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Scout Stradley, 5, of Rockport, waves an American flag as she watches her mom, Sarah Harvey, originally from England, be sworn in as an American citizen Friday morning at the Federal Building. U.S. Magistrate Judge John Nivison presided over the ceremony where 27 people from 21 different countries took the Oath of Allegiance.

27 immigrants sworn in as U.S. citizens in Bangor

“I love the American people. They are very friendly, there’s a lot of kindness [in them] for another country and another people.”
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The Bacon Tree and The2Guys – Saturday March 25th – 6-9pm

A GameStop store is pictured in Pasadena, California.

GameStop closing at least 150 ‘nonproductive’ stores in 2017

It was not known Friday if any of the company’s 10 stores in Maine will be affected.
Sen. Collins (right) with Joanna Russell, member of BARN Board of Directors and Executive Director of the Northeastern Workforce Development Board

Senator Collins Visits Brewer Organization that Assists Individuals Recovering from Addiction and Their Families

In January, Sanford Police and the York County Sheriff’s Office assisted state and federal drug agents in the arrest of two people in the largest heroin drug bust in Maine. The combined street value of the fentanyl laced heroin seized in both Maine and Massachusetts was over $1.8 million.

Maine needs more money to investigate fentanyl deaths

Of the 378 overdose deaths in 2016, 195 were attributed to fentanyl, up from only nine in 2013.
Outdoors

Events from The Bangor Land Trust

HOPE Festival at UMaine set for April 8

Dinner and music at The Bangor Grange

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is having a Garden Party, wear your gardening hat!

Kilroy was here! A musical in 2 acts

Special ed, employee benefits could drive Bangor school budget up 2.14 percent

Bangor Public Schools Superintendent Betsy Webb introduced a $45.2 million budget proposal to the school committee Wednesday night.

Heather Maloney at 58 Main

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