Wednesday, 28 September 2016 11:27

Some elementary schools saying goodbye to homework

Written by Lisa Rathke (AP)

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:24

The waggiest walk in town

Written by Mike Dow

Bangor Humane Society's Paws on Parade fundraiser is back

BANGOR - The Bangor Waterfront will be the setting for Paws on Parade, the Bangor Humane Society’s largest fundraiser of the year, on Sept. 24. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.   

CHICAGO — Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 08:28

UCP announces Pumpkins in the Park

Written by Wire Reports

Benefit event taking place at new venue in 14th year

BANGOR - OnSunday, October 23, Beal College presents UCP of Maine’s 14th Annual Pumpkins in the Park at the Anah Shriner’s building located on 1404 Broadway in Bangor. The event is scheduled to take place from noon to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 10:03

Literacy Volunteers celebrate at annual event

Written by Wire Reports

Bright centerpieces, balloons, glitter, and stars decorated the tables when Literacy Volunteers spotlighted success at its Annual Celebration.  Attendees noticed, though, that students’ smiles as they received awards were the brightest things in the room.

ORONO — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers advice for gardeners who seek to contribute to their community by donating extra produce.

BOSTON (AP) — Toy guns, kiddie pools, hoverboards and backyard trampolines are among the playthings that made a consumer watchdog’s annual list of hazardous summer toys.

WASHINGTON — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.

BANGOR – Since October of 2015, Husson University has been the site of an extensive pilot program with the Peace of Mind Company to test a keychain-sized, POM personal security device that calls campus safety and security with the touch of a button. On May 17, the University announced, after thoroughly testing the device, that it is making this technology available to all members of the university community who are interested in subscribing to this annual service.

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