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    BAR HARBOR – A cruise ship passenger allegedly in the country illegally was arrested by agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday as he walked off the Caribbean Princess. Saul Canizales-Osuna, 57, of Albuquerque, N.M., is charged with re-entry after deportation. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
A year ago, Douglas Michael Kane II rode into Stobie Hangar in Greenville triumphantly, wasting little time before climbing atop his father’s moose and posing for photos as it was tagged. On Monday morning, Kane and his dad, also named Doug Kane, were back in… Read More
BUCKSPORT – The Bucksmills Rod and Gun Club will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at its club house at 359 Bucksmills Road. There will be many displays and activities, including fly fishing and fly tying, a hunter’s… Read More
    CANAAN – To an outsider, Canaan appears to be a sleepy, peaceful community that straddles U.S. Route 2 in Somerset County, winding up into hills and down around shimmering ponds. It has farmland and woods and homes. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
DOVER-FOXCROFT – A veterans service officer from the Department of Defense will assist veterans, widows and dependent children filing for state and federal benefits at the following locations: . 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Penquis Community Action… Read More
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will offer a series of college planning workshops throughout the months of December and January. MEOC assists adults who are considering college that have the potential but cannot do it alone. They have been providing valuable support services to help students who come… Read More
    Head Style: head24 – 24 Point, 1 deck, Minion-SemiboldBDN95, Plain; 28; 4 col CALAIS – A 16-year-old boy from Oak Bay, New Brunswick, who led police on a high-speed chase over the weekend, has been charged with multiple offenses including eluding an officer. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
CALAIS – A man accused of breaking into the Addison post office and a home for people with handicaps appeared in 4th District Court on Tuesday. Miguel Lopez Rodriguez, 21, is charged with two counts of burglary after he allegedly broke into the post office… Read More
Red Earth, offering massage therapy, polarity yoga and Feng Shui consultation, has opened at 26 Main St. in Milo. Owner Andrea Beaudoin, a massage therapist and registered polarity practitioner, said polarity therapy is a form of body work that enhances the flow of energy and promotes well-being. She… Read More
    BANGOR – Bangor Area Children’s Choir and Youth Chorale will present its 10th anniversary spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at St. John’s Catholic Church on York Street in Bangor. After the concert there will be a “retiring” reception for Jean Sigler, co-founder… Read More
In most places in the world, conventional wisdom says that everything changed on Sept. 11. In the Middle East, where irrationality is the norm, nothing has – Israelis and Palestinians continue their horrifying cycle of attack and revenge, as if something that has failed a thousand times will… Read More
UNITY — Unity Market Day, including the farmers market and community bazaar, will begin the 2000 season with an opening day celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Unity Community Center. A variety of free activities for children will be… Read More
    ORONO – Defensemen A.J. Begg and Doug Janik have been named as captains of the University of Maine hockey team for the 2000-2001 season and senior Cory Larose received the Harold Alfond Most Valuable Player award, the team announced at it annual awards banquet Friday. Read More
WARREN — Selectmen voted Wednesday to hire a private consultant to seek Community Block Development Grant funds, according to Town Manager Grant Watmough. Dake Collins, a Rockland consultant in planning and grant writing, will first help the town obtain a planning grant. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
EAST MILLINOCKET — The Child and Family Mediation program of Penquis Community Action Program offers a com- munication series for parents, teachers and those who work with teen-agers. The program will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. June 16, 23 and 30 at St. Read More
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BANGOR — A small shopping center is in the planning stages for the corner of Stillwater Avenue and Gilman Road in the Bangor Mall area. B. Dennis Payson Jr., applicant and owner of 614 Stillwater Ave., has filed a site development plan with the city’s… Read More
Dustin is 6. He is a red-haired, copper-eyed cherub of a boy, with a sparkling personality and an absolutely amazing mind. And Dustin believes he is visited by leprechauns. Well, one leprechaun to be exact. Lawrence the Leprechaun. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
LIMESTONE — The Limestone Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a C-ME-SKI Cross Country ski tour and race on Sunday, Feb. 6, starting at the Norman Page residence on the Bog Road. Registration will be from 1 to 1:50 p.m. with the classic style ski… Read More
    MILBRIDGE — The Maine Community Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to the Milbridge Historical Society to pay initial architectural fees and fund-raising costs of building a museum. The society soon will begin a capital fund drive to raise $90,000 for construction of the local… Read More
Ellsworth Builders Supply Inc. has purchased E.C. Hart and Son Inc., a hardware and building supply company with branches in Camden, Rockland and Warren. John Hart, owner of E.C. Hart, will become a vice president of EBS, serve on the company’s operating committee, and will… Read More
Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for burglarizing and vandalizing the Bangor Humane Society last month. Brian Witham, 22, of Winslow and formerly of Bangor, was in Penobscot County Jail on Wednesday in lieu of $10,000 double-surety bail or 25 percent cash. Read More
    Over 35 years in Maine’s outdoors, I have come to know first hand the vital work of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife in protecting wild animals. The department has responsibilily to protect both game and non-game species which share our land and waters,… Read More
PORTLAND — Maine’s highest court on Monday upheld three counts of a four-count conviction against an out-of-state man who illegally obtained hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in Maine. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court rejected John Cyran’s appeal of his conviction of fraudulently obtaining a license… Read More
BUCKSPORT — Local residents will have the opportunity next month to comment on the scope of the environmental study that federal officials will prepare on the 180-megawatt coal-fired power plant Applied Energy Services of Virginia wants to put on a 14-acre site at Harriman Cove along the Penobscot… Read More
    ROCKLAND — A mistrial was declared in the trial of an Auburn man accused of driving under the influence, and an attempted murder trial was postponed Tuesday at Knox County Superior Court. David E. Keleher, 31, was charged with operating an automobile while under 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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