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Police investigate a shooting  at 201 Center Street in Bangor on Friday that left one dead and one injured.

Two arrested in fatal Bangor shooting

Robert Hansley, 27, and Thomas Ferguson, 37, both of Brooklyn, New York, were arrested and will be charged with murder and elevated aggravated assault.

Wrongful birth? Maine mother sues drug company over contraceptive

“I went to the doctors to get semi-permanent birth control because it’s easier than pills and then, come to find out, it was never placed in my arm,” Kayla Doherty said earlier this month. “I decided to get a lawyer in case this happens to anybody else. It’s good to let people know that this can happen.”

More Mainers are Googling this Black Friday item than any other

Carhartt pants? Nope, that was Washington.

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Fishing boat successfully raised after sinking near Stonington

“Our main concerns were crew safety and mitigating any potential pollution.”


University of Maine's Blaine Byron (center) slips a shot past Princeton University's Colton Phinney (left) and Quin Pompi for a goal during their hockey game at Alfond Arena in Orono Saturday night.

Byron overtime goal gives UMaine its fourth straight hockey win

ORONO | Junior left wing Blaine Byron’s second goal of the game, coming with 2:04 left in overtime, gave the University of Maine men’s …


Graduate student Lisa Izzo releases a shortnose sturgeon into the Penobscot River after measuring the fish and implanting a small tagging device.

UMaine researchers track, document sturgeon movement

“We think it’s very encouraging that we’re seeing fish start to explore regions of the river past the [former] dam, up to the portions that we think spawning might happen,” said Michael Kinnison.


Three generations of women from one Bangor family have become active in environmental advocacy. From left are Connie Potvin, Beth Martin, Lyn Rohman and Amelia Potvin.

3 generations of Maine family fighting to counteract climate change

“I’m not an expert, and I don’t have scientific credentials,” Lyn Rohman said. “My strongest motivation is the responsibility I feel to the next generation. We have an opportunity to stop this, and we have to take advantage of it.”

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