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Trey Stewart (left), a freshman political science major, and Hope Milne, a freshman music education major, lay on a lawn at the University of Maine in Orono Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures reached the mid-50s and according to the National Weather Service will increase to the high 60s on Friday with showers possible for the weekend. Buy Photo
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Kevin Bennett | BDN
Brunswick Fire Department
Firefighters pour water onto the flames at 45 Maine St. on April 17, 2011. The three-alarm fire drew about 100 firefighters from 10 communities, ruined 5 businesses and displaced 17 tenants, but no injuries were reported.
The Bangor Y purchased and erected a yurt at the Bangor YMCA Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan in Ellsworth during fall 2012, to be used for outdoor programming and events. The yurt, located at the edge of Branch Lake, is surrounded by a custom-made porch that is wheelchair accessible.