Music in Honor of the Blessed Mother BANGOR, Maine — The Chamber Choir at St. John’s will perform Sacred Choral Music for Advent at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. The program will include choral works:… Read More
    The Chamber Choir at St. John’s Catholic Church offers a program of contemplative music for Lent and Passiontide by William Byrd, Claudio Monteverdi, Daniel Pinkham, Josef Rheinberger and Randall Thompson. The featured work is Joseph Rheinberger’s Stabat Mater – a multi movement setting of the eloquent 13th-century text… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — The Chamber Choir will perform Sacred Choral Music for Advent at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St. The program will include A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28, written by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), with harpist Isleen Halvorsen; motets by Josquin des Prez… Read More
    The Chamber Choir at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York Street,  Bangor will perform Dieterich Buxtehude’s monumental cantata cycle Membra Jesu Nostri (1680)  Saturday, March 24, 2012 beginning at 7:30 PM. Buxtehude, who was the great German composer between Schuetz and Bach, wrote this uncommonly beautiful… Read More
    Sheila Akeley, 43, Limestone, disorderly conduct, $300. Jayson J. Boyd, 19, Caribou, theft by unauthorized use of property, jail six months; operating vehicle while under influence of intoxicants, $500, jail 48 hours, license suspended 90 days; eluding officer, prison three years, all but nine months one… Read More
    Seniors, highest honors: Brittany Buotte, Kayla DeRaps, Jordan Fortin, Haley Hayden, Courtney Horton, Alexa Mitchell; high honors: Karina Arsenault, Cecelia Billington, Patrick Braley, Taylor Butler, Katelyn Chase, Bobby Davis, Carla Gagliardo, Ashley Garnett, Brittany Gosnell, Jennifer Hastings, Hillary Howard, Destiny Long, Allison Manson, Jade Morse, Elizabeth Orcutt, Regina… Read More
    People must wonder whether professional help of some kind is in order when they learn that I commute five days each week from Patten to Bangor. Why would anyone want to do that? The reason I give is: “The destination in both directions is worth the drive.” After… Read More
    HOULTON, Maine — The Gentle Memorial Building was transformed into a Valentine’s Day paradise Friday evening as the Parent-Teacher Organization of Houlton Elementary School held its third annual “Daughter Dance.” More than 100 students and their “dates” attended this year’s event, which serves as a fundraiser… Read More
    HOULTON — Three soloists and one group rose above the rest Saturday evening to earn the coveted “Golden Ticket” in the United Way of Aroostook’s Northern Star singing competition. For the second straight year, three males were chosen as the top three to advance to the… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Many of them carried ribbons for their achievements at the Special Olympics, others were eager to boast about lending a helping hand, and some simply wore a smile because they were happy to be there. As a result, the atmosphere was vibrant at the… Read More
    ORONO,  Maine — Hundreds of students filed through the University of Maine’s fitness and recreation center Wednesday for the school’s annual career fair, according to event officials. The event, held every year in January by the UM Career Center, attracted 87 different companies and organizations. Most company… Read More