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Brewer, Maine is located in Penobscot County. Zip codes in Brewer, ME include 04412. The median home price in Brewer is $134,900. More Brewer information.

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7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Brewer adopts ordinance cracking down on troublesome property owners, tackles dangerous properties

The City of Brewer has scheduled a public hearing to determine whether this house at 227 Wilson Street should be condemned and torn down. City officials responding to a fire there earlier this year found numerous code violations and that lead them to believe it is a hazard.

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10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Brewer woman who robbed, held pillow over face of elderly woman to serve 5 years

Donna Dray, 46 of Brewer, wipes a tear from her face as she listens to members of her family speak on her behalf during her sentencing Tuesday at Courtroom 302 in the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor. Dray was accused of robbing an elderly woman in May of her medication after holding a pillow over her face.

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11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Hannaford to purchase Eastern Maine Paradis supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets has reached an agreement with Paradis Shop 'n Save to purchase supermarkets the company operates in Houlton, Caribou and Calais. The purchase of the stores is expected to be completed later this fall.

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15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

New South Brewer eatery offers 'Humble Comfort' with taste-tested, home-cooked favorites

Humble Comfort owner Meghan Black and Justin Eames make drinks at Black's newly opened restaurant on South Main Street in Brewer Friday. Buy Photo A list of signature cocktails is seen at Humble Comfort, 518 South Main Street in Brewer, Friday.

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16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Orrington crash remains under investigation; Brewer woman in critical condition

A two-vehicle accident that sent a Brewer woman to the hospital Saturday remains under investigation, police said on Tuesday. Chief Deputy Troy Morton of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office said Robin Rie, 59, whose vehicle was struck from behind on Route 15, known locally as River Road, remains in critical condition at Eastern Maine Medical Center.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor-area gas line breaks spark talks about how to ensure safe digging

On four occasions this year, emergency responders and Bangor Natural Gas personnel rushed to the scenes of natural gas leaks, all of which were preventable. In three of those cases, third-party contractors digging near gas lines punctured a pipe, setting loose a stream of nasty-smelling, mercaptan-scented natural gas.

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Bangor Daily News

Garnish tomato salad with crumbles of feta cheese

Welcome to the Farmers Market Corner. This is a great time of year for enjoying fresh, local produce, baked goods, dairy, meat and more at local farmers markets.

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Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014: Ferguson, health care, elections and Susan Collins

I wish the media would stop using the words "protest" or "demonstrators" to describe the savage anarchy taking place in Ferguson, Missouri. This is not a "protest" in any sense of the word.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Community Lobster Dinner to Benefit Community of Christ Brewer

Join the Community of Christ in Brewer for a fresh lobster dinner! All proceeds will be used to put a new roof on the Brewer Community of Christ Church! Help us out! Included in your meal are locally grown corn on the cob and baked potato. Dinner cost is $12 for a lobster dinner with one lobster and $18 for dinner with two lobsters! Delicious, and a great deal! Fresh baked apple crisp and various pies will also be available for purchase.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Murderers convicted in separate cases seek review, new trial from Maine high court

Two murderers, convicted nearly 30 years apart in separate cases, have asked the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to allow one to have a post-conviction review and the other to be retried. Richard A. McEachern Jr., 56, of Brewer is serving a life sentence for the Nov. 2, 1978, murder of George E. Fredericks, 24, of Holden.

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Bangor Daily News

The Focus Group: Benefit Performance for the Bangor Humane Society

Come out to see Brewer's premier local improv comedy troupe perform for a great cause! You can laugh and leave feeling good knowing that you will be giving to the Bangor Humane Society! Due to the nature of this show's humor, it is for mature audiences only.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Former owner of Brewer, Lincoln paper mills dies

The former owner of paper mills in Brewer and Lincoln died last week in Charleston, South Carolina, after a period of declining health. Born in Georgia, Torras served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy during WW II.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Mercy Cardiology welcomes Dr. Moloney

Mercy Cardiology is pleased to announce that John F. Moloney, MD will be joining our practice as of September 2014. Dr. Moloney is a board certified cardiologist with over 20 years of experience treating cardiac patients in Maine.

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Bangor Daily News

Rehearsal Season Starts for New Renaissance Singers

On Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m., the New Renaissance Singers will gather at the First Congregational Church at 35 Church Street in Brewer for the first rehearsal of this season.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'Social Security is not the way to live': Maine couple talks...

Editor's note: In this monthly series, the authors will introduce you to people who are apt to be your neighbors, are struggling to make ends meet and have been affected by specific state policies. To share your story, email Sandy.Butler@umit.maine.edu or call 581-2382.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend, Sept. 5-7: Sand castles, sword fights and wiener dogs

You can eat outside in the square now, and in a few weeks, all the renovations will be complete, which is very exciting, yeah? Celebrate downtown this weekend, starting with the fall edition of Bangor Pecha Kucha, set for 6 p.m. at Tantrum, followed by an afterparty hosted by Linear Live with DJ ThermoMatt. Later that evening, enjoy either the Bill Barnes Trio at Nocturnem Drafthaus, a double bill featuring the 220s and the Trendy Robots at the Downunder Lounge at Seasons, or rockers Dom Collizzi and Riff Johnson at Paddy Murphy's.

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Brewer man injured in I-95 accident

A Brewer man was injured late Wednesday night when his pickup truck left the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Carmel and went into the woods, police said. The truck went so deep into the tree line that the mangled vehicle and the 38-year-old driver, who was ejected, weren't discovered until 5:30 a.m. Thursday, according to State Trooper Forrest Simpson.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Hampden woman to receive Juliette Award

Girl Scouts of Maine will honor Tanya Emery of Hampden with the 2014 Juliette Award during the Fifth Annual Pearls of Wisdom breakfast on Thursday, Sept.

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Brewer to hold hazardous waste disposal day

Brewer residents are invited to dispose of their household hazardous waste and universal waste in a safe and environmentally friendly way at the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, which will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Brewer Public Works Department, 221 Green Point Road.

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Brewer Days celebration set for Sept. 5-7

Brewer Days, the event that marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall along the banks of the Penobscot, will take place Friday through Sunday, Sept.

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