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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 10:39

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WERU celebrating 25 years of community radio

ORLAND/BLUE HILL In May, WERU (89.8 Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor) officially began celebrating its 25th anniversary. They will be continuing that celebration with the Farm Fresh Live Radio Auction on June from 6 to 8:30 p.m. - more on that later.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2013 09:58

Sweet sounds at Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf Reggae Festival marks 25th year

CARRABASSETT VALLEY It might seem a bit counterintuitive to think of a ski mountain when it comes time to consider the dawning of spring. While Sugarloaf is one of the premier skiing destinations on the East Coast, come April, we're more inclined to think about melting snow rather than snowpack.

However, there's more to Sugarloaf in the springtime than just some late-season shussing down the slopes.

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BANGOR - It's hard to believe the little man in the striped shirt, bobble hat and glasses featured in a series of children's books known as "Where's Waldo?" is 25 years old. He's often hidden among numerous individuals in various double page spreads, making it a challenge and an adventure for readers to locate him among all the colorful artwork. To mark this special occasion, the Briar Patch in Bangor and other downtown businesses have small cardboard figures of the famous fictional character hidden in their stores for area readers to discover.

"Twenty businesses are participating in this," said Cathy Anderson, owner of the Briar Patch which coincidentally is also celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. "Kids come running in saying, 'Where's Waldo?'"

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