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New Capehart Residents to celebrate community with party

By Tom Grogan on Aug. 22, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Residents of Bangor’s New Capehart neighborhood are joining together to build community and strengthen their neighborhood by hosting a neighborhood party 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27. Working in partnership with Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, neighborhood residents are hosting a party to encourage their neighbors to reach …
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Hospice of Eastern Maine offers volunteer training course

on Aug. 22, 2014, at 1:34 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Hospice of Eastern Maine has scheduled its 2014 volunteer training course for 12:30-4:30 p.m. on six consecutive Monday afternoons, Oct. 13-Nov. 17, at the EMMC Healthcare Mall, 885 Union St. HOEM invites caring men and women who feel drawn to helping neighbors who are terminally ill to apply for …
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Bangor I-95 Union Street Bridge overnight work schedule

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 22, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Crews will be working on Interstate 95 during the overnight hours on the Union Street Bridge project in Bangor. This work involves closing various lanes of traffic on the interstate to allow for construction to take place safely between the hours of 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. The current schedule …
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Bangor student graduates basic training

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 22, 2014, at 9:22 a.m.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jordan A. Charpentier graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Charpentier is the son of James A. Charpentier and Karen M. Charpentier of Orrington, Maine; and the grandson of William Charpentier of Bangor, Maine. He  earned a diploma in 2011 from John Bapst …
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Public breakfast buffet in Bucksport

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:17 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St., Bucksport For more information: 207-469-3622 BUCKSPORT, Maine — A public breakfast buffet will be held 6:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. This all-you-can-eat meal …
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School board vacancies in Bradley and Orono

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 2:50 p.m.
BRADLEY, Maine — Nomination papers for Regional School Unit 34 director are now available, and may be picked up at the Bradley Municipal Building, 165B Main St., during regular business hours. Nomination papers for the position must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office by Tuesday, Sept. 30. The municipal election …
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Green Acres Kennel Shop presents $3,187 to BARKK To End The Silence

By Don Hanson on Aug. 21, 2014, at 2:18 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Green Acres Kennel Shop has presented a check for $3,187 to Jenny Dwyer of the Paw It Forward Foundation and BARKK To End The Silence. The check is a result of Green Acres Kennel Shops first Cash For Your Cause fundraising event, which occurred from June 1s through …
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Baked bean and casserole supper in Orland

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:49 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive, Orland ORLAND, Maine — A baked bean and casserole supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive. The menu will include baked beans, casseroles, …
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Hampden student to attend Siena College

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:19 a.m.
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Jake Maltz of Hampden, Maine, will attend Siena College this fall as a member of the class of 2018. Founded in 1937, Siena College is a private, Catholic Franciscan, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 3,000. Siena College offers 30 degree programs, 45 …
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Aging in Bangor event to take place at Bangor Public Library

By Ben Sprague on Aug. 21, 2014, at 8:59 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2078521405; BANGOR, Maine – The City of Bangor will host a panel discussion, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug, 26, at the Bangor Public Library, on the topic of “Aging in …
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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: 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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