Archive for October, 2010
BDN staff reports on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:44 p.m.
BANGOR — Jordan Charpentier completed three touchdown passes to three different receivers in leading the No. 2 John Bapst Crusaders to a 31-0 Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal football victory over the No. 7 Rockland Tigers Saturday at Cameron Stadium. John Bapst will host the No. 3 Maine Central Institute …
By Macey Hall on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:21 p.m.
The president of the Bangor Chinese School said Friday that Maine and other states have an “economic need” to foster educational, business and cultural ties with China.
on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.
The creation of a storybank of students’ life stories will be part of activities this week to recognize nontraditional students at the University of Maine.
on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:11 p.m.
RESULTS PREP GIRLS SOCCER Kents Hill 5, Hebron 2 FIELD HOCKEY Hebron 0, Kimball Union 0 (OT) FOOTBALL Holderness 55, Hebron 0 COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday’s Results Colby 10, Bates 6 Maine Maritime 35, Bridgewater State 13 Mount Ida 25, Husson 23 Wesleyan 41, Bowdoin 7 MEN’S SOCCER Saturday’s Results Keene …
By Eric Russell on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:07 p.m.
Even in broad daylight, an abandoned fort is spooky. History lives in the charred walls. Dark corners are everywhere.
By Russ Van Arsdale Executive director Northeast Contact on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:51 p.m.
Depending on whose statistics you believe, the Great Recession is over. Or it’s about to be over. Or it’s winding down and the recovery isn’t far off.
By Diana Bowley on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:28 p.m.
Paisley Hays, 9, was rather pale and shaky when she left her Piscataquis Community Middle School classroom on a recent day to visit the school nurse.
on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:26 p.m.
An all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday afternoon involving two people is under investigation by members of the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department.
By Sarah Smiley on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:10 p.m.
I’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: My military husband was trained for war and managing people who all have the same haircut.
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:07 p.m.
Growth, for both a local research lab and human tissue, was the goal in mind Friday morning when officials ceremonially broke ground on a new building next to Frenchman …
By Eric Russell on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10:01 p.m.
A resident of this island in Hancock County suffered serious burns to his face Saturday when a paint canister exploded.…
By RONALD BLUM on Oct. 31, 2010, at 10 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Midway through Game 4, the speakers at Rangers Ballpark blared the 1960s Halloween favorite “Monster Mash.” More like a World Series mismatch. Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants completely outplayed Texas once again, beating the Rangers 4-0 Sunday night to move within one win of …
By Julia Bayly on Oct. 31, 2010, at 9:51 p.m.
PORTAGE, Maine — Every object passing through a person’s hands has a story to tell. Sometimes those stories are centuries in the making and take years to tell themselves. Just ask Jim Dumond …
By Diana Bowley on Oct. 31, 2010, at 9:41 p.m.
TOWNSHIP 8 RANGE 10, Maine — Sixteen Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologists, with support from several organizations, recently did a weeklong reclamation project of Big Reed …
BDN staff reports on Oct. 31, 2010, at 9:35 p.m.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. — Carolyne Nellis scored two goals, one in each half, on Sunday afternoon as the University of Maine women’s soccer team became the first No. 6 seed to advance to the America East championship game with a 3-1 semifinal victory over No. 2 Stony Brook. Coach Scott …
By Sharon Kiley Mack on Oct. 31, 2010, at 9:16 p.m.
Matt Andring, 27, of Tennessee and Nick Forfinski, 32, of Washington will leave Eastport in about two weeks, but they said they absolutely plan to return someday.
By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 31, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
With Election Day ticking closer, the candidates for governor continued their frenzied pushes for votes over the weekend, emphasizing to their supporters the crucial importance of a strong voter turnout. For independent Eliot Cutler and Democrat Libby Mitchell, the news of the weekend was big-name endorsements. Republican Paul LePage kept …
PINE TREE POLITICS (blog)
on Oct. 31, 2010, at 8:19 p.m.
When Hillary Clinton was running for president she was thrown under the bus by a lot of Democrats for being old-school. Words like “ageism” and “sexism” were also later used to explain her defeat. Obama groupies and desperate Independents defended their choice by shouting relentlessly for “change.” It’s like an …
on Oct. 31, 2010, at 8:16 p.m.
Snow clings to the petals of a black-eyed Susan in a Bangor park Sunday morning. Much of the region received its first snowfall of the season late Saturday and early Sunday, with some regions seeing about 2 two inches of snow on the ground by midmorning Sunday.
By JAIME ARON on Oct. 31, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aubrey Huff remembers going to about 100 Texas Rangers game at this ballpark and its predecessor, rooting for Nolan Ryan to strike everyone out and for Juan Gonzalez and Rafael Palmeiro to launch homers into the cheap seats. Thousands of guys who grew up around here …