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Franco-American culture celebrated at the State House today

Franco-American culture celebrated at the State House today

AUGUSTA—Today, lawmakers are celebrating the 14th annual Franco-American Day at the State House.   “We take this day to recognize the contributions of Franco-Americans across Maine who have done outstanding work in preserving and promoting Franco culture and the French language,” said Senator Libby of Lewiston, the Senate chair of the Franco-American Heritage Day.     Senator Libby served … Read More

UPDATE: Benton Crash

UPDATE: Benton Crash

MAINE – Trooper Joe Chretien reports the lobsters survived the wreck and are headed for New Hampshire and Rhode Island. The unloading of the lobsters began this morning to another truck . Once the off-loading has taken place, the tractor trailer will be removed from the median.  The driver and his dog spent the night … Read More

Easter Bunny Experience is Coming Soon to Bangor Mall to Delight Families

Easter Bunny Experience is Coming Soon to Bangor Mall to Delight Families

Families can also visit the Caring Bunny – a unique event in a subdued environment tailored to special needs children   BANGOR – Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, is hosting its annual Easter celebration festivities at the Bangor mall, offering families the chance to participate in traditional and unique seasonal events.     The Bunny Photo … Read More

Joachim’s A Taste of It All

Joachim’s A Taste of It All, Celebrating the Mood of Food

BANGOR – Thyme & Moss Publishing is proud to re-introduce a one-of-a-kind cookbook entitled A Taste of It All, Celebrating the Mood of Food, by Georgia M Joachim.   With seasonal menus, poetic reflections, and suggested accompaniments to enhance the meal, the occasion, and the ambience, this is indeed a delightful 130-page cookbook with most attractive … Read More

Representative Verow sponsors Bill to Change Rest Area Name

Representative Verow sponsors Bill to Change Rest Area Name

AUGUSTA – A proposal to name the Hampden Rest Area for Brewer native Joshua Chamberlain is heading to the Governor’s desk.   The bill, sponsored by democratic representative Archie Verow of Brewer, has received final approval by the legislature.     Verow believes lending Chamberlain’s name to the rest area will direct visitors to local landmarks like Brewer’s Chamberlain … Read More

Mom Arrested for Giving Daughter Marijuana Brownies

Mom Arrested for Giving Daughter Marijuana Brownies

EDGECOMB – A Midcoast mom is accused of giving pot brownies to her 13-year-old daughter. Forty-nine-year-old Jennifer Becker was arrested on Monday. Becker faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child and furnishing a scheduled drug.   Lincoln County sheriff’s say the Department of Health and Human services received a complaint that she had provided her … Read More

Maine Children's Author Has Two Book Signings

Maine Children’s Author Has Two Book Signings

BANGOR – Maine Children’s Author Canaan A. York will celebrate the January 6 release of his fourth picture book, a unique and inspiring story called The Cement Sky, on consecutive weekends with book signing and launch events in Bangor.   The first will be from 3-6pm on Saturday, March 28 at Specialty Sweets. The second from … Read More

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