Arts news

Art of Collage workshop BANGOR — UMaine Museum of Art announced that it will conduct The Art of Collage workshop for adults with instructor Eva …

It’s fall — time to plan a strategy to foil the flu

Senior Beat by Carol Higgins Taylor Special to The Weekly   Well, summer was great and now it’s fall. The leaves just beginning to turn …
Joe Perdue is the new owner of Hidden Meadows Golf Course in Old Town. Perdue is a longtime golf pro originally from Bremerton, Wash., but who was most recently a pro at a club on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Old Town, Orono teams to take part in Charity Golf Tournament

When the Old Town Rotary Club holds its annual Charity Golf Tournament at Hidden Meadows Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 20, there will be more …
In this photo, artist Rick Haney has layered an image of Mercantile Square, from an era long past, onto a current image of where the square once was located in Bangor.

Photographs juxtapose Bangor’s past with its present

by Emily Burnham BDN Staff   It’s easy to walk the streets of Bangor and completely forget that even just 50 years ago, things looked …

Library suspends programming for adults, children’s continue

BANGOR — Bangor Public Library will begin its interior renovation in the next few weeks and subsequently has put a hold on adult programming for …

Husson University opens financial technology center

BANGOR — Husson University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 29 to mark the official opening of the Ronan Center for Financial Technology on …

Filling compost bins heralds autumn in the garden

by Reeser Manley Special to The Weekly   September begins the busiest composting season. Through the autumn months, one of our compost bins fills to …

Weekly calendar

Calendar runs as space permits. Items with dates take precedence over activities that occur every week. ITEMS FOR CALENDAR ARE DUE 10 DAYS BEFORE THE …
Richard Newcomb, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Newcomb of Hampden, shows off one of his father's squashes, weighing between 45 and 50 pounds.

YESTERDAY …

YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — Sept. 18, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) BANGOR — Michael Downes of Bangor and Brianna Sweeney, …
Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently awarded Penobscot Community Health Care’s Hope House Health and Living Center a $25,000 grant to help fund a new entryway and medical clinic. Renovations will include expanded clinical space and a new shelter 
entrance, bridging the emergency shelter and transitional housing. A new emergency shelter entrance will provide much needed space and safety improvements that will enhance the intake process and provide a safe environment for the staff, and the guests who require the services of the emergency shelter. Taking part in a ceremony to celebrate the award are (from left) Patrick Kelly, senior vice president, Bangor Savings Bank; Yellow Light Breen, executive vice president and chief strategic officer, Bangor Savings Bank; Dr. Trip Gardner, chief psychiatric officer, PCHC; Ann Giggey, Hope House manager; and Kenneth Schmidt, PCHC president and CEO.

Support for Hope House

Komen Maine announced recently that Karen Economy of Hermon was named Komen Maine 2014 Bangor New Balance Survivor. She will be recognized at the Komen Race for the cure on Sept. 21 in Bangor.

Komen Maine names 2014 Bangor New Balance Survivor

BREWER — Komen Maine, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure statewide affiliate, announced recently that its 2014 Bangor New Balance Survivor is Karen Economy …

Rolled cuffs allow child to pull on mittens without help

by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   January in Maine is a bitterly cold month, clogged with ice and snow, and it will be …

Bangor churches work together to offer food, clothing, services at Day of Hope

by Judy Harrison BDN Staff   BANGOR — Half a dozen local churches, along with the city, will offer free groceries, clothing, winter coats and …

Sports news

Wrestling BREWER — Independent Wrestling Entertainment will return to City Side Restaurant, 393 North Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 4 for Rage in the Cage, …
Dylan Brennan (left) as C.S. Lewis discusses his conversion to belief in the supernatural with Dennis Hamrick as Sigmund Freud, an avowed atheist. The Union Street Brick Church will present &quotFreud's Last Session," by Mark St. Germain, a play suggested by the &quotQuestion of God" Sept. 19-21, at the church. Admission to the play is free.

‘Freud’s Last Session’ opens Sept. 19 at the Brick Church

BANGOR — A play questioning faith in God in a world of suffering will open Friday at Bangor’s Union St. Brick Church. In the late …
The Clifton United Baptist Church is celebrating its 175th anniversary through Sunday, Sept. 21, with church services, a parking lot party and fireworks.

Clifton church celebrates 175th anniversary

by Debra Walsh Clifton United Baptist Church   CLIFTON — The only church in Clifton is celebrating its 175th anniversary and the Airline community is …
Donn Fendler (left) chats with readers of “Lost on a Mountain in Maine,” the story of his being lost on Mount Katahdin for nine days in 1939, at Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor.

Donn Fendler to sign books, give talk at Cole Museum

BANGOR — When Andrew Perry’s grandmother pointed out that 87-year-old author Donn Fendler was signing books during the recent Wallagrass Summer Festival, the 8-year-old was …

School news

Schools Christian College Fair BANGOR — Bangor Christian Schools will hosting its annual college fair 6:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the school.The event is …
A basket of tomatoes picked last weekend includes Early Girl and Celebrity, along with a Pruden

Garnish tomato salad with crumbles of feta cheese

By Lois Baxter Special to The Weekly Welcome to the Farmers Market Corner. This is a great time of year for enjoying fresh, local produce, …

Business news

TechWalk 2014 BANGOR — The Maine Technology Institute TechWalk 2014 will be held 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 …
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