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Setting the story straight on cosmetic dentistry options

By Jasmine Haines on June 27, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.
Today more than ever, Americans are obsessed with how their teeth look. Simply flip through a magazine or turn on your television and you’ll see that almost every person has straight white teeth.
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The myths, risks and benefits of cosmetic and plastic surgery

By Anne Gabbianelli on June 27, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there are two categories of patients who are good candidates for surgery: patients who have a physical defect or cosmetic flaw that has diminished their function and self-esteem, and patients with a strong self-image who are bothered by a physical characteristic that they’d like to improve or change.
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Then & Now: the Penobscot River

By Dick Shaw on June 27, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
Dotted with islands, mills, cities, towns, and a whole lot of wilderness, the Penobscot has inspired poetry, paintings, songs, stories, and even a scene in Tom Clancy’s submarine novel, “The Hunt for Red October.”
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2017 Penobscot River Nat. Regatta promises fun for all

By Alan Crowell on June 27, 2017, at 12:37 p.m.
The 2017 Penobscot River Whitewater Nationals Regatta will be held June 28 – July 2 in Old Town. Racers will maneuver down a 9.5-mile section of the river from Old Town to Eddington restored after the removal of the Veazie and Great Works dams through the Penobscot River Restoration Project.
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Penobscot River rafting: an adventure worth sharing

By Penobscot Adventures on June 27, 2017, at 12:34 p.m.
As Raylin Wiggin explained when asked why he and his then-girlfriend…chose to go rafting on the Penobscot river: “We were looking for something exciting to build that adrenaline and give us that stronger connected bond.” He had the impression that the West Branch offered the most exciting rafting. In fact, they ended up rafting it on multiple occasions.
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Penobscot River Restoration Project: connecting 2,000 miles of river to the sea

By Penobscot River Restoration Project on June 27, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
For the first time in more than a century, American shad, river herring, and Atlantic salmon could swim freely around the Howland dam to and from important historic spawning and rearing habitat, thanks to the completion of the large, stream-like fish “bypass” channel around the dam.
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Paddling the West Branch of the Penobscot River: a step back in time

By Mahoosuc Guide Service on June 27, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
Steeped in Wabenaki lore, lumbering history and sporting adventures, the West Branch of the Penobscot River is one of Maine’s most scenic and beautiful rivers.
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Haskell Rock Pitch, East Branch of the Penobscot. | Photo by Jon Luoma.

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument protects rich human history

By Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters on June 27, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
The East Branch of the Penobscot River is the centerpiece of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and has a rich history dating back 11,000 years.
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The Penobscot River fuels communities, livelihoods

By Alan Crowell on June 27, 2017, at 10:52 a.m.
Today, industry on the Penobscot has morphed to fill smaller niches in highly competitive world markets but the river remains a key part of the region’s economic backbone as well as its future.
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The Penobscot Nation: a people of the river past, present, future

By Alan Crowell on June 27, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.
The identity of the Penobscot people is so intertwined with the river that it is impossible to separate the two, say members of the tribe. “It is our lifeblood. We are the river,” said John Banks, Director of the Penobscot Nation’s Natural Resource Department.

Don’t forget the reindeer!

By Aimee Thibodeau on Nov. 04, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.

Gifts for Foodies

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.

Holiday Shipping 101

By Family Features on Nov. 04, 2014, at 10:11 a.m.

Gifts for the Home

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
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Holiday gift idea for grandparents

By Family Features on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:50 a.m.
A perfect set: Enhance her boho chic style with the healing gemstone power of a Zen Rudraksha and Gem necklace, with matching earrings and bracelet.
	Buy It: Zen Rudraksha and Gem necklace, $16;Tree of Life earrings, $7; Tree of Life bracelet, $6.
Mexicali Blues
		1 West Market Square
		Bangor
		990-4113
		mexicaliblues.com

Gifts for Her

on Nov. 04, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Letters to create monogrammed coasters.

Celebrate and Create: Tips for a DIY holiday

By Family Features on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:33 p.m.
Toe Pick!: Whether she’s a pro or just starting out, figure skating is a fun way to enjoy a chilly Maine winter.
Buy It: Jackson Ultima Figure Skates, $69.99	
Gunn’s Sport Shop
		32 Green Point Road
989-9838
gunnshockey.com

Gifts for Sports Fans

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:21 p.m.
Bottom’s Up!: Everything you need for the beer enthusiast (or master brewer) in your life. 
	Buy It: 64 oz. stainless steel growler, $44.95; beerME coozie, $4.95; The STARR “X” bottle opener, $8.50; homebrew box, $25; Central Street Farmhouse glass, $??; “33 Bottles of Beer” book, $4.50; “The Portable Beer Expert” book, $16.95.
		Central Street Farmhouse
30 Central St.
Bangor
992-4454
info@centralstreetfarmhouse.com

Gifts for Him

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
3-2-1 Takeoff: Take your tyke on a plane ride with this aircraft swing from HABA. 
	Buy It: HABA aircraft swing, $139.99 
		Central Street Farmhouse
30 Central St.
Bangor
992-4454
info@centralstreetfarmhouse.com

Gifts for Kids

on Nov. 03, 2014, at 12:33 p.m.