Since 1973, the Bangor Daily News has sponsored the Santa’s Helper Fund, raising nearly $1 million in support of programs such as Christmas gifts for children, meals for the hungry, clothing, heating and housing assistance, as well sending children to Camp Sebago over the summer and providing free music lessons to youth throughout the year. Donate to be a Santa’s Helper and support Maine kids.

The Mahoosuc Way: new initiative promotes sustainable tourism

The Mahoosuc Way, a new sustainable tourism initiative, was launched by business, municipal and non-profit leaders in the region surrounding Bethel. The new group is promoting and encouraging residents and visitors to “Embrace Our Place” by taking a pledge to work together to protect the environment, quality of life and community vitality.  The Mahoosuc Way […]

UScellular offers tips for keeping smart devices functioning in cold weather

With temperatures dropping at a record rate and interest in outdoor winter activities heightening due to the pandemic, UScellular wants to inform the public of the potential impact extreme cold temperatures can have on smartphones. According to the wireless carrier, it is the lithium-ion batteries in smartphones and other connected devices that often create an […]

Maine Outdoor Film Festival adds new hires in preparation for expanded Portland event

PORTLAND — The Maine Outdoor Film Festival (“MOFF”), an international festival of adventure, conservation and the arts, is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members to the outreach team. Maine native and MOFF Sponsorship Coordinator Andrea Nilosek has worked in the film industry for about a decade through local and national work. […]

Bishop Deeley appointed as chairman of the board for National Catholic Risk Retention Group

LISLE, Illinois — The National Catholic Risk Retention Group (National Catholic) has announced that Bishop Robert Deeley has been elected as its chairman of the board. Since July of 2019, the bishop has served as the company’s episcopal moderator and as a member of its board of directors. Bishop Deeley’s appointment as chairman is in addition […]



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