Basket Auction Exceeds Expectations 

The folks at the Hammond Street Senior Center in Bangor say they’re thrilled to have surpassed their goal in last week’s basket auction.They had close to 200 baskets, filled with everything from soup to pearls.People from the community were invited to bid on the baskets all week long.In all they raised more than $6700. The goal was $6000.The money will be used for Senior Center operations.