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    BANGOR – The Eastern Maine Camera Club has invited Downeast Magazine photographer Kevin Shields to speak on “Aspects of the Photographic Image” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Bangor Parks and Recreation building, 647 Main St. The event will be open to the… Read More
For generations, Moosehead Manufacturing in Monson and Dover-Foxcroft has been a staple in the region. Furniture bearing the company’s signature dovetail-shaped joints and Moosehead Manufacturing seal has been treasured and passed down through families in the area for 60 years. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
I’m one of the 9,734 individuals and the owner of one of the 2,288 small businesses currently insured by DirigoChoice insurance. Three hundred eighty-one of these individuals and 97 of these businesses are in Greater Bangor. You need to know that an amended bill, LD… Read More
    BANGOR – Nominations are being accepted for the sixth annual 2 THOSE WHO CARE Awards, a celebration of outstanding volunteers in the community. Honorees will be selected in late July. Awards are to be presented at a gala ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the G. Peirce Webber… Read More
    The U.S. Small Business Association has reopened its 7a loan program with an additional $470 million in lending authority, according to a recently released statement. The program was suspended Tuesday, Jan. 10, because of volume constraints under a continuing resolution that runs through the end… Read More
AUGUSTA – Upon being renominated Wednesday for the position of commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, Robert Spear said his priority will remain relief for Maine’s dairy farmers. “We have a lot of issues to deal with, but immediately in… Read More
The news each day now is filled with talk of the Palestinian “terrorists” in the Middle East who have killed more Israelis. Much of the news media appear to slant the news to make us feel hatred toward the terrorists and sympathy for the state of Israel, which… Read More
    BELFAST – Two benefit events for the nonprofit Vicky E. Morgan Foundation have been scheduled for Friday. A craft show will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Redman Hall, across from Camden Bank. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
WINTER HARBOR – Town officials here are concerned about the lack of rain and are asking people to take special measures to help preserve the local water supply. Employees with the town’s water district have sent out notices alerting residents to the fact that the… Read More
High school KVAC All-Stars First Team 103: Levi Rollins (Camden-Rockport); 112: Scott Webber (Mt. Blue); 119: Bill Murray (C-R); 125: Chris Nassar (Winslow); 130: Carl Swilhart (MB); 135: Alan Bolster (Skowhegan); 140: Ben Goulette (Morse); 145: Elijah McKay (Gardiner); 152: Nate Thayer (Gar); 160: Josiah… Read More
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Mike Ross belted a solo home run to lead off the 10th inning Thursday, lifting the University of Maine to a 10-9 baseball victory over Wagner College at Willetts Field. Ross’ blast capped a four-homer day for the Black Bears, who… Read More
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    BAILEYVILLE — An icy road is being blamed for a single-vehicle accident that injured a 49-year-old Baileyville woman. Wednesday night. Around 7 p.m. Katherine MacArthur was traveling west toward Princeton on the South Princeton Road and was in the area of Mount View Drive when… Read More
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    ORONO – The University of Maine women’s basketball team continued Thursday night where it had left off last weekend. Coach Joanne Palombo’s Black Bears, who found out Monday that they would not be eligible for the North Atlantic Conference postseason tournament because Maine had scheduled… Read More
CUTLER — Seventy-five civilian workers at the Naval Computer Telecommunications Station on Cutler peninsula may lose 22 days of pay in a nine-month period beginning in February unless the Department of Defense restores a shortfall in the station’s 1994 budget. Actually, the station’s predicament is… Read More
NAME EARL H. BALDWIN JR. ADDRESS RFD 2, Box 268, Orrington. OFFICE SOUGHT Maine Senate District 11, Democrat. AGE AND BIRTHPLACE 68, Seymour, Conn. OCCUPATION Self-employed kayak builder, 26 years. EDUCATION Elementary schools, Nobleboro; Lincoln Acadmey, Newcastle; Army Air Corps Mechanic School; Air Force Institute Courses; I.C.S. Public… Read More
    MACHIAS — The Sunrise County Children’s Task Force will sponsor a public informational health fair and penny carnival from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Rose M. Gaffney Elementary School. No fee will be charged for reserving booth space, and the fair… Read More
EASTPORT — The Eastport School Committee took a look at President Bush’s America 2000 plan for the nation’s schools Tuesday, and found the president’s “vision thing” for education a little too blurry. Concocted last year by Bush, the 50 governors and Education Secretary Lamar Alexander,… Read More
Black to move and mate in no more than three moves. This is Wes Storer’s Mate, in the 1990 Hancock County Open. Steve Votey of Bar Harbor received a well-deserved honor at the this year’s Hancock County Open when he was named 1990 Maine Chess… Read More
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    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
    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
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    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
    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
    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
    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
    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