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Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine

For more information: 207- 561-8300; maineharvestfestival.com

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Maine Harvest Festival

By news001 on May 29, 2015, at 8:59 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207- 561-8300; maineharvestfestival.com 5th Annual Maine Harvest Festival Celebrate Farm Fresh on November 14 & 15, 2015, Saturday and Sunday, 10 …

Emera Maine, CMP crews working to restore power

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 29, 2015, at 8:37 a.m.
BANGOR | Crews from Emera Maine and Central Maine Power remained busy Friday morning restoring electricity to those who lost it during Thursday’s thunderstorms. According to an Emera Maine statement, nearly 1,400 customers in the Bangor, Orono and Veazie areas were without power Friday morning. Central Maine Power reported …
Michael Chapman, 37, listens during his trial at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor on Monday.

Newport man arrested after getting lost in woods released from jail

By Judy Harrison on May 29, 2015, at 6:54 a.m.
BANGOR | The man who spent nearly 24 hours lost in the woods of Piscataquis County earlier this week only to be arrested on a warrant for unpaid fines when he emerged was released from jail Thursday after setting up a new payment schedule with the judge. Michael W. …
Indianapolis-based artist Karen Irwin will take the Penobscot Theatre Company audience on a musical journey as inspired by her musical idol, Janis Joplin.

Janis Joplin tribute to rock Bangor Opera House

By Charlotte Roe, BDN Staff on May 29, 2015, at 6:45 a.m.
American singer and songwriter Janis Joplin died in 1970, but her musical legacy has lived on for decades through her popular songs like “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Piece of My Heart.” Next week the Penobscot Theatre Company will bring a tribute to Joplin’s music and life to the Bangor …
HUNTER'S BREAKFAST

Take My Breath Away: Plunging into the icy Atlantic

on May 29, 2015, at 6:24 a.m.
The rites of spring celebrate the end of winter, and after the winter we just had I celebrated each one with extra relish. I welcomed the forsythia blooms like a long lost friend. In the garage, I happily moved my lawnmower into the snowblower’s prime spot. I didn’t even get …
BDN Outdoors Editor John Holyoke uses a turkey decoy while hunting from underneath a tree in the Bud Leavitt Wildlife Management Area near Charleston.

Hot turkey: Late-season efforts may require new tactics

By John Holyoke on May 29, 2015, at 5:55 a.m.
GARLAND | At some point on Wednesday — halfway between swatting my fifth ant, squashing my third spider and filling my autumn-weight camouflage jacket with a gallon of sweat — I realized we must be doing something (or many things) wrong. Despite our best efforts, the turkeys were not …
UNDERCOVER PORCUPINE

Maine Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

on May 29, 2015, at 4:11 a.m.
Legislation that would allow a Mainer to carry a firearm without a permit, widely known as a “Constitutional Carry”, has cleared the State Senate. In a near party line vote, only two Republicans joined the Democrats in a 21-14 vote. The measure was sponsored by Senator Eric Brakey and hit …
MANCHILD

Raising a three-year old, by the numbers

on May 28, 2015, at 9:28 p.m.
So for those of you who are thinking of having kids, or have a baby and are wondering what life will be like when they are 3 years old, please read on. I have meticulously calculated life with a 3-year old, by the numbers. 3 — Number of years your child has …
BACK TO BUSINESS

Cancer sucks when you are trying to run a business

on May 28, 2015, at 9:14 p.m.
I learned that my friend Abby Freethy had breast cancer from a fundraising event for her posted on Facebook. She learned she had breast cancer in February after feeling that “something was just not right.” I asked her if she wanted to talk about the impact her illness was having …

Crews work to repair Brewer water main break

By Dawn Gagnon on May 28, 2015, at 8:29 p.m.
Water Department employees were working to repair a main break that occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Wilson Street, a city police sergeant said. The break happened in front of the Big Apple convenience store at 343 Wilson St., according to Sgt. Nelson Feero. He said that …
Orono's Lauren Stoops (center) finishes first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.88 seconds during the Class C state track and field championships on June 7, 2014, at Foxcroft Academy.

