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 Richard Morse, seen in this undated photo, was reported missing to the Bangor Police Department on Dec. 15, 1998.

Family of man who went missing in Bangor 18 years ago still looking for answers

Nearly two decades later, the mystery of Richard Morse’s disappearance appears no closer to being solved.
Six buildings on Exchange Street in the block with the old Bangor Hydro building are up for sale and can be seen Thursday in Bangor.

Now’s your chance: Block of buildings in downtown Bangor up for sale

The out-of-state owner of a group of six largely vacant buildings lining Exchange Street has put them up for sale.

Here’s your pick for the best design in our Portland flag contest

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. It’s been a heavy week. Let’s decompress with this aerial video of people paddleboarding at …

Two die in early morning crash in Parkman

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A single-vehicle crash left two people dead and a third injured in Parkman early Saturday morning.

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Firefighter taken to hospital after battling South Thomaston blaze

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The firefighter was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons as crews from five towns battled a house fire.

Man, woman credited with saving boy from drowning in Rockland pond

A 9-year-old boy who was found floating unresponsive in a city pond was saved Thursday night thanks to the efforts of two strangers.


Kay Beal smiles and sings along while listing to a customized selection of music on her iPod on Tuesday in the common area at Narraguagus Bay Health Care in Milbrige. Beal is involved in the Music and Memory program aimed at tapping into the memories of people with dementia.

How music is improving life for dementia sufferers in Maine

There are 40 facilities in Maine in the process of bringing the program on board thanks to a national effort to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes and some grant funding.



After launch, Scales chef exits for smaller venue

Exit stage left. The instrumental chef who launched Scales’ creative menu, adding an edge to New England traditional fare, fries his last squid tonight. To fill …

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