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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.

Police encounter with ‘mad cows’ goes viral, leads to laughs

When the officer got back to the station in Windham and showed the video to his supervisors, they did get a chuckle out of the absurd situation.

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

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

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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.


Hermon pitcher Nick Guerette (18) gets a congratulation from coach Matt Kinney during a game in Hermon in this May 2014 file photo. Kinney is also the head coach of the Bronco-Hermon All-Stars which will be competing in the Senior League World Series Sunday.

For Bronco-Hermon coach, a baseball career comes full circle at SLWS

Matt Kinney has looked forward to coaching in the Senior League World Series beginning Sunday, mostly to see his Bronco-Hermon All-Stars experience both the quality of play and international flavor of the world championship tournament for 15- and 16-year-olds.


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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