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Erin Donovan
ERIN DONOVAN

Fro-Dependent

Shortly after I was born, my mother’s heart failed. While I would like to think that it was the overwhelming beauty of my entrance into …
Sarah Smiley
SARAH SMILEY

My 14-year-old son’s lessons on being an adult

Now that my oldest son, Ford, is almost 14 years old, he spends a lot of time thinking about what it means to be an …
Emily Yoffe
DEAR PRUDENCE

Wife’s deathbed betrayal leaves husband devastated

Dear Prudence, My wife of 43 years died an excruciating death from lung cancer in April. We were childless, which I thought was a sorrow …
James Garner attends the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Feb. 5, 2005.

Actor James Garner, 86, found dead at Los Angeles home

LOS ANGELES — Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on “Maverick” and as an ex-con turned …
Wayne E. Reilly
WAYNE E. REILLY

‘Race wars’ afflicted Hancock Street a century ago

“Immigrant Question of Great Concern to the City,” said a headline in the Bangor Daily Commercial on April 16, 1914. Long used to the thousands …
Roxanne Moore Saucier
FAMILY TIES

Cemetery listings for Skowhegan now available online

Do you have ancestors who may be buried in the Skowhegan area? Then you may be pleased to learn that listings for Skowhegan’s cemeteries are …
Sarah McLachlan laughs with bandmates during her show at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Friday in Bangor.

Mystery, heartbreak and humor as Sarah McLachlan performs on Bangor Waterfront

It was a soft, balmy night along the Penobscot River, and it was a romantic, emotional, earnestly performed concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, as …
CULTURE SHOCK (blog)

And the winners of the Arcade Fire Karaoke Competition are…

The singers have sung, the people have voted, and we have a winner for the Here Comes The Night Karaoke Competition, sponsored by the Bangor …
&quotCabbie," directed by Brian C Miller Richard, will premiere at the Bluestocking Film Series in Portland this weekend.

Now playing: Strong female protagonists at Bluestocking Film Series in Portland

PORTLAND, Maine — As a budding filmmaker in the ’90s, Kate Kaminski noticed a disturbing trend. Most top-grossing movies were dominated by men. Those that …
 Kahbang posters line shop windows in downtown Bangor. After five years of the festival in Bangor, Kahbang has announced that it will be moving to Portland, Maine.
POLL QUESTION

KahBang Festival to move from Bangor to Portland

BANGOR, Maine — With just three weeks before major performers including DMX and St. Vincent are scheduled to take the main stage at the annual …
Azniv Chorbadjian (left) and Michael Barnett put bags of a sand mixture in place while helping Kara Taheny construct her home in Milo.
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In Milo, a home is built with the Earth

MILO, Maine — An unusual home is being raised in a Milo neighborhood populated with average suburban homes. Teacher and mother of one Kara Taheny …

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