ORONO — In the five months since Black Bear Brewery introduced its expanded taproom at 19 Mill St., No. 4A, beer lovers have discovered that Voodoo Porter, Gearhead Ale, Tough End IPA, and Tree Hugger are great names for great beers. Owner and brewmaster Tim Gallon is… Read More
    BANGOR – The University of Maine Museum of Art, located at 40 Harlow St., will open three new exhibitions in April. These exhibitions will run until June 7: • Jay Kelly: Works from 2007-2014. Kelly presents a selection of 27 sculptures and 10 drawings created from 2007… Read More
    YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — April 3, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) BREWER — U.S. Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, along with Rep Michael Michaud, partnered to help Brewer attain a two-year moratorium on federally mandated sewer projects. “This… Read More
    Colleges Berklee College of Music BOSTON — Marion Earley from Winterport has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Berklee College of Music. Emerson College BOSTON — Jacob Caron of Eddington and Jennifer Hannigan of Holden have… Read More
    BANGOR — These students have received honors for the fall 2013 semester at Husson University: Alton: Katelyn Keresey. Bangor: Joshua Aldrich, Abiy Asfaw, Jamie Barnett, Ruth Bateman, Kiana Benner, Casey Bisson, Rebecca Bogan, Brett Bradford, Danielle Braley, Molly Brookings, Alison Brown, Tiffany Browning, Zachary Campbell, Cuong… Read More
    BUCKSPORT — The Buck Memorial Library will host seven “Gatherings” that will provide information about the early history of Bucksport, Orland, Prospect, and Verona Island. Guest presenters will speak at the different “Gatherings,” will be take place 2-3:30 p..m, the second Tuesday of each month. The schedule… Read More
    Food Mobile BREWER — The Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will distribute around 7,000 pounds of food, including fresh produce, an assortment of meats, essential non-perishable items, and breads to people in need in Brewer and Eddington from 10 a.m.-noon, April 9, at the Brewer Area… Read More
    Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE THE THURSDAY OF PUBLICATION. Email: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402. Children BANGOR: • Maine Discovery… Read More
    BANGOR — While other eighth graders play video games after school, 14-year-old Jayda Bailey dons boxing gloves and pounds away at men much larger and heavier than herself. And this experienced mixed martial arts student would not have it any other way, even when the competition punches… Read More
    BREWER — Ducky. Just ducky. That’s the sentiment around 14-year-old Abigail Bennett these days — and it’s not meant as any fowl wisequack. The eighth-grade from Brewer Community School just won a contest with 483 entries and will now represent Maine in the national competition in Washington,… Read More
    Think about the last time you visited your healthcare provider. Did you understand everything that was talked about? Did you leave the office confident that you had a solid plan for better health? Medical appointments are short — and before you know it, you’re out the door. Read More
    YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — March 27, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) HOLDEN — The town of Holden is one of 160 Maine Review Committee communities that use the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington to dispose of their trash. Read More
    Colleges Emerson College BOSTON — Jacob Caron of Eddington has been named to the dean’s list 2013 fall semester at Emerson College. Emory College ATLANTA — Hari Patel of Bangor has been named to the dean’s list for the fall… Read More
    BANGOR — Tucked into the Queen City’s east corner, Mount Hope Cemetery provides a quiet oasis for the living — and the dead, naturally — about 2 miles from the traffic-humming Bangor Mall. The cemetery has sheltered Bangor’s famous and obscure residents since the 1830s — and visitors… Read More
    BANGOR — Every city has its mythology, and Bangor is no exception. Just as Boston and Philadelphia have endured a plethora of half-truths and flat-out lies spun around favorite sons Paul Revere and Benjamin Franklin (respectively), the Queen City also has its share of fractured history. Let’s… Read More
    Visiting Artist series ORONO — Contemporary musician Phill Niblock will present two live performances at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28 as part of the Spring 2014 Visiting Artist series sponsored by the University of Maine Intermedia MFA program. The performances will feature… Read More
    FrogWatch HOLDEN — Hirundo Wildlife Refuge seeks volunteers to form the Penobscot Valley FrogWatch USA Chapter north of Bangor. Become a frog monitor and citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA. Free volunteer monitoring training will be offered 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and chapter coordinator training 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, March… Read More
    BUCKSPORT — The Buck Memorial Library will host seven “Gatherings” that will provide information about the early history of Bucksport, Orland, Prospect, and Verona Island. Guest presenters will speak at the different “Gatherings,” will be take place 2-3:30 p..m, the second Tuesday of each month. The schedule… Read More