Penobscot

 

2nd Annual Transportation for All Earth Day Festival Postponed to June 10 Due To Weather

on April 21, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.

Fort Knox Park Day volunteers event postponed until May 6

on April 21, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.

Workshop on Maine and Native people: Understanding our relationship

on April 20, 2017, at 4:50 p.m.

Signs of the Seasons Volunteer Training at Fields Pond Audubon Center in Holden

By Sara Randall on April 20, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.

St. Joe’s Medical Assistant JOB FAIR May 2 from 3-6 pm

By St. Joseph Healthcare on April 20, 2017, at 10:56 a.m.

Maine Playwrights Festival

By Michael Levine on April 17, 2017, at 11:36 a.m.
Rebecca Grant walks to the office where she currently works at St. Joseph Healthcare on March 20, 2017. She said it was a struggle to get by after she was laid off from FairPoint Communications in July 2015.

Politicans say they want people to work, but they ignore this fast route to a job

on April 17, 2017, at 6:28 a.m.
There’s a way to get more people out of poverty, but it’s a “bewildering maze.”

Couple charged with burglary in connection with string of break-ins in 3 counties

By Dawn Gagnon on April 16, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.
Jeremy Regimbal, 27, and his 23-year-old girlfriend, Ricci Boutilier, were indicted on two counts each of burglary and nine counts each of theft by unauthorized taking by the Penobscot County grand jury.

Penobscot County SWCD Pre-Order 2017 Plant Sale Going on Now!

By Amy Polyot on April 13, 2017, at 3:07 p.m.
The former Great Northern Paper Co. site in East Millinocket.

Investors say proposed energy park at former mill site won’t require more state aid

By Darren Fishell on April 13, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Stored Solar plans to get a $240 million biorefinery off the ground in East Millinocket with a blend of private money and a federally backed loan for energy projects.
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Our Katahdin President Sean DeWitt (right) listens as Millinocket Town Councilor Jesse Dumais makes a point during a council meeting in January in Millinocket.

Despite optimism, jobs still years away for former Millinocket mill site

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“I get the sense that there’s quite a few people that have had their eye on it for awhile now.”

BOOK DISCUSSION – WILBER’S WAR

By Brewer Public Library on April 10, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.
2017 Bangor Rotary Club Music Off broadway

Rotary Club of Bangor’s 12th annual Music Off Broadway production fundraiser in honor of club’s 100th year

By Cintia Miranda on April 10, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.

PICA’s Annual Perennial Sale

By Ellen Gray on April 09, 2017, at 4:05 p.m.
An adult mosquito harvesting a blood meal. Improper application of insect repellent could increase your chances for bites.

You’re putting your insect repellent on wrong

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 07, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“There’s actually a right and a wrong way to put on insect repellent,” said Michael Bentley, staff entomologist for the National Pest Management Association.
Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

Community Event to Explore Ethics Issues and Opioids in Hampden

By emmc on April 06, 2017, at 7:03 p.m.

Spring Fling Fun Day in Bangor set for April 21

on April 06, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.

Penobscot Valley Star Gazers Meeting

By Dwight Lanpher on April 06, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.
An adult female deer tick. The National Pest Management Association predicts 2017 will be a bad season for mosquitoes and ticks.

Pest experts predict bad tick, mosquito season for Northeast

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 06, 2017, at 2:02 p.m.
For the Northeast, the bi-annual Bug Barometer states that “higher tick populations may result from the unseasonably warm winter.

Penquis: April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

on April 06, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.