Latest Penobscot County, Maine Stories

2014-05-02 23:10:02

Apple and Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ joined together with Aruba Networks and Fairpoint Communications to present Cool2Career - an educational event designed to provide high school and middle school students from across Maine with an opportunity to better understand career opportunities in digital media. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Apple and Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ have joined together with Aruba Networks and...

2012-05-23 23:02:48

Family fun in the sun shines bright this summer with kids´ half-price whitewater rafting on Maine's Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers with Northern Outdoors - Maine's premier Adventure Resort and pioneer of Maine rafting since 1976. The Forks, ME (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Kennebec and Penobscot River Summer Kids Half-Price Rafting is big value and huge fun with Northern Outdoors. Crafting affordable active family getaways, Northern Outdoors is the only Maine outfitter to offer [half-price kids...

2011-02-21 09:00:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RMT, Inc. (RMT) was recently awarded a Best of State Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin Chapter and a National ACEC Recognition Award. These awards recognize RMT's use of an innovative cap to clean up contaminated sediment in the Penobscot River in Bangor, Maine. Development of remediation technologies for sediments that release non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) is in its infancy....

2009-07-28 22:05:46

Canadian logging companies routinely violate laws by hiring foreign loggers to work in Maine and discouraging local ones from applying, a state official says. In a letter to the U.S. Office of Foreign Labor Certification last week, Maine Labor Commissioner Sheila Fortman said the violations are pervasive and industry-wide, the Bangor Daily News reported. She asked the federal government to investigate the Canadian companies' use of H-2A waivers that allow the hiring of foreign workers as...

2009-01-21 10:55:00

BANGOR, Maine, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bangor, Maine-based leading agency Anastasia International has found out that American men spend record number of hours on the phone with their Russian soulmates. The agency specialized in introducing Russian and Ukrainian women to foreign men, announced that 100,000 phone calls have been placed through its Phone Translation Center since April, 2003. The Phone Translation service is one of the oldest services provided by Anastasia...

2008-10-13 15:00:30

By JONI AVERILL One unfortunate aspect of these busy times, as many of us recognize, is the inability of groups and organizations to sustain their memberships and continue to implement their goals and objectives. Openly recognizing that problem is the Winterport Woman's Club, wrote Tammy Higgins, which has decided to publicly address the situation. Higgins wrote that the Winterport Women's Club will hold an open Community Membership Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Smith...

2008-10-13 15:00:19

BREWER - The Brewer Hometown Band will perform a program of music including TV and movie themes at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Brewer Auditorium. The concert will feature door prizes and refreshments. Admission is free though donations will be accepted. (c) 2008 Bangor Daily News. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-10 15:00:35

HERMON - Sunbury Medical Associates will open a 2,550-square- foot family practice medical office on Route 2 Wednesday. Darla Coombs, family nurse practitioner and formerly of Carmel Family Medicine, will serve the health care needs of Hermon patients. New patients are being accepted at the practice, at 2370 Route 2. For more information, call 848-9084. (c) 2008 Bangor Daily News. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.