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VITA tax assistance program available at UMPI this spring

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Area volunteers with the AARP Tax-Aide Program will be available on Saturdays at the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the next two months to help members of the community prepare their tax returns. This free service will be provided by volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday, [...]

Snow Ball benefit event to be held Jan. 27

BANGOR, Maine — Winterberry Heights Assisted Living will host the “Snow Ball” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, located at 932 Ohio St. Residents of the facility and local seniors in the community are welcome to an evening of dancing to the sounds of a big band. White dress attire, white decorations and [...]

Beat the Winter Blues!

BANGOR, Maine –  The Rosscare Center for Healthy Aging will present “Beat the Winter Blues” from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Sylvia Ross Home, 758 Broadway. Refreshments will be served during this presentation. Presenter, Amy Cotton, a nurse practitioner at Rosscare, has more than 20 years experience in senior health. During [...]

Senior citizen’s trip

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — The St. George and Thomaston Recreation Departments offer a senior citizen charter bus tour to Pineland Farms and to the Museum of Art at Bowdoin College beginning at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Town Office in Tenants Harbor. The bus pick up begins at Tenants Harbor then proceeds to [...]

Tribute to Seniors Day is Oct. 14

BELFAST, Maine — A Tribute to Seniors Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Waldo County YMCA, located on Lincolnville Ave. The events will include a broad range of exhibits, demonstrations, and presentations, in addition to screenings, drug turn-ins, and drawings. All events will be directed toward [...]

Annual Pottery Sale

BANGOR – The Hammond Street Senior Center presents Aging Creatively: Annual Pottery Exhibit and Sale, April 1- 14, with a special luncheon  served with the pottery on Thursday, April 14, at 2 Hammond St. in Downtown Bangor. For more information, call 262 5532.

AARP Applauds House Passage of Financial Reform

PORTLAND -  The U.S. House of Representatives passed critical financial reform legislation yesterday, bringing consumer and investor protections one step closer to becoming a reality for Americans who have been hurt by the recent financial crisis. By passing “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act,” Members voted to protect consumers and investors from abusive [...]

Bangor Daily News Cartoonists Featured

BANGOR –   Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd Street in Bangor, presents, “In Your Face: Caricatures, Cartoons, and Characters” a collection of cartoons from local area artists. The show runs from June 28 to September 30th, with an artists reception from 3-5pm on  Sunday, July 11th. Gallery hours are from 9am to 5pm, Monday-Saturday. Featuring [...]