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Chem-free dance Oct 4 in Brewer

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St., Brewer BREWER, Maine — A Chem-Free Dance will be held 8-11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St., Brewer.   This post was contributed by a community member. …
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Eastern Maine Woodturners’ to work on pens for troops

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 3:20 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Woodturners will hold its regular meeting and work on Turn for the Troops projects of pens and gifts 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Eastern Maine Community College, 354 Hogan Road, Building Construction Workshop. All eight lathes will be operating and the group hopes to …
“Blake Shelton on the waterfront.”
Desiree Mayo, Corner Store

‘What performer would you like to come to Bangor?’

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 22, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
The Weekly was on Hammond Street in Bangor.
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Darling's Ford and Hermon High teamed up to raise $2,200.

Darling’s Ford, Hermon High raise $2,200 for Challenge Day

on Sept. 22, 2014, at 1:41 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Darling’s Ford, Hermon High School and members of the local community raised $2,200 for Hermon High School’s Challenge Day at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4UR School program. More than 110 Bangor-area residents test-drove a Ford vehicle at Hermon High School this spring. Darling’s …
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Public supper in Orrington

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive, Orrington ORRINGTON, Maine — A baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive. Donations appreciated. This post was contributed …
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Suicide Prevention Walk slated in Orono

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:44 a.m.
ORONO, Maine – The University of Maine Counseling Center and St Joseph Healthcare, in conjunction with numerous area sponsors, will host the sixth annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Sunday, Oct. 5, on the University of Maine, Orono Campus. Funds raised from this event will benefit research initiatives of the …
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Farmers Market Adding Crafters

By swederolf on Sept. 22, 2014, at 7:08 a.m.
The Ohio Street Farmers Market, as it heads toward the end of it’s 4th year, has announced that crafters will be offering their wares along with the traditional market offerings. The market takes place at the Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio Street, Wednesdays from 2-6pm until the day before Thanksgiving. …
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Bangor Humane Society’s Paws on Parade

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 19, 2014, at 4:23 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Bangor Humane Society, Bangor Waterfront For more information: 207-942-8902; bangorhumane.org BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Humane Society’s 21st annual Paws on Parade will be held 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, on the Bangor Waterfront. Dog walk, prizes, contests, vendors …
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Senior center lowers membership admission age

on Sept. 19, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
BANGOR — In the wake of Maine Seniors Day, the Hammond Street Senior Center board of directors made a decision affecting thousands of Bangor area seniors. The board decided to lower the admission age from 60 to 55. “Folks from the community have been asking for this for some time …
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Turkey supper at Frankfort church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 19, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Frankfort Congregational Church, 1 Main St., Frankfort FRANKFORT, Maine — The Frankfort Congregational Church will hold a turkey supper 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the church, 1 Main St. There will be turkey with all the fixings. The price is …
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Donn Fendler program postponed

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Cole Land Transportation Museum announced Thursday that Donn Fendler’s annual program and book signing set for Saturday, Sept. 20, has been postponed so that Fendler can deal with a personal matter. Fendler, who spent nine days lost on Mount Katahdin as a 12-year-old in 1939 and co-wrote …
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Husson to hold one-day basketball clinics during school year

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 3:01 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Husson University will be hosting 15, one-day basketball clinics throughout the school year for boys and girls in grades three through eight. The focus of the clinics is on skill development: ball handling, footwork, shooting, passing, along with other basic skills and concepts needed to be a successful …
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New England boiled supper at Carmel church postponed

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
CARMEL, Maine — A New England boiled supper planned for Saturday, Sept. 27, at Carmel Union Congregational Church, Plymouth Road, has been postponed. A new date has not been determined. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Baked bean supper at Orrington church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 11:19 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington ORRINGTON, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington. Baked beans, hot dogs, salads, casseroles, and homemade …
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Rummage sale at Brewer church

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St., Brewer BREWER, Maine — A rummage sale will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at First Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC, 35 Church St. 989-7350. This post was contributed by a …
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Book release reception at Redeemer Lutheran

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 18, 2014, at 10:56 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A book release reception will be held for author Gloria Hutchinson for her new nonfiction book “Damage Done: Suicide of An Only Son” at noon Sunday, Sept. 28, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. It tells the story of her musician son David Hutchinson’s self-inflicted death on …
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Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft fire departments get $560,000

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 17, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C.  — The fire departments in Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft will receive grants totaling $560,000 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s SAFER Awards. Bangor will receive $498,532 to go toward filling four firefighter positions previously lost through attrition; and Dover-Foxcroft Fire & Rescue will receive $63,431 in Assistance to Firefighters …
“Conant Apple Orchards in Etna and Rowe’s in Newport.”
Cheryl Gray, Camden National Bank

‘Where do you go to get apples in the fall?’

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 16, 2014, at 3:39 p.m.
The Weekly was in Hampden village.
 “Chicken vegetable.”
Jessica Rickard, Tradewinds Variety

‘What is your favorite fall soup?’

By Ardeana Hamlin on Sept. 16, 2014, at 3:32 p.m.
The Weekly was in Veazie.
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Literacy Volunteers Announces Its Semi-Annual Volunteer Tutor Training

By Mary Lyon on Sept. 16, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.
Literacy Volunteers of Bangor announces our semi-annual Tutor Training certification course that gives community volunteers the skills to help a neighbor improve his or her life with increased literacy. Patience, empathy, flexibility and a passion to make a difference are the requirements needed from interested volunteers along with a few …
 
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