Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:02

Storm Water Group Discusses Spring Clean-up

BANGOR - With the rainy weather, one area environmental group is concerned about pollution that will end up in our water-ways.
Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:58

Fatal crash

Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in a crash that killed a man in Woolwich. The Sagadahoc County Sheriff's department reports that 59 year old Duane York lost control yesterday on the Gray corner road. His Nissan sedan then went off the road and hit a pine tree. The circumstances are still under investigation.
Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:36

Bangor Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak Soloists

Natalee McReynolds (soprano), Bracha Kol (mezzo soprano), Dustin Peterson (tenor), and Benjamin LeClair (bass)

Acclaimed Guest Soloists, UMaine Singers and Oratorio Society Join BSO for Dvořák's Stabat Mater

Sunday, April 14, 2013 | 3 PM | Collins Center for the Arts

Order Tickets Online or Call (800) 622-8499 or (207) 581-1755

The Bangor Symphony Orchestra concludes its 117th season on Sunday, Apr. 14, at 3 pm, with Dvořák’s Stabat Mater in collaboration with the full forces of the University of Maine Singers and Oratorio Society. Conducted by Maestro Lucas Richman, the performance will feature four outstanding guest soloists: soprano Natalee McReynolds, mezzo-soprano Bracha Kol in her U.S. debut, tenor Dustin Peterson, and bass Benjamin LeClair.

The pre-concert lecture will begin at 2 pm.The Stabat Mater—a meditation on the sorrows of the Virgin Mary—has been set to music by composers for centuries. Dvořák’s version is considered the most ambitious and the most personal, having been composed in the wake of the loss of his own three children. The 10 movement work is a tour de force for the four soloists, chorus, and orchestra, offering moments of spectacular power and quiet beauty.Tickets start at just $16 and are available for purchase online, in person at the Collins Center for the Arts, and by phone at (800) 622-TIXX(8499) or (207) 581-1755.

Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:31

Cool sounds concert series

8th Annual Free Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series Lineup Just Announced!

Bangor, Maine – The Downtown Bangor Partnership is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2013 Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series. On Thursday evenings from June 6th to August 1st, people can come to Pickering Square in Downtown Bangor to hear some great music, for free.   The Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series is presented by Bangor Hydro Electric Company. The Bangor Daily News is our media sponsor for this event.

“We are very excited about this year’s lineup. Along with bringing back some of the most popular bands, we’ve brought in a few musical acts that are sure to become fan favorites. Get there early; a lot of these weeks are going to fill up fast” says Jason Bird, Downtown Coordinator.

The concerts start at 6pm and are run in conjunction with the Fresh Air Market on Broad Street that runs from 5:00PM-8:00PM. Up to 50 vendors are expected weekly.

Market items sold are handmade, prepared or raised by the vendor; emphasis is placed on Maine-made, specialty food items and produce. Available items include artwork, baked goods, produce, specialty foods, handbags, jewelry, photography and much more. Food vendors are also on site.

2013 Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series Lineup:

June 6th Brian Catell & The Jump City Jazz Band

June 13th Juke Rockets

June 20th Travis Cyr

June 27th Rog and Ray

July 4th Bangor Band

July 11th Dark Hollow Bottling Company

July 18th The Mallett Brothers Band

July 25th Retrorockerz

August 1st Flash! in the Pans Steel Drum Band

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 23:12

Frankfort Will Join MSAD 22

FRANKFORT - Good news for the town of Frankfort today.
CHELSEA - A bill will go before the legislature tomorrow that would require a 300-foot setback for all new high voltage lines and electrical installations from homes, schools, daycare centers, playgrounds and so on because of multiple research studies conducted that showed an increased risk of childhood leukemia.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 22:27

Geaghan's Pub to Hold "Dawna's Day" Tomorrow

BANGOR - Geaghan's Pub & Craft Brewery hopes to be busy with customers tomorrow during the one day event they are calling "Dawna's Day".
BANGOR - Rehearsals are well underway for this weekend's "Music Off Broadway: The Magic of Motown" event performed by the Rotary Club of Bangor.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 17:51

Food Cupboard Looking for Fresh Donations

BANGOR - A local food pantry that supplies to several in need is asking for your help in stocking its shelves.
AUGUSTA - A man who's been living in the Maine woods for nearly 30 years... now caught after close to a thousand burglaries.  They call him the North Pond Hermit.  Our Erin Thomas reports.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:55

Hot Air Balloons Fill Orrington Sky

ORRINGTON - Several local seventh graders took a hands-on approach today, learning about buoyant forces and the laws of gases.
The sky above the Pine Hill Golf Club in Orrington was full of colorful hot-air balloons today. All made by middle school students at Brewer Community School.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:44

Students Skype with Senator Angus King

BUCKSPORT - Students at Bucksport High School had the opportunity to speak with Maine's Independent Senator Angus King today.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:19

New Details on Ohio Street Stabbing

AUGUSTA - Bangor Police releasing more details on the fatal stabbing at the Birch Circle complex off Ohio street. The incident happened last night just after 6 o'clock. When police arrived on the scene they found the victim laying in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds.