Monthly Archives: May 2013

High School Students Discuss Community Problems

Students at Hermon High School are taking their lessons into the community. Mr. Hargrove’s Social Studies classes are taking part, in what they call, “Project Citizen.” “The idea of this is that we integrate students into the life of being a citizen in our state, our country, our community,” said Jesse Hargrove, a Social Studies […]

Pet Safety Tips for Warmer Weather

Summer is right around the corner, but before you let the family pet enjoy the sunshine too, there are some important tips to keep in mind. Public Relations Manager for the Bangor Humane, Stacey Coventry, said “It is against the law to leave your dog in a hot vehicle.” According to the Animal Legal and […]

Gifford’s Ice Cream Gets a Sweet Prize

Gifford’s Ice Cream has a new award to add to their resume. The Boston Globe has named the Skowhegan-based company it’s top pick for ice cream in the Pine Tree State. And customers won’t argue with that. “We love coming here. It’s almost like a summer tradition. We come as often as we can. It’s […]

Elementary Students Honor Their Unsung Heroes

Receiving a medal is a sign of an accomplishment, especially when it comes from someone half your size. Six members of the ellsworth community were honored Thursday for being deemed “Unsung Heroes” by Ellsworth Elementary School students. Third Grade Student, Fiona Allen, said “I knew that if we did something good for them, they would […]

Behind the Market – Part 2

Fail Better Farms has been coming to the Bangor Farmers’ Market for the past few years – talking to customers, giving some cooking tips and making some cash. The farm owners invited TV 5 reporter Jackie De Tore along to find out what it takes to run a stand. On this particular day the owners […]

Behind the Market – Part 1

Spring has sprung and despite the recent rain, many people are spending as much time doing things outdoors as they can – and that includes shopping. Mainers who shop farmers markets are enjoying both the good food and the outdoor atmosphere. farmers prepare all year for what they call, market season. owners and employees head […]

Waterfront Concert Brings Business to Downtown Bangor

Motley Crue was in town Thursday to kick off the Waterfront concert series. “Between the new waterfront stage and the new arena across from Hollywood Slots, Bangor is going to be rocking,” said Julie Baker Leaden, store manager at Mexicali Blues. As people head to Darlings Waterfront Pavilion, they’re also helping the local economy. Downtown […]