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Michaud airs first TV campaign commercial

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 29, 2010, at 11:56 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is rolling out his first new television campaign ad in four years, and Republican challenger Jason Levesque is not terribly impressed.

Grand jury indicts suspect in Holden standoff

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 29, 2010, at 11:20 p.m.
A Bangor man arrested last month after an armed standoff at his 85-year-old grandmother’s house in Holden has been indicted by the Penobscot Count grand jury.
Front signage for  Cash-Xpress on 575 Main Street in Bangor. Bangor Police apprehended a man who came into this pawn shop, check cashing and loan business early Wednesday afternoon.   BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS

Levant man wanted in Brewer arrested at Bangor pawnshop

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 29, 2010, at 11:16 p.m.
A 27-year-old Levant man wanted by Brewer police in connection with an investigation into stolen checks was arrested Wednesday afternoon …

Police yet to make arrest in Bangor man’s killing

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 29, 2010, at 11:10 p.m.
It has been almost one month since a Bangor man died from injuries he suffered during a fight under the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge — which the state medical examiner’s office …

Hospitals face challenges this year

By Diana Bowley on Sept. 29, 2010, at 11:09 p.m.
Every candidate for governor and the Maine Legislature is being asked by the Maine Hospital Association to make MaineCare reimbursement their highest priority …

Cell phone use leads to collision in Alton

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 29, 2010, at 10:04 p.m.
Police say driver was looking at the touch screen of a smart phone he had just purchased.
Bangor's 107 year old Thomas Hill Standpipe stands out amoung nearby houses on a recent fall morning.  The structure, designated a national historic landmark holds 750,000 gllons and supplies water to most of the downtown area.  BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN BENNETT

City issues historic-buildings brochure

By Eric Russell on Sept. 29, 2010, at 9:47 p.m.
A man walked into City Hall recently and asked the code enforcement office about building a fence. He had just bought a home and assumed all he needed was a simple permit.

Towns work on access to pond shore

By Rich Hewitt on Sept. 29, 2010, at 9:42 p.m.
Officials in Sedgwick and Brooksville are gearing up to cut trees along the planned access road to jointly owned property on Walker Pond.
John Jones, former West Winterport Dam owner. Image made on Wednesday, September 29, 2010. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Winterport dam removal celebrated

By John Holyoke on Sept. 29, 2010, at 9:19 p.m.
Conservationists gathered on the banks of the north branch of Marsh Stream on Wednesday to celebrate a milestone some had been working toward for a decade: The West Winterport …

Maine Catholics mourn beloved priest Blanchette

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:58 p.m.
Bishop Richard Malone of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland will concelebrate the funeral Mass here Friday of the Rev. Brian D. Blanchette, 60, who served hundreds of Catholic parishioners …

Friends of Lincoln Lakes renews legal challenge to wind project

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:47 p.m.
The Friends of Lincoln Lakes will renew its argument next month that a permit issued to the proposed $130 million Rollins Mountain wind project should be revoked …

‘American Loggers’ star summoned after crash

on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:43 p.m.
One of the stars of TV’s “American Loggers” was issued a summons earlier this week after police said they found a parked Subaru station wagon that had rear-end …

Stockton Springs man convicted of wire fraud for 2nd time

By Eric Russell on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:30 p.m.
A jury in U.S. District Court found a Stockton Springs man guilty Wednesday of soliciting money from several individuals, funds he then invested in an international money scam …

NMCC growth curbed by budget constraints

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:22 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE | Some of the most popular programs at Northern Maine Community College, including nursing and wind power technology, also are the most expensive to teach. The financial …
Fall colors are peaking in the St. John Valley with hillsides like this one looking south toward Michigan Settlement off North Perley Brook Road a patchwork of reds, yellows and greens. Maine leaf-peepers can track the foliage progress online at www.maine.gov/doc/foliage to check out the best places to take in the seasonal colors. (Photo by Julia Bayly)

Fall Colors

By Julia Bayly on Sept. 29, 2010, at 8:15 p.m.
Fall colors are peaking in the St. John Valley, with hillsides like this one looking south toward Michigan Settlement off North Perley Brook Road in Fort Kent displaying a patchwork of reds, yellows …
Mason John Krueger on Sunday, Sept. 26 found the missing copper time capsule in the Carver Memorial Library in Searsport, Maine. photos contributed by Marge Knuuti

After 100 years, who remembers where they put the time capsule?

By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 29, 2010, at 7:11 p.m.
One hundred years ago, the people of this small Penobscot Bay town packed a copper time capsule with memorabilia …

Testimony ends in NH man’s murder trial in Maine

The Associated Press on Sept. 29, 2010, at 5:35 p.m.
Closing arguments are planned for Thursday in the trial of a New Hampshire man charged with murdering his ex-fiancee in Maine.

Minnelli cancels concert in Portland, Maine

The Associated Press on Sept. 29, 2010, at 5:30 p.m.
The Portland mayor had expected to present the singer with a key to the city after her performance
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Cutler criticizes LePage’s tax cuts

The Associated Press on Sept. 29, 2010, at 5:02 p.m.
Cutler also said Democrats deserve the blame for getting state government into a fiscal mess.

Poll: Maine governor’s race is now a dead heat

By BRETT MARTEL on Sept. 29, 2010, at 4:57 p.m.
In a poll by Critical Insights, 30 percent of likely voters said they support Mitchell and 29 percent said they’re for LePage.
 
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