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Occupy Bangor plans coordinated national event

BANGOR, Maine — The Occupy Bangor Encampment will protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street at noon Thursday, Nov. 17, in Peirce Park, 145 Harlow St. 300 “We Are The 99 %” events are planned for Wall Street and in cities across the country, including Bangor. Join with other voices in your community to show [...]

Woodward to moderate Cohen/Jones Arab Spring discussion

ORONO, Maine — Former Bangor Daily News executive editor, Mark Woodward, will moderate a discussion involving former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen and retired U.S. Marine General James Jones, the first National Security Advisor in the Obama Administration, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at UMaine’s Collins Center for the Arts. The moderated discussion [...]

Occupy Aroostook Continues Events

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The planning committee of Occupy Aroostook invites public participation at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8,  at the parking lot in front of 260 Main St. and at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Food Court in the Mall to march for economic justice for US 99%.

Run For Their Lives 5K in Bangor, Maine

BANGOR, Maine –  Run For Their Lives, a nationwide 5k being held across the country to help stop human sex trafficking, will be held for the first time in Maine at 7:30 a.m.  Saturday Oct. 29, at Husson University.  With an estimated two people every minute being sold into slavery, Run For Their Lives is [...]

Occupy Bangor planning kick off rally and encampment

BANGOR, Maine –  Occupy Bangor will kick off official events at noon Saturday, Oct. 29, in Peirce Park on Harlow St. The round-the-clock assembly of indefinite duration will start with a rally at noon, followed by a “99% March” at 1:30 p.m.through downtown. Working Groups will meet at 3 p.m. before the General Assembly forms [...]

Bangor Public Library events from Dr. Reid

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Public Library will host a book discussion of “The Healing of America” by journalist and Princeton professor T.R. Reid at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Lecture Hall. This is in preparation for a video conference with the author at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Lecture Hall in [...]

Belfast During The Civil War

BELFAST, Maine — The Belfast Historical Society’s President Megan Pinette will give a powerpoint presentation, “Belfast During the Civil War”  at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library. 2011 marks the start of the four year sesquicentennial anniversary and remembrance of the Civil War. The focus of [...]

Oct. 1 vigil at BIW

BATH, Maine — Disarmament Now will hold a vigil at Bath Iron Works from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, located at 700 Washington St.  The vigil will be held in solidarity with the international week of protest to stop the militarization of space. Participants will meet across the street from the administration [...]

9/11 film & discusion in Rockland

ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland Public Library begins a Film & Discussion Series – The Face of the Other, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at 80 Union St.  The series will continue the next two Thursdays, Sept. 22 & 29, at 6:30 p.m. The series will include a feature film, television episode and a [...]