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  1. "Maine in the Coolie Trade" at the Penobscot Museum, TODAYRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Maine merchant mariners in the 1850s and 1860s began carrying a new cargo on their China Trade Route: Chinese indentured servants bound for the sugar plantations of Cuba. Come hear about this little know history of Maine. See the actual logbooks and shipping papers that shed light on the voyages.

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  2. Atlantic salmon restoration steady but slow despite many effortsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Town Line

    ... in Maine. The Endangered Species Act currently places 11 Maine rivers on the list: the Kennebec, Androscoggin, Penobscot, Sheepscot, Ducktrap, Cove Brook, Pleasant, Narraguagus, Machias, East Machias and Dennys. The Penobscot is the anchor river for ...

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  3. Re-enactors and visitors pleased with Civil War weekend in BangorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Their flags stirred by the northwest wind on Saturday, July 29, Civil War re-enactors march on Texas Avenue in Bangor as Drums on the Penobscot opens on the UMA-Bangor campus. The event was sponsored by the Bangor Historical Society.

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  4. EMDC Awarded CDFI Certification to Expand Financial ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Eastern Maine Development Corporation is pleased to announce their recent certification in June 2017 by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, a program of the Department of Treasury. This certification will allow EMDC to expand their services to help generate economic growth and opportunity in Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, and Washington counties.

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  5. Native American Astronomy Tales and LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    On Tuesday, August 15th, from 8 - 10 p.m., the shore lot at the Wilson Museum in Castine will be the scene of an outdoor program of Native American Astonomy, including tales and legends. The program will be presented by John Bear Mitchell, who is a member of the Penobscot Nation on Indian Island.

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  6. Cultural Connections in the Park: Basketry and Beadwork Demonstration ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Jennifer Neptune is a Master Basketmaker and a renowned beadworker from the Penobscot Nation. From Indian Island, Maine, Jennifer specializes in miniature baskets, beadwork reproductions, and porcupine quill jewelry.

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  7. Cultural Connections in the Park: Flint Knapping with Chris Sockalexis, PenobscotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Chris Sockalexis, Penobscot, is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Penobscot Nation. Join him as he demonstrates and shares knowledge of the ancient art and technique of stone and bone tool production.

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  8. Fall Foliage Hike up John B MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... foliage hike up John B Mountain in Brooksville. After a short hike to the top, enjoy breathtaking views across the Penobscot and take in Maine's most beautiful seasonal colors! Register by calling our office at 374-5118.

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  9. A strong carbon cap is good for Maine's environment and economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... efficiency improvements and put those solutions to work in Maine homes every day. For example, just recently Penobscot Home Performance completed a project for a Down East couple whose leaky and poorly insulated attic and bathroom were making their ...

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  10. Searsport newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Tuesday, Aug. 1, starting at 7 p.m., the regular meeting of the selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. Thursday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m., Penobscot Marine Museum continues its 2017 speaker series with Maine in the "Coolie" Trade presented by Cipperly Good.

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  11. Firm studying how to deal with 9 tons of mercury in Penobscot RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    An image of Southern Cove in Orrington with the former HoltraChem plant, in the top right, and Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in the bottom right, printed in a remediation report by environmental firms CDM Smith, Inc. and Anchor QEA.

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  12. Hospital board unification forums set for Camden, BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Coastal Healthcare Alliance, which includes Pen Bay Medical Center, Pen Bay Physicians & Associates, Quarry Hill Retirement Community, Knox Center, Waldo County General Hospital, Waldo County Medical Partners and Penobscot Shores Retirement Community, has been in preliminary unification discussions with other MaineHealth member organizations. This reorganization, or unification proposal, would create a single, system-wide Board of Trustees for MaineHealth and a combined financial structure.

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  13. Eric Green Party at ThreshersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... blues music. One of the best dance boogie bands in Maine is fronted by one of the state's best bluesmen. Green, a Penobscot with all the grit and grace of his river and land, plays acoustic and electric slide guitar plus keyboards. The EGP is a ...

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  14. Letters, July 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Village Walking Tour as part of Searsport's Maritime Heritage Days on Saturday, Aug. 12, beginning at 10 a.m. at Penobscot Marine Museum on Church Street. My hope is that many Searsport locals, folks who have lived in the town for many years, will ...

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  15. How to choose the right home health agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Health Care has been a licensed home health care provider in Maine for more than 30 years, providing service to Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Hancock counties. To learn more or to schedule a "meet and greet," call 207.947.3374 or visit nehhc.com . is ...

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  16. Cast of Ten Bucks' 'Merry Wives' makes Shakespeare soar under the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... oaf who appreciates a good joke even when he's the brunt of it. The well-known local actor, most recently seen in Penobscot Theatre Company's "The Full Monty," embraces all of Falstaff's flaws but also infuses the character with such humanity that ...

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  17. French immersion weekend planned Sept. 29 to Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Penobscot Language School's eighth-annual "Le franA ais au bord de la mer" French immersion weekend will take place from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at Blueberry Cove Camp in Tenants Harbor.

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  18. Libby family reunion, set for Sept. 23, seeks membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    ... Congregational Church, 167 Black Point Road. The speaker for the day will be Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport. His talk will begin at 1 p.m. Johnson will share some of the 140,000 late 19th-century to ...

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  19. Hampden waste-to-energy plant on track to open next springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... to produce ethanol and biogas. The MRC represents 187 municipalities in Maine that send their solid waste to the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington. The contract between the MRC and the existing Penobscot Energy Recovery Company ...

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  20. Bangor Historical Society plans busy Civil War weekend in BangorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Civil War returns to Bangor Friday-Sunday, July 28-30, as the Bangor Historical Society presents Drums on the Penobscot: A Civil War Experience at the UMA-Bangor campus. The event-filled weekend will feature an encampment, skirmishes, talks and presentations by well-known Civil War historians and authors, artillery demonstrations, living history, a prisoner exchange, the Fate of a Deserter, and other activities.

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