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Friday, March 3, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Spectacular Event Center - Charlotte White Center FUNdraiser Event, 395 Griffin Road, Bangor , Maine

For more information: 207-564-2464 ext. 104; charlottewhitecenter.org

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Charlotte White Center~FUNdraiser Event

By Lisa Adkins on Feb. 27, 2017, at 9:34 a.m.
THE PRESS BOX

Tourney 2017: Unsung Heroes, Heroines Lead Title Runs

on Feb. 26, 2017, at 8:16 p.m.
WAYNE E. REILLY
Bangor had the first electric trolley system in Maine.

Trolley company bet its future on delivering cheap electricity to Bangor

By Wayne E. Reilly on Feb. 26, 2017, at 1:24 p.m.
Electric power had a tremendous future. But a century ago, electric street railways weren’t part of that future in most places.
San Rafael Canyon

Utah, A Magical Landscape

By Nancy Jacobson on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:32 a.m.
Narcan sprayers like the sample shown here are available for free through four Bangor medical centers as part of a plan to prevent fatal overdoses on opioids.

Free Narcan kits moving slowly but still likely saving lives

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 26, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
Four local medical centers offering free prescription Narcan for people at risk of opioid overdose are seeing that the lifesaving kits aren’t moving as fast as anticipated. But those that have been distributed are probably helping to save lives, officials said.
SHALLOW REFLECTIONS™

Do you have what it takes to show empathy to a sick husband?

on Feb. 25, 2017, at 6 a.m.
When I was sick for several weeks, my husband showed me extreme empathy. Was I able to return the favor? I reveal all in this humor essay.
SLOWER TRAFFIC

Is there a Compelling Reason to Move Bangor’s Bus Hub?

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 8:25 p.m.
This new agreement between Husson University's College of Business and the University of Maine School of Law helps students interested in earning a law degree get a great education and save money.

Husson University’s College of Business and University of Maine School of Law Sign Agreement to Facilitate Student Transfers

By Eric B. Gordon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:16 p.m.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Manna Ministries has a new phone number

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:13 p.m.

Free webinar series highlights reduced tillage for organic farmers

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.
LuLaRoe Alison Small, LuLaRoe Courtney Daigle, UCP of Maine CEO Scott Tash, UCP of Maine Director of Operations Marianne Berube

LuLaRoe Alison Small, LuLaRoe Courtney Daigle, and LuLaRoe Make Donation to UCP of Maine Through Bangor Mall Information Kiosk Fundraisers

By Andrew Lohman on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.

Pre-K and Kindergarten registration for Asa Adams School in Orono

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.

Area high school students honored by the National Society of the DAR

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.

Papermaker by Monica Wood

By Magnus Stark on Feb. 24, 2017, at 1 p.m.

Jazz piano and trombone player wanted

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
Pamela L. Morin, 45.

Customer accused of threatening Bangor motel manager with hammer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
A woman who was upset with management at the Riverview Motel on State Street last week was arrested for threatening one day and again the next day for returning to the motel, according to Bangor police Sgt. Tim Cotton.
Dustin Brown, 21, of Bangor at the Penobscot Judicial Center, Nov. 17, 2015.

Father guilty of causing baby’s death seeks to have conviction reversed

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:59 a.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court next week will consider whether the manslaughter conviction of Dustin Brown in the death of his 3-month-old son, Xander Brown, on Nov. 25, 2012, should be set aside.
CULTURE SHOCK

New songs from Maine bands: The Very Reverend, Tall Horse, Ghosts of Johnson City, Foam Castles

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.

Extending fat bike season with the help of a few huskies

By Micky Bedell on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:37 a.m.