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Red Sox and American League All-Star manager Terry Francona can relax now. All he has to do the rest of the way is win a pennant. Francona survived the 4-hour, 50-minute (a record), 15-inning (ties a record) midsummer classic without having to use Sox outfielder… Read More
    HARTLAND – Hartland is a small, rural town in Somerset County with a single major industry – a century-old tannery – in addition to a population of just 870 and an average income of $29,900. The Pride Tannery, owned for decades by Irving Tanning Co.,… Read More
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ASHLAND, Ohio – Holiday cookies that may contain pieces of glass have been recalled by Archway Cookies. The company said in a statement that it was voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its 10-ounce Archway Holiday Cashew Nougat Cookies sold nationwide. googletag.cmd.push(function () { //… Read More
    BELFAST – Democrats in Waldo County will caucus Feb. 8 to help determine the Democratic nominee for president, select delegates to the Democratic State Convention, and elect municipal officers and county committee members. Democratic candidates, elected officials and representatives from Democratic campaigns will attend. googletag.cmd.push(function… Read More
In 1968, Greg Jordan of Guilford won his first club championship across town at Piscataquis Country Club. Jordan, 52, has won at least one in every decade since then, a very unusual event. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes… Read More
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ELLSWORTH ? The Woodlawn Museum-The Black House is sponsoring its first membership bus tour, to visit five museums in Brunswick. The bus leaves at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 12, from the Ellsworth City Hall parking lot and will return from Brunswick at 3 p.m. The… Read More
BREWER – Messalonskee fullback Justin Knox left Doyle Field Friday night with a grin, a 257-yard night and three touchdowns. His quarterback, Mike Dorval, exited with 112 more rushing yards and a TD toss that helped the Eagles to a 34-0 win over the Brewer… Read More
BANGOR — Downeast Big Brothers-Big Sisters have kicked off the holiday season with their ninth annual Festival of Trees, which is being held at the Bangor Mall’s J.C. Penney court through Dec. 14. Local businesses and organizations will decorate and sponsor 20 trees to benefit… Read More
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SAN DIEGO – Dennis Conner had to wait another day to try and sail back into the America’s Cup final for the first time in seven years. Sunday’s defender finals race between Conner’s Stars & Stripes and PACT 95’s Young America was abandoned because of… Read More
    AUGUSTA — The Maine Council of Churches will hold a conference on sex offenders and the criminal justice system on Friday, Jan. 14, at the Holiday Inn, Augusta. Experts from treatment programs in Oregon and Vermont will speak on types of sex offenders and treatment,… Read More
PERHAM — Christmas block prints by local artist Bessie Ranlett Higgins, 96, will be featured in a holiday show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 30 to Jan. 8, at Woods Edge Gallery. Members of the Presque Isle Garden Club will… Read More
Enough is enough! After fussin’ and fumin’ for the past hour I felt I needed to contact the taxpayers of this state and hopefully this country to revolt. Vice President Quayle guaranteed Nicaragua big bucks to have a peaceful transition in power. Rep. Gephardt wants to give foreign… Read More
    The 1989 edition of Outstanding Young Men of America will include 14 Maine men, OYMA officials have announced. The men are: William D. Burney Jr., of Augusta, Timothy Peter McLaughlin, of Mars Hill, Bryan Paul Lamberton, of Presque Isle, Peter John Jordan, of Gorham, Thomas… Read More
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    BANGOR – Stephanie (Stevie) Dunham and Caleb McGary met at age 8 while taking a class at Caleb’s mother’s dance studio, River City Dance, and while performing with Robinson Ballet. Since that age they have danced in “The Nutcracker,” performing various roles separately or partnered… Read More
    ORONO – What better time than the holidays to hold the popular Maine Indian Basketmakers Sale and Demonstration, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center, University of Maine. The event offers the public an opportunity… Read More
    BANGOR – Penobscot Theatre continues its 35th anniversary season with two productions for the holiday season – the Tony-nominated family musical “A Year With Frog and Toad,” and the uproarious comedy for mature audiences, “A Tuna Christmas.” The productions run through Dec. 23 at the… Read More
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    BELFAST – State and local police converged on a High Street home after a male occupant was shot to death there Tuesday morning. Police said a woman was being questioned in connection with the shooting and a weapon was recovered. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    Because of anticipated state and federal budget cuts, elderly residents at some Maine assisted living facilities will no longer be served breakfast beginning on Jan. 1. Freese’s Assisted Living in Bangor, Stearns Assisted Living in Millinocket and Merry Gardens Estates in Camden will continue to… Read More
    From the governor’s office to the showrooms of small auto dealerships throughout the state, many Mainers are paying close attention to the proposed $15 billion bailout of U.S. automakers. Most involved in the industry are hoping that the U.S. Congress will vote to give the… Read More
    ORONO – The Maine Better Transportation Association will host a program Thursday evening at the Best Western Black Bear Inn titled “Flight Plan: Weathering Turbulence and Finding Opportunity in the Passenger Air Travel Market.” The program begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11. Rebecca Hupp,… Read More
    BREWER – The national slowdown in the auto industry will cause a temporary shutdown at Brewer Automotive Components. Company officials are anticipating a two-week shutdown starting Dec. 19 at the Brewer factory, where 117 workers make suspension and steering components for Toyota of North America… Read More
    BANGOR – Fraser Papers Ltd. has sued a Michigan firm in U.S. District Court seeking payment for 1.8 million pounds of specialty paper manufactured at Fraser’s Madawaska facility and shipped to North Carolina between May 5 and June 2. In the breach-of-contract lawsuit filed Monday,… Read More
    Almost every day on TV one will view the suffering of little children who are victims of war, pestilence, famine and natural disasters. Then again there are agencies, which rescue children from picking in city dumps. If a civilization cannot control birth rates compared to… Read More
    A loan program unveiled last week fills an important void by targeting money to small businesses in rural and downtown areas. The new loans also come at a critical time when credit markets across the country remain frozen. Coastal Enterprises, Inc. was selected by the… Read More
    The country’s health insurance industry was praised last week for joining the national debate over universal health coverage. Pledges to give up its ability to reject people with pre-existing medical conditions and its longstanding objection to guarantees of insurance coverage could represent a significant change for the insurance… Read More
    It’s good that the Bangor Daily News highlights the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“Eleanor’s Declaration,” Dec. 8) and that the BDN states that “few in the West would argue these basic claims that come with being human.” One aspect of the human rights… Read More
    There’s an intimidating picture on the front page of the Dec. 3 Bangor Daily News It shows an individual brandishing the Bible like some club with which to throttle those Christians (like me) who look into Scripture and see Christ’s words of love and tolerance. Read More
    Several readers have written in about whether it is possible for President-elect Barack Obama to become president before Jan. 20. While the chances of this happening are virtually nil, there are constitutional paths to such a development. One would be for Condoleeza Rice to resign… Read More