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Sharp increase in veteran enrollment at NTI

BANGOR, Maine — Jim Liponis, President of Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) announced today that there has been a marked increase in the number of veterans enrolling in career training programs at both their Bangor and Scarborough campuses. NTI, is a nationally accredited school and offers Federal Financial Aid for those who quality. With its short-term, [...]

Verizon Wireless to host workshops for the smartphone

BANGOR, Maine — The Verizon Wireless Communications Store is hosting Android and Apple workshops to help customers become acquainted with their new smartphone. The workshops will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Apple iPhone 4S) and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Android) Tuesday, Feb. 7. The second workshop will be held from 1 to [...]

Scenic Byway Advocacy Group to host a public meeting Feb. 2

MILLINOCKET, Maine — The Grindstone Scenic Byway Corridor Advocacy Group will roll out its Partnership plan from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Pelletier Loggers Family Restaurant. The public is invited to attend this event. The event will include an overview of the plan (http://grindstoneplan.wordpress.com), discussion of proposed strategies and projects and [...]

Eastern Maine Tax Coalition Program to begin Feb. 4 in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — AARP Tax-Aide and United Way of Eastern Maine are excited to host the upcoming EMCA$H Super Free Tax Saturdays, designed to help a large amount of individual low to moderate income filers get their taxes filed for free, get their Earned Income Tax Credit, reach their financial goals, pay off debt and [...]

Bangor Savings Bank’s Community Matters More voting gets underway

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Savings Bank Foundation began its annual grant-making initiative, Community Matters More, on Jan. 23. Through its charitable program, Maine’s largest independent bank asks Maine residents to weigh in on how best to allocate $100,000 the bank has pledged to give to 68 Maine nonprofit organizations. The program not only provides financial [...]

Local Photographer Earns Master Of Photography & Photographic Craftsman Degrees

STATEWIDE — Bernard E. Littlefield of BEL Portraits in Winterport is one of only three photographers in the country who earned the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees from Professional Photographers of America at this years annual convention. The degrees were presented to Littlefield by PPA President Don Dickson, M.Photog.Cr.Hon.M.Photog., CPP at the association’s [...]

“Tightwad Exchange” Discussion at Ellsworth Library

ELLSWORTH, Maine ‚ÄĒ There will be a “Tightwad Exchange” discussion for those looking for ways too save money, stretch a budget, and share ideas on living frugally.¬† This is a brown bag session and will take place from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Ellsworth Public Library. For more information, call [...]