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THE CROSS FAMILY DONATES A MARQUEE TO THE CITY OF BANGOR FOR THE CROSS INSURANCE CENTER

July 9, 2014
INSTALLATION WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF JULY BANGOR, ME– The City of Bangor and Global Spectrum, managers of the Cross Insurance Center, would like to officially announce that a marquee will be installed in front of the Cross Insurance Center on Main Street in downtown Bangor. The new signage will take several weeks to complete and is expected to be finished by the end of July.

The new marquee is a donation to the City of Bangor from the Cross Family, the namesakes of the Cross Insurance Center. The marquee will add a valuable...



UMaine Museum of Art announces Spring Exhibitions, April 4 - June 7, 2014

March 25, 2014

BANGOR – The University of Maine Museum of Art, located at 40 Harlow Street in downtown Bangor, will open three new exhibitions in April. UMMA, which...



BREW FEST AT KAHBANG EXPANDS TO INCLUDE HOMEBREWING EXPO

To Feature Special Broadcast by the Brewing Network April 15, 2014, BANGOR, ME – The Brew Fest at KAHBANG, part of the annual KAHBANG Festival in...



BANGOR SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRAS SPRING CONCERT TO BE HELD

March 25, 2014
Free concert starts at 4:00 p.m., donations of non-perishable food items for Good Shepherd Food-Bank accepted at door

The Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras (BSYO) will present their spring concert on Sunday, March 30th at 4 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre....



The University of Maine Museum of Art's Leonard Lecture Series presents Artist Kenny Cole

February 18, 2014

THE MAKING OF PARABELLUM THURSDAY, MARCH 6 Noon - 1 pm Free and open to the public BANGOR - UMaine Museum of Art's Leonard Lecture Series is...



Bangor Symphony Summons Spring with Works by Copland and Beethoven, plus World Premiere Horn Concerto

February 20, 2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 3pm Collins Center for the Arts, UMaine, Orono Bangor, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra will combat the winter doldrums...



Bangor YMCA hosts Take a Seat Bangor: A Night with Dominic Gill

March 14, 2014

The Bangor YMCA is excited to be hosting Take a Seat Bangor: A Night with Dominic Gill on May 3rd, 2014 at the Gracie Theatre! Spend the evening...




The University of Maine Museum of Art's Leonard Lecture Series presents Artist Alfredo Gisholt

February 13, 2014

Press Release University of Maine Museum of Art February 13, 2014 Contact: Kathryn Jovanelli, 207.561.3352 kj@umit.maine.edu www.umma.umaine.edu ...



Wayne and Loraine Hamilton Donate Building to Penobscot Marine Museum for New Education Center

Wayne and Loraine Hamilton have donated the former Hamilton Marine Seine Loft on Route One in Searsport to the Penobscot Marine Museum as a home...



Challenger Learning Center of Maine holds spring vacation camp for students age 5 to grade 5

February 10, 2014

News ReleaseContact: Jennifer Therrien, Center Coordinator(207) 990-2900February 7, 2014For immediate releaseChallenger Learning Center of Maine holds...



The Cows Are Out! and My Journey: Book Signing and Talk About the Way Maine Used to Be at Penobscot Marine Museum

February 10, 2014

The Cows Are Out! and My Journey: Book Signing and Talk About the Way Maine Used to Be at Penobscot Marine Museum Searsport, Maine, February 7,...



Bangor International Airport Announces New Seasonal Flights to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

February 11, 2014

Bangor International Airport announced today that United Airlines will offer new non-stop United Express service to the airline’s Chicago hub at O’Hare...



Penobscot Marine Museum Launches Maine Boatbuilding Forum in March

February 11, 2014

Boat building is an important part of Maine’s cultural and economic life, bringing millions of dollars into the state and providing thousands of jobs.  This...



PTC Announces FOREVER PLAID

December 13, 2013

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The Band Perry at Cross Insurance Center

December 2, 2013

Friday, January 31, 2014 Cross Insurance Center The Band Perry with Special Guests Easton Corbin and Lindsay Fell



GBCVB New Hire - Annie Cambridge

November 4, 2013

Bangor, Maine - The Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce its recent hire of Annie Cambridge, who will be joining...



Bangor Among Best Towns in Maine for Young Families

November 20, 2013
NerdWallet considers cost of living, education, and economic growth

San Francisco, CA (November 20, 2013) – NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, conducted a study on the best towns in Maine for young families, and...



The Revenge of the Electric Car

September 25, 2013

You are cordially invited to attend a showing of The Revenge of the Electric Car on September 27 at the Bangor Opera House in beautiful Downtown Bangor....



TOMS “STYLE YOUR SOLE” AT 2013 KAHBANG FESTIVAL

August 1, 2013

August 1st, 2013. Bangor, ME – KahBang is excited to announce, for the first time ever, TOMS “Style Your Sole” at the 2013 KahBang Festival....



KAHBANG AND UNO CHICAGO GRILL TO GIVE FREE TICKETS TO ACTIVE U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL

July 1, 2013

The KahBang Festival is honored to announce the return of the KahBang Hearts The Troops program. Sponsored by UNO Chicago Grill, all active U.S. Military...



BGR Announces 3 New Local Partners for Thanks Again Loyalty Program

June 4, 2013

Bangor International Airport (BGR) is pleased to announce three new partners in their Thanks Again loyalty program. Bangor Wine & Cheese Company, The...