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The Focus Group Goes To The Dogs

By RichKimball on Sept. 22, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: 989-7100; focusgroupimprov.com Improvisational comedy from The Focus Group with all proceeds benefitting the Bangor Humane Society. Admission is $10, only $5 if you bring a donation from the BHS …
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Living History Days at Leonard’s Mills Living History Site

By Jill Packard on Sept. 22, 2014, at 2:15 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine Forest and Logging Museum, 684 Government Rd., Bradley, Maine For more information: 2079746278; maineforestandloggingmuseum.org Come to the Mill! So much to see!! October 4th and 5th 10 am to 4 pm …
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Bangor I-95 Union Street bridge overnight work schedule

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 2:01 p.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 the interstate to allow for construction to take place safely between the hours of 7 p.m. …
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Federal Transit grant to benefit Island Explorer transit system

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 1:56 p.m.
The Acadia Gateway Center Intermodal Facility and Acadia National Park Welcome Center will receive the benefits of an $800,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration to Maine Department of Transportation. The intermodal facility will boost access to the Island Explorer transit system, a nationally recognized propane-powered bus system, which has …
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Webinar: Branding for Startups

By Emily Brackett on Sept. 22, 2014, at 1:53 p.m.
Build your brand to attract customers and investors with this free webinar. Monday, September 29, 2014 4:00–5:00 pm (Eastern) Register Now! – See more at: http://www.visiblelogic.com/about/speaking/webinar-branding-for-startups/#sthash.dIemRpXg.dpuf This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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School Gardens to hold open house events on Saturday, Sept. 28

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – School gardens around Maine will hold Open House events this weekend to showcase their students’ hard work and highlight the many benefits of educational gardening programs. Participating school systems include Windham, Islesboro, Dexter, Phippsburg and Waldoboro. The open-house events are being coordinated through the Maine School Garden …
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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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10th ANNUAL ART SHOW IN MONROE, ME

By Becky Huefner on Sept. 22, 2014, at 1:18 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 10th Annual Art Show, 8 Swan Lake Avenue, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-525-3264 The Monroe Community Library will be holding their 10th Annual …
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Early Bird & Rolling Slumber Bed Race

By Brunswick Downtown Assosciation on Sept. 22, 2014, at 12:47 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Downtown Maine Street & Park Row, Maine Street, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-729-4439; brunswickdowntown.org/events/early-bird-sale/ Kick off your holiday shopping at the Early Bird Sale starting at 6 am. Cash in on great deals at over 15 Downtown Brunswick businesses. …
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Auction & Swing Dance

By Brunswick Downtown Assosciation on Sept. 22, 2014, at 12:44 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick, Maine For more information: 207-729-4439; brunswickdowntown.org/events/auction/ Brunswick Downtown Association’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Jump n’ Jive to the music of the Delta Knights Band while scooping up some sweet deals at …
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Liberty Craft Brewing Grand Opening

By Guy Hews on Sept. 22, 2014, at 12:17 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Grand Opening Liberty Craft Brewing, 7 coon mountain lane, liberty, maine For more information: 207-322-7663; libertycraftbrewing.com Liberty Craft Brewing will be opening on Saturday October 18th from 11am to 9 pm. 12 oz microbrew bottles and Growlers available Haystack Extra …
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Donald Curtis

American Loggers Insurance hires Donald Curtis

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – American Loggers Insurance  is proud to announce the hire of Donald Curtis as Senior Loss Control Consultant. In this role, Curtis will be assisting with strategic aspects of risk control, development of programs and engineering controls at ALI. As ALI’s fire suppression expert, Curtis will provide educational and …
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Rural Open Studios Tour – September 27th 10am -6pm

By Cornelia Pleasants on Sept. 22, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Wesserunsett Arts Council – Open Studios Tour, PO Box 94, Skowhegan, Maine For more information: 207-660-1066; wesarts.org For Immediate Release contact: Nina Pleasants 207-660-1066 Skowhegan, ME Wesserunsett Arts Council 501(c)(3) “Ever wondered what kind of art is created in our …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on Sept. 22, 2014, at 11:40 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org Members and friends of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine are pleased to offer to people of all ages and interests an open invitation …
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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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2014 Annual Show

Learn to sing better

By William Pupkis on Sept. 22, 2014, at 11:37 a.m.
The Mainely Music Chorus is hosting six weeks of free singing lessons beginning Monday, October 6 at 7:00 P.M. at the Bangor Parks and Recreation Building located at 647 Main Street in Bangor. Use the entrance located from the back parking lot. This post was contributed by a community member. …
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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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Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

By Collins Center for the Arts on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, ME For more information: 1-800-622-8499; collinscenterforthearts.com The Collins Center for the Arts is excited to work with Waterfront Concerts to welcome award-winning sultry singer, CHRIS ISAAK to the our stage! ISAAK …
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GasBuddy: Average retail gas price falls 2.8 cents per gallon

Bangor Daily News on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:37 a.m.
STATEWIDE, Maine – Average retail gasoline prices in Maine have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34/g, …
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Wellness Awaits You at Home & Within Your Community

By Marianne Pinkham on Sept. 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 207-563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its weekly Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, September 24 at 11:15am. Following …
 
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