bangor bangor  /ˈbæŋ ɡər/


  1. (n) a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
  2. (n) a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait
  3. (n) a town in southeastern Northern Ireland


  1. Bangor Woman Accused of Killing Husband Still in Jail, Despite Order to Psychiatric Hospital

    A woman from Bangor accused of killing her husband remains in jail, despite a judge's order that she be sent to a mental health hospital. Last month, a judge ruled 49-year-old Roxanne Jeskey is competent to stand trial, but the judge also committed her to Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta. . . .
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor

  2. Bangor Banker, Head of MPBN Dies

    A longtime Bangor banker and head of Maine Public Broadcasting has died. According to MPBN, Jim Dowe passed away over the weekend after a battle with cancer. Dowe served six years as President and CEO of MPBN after more than a decade as the CEO of Bangor Savings Bank. He retired last year. . . .
    on June 24, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor

  3. Bangor, Maine, holding inaugural beer festival

    BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Sixteen Maine breweries are serving up suds at a new beer festival in Bangor.        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "Coming back home to Canada, when I signed with Toronto when I did, I was kind of hoping spring training would start right away," said Stairs. "It was nice to get down here and get out of the hockey rinks in Bangor and get down here and get...
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Matt Stairs Source: 570 News

  2. Moyles said: "I love Radio 1's Big Weekend - it's the best event all year. I'm already looking forward to spending a couple of days in Bangor and getting to know the place."
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Chris Moyles Source: BBC News

  3. "It struck me as I was speaking to people in Bangor, Maine, that this president sees America as we think about a 10-year-old child," Card said. "I know as a parent I would sacrifice all for my children."
    on Sep 2, 2004 By: Andy Card Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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