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Maine Troop Greeters to hold Vietnam veteran celebration in June

Bangor Daily News on April 22, 2015, at 9:28 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A “Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran Celebration” will be held Flag Day 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 14, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference held at Bangor International Airport. Vietnam veterans are being asked to register online for this …
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VFW dinner to benefit veterans and building fund

Bangor Daily News on April 21, 2015, at 10:04 a.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Northport VFW Hall, Route 1, Northport, Maine For more information: 207-338-6092 NORTHPORT, Maine — A dinner to benefit veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars building fund will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Northport VFW Hall, Route …
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Baked bean supper at Orrington church

Bangor Daily News on April 21, 2015, at 9:42 a.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington, Maine ORRINGTON, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road. The menu will include baked beans, …
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Monthly public supper May 14 at Warren church

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2015, at 12:25 p.m.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Second Congregational Church of Warren, 252 Main St., Warren, Maine For more information: 207-273-2338 WARREN, Maine — A monthly public supper will be held at 6 p.m. beginning May 14, at Second Congregational Church of Warren, 252 Main St. The …
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Piano concert by The Transcontinental Piano Duo April 19

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2015, at 11:39 a.m.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-7354 BANGOR, Maine — Piano concert by The Transcontinental Piano Duo composed of Elaine Greenfield and Janice Meyer Thompson, playing music for one piano, four hands: “Beethoven to Bernstein,” …
Ice jams up next to the bridge over the St. John River in Allagash on Thursday morning.

Ice out! Show us the high water or ice jams in your area

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2015, at 11:12 a.m.
Spring is finally here, and with the warmer weather comes the potential for flooding or major ice jams (especially after the epic winter we had this year!) We want to see what the rivers and streams look like from your point of view. Submit a photo below from your neck of …
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Bean-hole bean supper at Hampden church

Bangor Daily News on April 15, 2015, at 3:06 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road, Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-862-4195 HAMPDEN, Maine — Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church will hold its spring bean-hole bean supper 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the church, 44 Kennebec Road. Contact …
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‘Fireside’ session at Machias church

Bangor Daily News on April 09, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 180 Court St., Machias, Maine For more information: 207-312-9983 MACHIAS — “Fireside” session of gospel-centered activities for all ages, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 180 …
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Indoor yard sale at Belfast church

Bangor Daily News on April 09, 2015, at 11:25 a.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-5575 BELFAST, Maine — An indoor yard sale will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. For information, call …
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Verona Women’s Club seeks items for yard sale

Bangor Daily News on April 08, 2015, at 11:33 a.m.
VERONA, Maine — The Verona Women’s Club is seeking nice clothing and small household items for a yard sale to be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Verona Town Hall. Items may be dropped off during regular business hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 3-7 …
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Baked bean supper at Dedham church

Bangor Daily News on April 06, 2015, at 3:19 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Dedham Church, Route 46, Dedham Village, Maine DEDHAM, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Dedham Church, Route 46, in Dedham Village. The menu will include baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hot …
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Public supper at Millinocket church

Bangor Daily News on April 06, 2015, at 2:35 p.m.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: St. Martin’s Church, 19 Colby St., Millinocket, Maine For more information: 207-723-6395 MILLINOCKET, Maine — A public supper will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the parish hall at St. Martin’s Church, 19 Colby St., Millinocket. The menu …
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Bangor Area Recovery Network annual meeting April 25

Bangor Daily News on April 06, 2015, at 10:51 a.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-561-9444 BREWER, Maine — The annual meeting of Bangor Area Recovery Network, 142 Center St., will be held 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Registration begins at 3 p.m. …
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LePage town hall ends abruptly when ex-lawmaker reportedly throws ‘jar of Vaseline’

Bangor Daily News on April 02, 2015, at 7:52 p.m.
SACO, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s budget presentation at Thornton Academy in Saco came to an abrupt end when former Democratic state Rep. Joanne T. Twomey of Biddeford confronted the governor. According to social media reports, Twomey “threw a jar of Vaseline” toward the governor. Twomey reportedly was escorted from …
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2015 BDN Maine Garden Show on April 11-12

Bangor Daily News on April 02, 2015, at 9:49 a.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 12, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor, Maine For more information: bangorgardenshow.com BANGOR, Maine — The 2015 BDN Maine Garden Show will be held 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, April 11, and 10 …
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Baked bean and casserole supper at Bangor Grange Hall

Bangor Daily News on April 01, 2015, at 12 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A baked bean, casserole and ham supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. Drowned Valley will play bluegrass, folk and gospel music beginning at 7 p.m. Supper, $8; show, $8; both for $14. Call 973-3976 0r 632-4682 for …
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Searsport church to hold turkey supper

Bangor Daily News on March 31, 2015, at 3:19 p.m.
SEARSPORT, Maine — Searsport Methodist Church will hold a public turkey supper at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the church, located on Main Street. The buffet style supper with all the trimmings also will offer homemade desserts. Cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children age 12 and younger. …
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Blue Hill churches offer Easter services

Bangor Daily News on March 31, 2015, at 12:58 p.m.
BLUE HILL, Maine — Easter sunrise service led by the Rev. Deborah Breault, interim minister, 6 a.m. April 5, First Baptist Church; Easter family worship, 10 a.m. April 5, First Congregational Church, followed by an Easter egg hunt. 374-2891 or 374-2892. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Turkey supper to benefit Friends of Millinocket Memorial Library

Bangor Daily News on March 30, 2015, at 4:03 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — A turkey supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at St. Martin’s Church to benefit Friends of Millinocket Memorial Library to help keep the library open. The cost is $7. Takeouts available by calling 723-6395. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
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Easter celebration and Easter egg hunt at Eddington

Bangor Daily News on March 30, 2015, at 3:08 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Eddington Fire Department, 906 Main St., Eddington, Maine For more information: 207-843-5251 EDDINGTON, Maine — Eddington Fire Department will hold its sixth annual Easter Celebration and Easter Egg Scramble 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 4, at the fire department, 906 Main Road, …
 
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