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  1. Man wanted in connection with fraud scheme caught in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A Maine fugitive accused of stealing more than half a million dollars from midcoast residents who invested in his fraudulent business scheme has been apprehended in New Jersey and is awaiting transport to a Maine jail. Robert J. Howarth, 62, was caught on Friday, July 15, by police at a traffic stop in Fort Lee, New Jersey, according to the Fort Lee Daily Voice website.

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  2. Scramble format attracts pickleball competitors to Hampden tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Ezra LeMole of Rockland returns a shot while partner John Cyr of Hermon looks on during the Firecracker Pickleball Scramblemania Saturday at the Armstrong Tennis Center in Hampden. LeMole, 12, was the youngest competitor in the tourney.

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  3. Dover-Foxcroft man accused of selling LSD, mushrooms in BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Jeremy Taylor, 25, was charged following a monthlong investigation into the illegal distribution of acid and mushrooms in the midcoast area, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Cmdr. Scott Pelletier said Thursday in a press release.

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  4. How funky is your chicken? Find out at street party featuring Motor Booty AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    The Our Town Belfast Street Party will take place 5-10:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, on High Street. Pedestrians will take over the street and the party will offer carnival rides, food and music.

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  5. 'It's the fastest growing sport': Belfast to gain permanent pickleball courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    A group of people play pickleball on Thursday in Belfast. City councilors this week agreed to convert the dilapidated basketball court at Belfast City Park into a dedicated pickleball court.

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  6. No side dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    "Ice Cream Parlor," 12X16, is one of three pieces sold at last night's show. The remaining four are on display at Jakeman Hall for the rest of the summer.

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  7. Frustrated Belfast council proceeds with eminent domain to cross McCrum landRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    The city took a major step Tuesday night down the road toward using eminent domain to purchase a controversial recreation easement across land owned by Penobscot McCrum. Belfast city councilors unanimously voted at the regular council meeting to adopt a resolution and order that the city acquire the easement by eminent domain and that the city manager and city attorney take the necessary steps to prepare a so-called "certificate of taking," which they will be asked to approve at the next regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Until then, there is still time to negotiate a deal with the company.

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  8. Midcoast Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for New Program YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Midcoast Leadership Academy and the University of Maine Hutchinson Center are proud to announce the start of the program's seventh year this September. Designed to strengthen our community leadership network in the Midcoast, MLA is an adult, experiential, 9-month program.

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  9. First Church in Belfast to dedicate new entranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Bangor Daily News

    The First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ, is busily preparing for the 200th anniversary of its historic sanctuary. Located at 104 Church Street in Belfast, First Church is one of the most photographed churches in New England in large part due to our stately steeple and clock tower.

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  10. Driver charged with OUI after Belfast accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Bangor Daily News

    A Belfast man was charged with operating under the influence of drugs after a Monday afternoon accident on Route 1 injured several people, including two residents of an assisted living facility in Hampden. The collision occurred about 12:30 p.m. as a van from the Charlotte White Center in Hampden was traveling south from an outing at Moose Point State Park in Searsport to Belfast for lunch, according to Sgt.

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  11. Belfast's rise is a model to follow. It has attracted new people while honoring its heritage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    For the greater part of the 20th century, there was a saying around Waldo County: "If you want to go to hell fast, go to Belfast." Since then, however, the city has changed.

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    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Born and raised in Penobscot, Maine, Lois attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She began her career in New York before returning to Maine where she spent more than 30 years working as Director of Laboratory Services at Waldo County General Hospital, where she transitioned the lab from a part-time facility to a full-time, modern laboratory with first-class service.

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  13. Driver in fatal Belfast crash charged with manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    The woman who crashed a car in May in a Belfast accident that left one man dead and two passengers injured has been charged with manslaughter and aggravated criminal driving under the influence. Chelsea Larrabee, 20, of Belfast was indicted this week by the Waldo County grand jury on those and other charges in connection with the May 14 crash that killed Christopher Wiley, 19, of Searsport.

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  14. Belfast gets ready for 10th - and maybe last - year of the Maine Celtic CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Dan Greeley of Belfast was the first to grab the wheel of cheese during an adult race in the sixth annual National Cheese Roll Championship in 2012. Buy Photo Bob McCormick of Blue Hill performs a reel dance to the Celtic fusion music of the Sprag Session during the 2012 Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast.

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  15. Belfast Garden Club Open Garden DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    The Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Days will feature the gardens of Kathy and Law Fotterall at 71 Bayview St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The former florists bought the property in 2013 after renting it one summer and then hearing it was for sale. Since then, they've built a stonewall in the front yard using rocks discarded from a city works project.

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  16. Proposed Belfast budget includes increase for General AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    The proposed Belfast municipal budget, which raises the city's portion of the property tax bill by 6 percent, includes a nearly 600 percent increase to the General Assistance program, according to city officials. Still, Belfast City Manager Joe Slocum said Tuesday that the proposed $9.15 million city budget, which will cost taxpayers about $300,000 more than last year, may not go far enough to provide relief after years of extreme municipal belt-tightening measures.

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  17. 12th annual 'Kirkin' o' the Tartans' at Belfast churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangor Daily News

    The 12th annual "Kirkin' o' the Tartans" - "Blessing of the Tartans" - will be held during the 10 a.m. worship service, Sunday, July 17, at The First Church in Belfast, 104 Church St. Tradition holds that during the time after 1746, when Scots were forbidden to wear their kilts and tartans, and many of their men were pressed into service by the British government, the women of the highland clans whose men were far from home would bring a small piece of their tartan to the Kirk with them to be blessed secretly and to pray for heaven's protection for the clan and for its members.

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  18. Maine firm aims to bring new life to old damsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Nicholas Cabral and Nicholas Bernier, co-founders of Goose River Hydro in Belfast, on Tuesday received a key Maine Public Utilities Commission certification that will advance their plans to generate electricity from small dams along the Goose River. Cabral and another Maritime Academy graduate restarted the small, Belfast-based hydropower project in 2013.

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  19. Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk, July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Bangor Daily News

    On July 22 in Belfast, the Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk will take place, featuring live performances from dancer Shana Bloomstein and musical group Brio! Over 15 venues participate in the Fourth Fridays Art Walks in downtown Belfast, Maine. Come visit Belfast's notable art galleries, enticing Pop Up Art Tents, local performers, 'farm to gallery' food tastings, and enjoy led tours.

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  20. Belfast Country Garden is Fourth in Belfast Open Garden DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bangor Daily News

    A wall of doors hide the in-ground swimming pool works at the Jones garden at 58 Cobb Road, which will be open to the public on Friday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. A flowerbox at the Jones garden at 58 Cobb Road in Belfast.

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