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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 13:45

Brewer’s Austin Lufkin wins Gaziano Award

Thornton Academy’s Nicholas Bartholomew also a winner

BANGOR — The Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 includes outstanding coaches, record-setting players and inspiring teams, legends and contributors.

The public is invited to celebrate the accomplishments of the hall’s newest members at the fourth annual induction ceremony on Aug. 20 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

The inductees are as follows:

Thursday, 19 January 2017 11:56

Local dog qualifies for prestigious shows

HOLDEN – A Penobscot County kennel has earned the rare distinction of qualifying for the two most prestigious dog shows in the world, the Westminster KC Show in New York and the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, England.

BANGOR - In cooperation with the University of Maine Humanities Center’s annual Bangor Humanities Day, the Norumbega Collective is hosting a reading by Peaks Island local Mira Ptacin, who will read from her critically acclaimed memoir ““Poor Your Soul”” (Soho 2016). The reading will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rock & Art Shop in downtown Bangor, and is free and open to the public.

BELFAST - Kiril Lozanov of Belfast has purchased the former Crosby School, which had been vacant for a decade, with a vision to revitalize the space as a multiuse building. Lozanov plans to include office space, a functional theater for musical and theatrical performances, creative spaces that are open to the public, cooperative rental housing, and a restaurant. Although the infrastructure is in place for many of these intended uses, some restoration work is needed.

ORONO – Some Theatre Company will be presenting their production of “The Velveteen Rabbit” Dec. 15-18 at the Keith Anderson Community House in Orono; Elaine Bard directs Andrew Frodahl’s acclaimed adaptation of the classic children’s tale.

AUGUSTA - The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced a new public-private partnership with Live and Work in Maine to help identify and deliver a larger and more skilled workforce to Maine.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 14:55

New Maine Huts & Trails director named

KINGFIELD ' Maine Huts & Trails, a non-profit that operates an acclaimed system of backcountry trails and eco-lodges in Maine's western mountains, has announced that Carolann Ouellette will take over as Executive Director in January of 2017.

AUGUSTA - Come join Maine Robotics and GEAR UP Maine as they work to incite Maine's next generation of thinkers, engineers, problem solvers, entrepreneurs, and programmers on December 10th at the Augusta Civic Center.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 12:33

Star-crossed 'Constellations'

UMaine School of Performing Arts, Emera Astronomy Center collaborate on production

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