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Tree identification walk in Bangor

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 1:47 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Join tree expert Steve Sader for a Bangor Land Trust tree identification walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Central Penjajawok Preserve. Directions: The kiosk and parking lot where the group will meet are about one-third of a mile from the Burleigh Road intersection as …
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Pedal the Penobscot with the Bangor Land Trust

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 1:40 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Land Trust will hold Pedal the Penobscot, Sunday, Sept. 7. This non-competitive cycling event includes 14, 28, 50, 76 and 100-mile routes along the Penobscot River beginning at the Bangor waterfront. Rest stops and support vehicles will be available on all routes, and there will be …
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Old Town McDonald’s to collect school supplies

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 1:14 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: McDonald's, 993 Stillwater Ave., Old Town OLD TOWN, Maine — The Old Town McDonald’s, 993 Stillwater Ave., will collect school supplies for families in need during its Stuff the Bus event, 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. All supplies will be …
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American Revolution re-enactment at Leonard’s Mills

on Aug. 20, 2014, at 12:18 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Leonard's Mills, 54 Government Road, Bradley, Maine For more information: maineforestandloggingmuseum.org BRADLEY, Maine — The Maine Forest and Logging Museum is proud to present Life in the American Revolution, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. …
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Sylvia Ross Home offers rent assistance program

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – The Sylvia Ross Home, an assisted living facility located at Ross Manor, now offers financial assistance to eligible residents through the Sylvia Ross Legacy Program. The program is designed to help community seniors who currently do not meet the qualifications for low income housing. Eligibility for the program is based …
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Bangor VA holds second annual barbecue

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The second annual barbecue for patients of the Bangor Veterans Affairs Clinic and Home was held Wednesday, Aug. 13. The event, organized by Ray Dubois of Dexter, was attended by over 400 veterans, one of whom celebrated his 73rd birthday. Music was provided by the band Sounds …
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Collins, King announce grant for Bradley Volunteer Fire Department

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Bradley, Maine, Volunteer Fire Department will receive a federal grant in the amount of $55,610 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Specifically, the funding will come through the Operations and Safety Program. “Maine communities often depend …
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Bereavement support group in Bangor

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Bereavement Support Group will meet 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month, in the Cascade Room at the Riverside Inn, 495 State Street, attached to EMMC. For more information, contact Sandra Levesque at 973-6604. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Bangor PD to hold Regional Business Academy

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Police Department will hold its first Regional Business Academy, an eight-week program with sessions 6-8:30 p.m. each Thursday, beginning Sept. 11, at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle. The targeted audience for the Business Police Academy is the …
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Tanya Emery to be honored by Girl Scouts of Maine

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 2:01 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Girl Scouts of Maine will honor Tanya Emery with the 2014 Juliette Award at the Fifth Annual Pearls of Wisdom breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road. Girl Scouts of Maine established the Juliette Award to honor a woman who embodies the essence …
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Battle of the Bands to support children’s healthcare

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor For more information: 973-5055; emhsfoundation.org BANGOR, Maine — The third annual Acadia Hospital Foundation Battle of the Bands will be held 7-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main …
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New restaurant opens in Brewer

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — A new restaurant, Humble Comfort Food and Spirits, opened today at 518 South Main St. in the former storefront of Ron’s Cafe. The menu includes comfort food such as the Humble pie, the pot pie in a bread bowl, the layer-yourself bruschetta, and BBQ pulled chicken nachos …
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Rotary Club of Bangor to host political candidates

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – As part of its regular weekly speaker series, the Rotary Club of Bangor has announced that several candidates running for political office this fall will be speaking at club meetings between now and election day on Nov. 4.  Bangor Rotary meetings are held Tuesday afternoons at noon at Wellman Commons, 300 Union St. …
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Job Corps celebrates 50th anniversary

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Job Corps, the nation’s largest residential education and vocational training program for economically disadvantaged youth, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Job Corps was initiated as the central program of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” Since its inception on August 20, 1964, under …
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EdcampBangor at Husson University

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Husson University, 1 Husson Circle , Bangor, Maine For more information: tinyurl.com/edcampbgr BANGOR, Maine – EdcampBangor, a free professional development opportunity for educators and administrators, will be held 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Husson University. Dubbed an “unconference,” Edcamp has …
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Baked bean supper in Orrington

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 9:13 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, Maine ORRINGTON, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. The menu will feature …
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Brewer household hazardous waste to be collected Oct. 4

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — Brewer residents are invited to dispose of their household hazardous waste and universal waste in a safe and environmentally friendly way at the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, which will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Brewer Public Works Department, 221 Green …
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American Folk Festival adds Maine brews to beer tent

on Aug. 15, 2014, at 1:43 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – The American Folk Festival on the Bangor waterfront is partnering with the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring the best of Maine breweries to the waterfront this summer. The festival will offer several Maine brews at the Railroad Stage Beer Tent throughout the 3-day event. “Maine brewers …
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Eric Hunter of the American Folk Festival with Carrie Bishop, assistant branch manager, Camden National Bank in Bangor.

Camden National supports Festival tradition in Bangor

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 15, 2014, at 1:11 p.m.
Camden National Bank is proud to support this year’s American Folk Festival in Bangor. Taking place on the Bangor Waterfront, the weekend long celebration will run Friday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 24. Started in 2005, the American Folk Festival was introduced as a continuation of the Festival tradition. The …
 
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