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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine.

Bang-or, not Bang-er: NBC Nightly News ends Monday broadcast with “We Are Bangor” segment

On the Monday night broadcast of NBC’s “Nightly News” the program featured a segment correcting the world on the pronunciation of Bangor — that’s -GOR, not -GER. The segment featured correspondent Harry Smith interviewing several notable Bangorians, taking in some notable sites including the Paul Bunyan statue, the downtown Bangor mural and other parts of […]