YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — Aug. 7, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) BANGOR — Jan Smith, anchorwoman and news director at WVII-TV 7, is leaving the ABC affiliate to become assistant news director at WTO-TV 11 in Savannah, Georgia. Smith cites working at a… Read More
    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 THURSDAY OF PUBLICATION. Email: weekly@bangordailynews.com. Mail The Weekly Calendar, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402.   Art BANGOR: • Young Curators exhibit, “Eight Scoops,”… Read More
    by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   Bucksport is one of seven communities, along with Surry, Lubec, Calais, Harrington, Jonesport and Castine, that will have sculptures created and placed in public spaces as part of the 2014 Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium this summer. Artists from Maine, South… Read More
    HAMPDEN — Olivia Duron, a senior at Hampden Academy, recently completed the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award. She is the daughter of Bobby and Stefanie Duron of Hampden. Olivia joined Girl Scouts as a kindergartner in Chadron, Nebraska, and became a member of Troop 199 of… Read More
    YESTERDAY … 10 years ago — June 5, 2004 (As reported in the Bangor Daily News) BANGOR — There was food, music and plenty of dancing at the one-year anniversary celebration of the Residential Life Unit of the Maine Veterans Home. Read More
    Schools Dancing Like The Stars HERMON — The Hermon High School class of 2015 will host Dancing Like The Stars at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the school. Admission is $8, $5 students. Vote for your favorite couple at $1 per vote. Proceeds… Read More
    The six degrees of separation is the mathematical notion that every person on the planet is no more than six people away from every other person, in terms of who knows who. So, you and I are no more than six people away from Harrison Ford, Queen Elizabeth,… Read More
    BANGOR — When big band Sentimental Journey, its 18 members wearing blue sports jackets, white shirts and ties, settle into chairs behind music stands, they are the personification of big band music in Maine. They bring to the present day the music of another era, channeling the spirits… Read More
    HAMPDEN – An icy mist that began falling and freezing at approximately 8:30 a.m. has brought traffic on Route 1A to a halt in the northbound lane. Most of the vehicles, from what I can see from my living room window, are passenger cars with one lone tractor-trailer… Read More
    Skating lessons BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its Learn to Skate and Free-Style Skate Lessons program for children age 4 and up. Session II will begin Sunday, Jan. 5. The schedule is: • Learn to skate,… Read More
    Eastern Maine Camera Club BANGOR — The Eastern Maine Camera Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at the Bangor Parks and Recreation building, 647 Main St. Guest speaker will be Patrick Downey, and art landscape photographer from Ellsworth, who has both a… Read More
    Books are always welcome as gifts at holiday time. Here are few that will appeal to knitters: “Writers in Knitting” edited by Ann Hood is the kind of book one will put aside actual knitting in order to read. The book asks the question, “Why does… Read More
    ORONO, Maine — The Orono Public Library will present the monthly program, Wednesday Wonders at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at at the library. Mary Anne Eason of the Orono Historical Society will present a talk,  “Virtual Historic Tour of Downtown Orono,” illustrated by slides. To reserve a… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Betsy Philbrick is currently undergoing cancer treatment and Eastern Maine CommunityCollege wants to show its support to her, her husband, Peter, and their two young children with a spaghetti dinner, a raffle and a Pie-in-the-Face contest 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Kathdin Hall, EMCC. Read More