan Road branch. A representative from each food …
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Free community supper at Old Town

Bangor Daily News on April 17, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.
Friday, April 25, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Corner of Main and Center streets, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — Free community supper at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and Center streets in Old …
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Fun Fenway Trip to benefit Bangor church

Bangor Daily News on April 17, 2014, at 10:49 a.m.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Dysart's Truck Stop, Cold Brook Road, Hermon, Maine For more information: 207-942-8320 BANGOR, Maine — A Fun Fenway Trip to Boston to see the Red Sox battle the Minnesota Twins on June 18 will be offered to benefit Grace United Methodist …
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Roadside cleanup April 26 in Corinth

Bangor Daily News on April 17, 2014, at 8:48 a.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Town of Corinth, 10 Exeter Road, Corinth, Maine CORINTH, Maine — The Town of Corinth will hold its annual Roadside Cleanup on Saturday, April 26. Participants will meet at 8:30 a.m. at 10 Exeter Road to receive trash bags and road assignments.
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Civil Air Patrol seeks youths 12-18 to join efforts

Bangor Daily News on April 17, 2014, at 8:33 a.m.
Civil Air Patrol, the official U.S Air Force auxiliary, is looking for youth 12-18 who have an interest in serving their communities.  Cadets will enjoy flying, leadership training, team-building, search & rescue, exploring aviation careers and earning rank and awards.  For more information contact Lt Col Cathie Spaulding at 207-884-8302 or Capt Rick Gammon …
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New technology connects EMMC patients with interpreters

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Last year, Eastern Maine Medical Center connected more than 500 patients with a free interpreter service, breaking down language barriers to ensure that patients and care providers were able to communicate effectively. In healthcare, every minute counts and a new service at EMMC uses technology to connect …
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Road race/walk to benefit The Animal Orphanage

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
OLD TOWN — The Animal Orphanage annual 5K Road race/walk will be held on Sunday, April 27, at the Old Town YMCA, rain or shine. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the race/walk starting promptly at 10:30 a.m. Individual walkers and runners, $15; families, $15. Awards will be made …
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Emera Maine gives $2,500 to United Way of Eastern Maine

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:36 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Spring is finally here, but the ice storm that happened over the holidays is still fresh in the minds of many, especially those at Emera Maine. The storm was the most significant storm in  Eastern Maine since the Ice Storm of ’98. The storm lasted 11 days …
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Bangor Savings Bank’s Community Outreach team delivering 1,200 jars of peanut butter to food pantries in Lincoln, Old Town, Bangor, Augusta and Portland. Photographed from left: Lisa Bird, Alison DeFilipp, Jillian Rich and Stacy Haskell.

Bangor Savings Bank distributing thousands of PB and J

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:31 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Bangor Savings Bank collected thousands of jars of an American staple for Maine food banks and pantries through its annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive. During the month of March – National Peanut Month – generous Mainers brought 5,846 jars to the 57 Bangor Savings Bank branches located throughout the state. …
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Green Acres Kennel launches ‘Poop Fairy’ contest

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Green Acres Kennel Shop is looking for an artist, illustrator, art student, or just someone who likes to draw to enter its Poop Fairy drawing contest. Getting people to pick up their dog’s feces can be a struggle. Whether it’s in public places, on a hiking trail, Green Acres’ …
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Old Fashioned Bean Supper

By lryder on April 16, 2014, at 4:13 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor, Maine Bangor – Hammond Street Congregational Church May 17, 5 p.m. Old Fashioned Baked Bean Supper with ham, casseroles, coleslaw and homemade pie. The cost is $8.00 for adults and youth over …
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Winterport Historical Society to meet

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
Monday, May 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Winterport Historical Association museum, Main Street, Winterport, Maine For more information: 207-223-4035 The Winterport Historical Association will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on May 12, at the Historical Association museum on Main Street in Winterport. John Ford, outdoor writer from …
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Clara Swan of Hampden to celebrate 102nd birthday

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 3:59 p.m.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Seasons Restaurant, Main Street, Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — Altrusa International of Greater Bangor will host a birthday celebration in honor of Clara Swan’s 102nd birthday 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Seasons Restaurant, Main Street. Friends, family and former …
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EMDC to host free Government Contracting Q&A Workshop

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389 BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corp., in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, will host a free question and answer session, “Navigating Government Contracting” 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at EMDC’s 40 Harlow St. office. …
 
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