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WeeBeez Market provides community rallying point

on July 10, 2014, at 9:51 a.m.
by Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR —  Six months ago, Andy and Susan Stephenson set out to bring neighborhood markets back to Bangor. The couple has since opened three WeeBeez Deli & Market locations throughout the city. The stores, stocked with fresh meals, produce and baked goods, …

School news

on July 10, 2014, at 9:45 a.m.
Schools AREA — The Perloff Family Foundation, in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine Space Grant Consortium, offers grants focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, and the integration of STEM with the arts and humanities, or STEAM. Grant recipients for the 2014-2015 academic school …
Robert Duane and Michael Cota, co-owners of Cota Technologies, LLC, stand in front of the work area at their Mill St. store in Orono,

Cota Technologies focuses on customers, the future

on July 10, 2014, at 9:43 a.m.
Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   ORONO — The stereotypical techie is a bit antisocial — someone who’s more comfortable working on a circuit board than speaking with a human being. Michael Cota and Robert Duane, co-owners of Cota Technologies LLC could not be further from this stereotype. “I …
Brandy Stewart (front) and other volunteers help install the new community garden.

UMaine Community Garden grows sustainability

on July 10, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.
By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   ORONO — In the 1980s, an engineering professor, a poetry professor, a contractor and several graduate students came together to construct the Terrell House at the University of Maine. Located at 491A College Ave., the house was created as a solar energy …
Weekly photo by Ardeana Hamlin
Photographer Amanda Prouty chats in the reception area of her photography studio at 13 Main Road North in Hampden.

Photographer focuses on portraits

on July 10, 2014, at 9:27 a.m.
by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   Amanda Prouty Photography is relatively new to Hampden — within the last two years — but Amanda Prouty, photographer and owner of the business, is not. Her studio, located in the business plaza at 13 Main Road North, next to Old Hampden …

Osteoporosis prevention aided by calcium-rich diet

on July 10, 2014, at 9:19 a.m.
Senior Beat By Carol Higgins Taylor Special to The Weekly   As the temperature rises, cool, creamy treats are the order of the day. And if you read the container labels you might find that your summery snack is a bone builder. Some ice cream and frozen yogurt varieties have …
In spring 1954 pupils of St. Mary's Catholic School formed a symbolic heart with lighted flashlights in front of the statue of the Blessed Mother during the Living Rosary held in Davenport Park in Bangor. The Right Rev. Monsignor Edward F. Ward led the recitation of the Rosary which was attended by more than 1,000 people.

YESTERDAY …|

on July 09, 2014, at 4:25 p.m.
YESTERDAY …| 10 years ago — July 3, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) BANGOR — Sunday’s Fourth of July fireworks will be the same high-quality display Bangor residents have come to expect over the years, but it also may be the last, according to organizers. Due to …

New group mixes knitting, talk and camaraderie

on July 09, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   The women who meet once a week to knit at Edythe Dyer Library in Hampden are a friendly, lively group. As they knit, their conversation meanders from one topic to another — what they are knitting and why, the type of yarn …

Brewer rec offers summer fun

on July 09, 2014, at 4:21 p.m.
by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   BREWER — During summer vacation, kids just want to have fun. Brewer Parks and Recreation Department has a menu of activities available that will keep children engaged and on the go until school starts again in September. Offerings for children of all …

Bangor residents shares memories of Fourth of July

on July 09, 2014, at 4:19 p.m.
By Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   BANGOR — Six residents at Phillips-Strickland House in Bangor graciously agreed to share their memories of how they spent Fourth of July when they were growing in answer to The Weekly Question. Their answers were interesting and well-spoken, but too long to …

High Touch Group creates opportunities for young dreamers

on July 09, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   ORONO — “I founded my first company when I was nine, my second when I was 11, and my third when I was 12 — all with a focus on technology,” said Elizabeth Chabe, CEO and founding partner of High Touch Group. “I …

Locally grown products easy to find at Farmer’s markets

on July 09, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
Farmers Market Corner by Erin Sweeney Agricultural organizer Food AND Medicine   This is a great time of year for enjoying fresh, local produce, baked goods, dairy, meat and more at your local farmers markets. During the 2014 growing season, we wanted to share information with readers of The Weekly …

New owner of Broadway Dairy Queen plans summer opening

on July 09, 2014, at 4:13 p.m.
by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   BANGOR — Every time Rob Cross of Bangor drove by the building on Broadway, empty since 2012, that had housed the Dairy Queen, something nudged him. So he investigated, found the owner and went from there. He now owns the building and …

Weekly calendar

on July 09, 2014, at 4:11 p.m.
Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE THE THURSDAY OF PUBLICATION. Email: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.   Art BANGOR: • Young Curators exhibit, “Eight Scoops,” an exploration …
Shane Layman, who works at Bangor Public Library, stands in the tiny kitchen off the Story Room at Bangor Public Library. Layman conducts cooking demonstrations in the Story Room as part of the library’s summer reading program, and for the library’s Teen Chefs program during the school year.

Library gives children taste for cooking

on July 09, 2014, at 4:09 p.m.
By Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   Children in the Bangor Public Library’s Fizz, Boom, Read! Summer Reading Program are getting a taste for more than reading. They are being encouraged to talk about, read about and learn how to prepare food with Shane Layman of Bradley in his …
Work to restore Orono’s Civil War monument is moving into Phase II which will focus on refurbishing the monument’s pedestal.

Monument restoration moves into Phase II

on June 24, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
ORONO — In August 2013, The Orono Historical Society kicked off Phase I of the restoration of Orono’s 124 year-old Civil War Monument, the refurbishing of the soldier statue. With $10,000 in funds contributed by Orono residents, former residents, businesses, service groups,veterans organization and fundraising events, Phase I is near …

Weekly calendar

on June 24, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE THE THURSDAY OF PUBLICATION. Email: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.   Art BANGOR: • Young Curators exhibit, “Eight Scoops,” an exploration …
PICTURE FROM THE PAST
The assistant teachers of the Polly Lynch Thomas School of Dance, which presented its annual recital at the Bangor Opera House in May 1953, discuss the program with Guy MacRae, president of the Triangle Club. Seated (from left) are Alyce Dandaneau and Suzanne Gildart. Standing (from left) are Judy White, Beverly Russell, Sandra Eslin, Guy MacRae, Mary Ellen McClay, Nancy Bishou and Rachel Nachum.

YESTERDAY …

on June 24, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — June 26, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) VEAZIE — A deal to demolish two dams and restore Atlantic salmon to the Penobscot River was sealed Friday, though the $50 million needed to fund the project is anything but certain. The Penobscot …

Columnist reimagines her life

on June 24, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Senior Beat Carol Higgins Taylor Special to The Weekly   The first Senior Beat column appeared in The Weekly on Nov. 1, 2001. A lot of columns have appeared in these pages, each one a labor of love. Writing about senior issues was one of my favorite duties as the …
The Freezing Diamonds Destination Imagination team from Leroy H. Smith School in Winterport are (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 2014. This team placed in the top 10 in its Instant Challenge.

Winterport DI team places 10th in global competition

on June 24, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
WINTERPORT — The Leroy H. Smith School Freezing Diamonds returned recently from a 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 …
 
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