See all: News | Polls | Blogs
The El Faro is shown in this undated handout photo provided by Tote Maritime in Jacksonville, Florida, Oct. 2, 2015. The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday it was searching for the 735-foot cargo ship with 33 crew members aboard reported to be caught in the powerful Hurricane Joaquin near Crooked Island, Bahamas. The container ship El Faro was en route to San Juan, Puerto Rico, from Jacksonville, Florida, when the Coast Guard received a satellite notification that the ship had lost propulsion and was listing heavily. The crew reported flooding had been contained.

Search resumes for 4 Mainers, others aboard missing cargo ship

1 hour ago
Coast Guard crews continue to search for the missing cargo ship El Faro and its 33 crewmembers, which includes at least four Mainers.

VIDEO: Why ‘humor is the opiate of the melancholy’ to this Mainer

Kendall Morse, 81, closed his eyes and leaned back into the comfy chair in his Scarborough living room a couple weeks ago. He was trying …
3 hours ago

My prayer for the ship lost at sea with one of my students

“Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee, For those in Peril on the Sea.” -The Navy Hymn

Submit your news →

Report: Body found in Boothbay Harbor

37 mins ago
Police recovered the body of a 25-year-old man from the inner harbor near Boothbay Harbor’s footbridge Saturday morning.


Volunteers at Resting Arms Ministries help renovate the chapel area in May. Robert and Michele King of Island Falls are accepting applications to the Christian-based treatment facility in the community, where men and women can spend a year overcoming their addictions.

Island Falls couple set to open Christian treatment center

An Island Falls couple who believe religion is a key piece in curing addiction and maintaining a better lifestyle are accepting applications for a new residential treatment center in the community.



Geaghan Brothers Brewing debuts new tasting room in Brewer

Geaghan Brothers Brewing has added a tasting room to their Abbot Street brewery in Brewer, Maine. The brewery has an open bay that is used …

Crime & Courts

Learn about BDN Maine Digital Marketing Solutions
See all news »
Learn about BDN Maine Digital Marketing Solutions

BDN Partners

Learn about BDN Maine Digital Marketing Solutions