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AUBURN – City officials are considering whether Auburn needs an ordinance requiring stores to take measures to assure crowd control after an episode outside the local Wal-Mart on “Black Friday,” the shopping day after Thanksgiving. A police officer and store workers said 1,000 to 1,500… Read More
    Bucksport native Jeremy Porter won the second annual Maine Games National Anthem auditions at Colby College in Waterville on Saturday, becoming the official event vocalist for the games. Porter will sing the Star Spangled Banner at this year’s Maine Games opening ceremonies on June 20… Read More
Women’s basketball MAINE vs. HARTFORD 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 Slot var… Read More
    ASHLAND – Ashley Nemer and Mindy Chasse each scored six points in the fourth quarter to lift Ashland to a 52-44 schoolgirl basketball win over Limestone/Maine School of Science and Mathematics Friday night. Nemer finished with a game-high 21 points, three on the 100th 3-point… Read More
PORTLAND – Two women, both former employees at the Maine Correctional Center, have been charged with gross sexual assault after prison officials say they had sexual relationships with inmates. “This is a question of employees crossing boundaries and being inappropriate,” superintendent Scott Burnheimer said. “Any… Read More
    Dustin Penner described his two years with the University of Maine men’s hockey team as the best of his young life. But when National Hockey League teams came calling at last month’s NCAA Frozen Four in Boston, the 21-year-old Penner realized he couldn’t postpone his… Read More
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    WINTERPORT – With four of the district’s seven precincts reporting, incumbent Joe Brooks was holding a comfortable lead over challenger Jeff Kaelin in the race for House District 107. The Democrat Brooks was leading Republican Kaelin by a vote of 1,086 to 827. The tallies… Read More
BIDDEFORD — It’s spring, and the breathing is easy — if you’re in Maine. While pollen counts are skyrocketing in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Maine has remained comparatively sneeze-free. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner… Read More
    Republican Joseph H. Bigl Age: 70 Birthplace: Berlin, N.H. Address: P.O. Box 397, Bucksport Education: University of Maine Occupation: Former lab tester, instrument person, and manager in paper companies Experience: Two terms as state representative for District 113, Marine Resources and Legal and Veterans Affairs… Read More
In the Dec. 13 edition, a MaineDay news story mistakenly identified 20-year-old Jesse Alley as a former Ellsworth High School student. Alley attended high school in Tennessee. Read More
MAINE vs. BOSTON UNIVERSITY Time, site: Saturday, 10 a.m., doubleheader; Lengyel Field, Orono 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
    TRENTON — The Downeast Civil Air Patrol Squadron has chosen Capt. Ken Goldstein as Senior Member of the Year and also presented him with the Grover Loening Award. Goldstein and other CAP members were honored at the squadron’s annual awards and recognition dinner held on… Read More
On the Friday Style Page the time was incorrectly listed for the United Way of Penobscot Valley fall fund-raising campaign and pep rally with Tim Sample. The correct time is 7:30-8:45 a.m. Sept. 15 at J.C. Penney Court at the Bangor Mall. Read More
    MADISON — One of the funniest plays to be produced at Lakewood Theater, “Lend Me A Tenor,” will conclude the 1992 season with performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 17 to 19, with a 2 p.m. matinee Wednesday, Sept. 16. The production features… Read More
ROCKPORT — A team of Maine State Police divers descended into a frigid Simonton Corner Quarry off Main Street Friday morning to retrieve a small safe and to salvage vehicles. According to Lt. Bruce Dow, the divers entered the quarry in two-man teams and dove… Read More
Thursday, Aug. 16, 1990 Total pollen: 13 Total moldspores: 3,633 Ragweed: 9 Rating: Moderate… Read More
    VAN BUREN — Town councilors are expected to begin interviewing town manager hopefuls Saturday, after having reviewed applications in executive session Monday night. The new town manager will succeed Paul Beattie, who left Friday, Nov. 30, to accept a similar post in Fort Fairfield. googletag.cmd.push(function… 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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