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DOVER-FOXCROFT – Mayo Regional Hospital, Millinocket Regional Hospital and Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln have collaborated to improve regional access to ear, nose and throat medical and surgical care through the recruitment of Dr. Brian Miller. Miller, an otolaryngologist – head and neck surgeon, will be jointly employed… Read More
    ROCKLAND – The Festival of Lights Committee is accepting applications for entries for the annual Parade of Lights scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. The theme of the parade this year is “Light up the Spirit of Giving.” Floats must be lit and the… Read More
CAMDEN – Camden Farmers’ Market will present its annual family Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13. Scot Cannon, professional mime and singer, will perform beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a variety of harvest craft activities for children, as well as a chance to… Read More
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    Piscataquis Community High School, Guilford Fourth quarter honor roll Seniors, high honors: Brandon Clark, Claire Cook, Jessica Crouse, Anna Hill, Stephanie Taylor; honors: Ryan Alex, Abbie Galuski, Ashley Gray, Rose Hill, Hannah LaBarre, Hanne Rigter, Adam Tessier, Heather Tracy. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
WESTFIELD – The dedication of the Westfield War Memorial Saturday was the highlight of the 11th annual Westfield Jubilee and the town’s centennial celebration. Three years of work went into the two memorials erected on the side lawn of the Westfield town office on which… Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – Trevor Powers scattered 12 hits over 8 2/3 innings with three strikeouts and two walks Friday as Bowdoin College beat Williams 6-3 in NESCAC Tournament first-round baseball action at Wesleyan University. The Polar Bears play Amherst in a 10:30 a.m. winners’ bracket… Read More
    PITTSFIELD – Maine Central Institute seniors proved successful on the 2003 Maine Education Assessment tests, according to school officials. The seniors, who took the test when they were in grade 11, ranked above the state average in three of the four subject areas, falling just… Read More
PORTLAND – Rough weather in the Atlantic means Portland will be seeing visits from an additional three cruise ships this week. The Carnival Triumph, the third-largest cruise ship in the world, docked Monday as previously scheduled. The Celebrity Horizon, Celebrity Galaxy and Celebrity Zenith will… Read More
ALFRED – State investigators sought to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a historic property on the Waterboro Road that houses a restaurant and gift shop. No injuries were reported in the overnight fire Wednesday at the Jordan House Restaurant and Inn. Read More
    ORONO – The fact there still are no takers for the $25 million bounty on Osama bin Laden more than a year after the terrorist attacks on this nation suggests that there could be an even larger incentive for not disclosing the whereabouts of the elusive al-Qaida leader,… Read More
A front-page story on school funding Wednesday incorrectly said state lawmakers had approved a bill that sets out a timetable for a transition to an essential-programs-and-services funding model. Instead, lawmakers included money in the state budget to continue implementation without a timetable. Because of an… Read More
I am writing in regard to the Belfast Bay Festival, which was held recently. I took my son and his friend to the festival on Wednesday, opening night. The admission and ride prices alone were enough to write about; but it was what we saw… Read More
    Re: “Church of Scientology under attack in France” (BDN, March 1). Bert B. Bach, vice president of the International Religious Liberty Association, stated in November 1999, “The public owes a debt to the leaders of Scientology for upholding religious liberty and integrity of the human… Read More
Blue Hill — Sunday services at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church are at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Holy Eucharist, no music or child care; 10:15 a.m. Sunday, church school and nursery; 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Holy Eucharist, choir and organ. This schedule will be in effect until June… Read More
    TOWNSHIP 5 RANGE 1 — A 70-year-old Bancroft man drowned early Friday morning while trolling for salmon in Junior Lake. Harland Harvey pushed his 14-foot aluminum boat off the lake’s shore at about 5:30 a.m. to join some family members who had camped overnight on… Read More
ORONO — The Town Council will provide a complete update on the town’s effort to implement the E-911 addressing system at its meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20. Key personnel from Orono’s police, fire, code enforcement, tax assessing and rescue divisions will outline their… Read More
ROCKPORT — Plants Unlimited on Route 1 is organizing a deluxe motorcoach trip to see the Boston Bruins play the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, Jan. 15. Game time is 1:30 p.m. at the new FleetCenter in Boston. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
During this holiday season, why don’t you try your hand at making an alternative to the old standby balsam fir wreath? Some wonderful cones, pods, dried flowers and fruits may be used to create a festive wreath. Constructing one of these holiday treasures is easy, but first you… Read More
    AUGUSTA — The Maine Hospice Council will hold its first fund drive soon, following release of a report by its Maine Cancer Pain Initiative, which seeks ways to improve the quality of cancer patients’ lives. MHC says that pain and other symptoms of cancer destroy… Read More
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BOSTON — Overweight teen-agers are more likely than their thin friends to suffer heart disease, colon cancer, arthritis and gout by the time they reach their 70s, a new study shows. Men who were fat adolescents begin to die at a higher than usual rate… Read More
    ROCKLAND — Route 1 is like the weather. Everyone talks about it, but no one ever does anything about it. The Midcoast Transportation Study group will attempt to change that situation at a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Rockland District High… Read More
AUGUSTA — Gov. John R. McKernan released the monthly revenue report for April on Wednesday and said it reaffirmed the need for the emergency deficit-fighting package lawmakers enacted last week. The report showed General Fund tax collections for the first 10 months of the fiscal… Read More
Quarterback Jason Jabar passed and ran his way to 228 total yards as the Waterville Panthers remained unbeaten with a 28-0 whitewashing over archrival Winslow highlight Pine Tree Conference football action on Saturday. In other action, Gardiner defeated Morse 29-8 in a Friday night game. Read More
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    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
    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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    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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