This 1971 Pontiac GTO owned by Steve Dyer of Hermon will be one of many cars, trucks, motorcycles and street rods and antique vehicles featured in the Hermon Bicentennial Car Show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Hermon High School in conjunction with the town of Hermon celebration of the its 200th birthday. The cost to exhibit a vehicle is $7. For information, email Scott Perkins at recreation_director@hermon.net.

1971 GTO

Bangor Band members get ready to give a concert in its new “clam shell” performing space on the Bangor waterfront. Band members have dubbed the structure the Clam-phitheatre. Bangor Parks and Recreation Department staff inflate the shell before concerts.

CLAM-PHITHEATRE

Sports news

Hockey equipment sale ORONO — The John Bapst Hockey Boosters will hold a used hockey equipment sale 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 27, in the Alfond …

School news

Colleges New England School of Communications BANGOR — These area students received honors or high honors for the spring semester at the New England School …

Downeast Direct Cremation caters to growing trend in Maine

By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — More and more families are choosing cremation over traditional burial services. The Cremation Association of …

When it’s hot, seniors need to stay cool

Senior Beat by Carol Higgins Taylor Special to The Weekly   Humidity has settled in this season, making sticky the word of the day. Not …

Farmers Market Corner

by Erin Sweeney Special to The Weekly   This is a great time of year for enjoying fresh, local produce, baked goods, dairy, meat and …

YESTERDAY …

YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — July 24, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) NEWBURGH — As the sun beat down on steamy …

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 …

School news

Schools Scholarship awards These Bangor area students have received National Merit Scholarship awards: • Jesse Amar of Orono, Orono High School. • Madeleine Coffey of …

Whole Grain Bakeshop to hold grand opening

BREWER — The  grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Whole Grain Bakeshop will be held 1:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at St. Patrick’s Church, …
Lindsay Pitts of Bucksport, Megan Williams of Brewer, Molly King of Windsor, Jenna Cross of Bangor and Taylor Hickey of Whitefield show off their skill during the Central Maine Twirling Corps 2014 spring recital in Augusta.

Teacher makes baton twirling a sport for life

by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   Andrea Fletcher’s students arrive at her classes at the Bangor Recreation Department with batons in their hands …

Community news

Candidate Connection BANGOR — FUSION:Bangor will hold a series of luncheons in August, September and October to connect young residents in the Bangor region with …
Laura Bell, the photographer's greyhound, wants to remind you of the importance of creating a pet first aid kit for when you travel and for the home.

Plan ahead for safety when out and about with your pet

By Debra Bell Special to The Weekly   There’s nothing better when it comes to summer fun than to take pup with you on an …
Students from Kookmin University in South Korea visit downtown Bangor as a part of Husson University's Summer English Enrichment program.

Husson brings South Korean students to Bangor

By Nick Kaye Special to The Weekly   BANGOR — In a recent strategic plan, Husson University set its sights on internationalization. Within a two-year …

Bangor-area students honored at National SkillsUSA

Students from a Bangor-area high school and a college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. …

Museum offers crafts and children’s programs this summer

SEARSPORT — Summer activities for children and adults began in July at Penobscot Marine Museum.  Wednesdays and Fridays are children’s program days, and Thursdays are …

‘Julius Caesar’ to be staged under the stars

BREWER — Ten Bucks Theatre Company will present its Shakespeare Under the Stars  production, “Julius Caesar,” directed by Ben Layman, at 6 p.m. Thursday through …

Chapin Park will be setting for annual block party

BANGOR — The State Street Neighborhood Old Fashioned Block Party will take place 6-8 p.m.  Tuesday, July 29, in Chapin Park, located behind Abraham Lincoln …
Members of the Hermon Little League all-star baseball team celebrate with their championship banner after beating Bronco Little League of Hampden 6-3 in the District 3 title game for ages 9-10. Hermon advanced to the state tourney will play Friday at Auburn Suburban.

Hermon all-stars rally past Bronco to claim District 3 Little League baseball title

MILLINOCKET — Hermon scored seven unanswered runs to erase a 6-3 deficit en route to completing an undefeated run through the District 3 9 and …
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