Stories about Bangor

 
The University of Maine's Cam Brown skates down the ice with the puck against Boston University at Frozen Fenway Jan. 11 in Boston.

Maine men’s hockey team getting biggest production from smallest player as UAA visits Orono

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 23, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
At 5-foot-7, 150 pounds, University of Maine sophomore center Cam Brown is the University of Maine men’s hockey team’s smallest player. But he has also been its most productive player as the 0-4 Black Bears prepare to host 3-0-1 Alaska-Anchorage at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. He …

What’s unseen is scarier in Ten Bucks Theatre’s production of ‘The Turn of the Screw’

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 23, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Henry James’ famous 1898 tale, “The Turn of the Screw,” is a classic Gothic ghost story that’s been the foundation for many other stories, from the TV show “Lost” to the 2001 Nicole Kidman movie “The Others.” For local theater director Ben Layman, it’s long been a favorite, and for …
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tate Sen. Geoff Gratwick debates with Cary Weston for the Bangor senate seat on Oct. 9 at Beal College.

Outside spending in Bangor-area Maine Senate contest favors Democrat 34 to 1

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 23, 2014, at 10:02 a.m.
A local state Senate race that broke records for outside spending two years ago is again the target of aggressive ad buys by partisan groups technically not affiliated with the candidates. As of Wednesday, spending to re-elect one-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Geoff Gratwick far outpaced third-party spending …
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Send us your Veterans Day stories

on Oct. 23, 2014, at 9 a.m.
With Veterans Day just around the corner, we are looking to honor our service men and women and would love to include your personal military story, or have you share that of a loved one, in our upcoming “A Day of Remembrance” special section. To submit a story and photos, …
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Move it, use it or lose it … or how my friends kick butt

on Oct. 23, 2014, at 6:44 a.m.
I just moved for the second time in two months. In fact, as I sit here writing this, I am surrounded by boxes of stuff that, after packing/unpacking/shuffling/managing, I’m not sure why I even own. But that’s another story for another day. You know your friends are kickass when they …
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City Reach Trunk or Treat

By Robert Bledsoe on Oct. 22, 2014, at 9:20 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: City Reach Trunk or Treat, 300 Forest Avenue, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-745-2140 City Reach Bangor will be holding a trunk or treat and Hell House on Saturday October 25th from 1-5. There will be lots of candy for …
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Harvest fair at Orono church

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 9:02 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St., Orono ORONO, Maine — A harvest fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Handmade crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies, candy, plants, jewelry, antiques …
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Hallelujah! Party at Glad Tidings

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 8:51 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway For more information: 207-947-0324 BANGOR, Maine — Hallelujah! Party 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 29, Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway. Games, prizes, candy. No scary costumes. 947-0324. www.facebook.com/gtcbangor This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Corinth Trunk or Treat

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 8:45 p.m.
CORINTH, Maine — Trunk or Treat community event 5 p.m. until the candy runs out, Friday, Oct. 31, Corinth United Methodist Church.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Annual Snowman Fair at Hammond Street church

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 8:42 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, Hammond and High streets For more information: 207-942-4381 BANGOR, Maine — The annual Snowman Fair will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Hammond Street Congregational Church, on the corner of Hammond and High streets. Home-baked …
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What About All of the Hungry People? Local Food Myth Number 2.

on Oct. 22, 2014, at 8:41 p.m.
Joel Salatin writes in his book, Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World:  “The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was …
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Community cantata at Bucksport church

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 7:54 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Franklin Street United Methodist Church would like to sponsor a community cantata to celebrate the Christmas season.  This is open to people of all faiths, ages and musicality.  The music has a variety of styles that are easy to learn.  There are also some solo parts, narrations, and …
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HOLIDAY FAIR AND LUNCHEON BEING HELD SAT. NOV. 8 AT FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH BREWER UCC

By nancy18 on Oct. 22, 2014, at 7:47 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Brewer, 16 Church Street, Brewer, ME For more information: 207-989-7350; facebook.com/FirstCongoBrewerUCC Brewer-First Congregational Church of Brewer UCC is hosting a Holiday Fair and Gourmet Luncheon on Saturday November 8 from 8am-2pm at the church, 16 Church …
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Christmas fair at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 22, 2014, at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 531 North Main St., Brewer For more information: 207-217-6740; stpaulbangor.me BREWER,Maine — St. Paul the Apostle Parish Christmas Fair will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 531 North Main St., …
Messalonskee High School hockey coach Mike Latendresse talks with a player during a game against Brewer High School at Penobscot Ice Arena in January.

Former Messalonskee coach, UMaine hockey star excited about Colby job

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 22, 2014, at 6:11 p.m.
Mike Latendresse is looking forward to a new challenge. After dividing his time as the head boys hockey coach at Oakland’s Messalonskee High School and a volunteer assistant with the Colby College men’s team last season, he will be a full-time assistant at Colby this season. He resigned after 12 …
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Penobscot County Detective John Trask helps a suspect into a police cruiser at the scene of a burglery in Corinth.

Penobscot County law enforcement union endorses Troy Morton, union president resigns before vote

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 22, 2014, at 5:45 p.m.
BANGOR | The union representing law enforcement personnel in the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office recently voted to endorse Chief Deputy Troy Morton to replace outgoing Sheriff Glenn Ross, but the decision to endorse a candidate was not without contention. The president of the Fraternal Order of Police Penobscot County …
Pickering Square in Bangor is seen in this March 2013 file photo.

Bangor puts off allowing food truck to set up shop in Pickering Square

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 22, 2014, at 5:13 p.m.
With city officials starting to think about a major overhaul of Pickering Square, the idea of allowing a food truck to move into the downtown landmark area has been put on the back burner. During a Tuesday night meeting with the city’s Business and Economic Development Committee, …
The Almost Home Daycare on Charles Street in Bangor.

Bangor home day care licensed since 1999 shut down by DHHS after complaint

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 22, 2014, at 4:13 p.m.
A Bangor day care that has been licensed since 1999 shut down suddenly on Oct. 17 when the owner voluntarily surrendered her license to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, according to department spokesman John Martins. The Almost Home Daycare, which operated out of a …
The "White" team was a mix of Houlton and Stearns players at the JV jamboree in Orono, Maine, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

JV jamboree fills void for small-school football programs

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 22, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
ORONO | It had many of the trappings of a varsity football game. Lineups were announced, cheerleaders were on hand to support the home team, a concession booth awaited those seeking sustenance to fuel their fandom and the stadium lights brightly magnified the scene amid the cool autumn conditions. …
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Thru the magic of YouTube…

on Oct. 22, 2014, at 3:50 p.m.
Saving money is great.  I think we can all agree on that.  I think we could also agree on the fact that just when you think that you’ve got everything taken care of financially, something else comes up that needs money thrown at it.  In our house it’s usually kids …
 
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