Posts Tagged ‘Occupy’

Occupy camps in Maine
 
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Occupy Bangor member Lawrence Reichard (right) addresses the media during a press conference at Peirce Park on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 20, 2011. Holding up the group's 99% flag behind Reichard are (from left) Rebecca Hickman, Jeffrey F. Joseph and Matt Murray.

City insists on proper permit as Occupy Bangor stays in Peirce Park

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 21, 2011, at 12:05 p.m.
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Occupy Bangor member Lawrence Reichard (right) addresses the media during a press conference at Peirce Park on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 20, 2011. Behind him is a canopy structure that was put up over the weekend on the site of the larger canopies that were removed at the request of the city of Bangor.

Occupy Bangor members say gathering is First Amendment free speech assembly, not event

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 20, 2011, at 7 p.m.
Chace Jackson (left) discusses economic and social issues with an interested citizen last month in Zuccotti Park. Jackson was visiting his cousin Earnie Gardner in New York City and made it a point to take part in the ongoing Occupy Wall Street movement. Both Jackson and Gardner are from Allagash.

Allagash native now a part of Occupy Wall Street

By Julia Bayly on Nov. 20, 2011, at 9:58 a.m.
Dominique Sproul

Missing teenagers reportedly found at OccupyMaine camp

on Nov. 20, 2011, at 6:01 a.m.
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In this image made from video, a police officer uses pepper spray as he walks down a line of Occupy demonstrators sitting on the ground at the University of California, Davis on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. The video, posted on YouTube, was shot Friday as police moved in on more than a dozen tents erected on campus and arrested 10 people, nine of them students.

Passive Occupy protesters take pepper spray blast in the face at close range; officers placed on leave

By JASON DEAREN, The Associated Press on Nov. 19, 2011, at 11:20 p.m.
Dennis Chinoy, a Power in Community Alliance member, stands before a wooden structure erected in front of the Occupy Bangor encampment Saturday that depicts the changes in real wages for United States citizens since 1980.

Occupy Bangor protesters create human pie chart to illustrate U.S. wealth disparity

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 19, 2011, at 3:24 p.m.
The Occupy Bangor food preparation tent in Peirce Park as seen on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011.

Occupy Bangor misses Friday event permit filing deadline

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 18, 2011, at 7:16 p.m.

Two Occupy Maine protesters arrested in separate Portland incidents

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 18, 2011, at 4:40 p.m.
Police officers arrest a demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in New York. Two days after the encampment that sparked the global Occupy protest movement was cleared by authorities, demonstrators marched through New York's financial district and promised a national day of action with mass gatherings in other cities.

Occupy protesters march nationwide; 300 arrested

By KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated Press on Nov. 17, 2011, at 9:40 p.m.
MICHAEL W. AUBE

Thanksgiving reflections on the Occupy movement and business

By Michael W. Aube on Nov. 17, 2011, at 5:08 p.m.
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Backed by fellow demonstators, Occupy Bangor spokesperson Lawrence Reichard (foreground, left) addresses the media Thursday morning regarding the recent city notice mandating the group's removal of the "event canopies, fire apparatus, and all other associated equipment, structures and items" from Peirce Park next to their library encampment in Bangor.

City, Occupy Bangor reach compromise on use of park

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 17, 2011, at 4:22 p.m.

Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested in NYC finance district

By KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated Press on Nov. 17, 2011, at 3:29 p.m.

OccupyMaine protester arrested for disorderly conduct

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 17, 2011, at 3:29 p.m.
The Occupy Bangor food preparation tent in Peirce Park as seen on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. City officials are drafting a letter asking occupiers to move tents off city property.

City tells Occupy Bangor to remove camp structures, canopies from park

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 16, 2011, at 8:41 p.m.

Now what? Few tangible effects of Wall Street protests

By DAVID CARUSO, The Associated Press on Nov. 16, 2011, at 7:36 p.m.
Supporters of the Occupy Aroostook movement gathered at the North Street parking lot Nov. 7 in preparation of their first march. Among participants were (from left) Troy Haines, Steve Demaio, Carol McKnight and John Cancelarich.

Occupy Aroostook movement seeks economic justice

By Kathy McCarty, Presque Isle Star-Herald on Nov. 16, 2011, at 7:12 p.m.
A sign welcoming people to the OccupyMaine encampment in Lincoln Park in Portland, Maine is seen Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011. Protesters are preparing for the colder weather and vowing to stick it out through the winter.

OccupyMaine protesters insulate tents, vow to camp through winter

By CLARKE CANFIELD, The Associated Press on Nov. 15, 2011, at 5:45 p.m.
An Occupy Wall Street protester draws contact from a police officer Tuesday morning.

Judge rules against Occupy protesters, upholds NYC move to rid plaza of tents, sleeping bags

By Colleen Long and Verena Dobnik, The Associated Press on Nov. 15, 2011, at 11:26 a.m.

Oakland raid is latest in Occupy camp crackdowns

By From wire service reports on Nov. 14, 2011, at 8:12 p.m.
Eastern Maine Labor Council president Jack McKay (right), vice president Emery Deabay (center) and Scott Cuddy of IBEW 1253 were among the people who spoke at a press conference to express their support for Occupy Bangor. The event was held at Peirce Park near the Occupy Bangor encampment Friday.

Eastern Maine Labor Council backs Occupy Bangor demonstration

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 11, 2011, at 3:11 p.m.