Bangor Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Maine lawmakers take another stab at figuring out how they will be elected in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where we'll learn a lot more about the fate of Maine's new ranked-choice voting law between now and next week. The Legislature's Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee meets today to discuss referendum, the law calls on voters in elections for the Legislature, governor and Congress to choose multiple candidates in order of their preference.

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  2. How some families are treasure hunting in Maine's woods and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Bangor Daily News

    The chorus of crickets grew louder as the sun sank behind the trees, casting the fall foliage in a soft golden light. It was nearly time to leave Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland, open to visitors from dawn to dusk.

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  3. Hampden boys, Camden Hills girls win cross-country titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Caribou's Dylan Marrero puts his all into the final stretch of a boys cross country race in Houlton on Oct. 3. Marrero won the Penobscot Valley Conference's Class B championship race in Orono on Saturday. The Hampden Academy boys and Camden Hills of Rockport girls raced to Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A cross-country titles at Cony High School in Augusta on Saturday.

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  4. Maine man sues salmon farms over loss of fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    A Machiasport man has sued his employer in federal court in Bangor over a workplace injury at a salmon farm that cut off two of his fingers. Jesse Redman, 22, sued True North Salmon US Inc. and Cooke Aquaculture USA Inc. last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor.

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  5. The story behind this Bangor dive bar's famous dog muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    If you've been in the New Waverly, the Broad Street bar that's existed in Bangor in one location or another for nearly 100 years, you've seen the dogs. Not owner Jimmy Puiia's constant companion, chocolate lab Buddy.

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  6. Father of Caribou man charged with failing to pay child support for 26 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Bangor Daily News

    A North Carolina man has been charged in U.S. District Court in Bangor with failure to pay child support. Steve J. Matisko Jr., 53, of Raleigh owes more than $58,000 in back child support for his son, now 26, who was born and raised in Caribou, according to the complaint.

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  7. William Cohen: Trump's 'fact free' style has damaged presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    President Donald Trump's first nine months in office have been unconventional in every sense, according to Bangor native William Cohen, a Republican who served more than two decades in Congress before becoming Democratic President Bill Clinton's secretary of defense. From the way the president treats members of Congress to his fondness for "tweetstorms," Cohen said, "President Trump has really rejected the norms in virtually every aspect of his presidency."

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  8. This teenager spoke about a home overwhelmed by addiction. Maine needs to listen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Hailey LeClair listens as Todd McKinley goes over a worksheet during language arts at J.A. Leonard Middle School in Old Town. When a teenager bravely speaks out about a major societal challenge that few people are addressing, the community needs to listen.

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  9. How an embattled developer fought to get a Maine casino up for statewide referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Gambling developer Shawn Scott's campaign to convince Mainers to approve a casino at an undisclosed location in York County began nearly two years ago with over $20,000 in refunds for bus tickets, airfare, rental cars and hotel rooms. The travel reimbursements went to the first wave of petition circulators deployed to public squares and Wal-Mart parking lots across the state.

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  10. Why aren't birds coming to feeders as often?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Bangor Daily News

    I thought it was just me. Then I started getting messages from people wondering what had happened to their feeder birds.

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  11. EMMC reverses decision on eliminating paid chaplainsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Eastern Maine Medical Center announced Wednesday that a decision to eliminate a paid chaplaincy program has been reversed and a full-time coordinator of chaplaincy services will be hired. The decision last month to go to an all-volunteer chaplaincy service drew protesters outside the hospital and harsh criticism from a national chaplains' organization.

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  12. A Bangor theater company using a 'blood cannon' for Stephen King adaptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Bangor Daily News

    There are just three people in the cast of Penobscot Theatre Company's production of "Misery," a stage adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a deranged fan who kidnaps and tortures her favorite author. There's Paul Sheldon, the writer ; the local sheriff ; and the psychopath, Annie Wilkes .

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  13. Old Orchard Beach eyed as possible location for casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Though casino backers have designated Old Orchard Beach in a recent report as a potential location for a casino, a spokesman for the group says that no location has been chosen at this time. A citizens' initiative to allow slot machines or a casino in York County submitted the required number of signatures to qualify for the November 2017 ballot.

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  14. Driver in downtown Bangor crash had medical issue, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    An unidentified driver was hospitalized after the car he was driving left wreckage strewn along Hammond Street in downtown Bangor on Monday. The driver who careened at a high rate of speed through downtown Bangor Monday evening crashing into several vehicles and a light pole suffered a medical issue just before the crash, according to Bangor police.

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  15. Bangor to fence field where police say athletes were threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Police have begun stationing an officer at Union Street Athletic Field during events, and the city will fence in the field in a few weeks, officials said. The fence will go up as soon as a contractor can do it, Parks and Recreation Department Director Tracy Willette said.

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  16. Witnesses: Car jumps sidewalk, takes out light pole in downtown BangorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    An unidentified driver was hospitalized after the car he was driving left wreckage strewn along Hammond Street in downtown Bangor on Monday. The white sedan flew around the corner at Giacomo's from State Street before jumping the sidewalk and accelerating up Hammond Street, witnesses said.

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  17. Concert promoter Alex Gray to stand trial on domestic violence chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The domestic violence trial of prominent concert promoter Alex Gray is slated to begin Tuesday morning in Cumberland County Superior Court. The misdemeanor domestic assault charge against Gray, owner of the Waterfront Concerts series in Portland and Bangor , dates back to March, when Gray was arrested after police were called to his Portland condominium where he had allegedly beaten his girlfriend of five years.

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  18. Feds providing up to $2.7M to renovate Maine veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The state is going to benefit from up to $2.7 million for a r enovation and expansion project at the Maine Veterans' Home facility in Bangor, Maine's U.S. senators said. The funding is coming from the federal Department of Veterans Affairs' State Home Construction Grant Program, said Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King.

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  19. Husson University improves to 4-1 with football win over SUNY-MaritimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Senior running back John Smith followed up his school-record 301-yard rushing game against Endicott with a 217-yard performance against SUNY-Maritime on Saturday afternoon and junior cornerback Quan Soyini returned an interception 75 yards for a pivotal third-quarter touchdown as the Eagles triumphed 35-17 at the Winkin Sports Complex in Bangor. Junior quarterback Cory Brandon threw three touchdown passes as Husson improved to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference.

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  20. Remnants of Hurricane Nate to bring steady rain to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Bangor Daily News

    The remnants of Hurricane Nate will bring steady rain across Maine on Columbus Day, with half an inch to 1 inch forecast for Bangor and Down East. The remnants of Hurricane Nate will bring steady, and sometimes heavy, rain to Maine on Columbus Day, according to the National Weather Service offices in Caribou and Gray.

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