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Bucksport High School First quarter honor roll googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0]… Read More
Monday’s (Aug. 13) BDN covered the events in several cities and towns but forgot about Stockton Springs. Why? For three days the townspeople of that growing town observed its 150th birthday with pomp and circumstance. The various committees worked for nearly a year on this… Read More
With five weeks until Tourney Week 2006, here are some midseason awards for Eastern Maine schoolboy basketball. Remember, these are all subjective, and subject to change over the second half of the season. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes… Read More
ORONO – The intriguing story of Ishi, the last Yahi Indian who was a living exhibit in a California museum for several years before he died in 1916, is the subject of a lecture at 3 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the Bodwell Lounge at the Maine Center… Read More
Sears Island is still not safe. There are federal, state and corporate interests who would love to grab it for power and profit. With most of the Maine coast in private hands, Sears Island is worth saving. It has unique ecological forms and unique flora… Read More
BANGOR – Events scheduled at Bangor Public Library in September include: Meet the Author googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) {… Read More
Belfast District Court Cases April 22 to 26, 2002 googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0] googletag.cmd.push(function () { //… Read More
    Over the recent holidays, owners of malls and smaller retail establishments asked a traumatized nation to regain control of our lives – by traveling and shopping. Unfortunately, except for the unemployed, time for travel is scarce. And the more many of us shop, the less control we have… Read More
PROSPECT – Renovations of the Friends of Fort Knox gift shop into a regional information center are complete, and the center will reopen on Saturday, May 12. In addition to housing the gift shop, the center will provide visitors with directional maps, sightseeing tips and… Read More
    Souadabscook Stream Race AT HAMPDEN 1. Kenny Cushman, Hampden, 51:15; 2. Jeff Owen-Steve Woodard, Jefferson/Westbrook, 52:05; 3. Paul Cole-Clayton Cole, Groveland (MA)/Corinth, 56:00; 4. Jeff Sands, Kenduskeag, 56:26; 5. Rick O’Donald-Paul Brown, Newburgh, 57:25; 6. Ricky Bartlett-Bob Martin, Holden/Newburgh, 58:34; 7. Brian McCarthy, Orono, 58:39;… Read More
PITTSFIELD — State Rep. Paul Tessier, D-Fairfield, recently testifed before the Legislature’s local government committee that he believes the budget process in Somerset County is flawed. He has submitted a bill that would eliminate the ability of the Somerset County budget committee to override the… Read More
Piscataquis Community High School, Guilford Third quarter honor roll Seniors, high honors: Casey Brown, Kristi Kelly, Amber Derosa Reed, Darby Smiley, Emily Anderson, Elizabeth Auger, Justin Bates, Nell Blodgett, Sacha Jackson, Merrianne Reardon, Shane Simpson, Amy Armstrong, Marybeth Flanders and Rosemary Garrett-Young; honors: Winnona Currier,… Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE — Scores of local residents, upset with a plan to reorganize the lower grades in SAD 1, crowded into the Presque Isle High School cafeteria Tuesday night to voice their opinions. While most were against separating kindergarten through grade two from grades three… Read More
ELLSWORTH — A 33-year-old Ellsworth elver fisherman faces felony charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly shot at another eel harvester Friday night. Roy E. Jordan III was arrested by Ellsworth police on a Class C charge of reckless conduct with a dangerous… Read More
BRUNSWICK – The weather was good, the track was fast, and the crowd of some 1,100 was kind, but two weeks before the 1996 Summer Games, Olympic Trials champions Lynn Jennings and Kate Fonshell needed something more. After winning the women’s 5,000-meter race in the… Read More
I have wanted to write this for about two months and now maybe it’s a little late, but I am very disturbed with myself, the Hampden Police, Bangor police and the state of Maine Safety Council. I am referring to the accident that occurred on Route 1A in… Read More
    PITTSFIELD — Town Manager D. Dwight Dogherty and Economic Development director Clyde Dyar will appeal to the Pittsfield Town Council Tuesday night to back them in building and leasing a warehouse in the industrial park. The building, expected to be a $3 million shipping, receiving… Read More
WASHINGTON — As President Clinton declared Friday that “we have obligations elsewhere” than in Somalia, the Pentagon announced that two American soldiers — both from Maine — were found dead. Killed in action during Sunday’s firefight in Mogadishu were Sgt. Thomas J. Field, 25, of… Read More
Two crucial ingredients for home-based business success are self-confidence and family support. With them, you’ll be able to work from home, thereby making a significant lifestyle choice; without them, you won’t be able to market your product or yourself. Increasingly, people are opting to work… Read More
    WINSLOW – The Maine Central Institute Huskies rallied for two runs in the seventh to keep their unbeaten season intact with a 2-1 schoolgirl softball win over the Winslow Black Raiders Friday. Becky Vaughan earned the victory as the righthanded junior scattered five hits while… Read More
MADAWASKA — The following divorces were granted in 1st District Court at Madawaska in April by Judge Ronald A. Daigle on grounds of irreconcilable differences: To Donald R. Violette of Van Buren and Rhonda F. Violette of Biloxi, Miss., married at Valdosta, Ga. May 24,… Read More
HOULTON — Eleven new members were initiated Saturday into the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Houlton and a new chapter in southern Aroostook County was organized. Sixty-four society members from 10 state chapters attended. DKG is an honorary professional educational society founded in 1929… Read More
    MILO — Plans for the new playground at Milo are nearing fruition after a meeting Tuesday of the Support Kids In Play (SKIP) committee. Sheilah Bissell, fundraising chairman for the project, announced that the Hilan Corporation from Ontario has been selected as the supplier of equipment for the… 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
    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
    If you had a band, what would you call it? “The Copper Lights.” googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if… Read More
    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
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    3rd District Court, Bangor Cases Nov. 10-14, 2008 googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0] googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    Bangor BSO Sneak Peek series at Maine Center for the Arts googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice()) { if (slot_sizes[i][0] googletag.cmd.push(function ()… 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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