Stories about Bangor

 

UMaine to participate in Hall of Fame women’s basketball event

By Larry Mahoney on June 30, 2016, at 4 p.m.
The annual NCAA women’s exempt tournament sponsored by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will take place Sunday, Nov. 27, at the MassMutral Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Organ society summer concert series begins July 26

on June 30, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St., Bangor, Maine BANGOR — St. John’s Organ Society summer concert series will begin with Magnificat! at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. The special concert will be presented in collaboration with …

Bangor Fire Department fills the boot for MDA throughout summer at Waterfront Concerts

By Brittni Bonville on June 30, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Thursday, July 14, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Friday, July 15, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Sunday, July 17, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Thursday, July 21, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Thursday, July 28, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. …
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Officials searching for missing man in Brewer

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
Officials are searching for a man who was last seen on Chamberlain Street Thursday morning.

Dog dragged behind pickup recovering at Bangor Humane Society

By Micky Bedell on June 30, 2016, at 1:44 p.m.
The puppy recently dragged behind a Brewer man’s pickup truck is a 6-month-old pit bull mix, according to Bangor Humane Society’s Director of Development and Public Relations Stacey Coventry. The staff has renamed the pup Phoenix in honor of his resilience and rise from the incident.
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Trump Force One comes to Bangor: Here’s a look inside

By Tony DelMonaco, 3315 Aviation on June 30, 2016, at 1:44 p.m.
When it was announced that Donald Trump was going to make a stop in the Queen City, the first thing that came to my aviation mind was “PLEASE BRING THE 757!!” N757AF (the tail number for Donald’s Boeing 757-200) is on the photo bucket list of many aviation photographers and …
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8 essential and utterly ridiculous items you’ll need for ‘glamping’ in Maine

on June 30, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
Glamping, more oxymoron than portmanteau, is a term that combines the words and concepts of glamor and camping to form ‘glamping’, which is a truly obnoxious and spectacular way to miss the point of camping altogether.

“The Lobster” film to be shown at Bucksport theater

on June 30, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Friday, July 1, 2016 8:20 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, July 2, 2016 8:20 p.m. to 12 a.m.Sunday, July 3, 2016 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Alamo theater, Bucksport, Maine BUCKSPORT — The Penobscot Film Society will sponsor “The Lobster” at 6 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July …
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5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 1-4: Explosions in the sky!

on June 30, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.
1. Oooooooh three day weekend! I’m sure most folks have at least one fun things planned for this weekend, but if not, here’s a whole bunch of suggestions for your summer entertainment. On Friday night in Bangor, River City Cinema’s free screening of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is set for sundown …

Maine food for July: Snap beans and cucumbers

on June 30, 2016, at 11:11 a.m.
ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension publishes information to help find, grow, use and store in-season fruits and vegetables in Maine. A variety of bulletins may be ordered or downloaded at extension.umaine.edu. July favorites include “Let’s Preserve: Snap Beans,” “Let’s Preserve: Pickles,” “Vegetables and Fruits for Health: Cucumbers” and …

Bangor Ballet announces retirement of longtime executive director

on June 30, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
BANGOR — Jane Bragg will retire Friday, July 1, from her position as executive director of Bangor Ballet, the company she co-founded 22 years ago with former artistic director Ivy Clear-Forrest. A longtime leader in the Bangor dance community, Bragg owned and operated Thomas School of Dance, founded by Polly …
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 Phoenix, a 6-month-old pit bull mix, rests on Thursday at the Bangor Humane Society after being turned over by Brewer police earlier that morning after the arrest of his owner. Jeffrey Mayhew, 31, is accused of dragging the dog behind a pickup truck.

Dragged by truck, injured puppy ‘Phoenix’ is now recovering at Bangor shelter

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 9:56 a.m.
A local man accused of dragging a dog behind a pickup truck also will face drug charges.

Ostomy Support Group will meet July 12 in Bangor

on June 30, 2016, at 8:35 a.m.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: St. Joseph Hospital, Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 907-1550 BANGOR — St. Joseph Healthcare sponsors a free support group for ostomy patients, their families and caregivers. The group’s next meeting will be 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the Felician Conference …
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (right) answers a question as Dale Duff reacts Wednesday evening at the Gracie Theatre at Husson University in Bangor.

Patriots’ Danny Amendola addresses fans in Bangor, optimistic about season

By Larry Mahoney on June 29, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola spoke to hundreds of fans Wednesday at the Gracie Theatre on the Husson University campus.

Ellsworth, Bangor West all-stars post Little League victories

on June 29, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth pitcher David Baugh struck out nine batters in five innings to help lead his team by Calais 3-0 in a District 1 Little League baseball all-star game for ages 11-12 Wednesday. Michael Palmer came on to pitch one shutout inning of relief. Nathan Smith singled and drove …

Donald Trump comes to Bangor for campaign rally

By Ashley Conti on June 29, 2016, at 9:39 p.m.
Scenes from outside and inside presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign rally Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Women’s Scramble Set for Friday, July 8th at Hidden Meadows Golf Course

By Joe Perdue on June 29, 2016, at 8:09 p.m.
Friday, July 8, 2016 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hidden Meadows Golf Course, 240 W. Old Town Rd., Old Town, ME For more information: 207-827-4779; hiddenmeadowsgolf.com On Friday, July 8th, we have the annual Hidden Meadows 2-Person Women’s Scramble. It starts at 9 a.m. and is $50 per team …

Brewer man accused of dragging bulldog behind pickup

By Dawn Gagnon on June 29, 2016, at 7:42 p.m.
The 14-week-old male bulldog was taken to a local emergency veterinary clinic for treatment of cuts to its paws and legs.
Supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hold up signs as Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Trump supporters, protesters argue outside Bangor rally

By Christopher Cousins on June 29, 2016, at 7:32 p.m.
“I believe he’s the only person who’s going to actually do something for this country,” Richard Young of Bangor said

Punches thrown outside Trump rally in Bangor

By Christopher Cousins on June 29, 2016, at 7:04 p.m.
Two local residents fought outside a Donald Trump rally at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Bystanders said the fighters were not associated with the rally or an anti-Trump protest on Main Street.