LePage’s push for a statewide teacher contract fails its first test

After voicing tepid openness to negotiating Gov. Paul LePage’s call for a statewide teacher contract, Democrats have drawn a line in the sand that could doom the proposal. Democrats on the Legislature’s Education Committee on Tuesday rejected the bill, which was sponsored by Rep. Matt Pouliot, R-Augusta. The committee votes … …read more

Healthy Start: Protecting Your Hands from Harm

EMMC Plastic and Hand Surgical Specialists offer a wide range of services for treatment of general and reconstructive hand and wrist problems, as well as any other general, reconstructive, and cosmetic services for problems from head to toe.

Treatment options will be discussed with you based on their findings. If surgery is recommended and agreed upon, you will leave the office with a surgery date and any appointments that surround your surgery such as post-operative appointments and pre-operative appointments if needed.

For more information, you can visit their website.

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Bangor YMCA Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan

The Bangor YMCA Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan has been the summer home for children for 109 years, helping campers build their self-confidence, develop their leadership skills, build lifetime friendships, and enjoy a bully-free environment where kids feel safe and free to be themselves.

This year, The Bangor YMCA wants to help more kids have the opportunity to experience something that many campers and counselors describe as “Camp Jordan Magic”.

The Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan offers many programs through the summer, serving kids from ages 8 to 17.

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Standish Man Sentenced 15 Years in Prison for Death of 3 Month Old Son

A judge orders a Standish man to serve 15 years in prison for his role in the death of his 3 month old son.

Eugene Martineau, who goes by Charlie, admitted in a plea deal to violently shaking his son, Leo, in 2015.

The child died from his injuries, and investigators found evidence of previous abuse.

Defense attorneys pushed for a 10 year sentence.

But the judge sided with the state, because of the heinous nature of the crime.

“When I started uncovering the ‘why’ in this case, and looking into his background, it became a lot about defending him as well.” Says Martineau’s Defense …read more

Wine on the Waterfront 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Wine on the Waterfront 2017, Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-5205; visitbangormaine.com/?id=2&sub_id=1631 This is the 3rd Annual Wine on the Waterfront! More than 15 Maine wineries and distilleries will be in attendance to offer you samples of their … …read more

Bangor’s Beer Festival: Tap Into Summer 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Bangor’s Beer Festival: Tap Into Summer 2017, Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-5205; VisitBangorMaine.com/tapintosummer This year is the 5th Annual Bangor Beer Festival: Tap Into Summer! 25 Maine Breweries will be in attendance to offer you samples of … …read more

Moose Crash in Glenwood Plantation

A northern Maine man was injured when a moose landed on his vehicle in Glenwood Plantation last night.

This is what Paul McCleary’s car looked like after the crash.

According to state police, McCleary was on route 2A when the moose crossed the travel lane in front of his vehicle.

McCleary had a cut to his head and a wrist injury. He was checked out at the scene.

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