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Did You Enjoy Your Summer?

Did You Enjoy Your Summer?

BANGOR – The end of summer is finally upon us. Hopefully everyone managed to enjoy lots of cookouts, trips to the water and other things they like to do during the warmer months. While some welcome the arrival of fall, a lot of folks were hoping summer could last a little longer.

GMRI Receives Large Grant

GMRI Receives Large Grant

PORTLAND – Nearly half a million dollars. That’s how much the Gulf of Maine Research Institute is set to receive to continue its work.   The funding will be used to study warming waters – and educate the state’s future leaders. It will also be used to help fund a three year project aimed at delivering … Read More

Five Police Agencies Receive Federal Grants; Funds to Be Used for Community Policing

Five Police Agencies Receive Federal Grants; Funds to Be Used for Community Policing

OLD TOWN – Old Town is among Maine Police Departments to receive federal funds to enhance community police and crime prevention efforts.   The Department of Justice has awarded each of the five departments 125,000 dollars.     The community oriented policing services hiring program – known as – COPS – allows state and local police agencies to hire … Read More

A Local Look at the VW Emission Issue

A Local Look at the VW Emission Issue

BANGOR – Volkswagen announced today that their diesel 2 liter turbo cars from 2009 to 2015 do not meet emission standards. The German automaker said it was setting aside the equivalent of half a year’s profits — or about $7.3 billion — to cover the cost of fixing the cars to comply with pollution standards … Read More

Bangorians Travel to See The Pope

Bangorians Travel to See The Pope

BANGOR – At the Philadelphia Papal event, people from a local parish will soon be on their way to see the Pope. The highly anticipated visit is sparking excitement from Catholics all over the nation.   As part of his journey, the charismatic leader will head to the City of Brotherly Love. A group of 50 … Read More

Cover Coming to Maine State Pier; Will Also Help with Noise Issues

Cover Coming to Maine State Pier; Will Also Help with Noise Issues

PORTLAND – The open space on the Maine State Pier could soon be covered during musical performances.   It would also be designed to address neighbor’s complaints about noise.     “Even if there was one complaint, we need to hear that out – make adjustments… Some of this is atmospheric, to be honest with you. On cold nights, … Read More

Kitchen Tour Helps Auxiliary; Will Go Towards EMMC Neonatal Unit

Kitchen Tour Helps Auxiliary; Will Go Towards EMMC Neonatal Unit

BANGOR – Looking to renovate your kitchen? Well you might be able to get some ideas, while supporting a good cause.   The 11th Annual Kitchen Tour will take place, next Saturday, October 3rd. Last night, the Eastern Maine Medical Center auxiliary gave homeowners an update.     The upcoming tour is more than a chance to check out … Read More

Knox County Sheriff  Seeks Help Finding Burglars

Knox County Sheriff Seeks Help Finding Burglars

UNION – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in the investigation of two burglaries that occurred last night between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. at Union True Value and Come Spring Café in Union.   These burglaries are not believed to be related to the recent rash of commercial burglaries that … Read More

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