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Old Town, Orono teams to take part in Charity Golf Tournament

When the Old Town Rotary Club holds its annual Charity Golf Tournament at Hidden Meadows Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 20, there will be more at stake than the usual prizes. The Rotarians have invited the Old Town and Orono High School golf teams to participate in the tournament, and …

Photographs juxtapose Bangor’s past with its present

by Emily Burnham BDN Staff   It’s easy to walk the streets of Bangor and completely forget that even just 50 years ago, things looked very, very different. Between fires, redevelopment and the misguided urban renewal-inspired demolition of the 1960s and 70s, the architectural landscape of the city has changed …

Library suspends programming for adults, children’s continue

BANGOR — Bangor Public Library will begin its interior renovation in the next few weeks and subsequently has put a hold on adult programming for the duration of the project. Some special events will be mixed in, but generally speaking, adult programming, typically seen in the Lecture Hall, will be …

Husson University opens financial technology center

BANGOR — Husson University held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 29 to mark the official opening of the Ronan Center for Financial Technology on its campus outside the Darling Learning Center. The facility features two LED stock ticker displays that show current market activity in real time. The new …

Filling compost bins heralds autumn in the garden

by Reeser Manley Special to The Weekly   September begins the busiest composting season. Through the autumn months, one of our compost bins fills to overflowing with discarded plant material from every part of the garden, while the contents of other bins are harvested for autumn mulching of garden beds. …

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Why is Cutler so far back in the polls?

As Mike Tipping writes today, the polls in the Maine governor’s race continue to show Cutler far back. How far back? The last three polls have Cutler at 11% (Public Policy Polling), 15% (Rasmussen) and 10% (YouGov). These polls, when such data are provided, show that Michaud would win against …

Ayala sparks Ponies past Vikings for second victory

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Tino Ayala netted two goals to propel the Foxcroft Academy Ponies to a 4-1 high school boys soccer victory over Caribou in their home opener Saturday. Ayala scored from the top of the penalty box 5 minutes into the game, assisted by Eli Olson. Ayala scored his second …

Saturday’s Maine college scores

Saturday’s Results COLLEGE Saturday’s Results FOOTBALL Bryant 13, Maine 10 Maine Maritime 42, Anna Maria 12 FIELD HOCKEY Bowdoin 2, Amherst 1 Bridgewater State 2, Southern Maine 1 (OT) Harvard 2, Maine 1 Kean 4, Thomas 0 Tufts 2, Colby 0 U-New England 4, Nichols 1 MEN’S SOCCER Amherst 1, …

NFL Commissioner Goodell faces ouster if investigation shows egregious misconduct in handling the Rice controversy

Though NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to have the solid support of many of the league’s 32 owners, the group is be prepared to act against Goodell, potentially considering his dismissal, if the investigation by former FBI director Robert Mueller III concludes that Goodell was guilty of willful and egregious …