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BANGOR – This is a city built on secrets.

We’re not talking about the typical everyday mundane secrets, the little things that you’ll find in any city. No, we’re talking about the deep-down secrets. The weird secrets. Secrets like ancient crowns with mysterious social powers or a cohort of prominent figures who are probably robots.

Those secrets.

We here at The Maine Edge have never been ones for what you’d call “real journalism” – that’s never really been our beat. As a rule, we like to stay in our lane as far as that goes. But longtime readers know that every once in a while, we’re swept up into the whirlwind of a story that won’t let us go until we reach its (almost-certainly strange) ending.

This is one such story.

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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 13:35

Checking In with the BPL - Universal Class

Lifelong learning and the Library – they do go together. Yes, the Library has books, but we also have more. It is in this spirit that we have added a new resource. It is entirely accessible online – and we do have books to enhance the journey. 

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 13:42

Checking In with the BPL – December

Reading recommendations

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016 14:24

Checking in with the Bangor Public Library

As we approach a busy holiday season, I wanted to talk a little about giving back. Around the United States, we take time to be thankful for what we have. So I'd like to take a moment to say THANK YOU to our wonderful community.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 09:07

Check out the new Bangor Public Library

Years-long renovation project approaches its end

BANGOR The long wait is almost over the lengthy renovation of the Bangor Public Library has almost reached its conclusion.

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BANGOR Although the Bangor Public Library is still a labyrinth due to construction, it is slowly reintroducing programming into the daily mix. Local author and former University of Maine professor Ann James Joles will be presenting on her book: 'Sink or Swim: The Incredibly Simple Rules for a Healthy, Low-Stress, and Successful College Education' on Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Library's Lecture Hall.

'It is always a pleasure to support a local author,' says Barbara McDade, library director. 'This book can help students and parents be prepared to navigate the complex nature of college. This book is a useful tool to learn how to be successful.'

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BANGOR As a preview event for the 2016 Maine Science Festival, the Bangor Public Library is hosting a discussion of the book 'The Signal and the Noise' by Nate Silver. The discussion will be led by Mitchell Center Senior Fellow Linda Silka and Bangor City Councilor Ben Sprague. This Maine Reads Science program is on Wednesday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library, free of charge.

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BANGOR A photography exhibit titled 'A Journey in Black and White,' by Belfast resident Betsy Headley, will be on display for the month of July, 2013 in the Stairwell Gallery of Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor. The public is invited to an opening reception on Tuesday, July 2, from 5-7 pm, light refreshments served.

Headley explores elements of design, contrast, edge, and movement in her photography. Presented from a unique perspective, her subjects range from street dancers and rocky coastlines to still-life compositions. Nature and wildlife images are included in this show composed with a black, white, and shaded color palette.

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