Archive for April, 2010
By Diana Bowley on April 30, 2010, at 10:59 p.m.
ORNEVILLE, Maine — The vehicle a LaGrange man was riding in when he was killed Friday night flipped end over end several times, according to police.
By John Holyoke on April 30, 2010, at 10:43 p.m.
For as long as he can remember, Jay Robinson of Woodville has owned dogs. Bird dogs, actually. English pointers, specifically.
By Tom Hennessey on April 30, 2010, at 10:41 p.m.
It seems that in following the signs posted by this early and erratic spring, I took a wrong turn somewhere.
By Pete Warner on April 30, 2010, at 10:36 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Student-athletes at the University of Maine face challenges not only on the field of play but in the classroom.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:34 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Since coming to Bangor in 2002, the Senior League World Series has been a hit not for just the city of Bangor, but throughout eastern Maine.
By Pete Warner on April 30, 2010, at 10:32 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The NCAA is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in the U.S.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:31 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Other than a slight defensive lapse in their second game of the day, things went almost perfectly for the Husson University Eagles as they won both games on the first day of the North Atlantic Conference softball tournament.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:27 p.m.
The University of Maine men's basketball team has imported a 6-foot-7 power forward all the way from Falkirk, Scotland.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:25 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — With two of Eastern Maine Class B's top pitchers in Mattanawcook's Tayla Trask and Laura Jordan of John Bapst going at it Friday, the vibe in the blustery air at the Union Street Complex was that the first team to score would likely win.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:24 p.m.
From the time she picked up a softball, Tashia Daley aspired to be a Division I pitcher.
By on April 30, 2010, at 10:21 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Kyle Savage doesn't blow away batters with his fastball, but opponents have been unable to solve the Bangor righthander so far this spring.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 30, 2010, at 10:09 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — The Eastern Maine Labor Council and Food AND Medicine are teaming up to present a Farmer Labor Gubernatorial Forum today at the council's Solidarity Center at 20 Ivers St.
By Bill Trotter on April 30, 2010, at 10:07 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Networking, civic engagement and maybe enjoying a beer or two.
The Associated Press on April 30, 2010, at 10:05 p.m.
BOSTON — New England's centuries-old fishing industry changes dramatically Saturday under new rules that promise autonomy for fishermen and better protection for fish but so far have inspired a lot of uncertainty.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 30, 2010, at 9:56 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Though he's only 2 years old, Noah Bryden of Bangor already had made his second visit to the Anah Shrine Circus, which on Friday started its three-day run at the Bangor Auditorium.
By Abigail Curtis on April 30, 2010, at 9:49 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — A sudden hailstorm meant the kids pulling dandelions and witch grass at the Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project on Thursday afternoon were due for an unscheduled break.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 30, 2010, at 9:47 p.m.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Jason Bird feels like he’s off to a good start. Since becoming the Katahdin region’s part-time community and business development specialist in February, the 26-year-old Eastern Maine Development Corp. worker has met with more than 30 regional entrepreneurs and worked to help them improve or prepare …
By Diana Bowley on April 30, 2010, at 9:44 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Civil rights teams in 240 Maine schools are doing their part to stem bullying, or peer-to-peer aggression, through education, thanks to the Civil Rights Team Project offered through the Maine Attorney General’s Office.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 30, 2010, at 9:41 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — The city's finance director said she was nervous about a recent surveillance review of the city’s bond rating, but apparently she had nothing to worry about after hearing this week that the city's bond rate actually improved by two levels.
By Rich Hewitt on April 30, 2010, at 9:34 p.m.
The price of gasoline has started its annual creep upward throughout the state.