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2008-08-21 15:01:00

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the third and final story in the Bangor Daily News' look at energy issues and initiatives on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-08-19 15:01:11

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the first in a three-part Bangor Daily News series covering plans for alternative energy projects on Maine's offshore islands.

2008-08-06 09:01:04

By Joni Averill, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--The Maine Junior Engineering Technical Society and the Maine Mathematics Science and Engineering Talent Search is offering a Summer and Fall Recreational Educational Experience for grades three-nine with high-functioning autism and Asperger syndrome.

2008-08-06 09:00:55

By Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--BANGOR, Maine -- Penobscot County commissioners on Tuesday signed a three-year contract with Bangor Gas Co. to supply natural gas to the courthouse, jail and the 3rd District Court building.

2008-08-06 09:00:37

By Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--Lovers of musical theater should hurry down to Northport Music Theater and soak up "Closer Than Ever," a musical revue about life and love and aging. Not only is the show, directed by Scott R.C.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Jen Lynds, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--FRENCHVILLE, Maine -- A $1 million environmental bond referendum that was approved in June has opened the door for two St. John Valley towns to receive an extra $50,000 in grant money.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--BANGOR, Maine -- Bangor has made it to the final round of judging for a 2008 Award for Municipal Excellence from the National League of Cities in partnership with CH2M HILL, an international engineering and construction firm.

2008-08-01 15:00:28

I have read numerous articles in the BDN about the 220-acre area of old timber near Big Wilson Stream in Elliotsville Township that is owned by Plum Creek Timber Co.

2008-08-01 09:00:49

By Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 1--BANGOR, Maine -- Three area men were arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with the theft of $6,000 worth of electrical wiring from a Bradley contractor earlier in the day or late Tuesday night.

2008-08-01 09:00:41

By Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 1--Given the similarities between Maine and Minnesota, it's a wonder Kevin Kling's "The Ice Fishing Play" hasn't become a staple of theater companies in the Pine Tree State.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.