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Fourth year for Race for Recovery 5K

Fourth year for Race for Recovery 5K

BANGOR – It was a windy start for the annual Race for Recovery 5K Saturday morning.   Runners and walkers took off from the Bangor Waterfront, all to raise money for Wellspring, a local substance abuse treatment facility.   Organizers said substance abuse is a brain disease, and so those in recovery should not be judged. They said they … Read More

Jeep show raises money for House in the Woods

Jeep show raises money for House in the Woods

BANGOR – A Jeep show in Bangor was raising money for a good cause Saturday.   The Penobscot Valley 4-Wheel Drive Club celebrated its tenth anniversary at the Bangor International Airport’s overflow parking lot.   They brought out the Jeeps to raise money for House in the Woods, a veteran’s outdoor retreat in Lee.   “The military is everything to … Read More

Paddling for Champion the Cure Challenge

Paddling for Champion the Cure Challenge

BREWER – If you saw dozens in kayaks and canoes making their way down the Penobscot River Saturday, they were taking part in Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center’s (NLEMMC) Champion the Cure Challenge.   The wind and clouds did not stop paddlers launching from the Brewer side of the Penobscot from raising money for local … Read More

MaineHousing gets youth homelessness grant

MaineHousing gets youth homelessness grant

AUGUSTA – There are different challenges with homeless youth who live out in the country and those in the cities of Maine, which is one reason why MaineHousing was recently awarded a federal grant.

Senator King weighs in on Bolton firing

Senator King weighs in on Bolton firing

BANGOR – President Donald Trump’s firing of National Security Advisor John Bolton on Tuesday is a good thing and a not-so-good thing.

Millinocket tapped for design program

Millinocket tapped for design program

MILLINOCKET – Millinocket is one of three communities nationwide selected for a multi-day design program to help revitalize the downtown.

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