Rape Response Services Annual Auction 2010Items for the Live and Silent Auction Include:Strand of Cultured Pearls from Quality JewelersOne year subscription to Bangor MetroTwo $125 Hannaford Gift CardsPatriots football autographed by Kevin Faulk, New England PatriotsPuck autographed by Michael Ryder, Boston BruinsBrian Scalabrine autographed picture, Boston CelticsHandcrafted queen size quilt, quilted by the Zonta Club of Bangor2 University of Maine football tickets and 2 sideline passes for 11/20/10 Flower bouquet subscriptionGift certificate for a rafting trip for 2 on the Kennebec or Penobscot riversfrom North County RiversMother of Pearl Earrings from Lia Sophia Autographed baseball from Red Sox hall of famer Bob “the Steamer” Stanley Two Gift Certificates for a one hour massage at Tranquil Moments Health CenterCommemorative Walking Stick from Peavey ManufacturingGift Certificate from Diversified InkFree Medium Coffee per Day for One Month at Tim HortonsGift Certificate for 10 Yoga Classes at Central Street YogaGift certificate for one overnight stay Courtyard by MarriottMatted and framed photograph, “Mussels under the Tide” Celeste Cota PhotographyMatted and framed photograph, “Chained to the Sea” Celeste Cota PhotographyMatted and framed photograph, “Boat Parking Bar Harbor” Celeste Cota PhotographyStained Glass Wall Hanging from Chapel Hill Floral2 Dozen Homemade Cookies a MonthScarf, Made from Hand-Felted Wool from New Zealand and Maine Sheep One month of tanning from Sunrich2 Gift Cards to The Furniture GalleryA Spa Day including a massage, pedicure, cut & style from Balance Hair & Body3 Gift Certificates for a free Color & Cut from Bella Hair StudioBlack bag from Bella LunaGourmet Food, Wine and Gift Card from State Street Wine CellarProfessional Wine Kit from Bangor Wine and CheeseGift Card from Mark’s MusicComedy Tickets from Spectacular Event CenterDiamond Heart Pendant and Chain from the Diamond MineAntique Rocking ChairGift certificate for one night’s lodging at the Four Points by SheratonGift Certificates from your favorite restaurants including:Jimmy V’sGovernorsTesoro’sSea DogHarvest Moon DeliBagel CentralFiddleheadsJava Joe’s CafeLuna Bar & GrillPaddy Murphy’s Woodman’s Bar & GrillVerveBenjamin’sAmerican Grill, Bangor Hilton Garden InnOriental JadeAngelo’s PizzeriaMiguel’s Mexican RestaurantMassimo’sMontesMarket BistroGift Certificate to Rebecca’s Gift Card for a Haircut at SerendipityGift Card for Epic SportsGift Box from Grasshopper Shops of MaineArbonne Candle and Arbonne Gift Certificate Book, scarf & journal from Metropolitan SoulFramed Maine Print from Jerry Hogan 2 Beaded Jewelry Sets from Just Bead It2 Scarf Sets from the Scarf Ladies1 lb.
The city of Bangor has three days of paving planned for this week, beginning on Monday.All of East Summer Street will be repaved.Also starting on Monday crews will be working on Garland Street re-doing from Howard Street down to the dead end of Garland.On Tuesday crews will work near Division Street.
Maine motor vehicle officials say a new postcard notification system will cut costs of the drivers license renewal process.Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said the Bureau of Motor Vehicles will send postcards instead of license renewal packets to drivers who are due for license renewals.The bureau mails between 105,000 and 220,000 renewal packets annually at a cost of about 78 cents per notification.
Husson University welcomed its incoming class of pharmacy students on Sunday.The students received their white coats, a symbolic gesture intended to make students aware of the need to balance science with empathetic patient care.It also serves as the first step in their professional career.The four-year program at Husson University is in its second year.”The citizens of the state of Maine need pharmacy services desperately and we’re here to help provide that and to bring the profession of pharmacy forward,” said Rodney Larson, Dean of Pharmacy at Husson University.
If a pancake breakfast sounds good, how about a pancake breakfast that helps out a good cause?That’s exactly what happened Sunday morning at Applebee’s in Bangor.The pancake breakfast was held to benefit the Shriners Hospital.Shriners Hospital provides pediatric specialty care for children up to age 18 regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.
Maine Wardens are urging ATV riders to wear helmets following a fatal accident in Brownville Junction.Wardens say 32-year-old Alfred Shaw of Milo was killed Friday afternoon when he lost control on a leaf-covered railroad bed while riding with two friends.Shaw who was not wearing a helmet, suffered a serious head injury and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Begining this month, the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell has new hours.THe gallery, which is owned and operated by the Kennebec Valley Art Association, will be open Wednesday through Saturday from noon until 6 p.m..On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday the gallery may be open by appointment by calling 622-3813.For more information, visit www.harlowgallery.org.
The Brewer Federal Credit Union is urging Mainers to be skeptical of requests for personal information.The credit union has recently received reports from members stating that they have received phone calls from an individual claiming to be a loan officer from the credit union.The callers state that they would like to discuss a loan the member has requested information about.
The state needs to focus on clean renewable energy sources to increase its energy independence– that’s the word from Governor Baldacci.The governor says Maine must reduce its reliance on oil and focus instead on a mix of renewable energy that includes solar, tidal, wind, hydropower, biofuels and biomass electricity generation.He says focusing on renewable energy protects the environment and supports local industries.
Two boys are recovering from gunshot wounds suffered while bird hunting.According to the Maine Warden Service, a 15-year-old boy from Charleston suffered a hand wound Saturday afternoon in Charleston.Officals say the boy was hurt when a shotgun that was leaning against a truck tipped over and went off when he lunged for it.