Monthly Archives: September 2012

High School Students Reach new Heights with STEM Program

Up, up, and away. This balloon launch is all part of a science experiment at Bangor High School. Earth Science Teacher, Ted Taylor said, “This is just a great example of a lot of things we have planned throughout the year.” It’s part of Bangor High’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program, known as STEM. […]

The Bangor Area Recovery Network Reflects on the Bath Salts Epidemic

September is National Recovery Month and the Bangor Area Recovery Network celebrated on Wednesday, holding its 5th Annual Summit on addiction recovery. Last year, the term “Bath Salts” was heard for the first time, now medical experts discuss the impacts of the drug on the community. Over 9,000 people in the greater Bangor area are […]

Police and Pharmacy Employees Team up to Stop Drug Store Robberies

We’ve seen it in Bangor, Waterville, Augusta, and all over Maine. People are robbing pharmacy’s and demanding drugs. there’s been a 1200% increase in that crime over the past four years. “It’s ridiculous how scary it is to work in a pharmacy,” said Stephanie Kleyman, an Employee at Brewer Medical Center. In 2008, there were […]

US Ambassador Tours New Balance Shoe Plant; Discusses Trade Plans

It seems like there are fewer products in America stamped “Made in the USA.” On Thursday, America’s top trade official got together with a maine congressman at a shoe plant in Norridgewock, with a big international trade agreement in play, there’s a lot of stake for the folks who work there. The employees work everyday […]

In a Huge Budget Deficit, One RSU 19 School gets a Little Boost

School supplies can be expensive, but now Target Stores across the country want to make it a little easier. It’s part of the “Give with Target” Campaign. Over the past few weeks anyone could go onto Target’s website and vote for a school they think deserves some extra cash.When the Etna Dixmont School Parent Teacher […]

Students Attend Fiber Arts College on the Penobscot Bay

When you think of art, an oil painting or an ancient sculpture usually comes to mind. If you take a trip to the Searsport Shores Ocean Campground this weekend, you’ll see much more variety. “If the piece doesn’t speak itself,it’s not art. It isn’t always art, sometimes it’s just craft,” said a Katharine Cobey, a […]

One Energy Company Drafts a Plan to Save Maine $450 Million

Energy efficiency becomes a hot topic when the weather gets cold, but one company is putting forth a new plan that could save Mainer’s money. The Director of Communications at Efficiency Maine, Paul Badeau, said, “We offer various programs for business and homeowners.” It’s part of Efficiency Maine’s three year plan. The current draft includes […]