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For ocean historian, fossils yield data to understand ocean circulation, climate

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
ORONO — Katherine Allen is an ocean historian. But instead of poring through old texts, she studies the chemical composition of tiny ancient fossil shells in Southwest Pacific marine sediment. Allen, a research assistant professor at the University of Maine, said these marine fossils, which have been accumulating on the seafloor …
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Transgenic foods will be topic of talk in Orrington

on Sept. 15, 2016, at 7:46 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Methodist Church, Center Drive, Orrington, Maine For more information: 825-1052 ORRINGTON — Dr. John Jemison Jr. of the University of Maine Extension Service and who serves on the Maine board of pesticides control will be the guest speaker at a …
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Vivian Bearing, an academic superstar, enters the overwhelming world of a cancer research hospital. Her classroom has not prepared her for the lessons she must learn to endure her illness and its treatment. Kelly Santiago-Nelson plays Vivian with Kim Slininger and Dennis Hamrick at the Union Street Brick Church, Bangor on Sept. 23 and 24 at 7pm and Sept. 25 at 3:30pm. There is no admission charge and refreshments are served. 945-9798, charlenejkent@gmail.com.

Play ‘Wit’ on Stage Four cancer to be on stage at Brick Church

on Sept. 14, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — It’s hard to imagine why a playwright would set her skills on a subject as bleak as ovarian cancer – or why a local church would want to tell the story.  The play, titled Wit, was written by Margaret Edson, a graduate from Smith College with a degree …
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Pollinator Walk in Orland

By Alison Dibble on Sept. 14, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: For more information: 2073594659 On Sept. 17, 9am-12 pm, visit two Bee Gardens, G.M. Allen and Son, Inc., 267 Front Ridge Rd. (Rte 15), Orland. Meet in large parking lot at blue building. Hosted by University of Maine and USDA …
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23rd annual Paws on Parade to benefit Bangor Humane Society

on Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Waterfront, Public parking lot, Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — The 23rd annual Paws on Parade will be held 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Bangor Waterfront. Paws on Parade is Bangor Humane Society’s largest annual fundraising event and features …
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Baked bean and casserole supper to be held at Orland church

on Sept. 13, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Orland United Methodist Church, Off Route 1, Orland, Maine For more information: 207-469-0077 ORLAND, Maine — A baked bean and casserole supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Orland United Methodist Church, off Route 1 near the …
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Free community supper planned at Old Town church

on Sept. 13, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Corner of Main and Center streets, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and Center Streets in Old Town, will host a free Community Supper at 6 p.m. Friday, …
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Buffet supper to benefit Bucksport Community Concerns

By lswackhamer on Sept. 12, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Arey Community Bldg., 1160 River Road, Bucksport BUCKSPORT – Public Buffet Supper. 5-6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 at Arey Community Bldg., 1160 River Road; Chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and salads, biscuits and rolls, desserts; Cost: ages 12-adult $8; …
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Yard sale slated at St. James church

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — A yard sale will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and …
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Open Equestrian Trail Ride to be held Sunday, Oct. 2

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 4:06 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Great Pond Mountain Wildlands, Off Route 1, Orland, Maine For more information: 207-469-6929; greatpondtrust.org ORLAND, Maine — Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust and Trot Riders of Tomorrow will hold an open equestrian trail ride 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in the 4,500-acre …
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Square dance club plans lesson sessions in Hampden

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center, Main Road, Hampden, Maine For more information: 327-2141 HAMPDEN — The Le-Vi Rounders Square Dance Club will hold square dance …
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Phone company launches Most Valuable Coach program

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 10:15 a.m.
STATE — U.S. Cellular launched recently its Most Valuable Coach program, a campaign to highlight and recognize current high school football head coaches who have made a profound impact on an individual, school or community. Starting Monday, Sept. 12, through noon Monday, Oct. 3, the company encourages Maine communities to …
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Art show at Bangor Public Library

By Necia Yates on Sept. 12, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Location: Bangor Library, Harlow St, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-8336; bangorpubliclibrary.org BANGOR — An art show will take place during September in the Cyr Gallery at the Bangor Library. A reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 Thursday, Sept 15. in …
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Photos and personal memorabilia of some of the Maine murder victims on display at the 2015 Maine Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, hosted annually by the Maine Chapter, Parents of Murdered Children. Contributed photo taken by Deb Cunningham, POMC on September 25, 2015.

Sept. 25 proclaimed Maine Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

By Arthur Jette on Sept. 12, 2016, at 9:57 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Jewett Hall Auditorium, University of Maine Augusta, Augusta, Maine For more information: 277-3518 or 270-2999 AUGUSTA — On Sept. 25, in locations throughout the United States, the ninth annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims will be celebrated. The …
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Winterport community dinner set for Sept. 24

By Greg DaSilva on Sept. 12, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Leroy H. Smith School, 319 South Main St., Winterport, Maine For more information: 207-370-1815; winterportrec.org/ WINTERPORT — A community dinner will take place 4:30-6:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Leroy H. Smith School, 319 South Main St. The menu will …
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Area homeless shelter plans annual meeting

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 9:06 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Eagle’s club, 22 Atlantic Ave., Brewer, Maine For more information: 947-6018 BREWER — The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter will hold its annual meeting and celebration 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Eagle’s Club, 22 Atlantic Ave. The event will …
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Eaton Peabody and Husson University launch Smart Business Seminar Series

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:40 a.m.
BANGOR — Husson University and the law firm of Eaton Peabody announced recently that the two organizations are working together to offer the Smart Business Seminar Series to members of the Maine business community. The first seminar on employee stock ownership plans will take  place 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, …
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Retired american diplomat Lawrence Butler

Retired diplomat to discuss implications of Russian aggression in Black Sea

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:20 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 581-1835 ORONO — A retired American diplomat will discuss Europe’s security environment at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the McIntire Room at the Buchanan Alumni House at the …
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Susan Crawford

New Branch Manager Leadership at University Credit Union

By Stephanie Beck on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:19 a.m.
Orono, Maine – University Credit Union, a full-service financial institution with branches across the state, is pleased to announce the following promotions to its branch management team in the past quarter: Branch Managers: Susan Crawford, Rangeley Road Branch in Orono. Crawford previously was the assistant branch manager at the Bangor …
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Collins Center to throw a party with Capitol Steps

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 581-1755; collinscenterforthearts.com ORONO — Dinner inspired by White House menus, a political comedy performance and the unveiling of a refurbished chandelier sculpture will be among the highlights …