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‘The Unexpected Surfer Boys’ June 28 at Gracie

Bangor Daily News on June 19, 2014, at 8:15 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — “The Unexpected Surfer Boys” will be rockin’ the Gracie Theatre with their sounds of summer at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28. Sponsored by the Husson Alumni Association, this Beach Boys tribute band’s performance is part of Husson’s Reunion Day celebration. The public is welcome to attend the performance. “These performers entertained us …
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Free community supper at Old Town church

Bangor Daily News on June 18, 2014, at 11:29 a.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine — A free community supper will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, June 27, at St. James’ Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Main and Center streets. All are welcome. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Youth Tackle Football Camp in Orrington

Bangor Daily News on June 18, 2014, at 10:21 a.m.
Monday, July 7, 2014 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July 8, 2014 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, July 9, 2014 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, July 10, 2014 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, July 11, 2014 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Youth Tackle Football Camp, Calvary Chapel Field, Orrington, …
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Feed Maine Food Drive donations up 18 percent plus

Bangor Daily News on June 17, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.
STATEWIDE, Maine — NEWS CENTER’s ninth annual Feed Maine Food Drive saw donations increase 18 percent over 2013′s numbers. WCSH 6 and WLBZ 2 personalities greeted the public on Saturday at five Hannaford Supermarkets locations: Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Sanford, and Scarborough. Good Shepherd Food-Bank estimates the total number of meals from this …
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Summer Faire at Leonard’s Mills

Bangor Daily News on June 17, 2014, at 11:25 a.m.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Leonard's Mills, Bradley, Maine For more information: 207-974-6278 BRADLEY, Maine — The Maine Forest and Logging Museum Summer Faire and Market will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 12, at Leonard’s Mills. A yard sale …
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Animal Orphanage scramble golf tournament

Bangor Daily News on June 17, 2014, at 10:28 a.m.
HERMON, Maine — The Animal Orphanage scramble golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 28, with a rain date of June 29, at Hermon Meadows Golf Course, Billings Road. Entry fee is $50 per person or $200 per team, which includes green fees, lunch, tournament entry, cart, top team …
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Northeast Technical Institute holds yard sale for local charities

By Rachael Bilodeau on June 17, 2014, at 8:51 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Every month, the staff and students of Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) are actively engaged in school sponsored initiatives that help raise awareness and much needed funds for local charities. This June, NTI’s Student Senate Committee decided to hold a yard sale at its Bangor campus to help the …
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Public church supper buffet in Kenduskeag

By Mary Dorchester on June 16, 2014, at 4:50 p.m.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: PUblic Church Supper Buffet, Kenduskeag Union Church, corner Kenduskeag-Levant Rd & Townhouse Rd, Kenduskeag, Maine For more information: 207-884-8322 KENDUSKEAG, Maine — A public church supper buffet will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Kenduskeag Union Church, at …
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Spirit Camp at University of Maine

Bangor Daily News on June 16, 2014, at 2:28 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, June 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Friday, June 27, 2014 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: University of Maine, Orono campus, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-862-3355; ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine Cheerleaders will be instructing the …
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Orono's statue.

Phase II Orono’s Civil War Monument Restoration

Bangor Daily News on June 16, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Orono Historical Society kicked off Phase I of the restoration of the town’s 124 year-old Civil War Monument, the refurbishing of the soldier statue, in August 2013. With $10,000 in funds contributed by Orono residents, former residents, businesses, service groups, veterans organizations, and fundraising events , Phase I is near completion under the …
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The Freezing Diamonds Destination Imagination team from Leroy H. Smith School in Winterport were: (back row, from left) coaches Nicolle and Erica; (middle row)  Johannah, Elizabeth, Carly, Renee, Olivia; (bottom row) Gracie and Sam. The photo was taken at the University of Tennessee during the Global Finals '14. This team did a wonderful job, placing in the top 10 in their Instant Challenge against the world! Made our school, and state of Maine very proud! .

Leroy Smith fourth-graders shine at Globals

on June 16, 2014, at 1:48 p.m.
WINTERPORT, Maine — Leroy H. Smith School Freezing Diamonds have returned from their trip to Destination Imagination Global Finals 2014 in Knoxville, Tennessee, having earned first in States and 10th in Global for the Instant Challenge. After placing second overall in the  Maine competition in March, the team of seven fourth-graders …
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Bangor I-95 Union Street Bridge overnight work schedule

Bangor Daily News on June 13, 2014, at 9:23 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will be working on Interstate 95 during the overnight hours on the Union Street Bridge project in Bangor. This work involves closing one lane of traffic on I-95 to allow for construction to take place safely between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. The current schedule for …
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Interstate 95 overnight paving between Hampden and Bangor

Bangor Daily News on June 13, 2014, at 9:10 a.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will be milling and paving Interstate 95 northbound and southbound between Hampden and Bangor beginning June 15. On I-95 southbound, the work begins 0.11 miles north of Hogan Road and extends south for 5.24 miles to just south of Exit 182A to Interstate …
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Monthly public fellowship breakfast at Dixmont

Bangor Daily News on June 12, 2014, at 10:01 a.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club, Cates Road, Dixmont, Maine DIXMONT, Maine — The Dixmont United Methodist Church will hold its monthly public fellowship breakfast 7-9 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, located on Cates Road. The menu will include eggs, …
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Public supper at Bucksport church

Bangor Daily News on June 12, 2014, at 9:42 a.m.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St., Bucksport, Maine BUCKSPORT, Maine — Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport will have a public supper 5-6 p.m. Saturday, June 21. The supper will include casseroles, salads, rolls and homemade pies. Admission is $7 for adults, $3 for …
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Olivia Duron

Hampden Academy graduation on June 15

Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Hampden Academy will hold its graduation exercises at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15. Tickets are required for admittance and doors will open at 12:30 p.m. The class marshal is Jake Maltz. The following students will speak at graduation: Olivia Duron, daughter of Robert and Stefanie Duron of …
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Strawberry Festival fundraiser at Hampden Highlands church

Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2014, at 11:57 a.m.
Thursday, June 12, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road, Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-862-4195 HAMPDEN, Maine — It’s strawberry time again, and the parishioners at Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church are gearing up for the annual Strawberry Festival fundraiser 4:30-6 …
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Openings in Bangor Parks and Rec travel and bigger kid camps

Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department still has openings in its Middle School travel camp for students entering grades six-eight, and its Bigger Kid Camp entering grades four-six. The Middle School Camp runs Tuesdays-Thursdays starting the week of June 24. Students will spend a day doing fun games and …
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Pools in Bangor opening June 21

Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2014, at 11:35 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Beth Pancoe Aquatic Center on 13th Street, as well as the Dakin Pool on Pine Street will be opening for the summer season at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21. For information, visit or call 992-4490. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Free program to introduce kids to track and field

Bangor Daily News on June 11, 2014, at 11:25 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Free Bangor Parks and Recreation program introduces youths, ages 9-14, to the fundamentals of running, throwing and jumping. Boys and girls participating and finishing in the top four in the local meet on June 25 at Cameron Stadium move on to the state competition on July 1 …
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