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Sarah Parcak is the winner of the 2016 TED Prize. Photo courtesy University of Alabama Birmingham.

Bangor native gets $1M prize for pioneering ‘space archaeology’ work

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 09, 2015, at 10:52 a.m.
The Focus Group, organizers of the Improv ME Festival

Second annual Improv ME Festival set for Nov. 6 and 7 in Brewer

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 03, 2015, at 12:36 p.m.

Anne Frank, Irena Sendler stories to be dramatized locally this month

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 03, 2015, at 12:28 p.m.

“Evil Dead: The Musical” to bring gore, laughs and campy fun to Orono

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 27, 2015, at 2:36 p.m.

PTC’s ‘Doctor Cerberus’ blends pathos and pop culture

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 23, 2015, at 10:51 a.m.

Bangor area offers spooky slate of Halloween events, for both kids and adults

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 22, 2015, at 10:16 a.m.
Amanda Burrill, on the cover of the Oct. 2015 issue of Runner's World

Winterport native appears on cover of Runner’s World magazine

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 21, 2015, at 9:29 a.m.

Maine Yoga Adventures offers outdoor fitness classes

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 16, 2015, at 2:38 p.m.

Husson University partners with Bangor School Department to Business Academy

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3:15 p.m.

Old Town teacher takes the challenge to fight cancer

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3:14 p.m.

Marshall DesJardin of Winterport cooks hamburgers at the Hampden Recreation Department food booth set up next to the Weatherbee School for Hampden Children's Day festivities in 2013.

Hampden Children’s Day back and better than ever for 2015 event

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3:12 p.m.
This 1999 Suzuki Intruder 1400 motorcycle was restored by Chuck Hogan of Bradley in July to serve as a memorial to Dale Rustin, father of Hogan’s wife, Nicole, and to raise awareness of suicide prevention. Rustin was the owner of the motorcycle and lost his life to suicide in 2009.

Restored motorcycle raises awareness of suicide prevention, memorializes former owner

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3:10 p.m.
Forest rangers and firefighters of the future graduated recently from a Bangor-based program at Penobscot Job Corps Center, the fourth class to make it through the Hot Shot program qualifying them to help rangers battle blazes in Maine. Some will complete advanced classes, with the goal of obtaining the Red Card which will qualify them for national deployment. Members of the Hot Shots graduating class are (front row, from left) Justin Mota, Kenneth Bennett, Joshua Desrosiers, Sean Babineau, Dominick Rodriguez, and (back row) Austyn Moody, Anthony Fernandes, Diana Gil, Ramadhani Mwielo, Dakar De La Rosa, Marie Francois, Jake Anthony-Greene, Ben Ladd, Tyler Shanahan and Darien Lane.

Community news

By Ardeana Hamlin on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3:04 p.m.

Holly Lundquist of Brewer (left), Brewer Mayor Matthew Vachon and his mother Michele Butera, hold a box filled with school supplies donated to Back to School with the Proper Tools, an effort Lundquist launched July 25 to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to donate to children in need.

Brewer woman aims to send children in need back to school with proper tools

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 3 p.m.

Arts news

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:52 p.m.

Pam Wells cores a tree during the 25th annual North American Dendroecological Fieldweek in Acadia National Park in June. The program focused on the science of tree ring dating.

Nontraditional undergraduate learning about forestry to better manage her own acres

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:49 p.m.

Clothing swap to benefit humane society

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:46 p.m.

Business news

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:44 p.m.

EMMC bone marrow drive gives patients a chance

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:43 p.m.

Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor, home of the Maine World War II Memorial, will honor the legacy of the greatest generation with a concert and ceremony marking the end of World War II at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at the museum, 405 Perry Road. Spirit of ‘45 activities have been scheduled around the world Aug. 14-16.

WWII veterans to be honored at anniversary of war’s end

on Aug. 10, 2015, at 2:42 p.m.