Editor’s Note: This is the final article in a series based on interviews with Philomena Baker, 76, a Bangor area portrait photographer and Reiki master, about her flight from Russia with her mother during World War II and their long journey, mostly on foot, into the American-occupied sector… Read More
    Zach Parker, the Frankfort high school senior whose history class project about banning military funeral protests has garnered national attention, sounded both exhausted and exhilarated Friday while … Read More
    Two local business owners were arrested Thursday after the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency executed search warrants at the Trippy Hippy Co. and at the pair’s Prospect Street … Read More
    GOLF LOCAL At Dexter Municipal GC Indoor League (At Highlands National) Gross: Rick Sherburne, Dale Wright, David Thurlow, Jimmy Costedio 51 (course record); net: John White, Josh White, Mike White, Paul White 52; pins: No. 2 Don Vosburgh… Read More
    While all eyes will be on Paul LePage, Maine’s incoming governor and the first Republican to serve as the state’s chief executive in 16 years, there are many other Mainers — some household … Read More
    PHOENIX — Andrew Jahns led four players in double figures with 20 points as Wheaton College of Illinois defeated Husson University of Bangor 85-53 in the Grand Canyon Classic men’s basketball tournament to earn its ninth win. Tim McCrary had 14 points, eight rebounds and six… Read More
    Unusually high Penobscot River water levels slightly dislodged an erosion control blanket last week but otherwise did no damage to the former tannery building site, Town Manager … Read More
    I was watching television one recent evening when a top aide to President Barack Obama disclosed that one of the president’s prime resolutions for the new year that begins today would be to … Read More
    When it seemed likely that Republicans would sweep to victory in Maine last month, Gov. John Baldacci tried to rally Democrats. “I wanted our side to fight more. I wanted our side to give the rest … Read More
    EL PASO, Texas — A far-from-perfect first season as Notre Dame coach could not have ended much better for Brian Kelly and his Fighting Irish. Freshman Tommy Rees passed for 201 yards and two touchdowns to Michael Floyd as Notre Dame beat Miami 33-17 in the… Read More
    Throughout the past year, numerous interesting people have been featured on these pages so it was difficult to choose just 11 who we think are going to be worth watching in the coming 365 days. Read More
    Perhaps you’ve heard about the fellow who wrote out all of his New Year’s resolutions. On Jan. 1, 2008, he wrote: “I will try to be a better husband to Marge.” In 2009: “I resolve not to … Read More
    What a great snow! The garden is now covered with a foot-deep insulating blanket that will protect plant roots from killing temperatures, at least until the next thaw, and birds … Read More