PVC meets usher in high school track championship season

By Pete Warner on May 28, 2015, at 7:23 p.m.
The onset of warm weather should be a boon to Maine’s outdoor track and field competitors, who have entered championship season. Maine runners, jumpers and throwers will converge at a handful of sites on Friday and Saturday looking to achieve personal and team success. In Eastern Maine, the action begins …
Christopher Saenz enters the courtroom for the first day of his jury-waived trial on May 18 in Bangor. He is accused of killing his wife, Hilary Saenz, on Christmas day 2013.

Judge to decide fate of Ellsworth man accused of killing wife

By Judy Harrison on May 28, 2015, at 5:40 p.m.
BANGOR | The fate of an Ellsworth man accused of killing his wife on Christmas Day 2013 rests with a Superior Court judge after closing arguments were presented Thursday after seven days of testimony in his jury-waived trial. Christopher Saenz, 32, is accused of beating Hilary Saenz, 29, to …

Plymouth woman talks about new evidence in case of missing daughter

By Brian Feulner on May 28, 2015, at 5:20 p.m.
Billie-Jo Dick, mother of Danielle Bertolini who went missing in February 2014 in California, talks about the recent discovery of remains believed to be her daughter’s.
Students walk across campus at the University of Maine in Orono on March 31, 2014.

Student Conduct Office finds UMaine football players violated dining contracts

By Pete Warner on May 28, 2015, at 4:50 p.m.
The University of Maine Conduct Office has completed its inquiry into alleged violations of the school’s Student Conduct Code by seven Black Bear football players. The student-athletes were investigated for issues “related to the acceptance of meals in a UMaine dining commons” this spring, UMaine spokeswoman Margaret Nagle said in …

Keep It Safe!

By oplevents on May 28, 2015, at 3:59 p.m.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Orono Public Library, 39 Pine Street, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-866-5060; library.orono.org/overview Want to know how to protect what’s in your wallet? Come find out how on Thursday 6/4 at 3pm. Then you can enjoy the summer sun & …

Vehicle crashes into building in Old Town, causing gas leak

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 28, 2015, at 3:40 p.m.
A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after his car struck a vehicle on North Main Street, causing a gas leak, according to police. A medical emergency caused the man, whose name was not disclosed, to lose control, according to Old Town Police Capt. …

Utilize your device to continue learning this summer

By Kelly Cioe on May 28, 2015, at 3:01 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: U.S. Cellular, 33 Mid Mall Boulevard, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-5218; uscellular.com Now that summer vacation is finally here, families are looking for fun and educational activities to enjoy with their children. Keeping students engaged and learning while still …

Utilize your device to continue learning this summer

By Kelly Cioe on May 28, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: U.S. Cellular, 403 Wilson Street, Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-3291; uscellular.com Now that summer vacation is finally here, families are looking for fun and educational activities to enjoy with their children. Keeping students engaged and learning while still having …

Fields Pond Homeschool Field Trip

By Holly Twining on May 28, 2015, at 2:34 p.m.
Friday, June 12, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 989-2591; maineaudubon.org/events/homeschool-field-trip-2/ Earth Stewards: Activate! We aim to nurture the natural curiosity of children through experiential learning, exploration and play. Each class includes a focus question and …

Fields Pond Book Discussion Group: Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise by David Rothenberg

By Holly Twining on May 28, 2015, at 2:31 p.m.
With their seemingly endless mathematical noisemaking, insects laid a foundation for human music making. Rothenberg is both philosophical and technical, alternately telling us what insects mean when they sing and, using sonograms and anatomical illustrations, describing in detail how they produce their remarkable sounds. Location: Orono Public Library Thursday, June …
 
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