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Eastern Maine celebrates entrepreneurs with showcase Feb. 14

ORONO, Maine — Members of the Mobilize Eastern Maine will celebrate Entrepreneurship Week beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Black Bear Inn, on the UMaine campus. The event “We Love Entrepreneurs” an open house style event showcasing the 2012 Top Gun class and featuring the opportunity to hear first hand from R.H. [...]

Dixmont Town Committee caucus to be held Feb. 4

BANGOR, Maine — Scott K. Fish, Chair of the Dixmont Town Committee, has announced that Dixmont Republicans will caucus at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Husson University. The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates and alternatives to the state convention, elect members of the Penobscot County Republican Committee and organize for the [...]

Newburgh Republican Town Committee announced caucus dates

NEWBURGH, Maine — Adrian smith, Chair of the Newburgh Town Committee, has announced that Newburgh Republicans will caucus at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Husson University. The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates and alternatives to the state convention, elect members of the Penobscot County Republican Committee and organize for the upcoming [...]

Bangor Hydro planned interruption of service

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Hydro Electric Company has announced plans for a scheduled interruption in electric service beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in Franklin. The outage will last for three hours to allow crews time to safely remove limbs from nearby lines. Areas affected include Georges Pond Road, Cousins Road, Spruce Circle, Clean [...]

Brown Bag Lunch Series

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Museum and History Center will host the first Wednesday of each month during 2012 for a free lunchtime program. Bring your lunch, see a short presentation, and look at some artifacts from our collections. The program is 45 minutes long to accommodate the workday lunch hour. Attendees receive a free [...]

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 [...]

RSU 87 monthly meeting to be held Feb. 2

CARMEL, Maine — RSU 87/MSAD 23 Board will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Carmel Elementary School. For more information, call Cheryl at 848-5173.