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Waldo County Triad Collecting Coats for Those in Need

Waldo County Triad Collecting Coats for Those in Need

BELFAST – Well winter is right around the corner, so local volunteers are teaming up to make sure everyone will be staying warm!   The Waldo County Triad is partnering with the Bank of America for a “Warm Coats for Seniors” drive.     If you have any coats or sweaters to drop off, you can do so at … Read More

UMaine is Inviting the Public to Their Campus This Weekend

UMaine is Inviting the Public to Their Campus This Weekend

ORONO – As part of their 150th anniversary celebration the Orono school is holding “Open University Day”.   Visitors will be given a chance to see the inside of their buildings and the cutting edge work that’s being done.     “When you look at some of the things we do at some of our farms, like Witter Farm. … Read More

Umaine Given Almost $1 Million; Help Fund Agriculture Research

Umaine Given Almost $1 Million; Help Fund Agriculture Research

ORONO – The University of Maine is set to receive almost a million dollars to help continue some of its work.   The US Department of Agriculture is awarding the money to the university. It will help fund organic agriculture research and extensive initiative program.     The hope is to continue to grow local farms in the state.

Families United Raffle; Proceeds Help Families with Mental Health Services

Families United Raffle; Proceeds Help Families with Mental Health Services

BANGOR – A calendar fundraiser is underway to help area families dealing with conflict.   Families United provides mental health services in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock Counties.     This month they’re selling 10 dollar tickets for their November raffle. Prizes will be drawn each day along with several bonus draws throughout the month.     Proceeds will be used to … Read More

A New Wholesale Department Store Is Lowering Its Gas Prices to Gain More Members

A New Wholesale Department Store Is Lowering Its Gas Prices to Gain More Members

BANGOR – BJ’s wholesale will open sometime next month off Stillwater Avenue in Bangor.   In the meantime, their gas station is already available for new members to use.     The first thousand members that come in they are charging a $1.49 a gallon for gas, up to fifty gallons, per person per vehicle.     If you’d like to become … Read More

There's an Effort Underway Clean up the City of Bangor

There’s an Effort Underway Clean up the City of Bangor

BANGOR – The group Bangor Greendrinks has placed a few cigarette butt bins in West Market Square. Studies show that bins like these reduce the amount of butts in a 200 square foot area by 90 percent.   They went up last week and so far it seems like they are working.     “They would throw them on … Read More

Missing Children Found; They Wandered Away from Daycare

Missing Children Found; They Wandered Away from Daycare

FARMINGTON – Two “3-year-olds” are found safe, an hour after they vanished from a Farmington daycare.   And now, the Department of Health and Human Services is getting involved.     That small daycare is in a home that sits off of the very busy Route 4. The owner tells us kids were playing outside yesterday and she turned … Read More

CN Brown Company Joins Fight against Drug Abuse; Will Offer Opportunities to Recovering Addicts

CN Brown Company Joins Fight against Drug Abuse; Will Offer Opportunities to Recovering Addicts

SOUTH PARIS – A well-known Maine business is stepping up to fight against drug abuse.     The CN Brown Company will join the Western Maine Addiction Task Force. The company operates “Big Apple” food stores and “Red Shield Heating Oil” locations throughout New England.     It will offer job opportunities to anyone struggling with heroin addiction.     “The recovery portion … Read More

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