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Posted inEditorialsOpinion

Caring for Rural Vets

Members of Congress typically try to carve out a niche or two, choosing issues on which they can focus and become experts. Second Congressional District Rep. Mike Michaud has been a consistent voice on issues that relate to military veterans, and his steady work as chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health has yielded some substantial and practical results.

Posted inBangorNewsPoliticsState

Maine casino plan questioned

Backers of an Oxford County casino concede there are flaws in their Nov. 4 ballot proposal that would have to be remedied by the Maine Legislature.Dean Harrold from Olympia Gaming, who’s running the pro-casino campaign, said he disagrees with a provision to lower the minimum age for gambling from 21 to 18. He’s also against […]

Posted inObituaries

Jana M. Franck

BANGOR – A funeral service for Jana Marie Franck will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Seamus Griesbach officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments after the service at Brookings-Smith Family Center, 163 Center St., Bangor. Those who wish to […]

Posted inObituaries

Ethel G. Moore

GREAT POND – Ethel G. Moore, 93, of Great Pond Road and formerly of North Bath, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at her home. She was born June 8, 1915, in St. John, New Brunswick, a daughter of Clarence and Viola Coffin Seavey. She married Clarence A. Moore Sr., March 25, 1939, in Bath. They […]