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Christmas is for Kids launches early

BANGOR — Christmas is for Kids brings the holiday spirit to life for local children and families in need through the charitable act of gift-giving. This 40-year tradition is a partnership between Penquis and Blueberry Broadcasting and allows community members to sponsor a child or family this holiday season. This year 1,200 children can be […]

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9-foot Chanukah menorah lights up Bangor as Jewish community gathers once more

BANGOR — Chabad of Bangor will light a 9-foot public Chanukah menorah at Peirce Park on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m., the third night of the eight-day Festival of Lights. The event will feature a juggler, music, latkes, and donuts. Complimentary Hanukkah menorahs and candles will be distributed as well for participants to light at home. “Everyone is especially excited about Hanukkah this year,” […]