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Andrew Geaghan is the head brewer at Geaghan Brothers Brewing. Geaghan Brothers expanded its capacity at the Brewer brewery and moved the tap room to a new larger location adjacent to the brewery.

Switch from bottles to cans marks a busy year for Geaghan’s Brewing

Geaghan’s is the first Bangor area brewery to buy its own canning system.
Sarah Smiley

Fear of heights, er, edges at Mt. Washington

“It’s the edge. I won’t appreciate driving on that edge.”
Eagle Week at Husson University is a weeklong, pre-semester program that provides select students with extended orientation services. It's designed to enhance academic readiness and preparation for university life. U.S. students who are undecided about their major, join Husson international students in academic workshops, team-building activities, introductions to various careers and majors, as well as recreational and cultural activities.

Husson University Eagle Week


Sunday Service


New Renaissance Singers Fall Rehearsals Begin

Steven Case and Gabrielle Dandaneau of Virginia Beach walk in Stephen King's neighborhood on Monday. The two Bangor natives said they were surprised to see so many For Sale signs in the neighborhood.

Want to be Stephen King’s neighbor? Here’s your chance.

Five houses are for sale on the block of West Broadway where Stephen King owns the historic red Victorian known for its black iron fence.
Chief Troy Morton of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Department discards unused prescription medications as part of the National Take-Back Day on April 30, 2011.

Most heroin users first experience opioids from the medicine cabinets of families, friends

How to safely dispose of your unused prescriptions.
Gregory Watson

South Carolina man arrested after stabbing near downtown Bangor

A South Carolina man is facing felony assault charges after a stabbing early Sunday morning, police said.
Rich Horsley talks about the barley growing in the fields during a barley workshop at the University of Maine Rogers Farm in Old Town on July 25. Farmers, researchers, brewers and maltsters attended to learn about various types of barley well suited for growing in Maine.
Maine Focus

How Maine could reap far more from the craft beer craze

“Maine could really be the Northeast source for malt barley,” Joel Alex said. “I also think that it doesn’t just have to stop in the Northeast.”

Children’s Consignment Sale

Cianbro to make more modules at Brewer manufacturing plant

Cianbro will likely be hiring employees at its Brewer manufacturing facility to build parts for a refinery next year.

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Maine Black Bears head coach Bob Walsh watches his team.

Major conference foes dot 2017-18 UMaine men’s basketball schedule

The Black Bears’ 2017-18 regular-season schedule begins with a nonconference slate that includes opponents from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12, Big East and three opponents from the Atlantic 10.
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