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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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.