King Announces First Rotation of December Constituent Outreach Hours

Submitted by Izzy on November 25, 2013 - 6:22pm

The two closest sites for TRC residents are:
Bangor City Hall, 73 Harlow Street, Bangor, on Wednesday, December 11th, 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Millinocket Town Office, 197 Penobscot Ave., Millinocket, on Friday, December 13th, 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Click on the pdf link for the statewide schedule.

Milo’s Hometown Holidays

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Sethen on November 24, 2013 - 11:51pm

Hour Exchange Encouraging New Members for the Holidays

Submitted by Patrick Myers on November 22, 2013 - 3:56pm

Jack Does That, an Hour Exchange located in Central  Maine, has a number of orientations and events scheduled in late November and early December. According to Patrick Myers, the Coordinator of the Hour Exchange, the goal is to introduce as many new members as possible to the benefits of the Hour Exchange before the holidays. “The Hour Exchange can be a great resource for folks during the holidays, whether they are looking for gifts or just need some help with day-to-day activities.”

While the concept of an Hour Exchange, or Time Bank, may be unfamiliar to many in our community it is something that Patrick Myers, the coordinator of the exchange, says is easy to understand. “Jack Does That is a way to connect people who have time and talents with people who need help. Instead of... Read More

LaGrange Residents - Toys For Tots

Submitted by Sethen on November 20, 2013 - 6:26pm

This year Lagrange will be covered by the Greater Bangor Area Marine Corp Toys for Tots program.

Residents can call the Toys for Tots program at 207-965-5937 to sign up for assistance. 

Bangor Hydro Electric Company / Maine Public Service Press Release

Submitted by Izzy on November 18, 2013 - 7:03pm

Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service celebrate gift to the Maine Winter Sports Center and the first use of the new company name – Emera Maine.

Presque Isle, ME--Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service Company announced today a major sponsorship with the Maine Winter Sports Center and its Healthy Hometowns program. During a news conference at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service President Gerry Chasse announced a donation of $250,000 to the program.

“We have a strong commitment to giving back to the communities where we live and work,” Chasse said. “We’re particularly excited to support the Maine Winter Sports Center's Healthy Hometowns program – recognized as one of the best youth development programs in the world. I can’t think... Read More

Piscataquis County officials consider request to resume plowing Squaw Mountain Road

Linked from: Bangor Daily News
Submitted by Izzy on November 13, 2013 - 11:26pm