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Training Announcement: “SCHOOL and WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: PREPARATION and RESPONSE”

Training Announcement for Businesses, Schools, Religious Institutions, Government Agencies, and First Responders: The Brewer Police Department in conjunction with the Penobscot Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is hosting the following two day training from the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA): “SCHOOL and WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: PREPARATION and RESPONSE” This will […]

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Brewer City Council sends $500,000 school budget hike to voters

BREWER, Maine — The city council didn’t give the school department all of the $1 million it requested for education, but it did approve half the amount to support special education and existing sports programs. In its Tuesday evening meeting where it approved a $21.3 million school budget, the council also modified the municipal budget […]

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Somic America receives supplier award from Toyota

BREWER – Somic America, a supplier of suspension and steering components was recognized with an Excellent Recognition award from Toyota Motor North America, Inc. at its Annual Supplier Business Meeting on March 21. Held at the COBO Center in Detroit, ABM brings together approximately 850 supplier representatives from across North America.

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BDN Letters to the Editor – Fighting drug addiction

In 2016, drug overdoses claimed the lives of 378 Mainers, a nearly 40 percent increase over the previous year. In response, Mainers are stepping up to support their neighbors who are struggling with addiction through organizations like the volunteer-run Bangor Area Recovery Network in Brewer.

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