Archive for March, 2011

 

New marine species discovered off Gulf of Mexico

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:44 p.m.

US-S. Korea trade pact will bar imports from N. Korea

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:40 p.m.

FDA panel votes to study food dyes, hyperactivity

By Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:39 p.m.

Wisconsin governor halts plans to implement union law

By Todd Richmond And Scott Bauer, The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:38 p.m.
RELIGION NEWS BRIEFS

Ex-Sarkozy aide lashes out at debate on Islam

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:37 p.m.

Celtics snap funk, send Spurs to 5th straight loss

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 11:09 p.m.
CONVERSATIONS WITH MAINE

Concert at the dump, and other stories

By Robin Clifford Wood on March 31, 2011, at 11:08 p.m.
Deer Isle-Stonington 5th graders Hunter Eaton, left, as Cap’n and Brendan Penfold, right, as Donald Trundy in rehearsal on March 23 for the upcoming Opera House Arts-Deer Isle Stonington Schools production of “Dear Fish” at the Reach Performing Arts Center April 1-2.

Alaskan and Maine students team up to present ‘Dear Fish’

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 31, 2011, at 10:49 p.m.

Pet group puts out the call for April Stools Day volunteers

By Andrew Neff on March 31, 2011, at 10:29 p.m.
Dwayne Shaw, executive director of the Pleasant River Fish Hatchery in Columbia Falls surveyed the oil sheen drifting down the Pleasant River on Tuesday, just upstream from his hatchery research facility. The Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection, the Maine Dept. of Marine Resources and Clean Harbor Environmental Services quickly responded to the oil spill reported off the Tibbettstown Road in Columbia Falls. Behind him is a sorbent boom that the D.E.P installed to help collect the contaminant.

Pleasant River Hatchery still suffering from diesel spill; local smelt fishery closed

By Sharon Kiley Mack on March 31, 2011, at 10:18 p.m.
Keith Robinson, artistic director of Robinson Ballet, oversees a rehearsal of upcoming spring performances in the company's Bangor studios on Saturday, March 26. Performances of "Aurora's Wedding" and "Robinson LIVE 2011" will be held in April at both The Grand in Ellsworth and Hauck Auditiorium at the University of Maine in Orono.

Rites of Spring: Robinson Ballet’s April shows allow dancers to contribute personal expression

By Emily Burnham on March 31, 2011, at 10:18 p.m.

Federer, Nadal to renew rivalry in Key Biscayne

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 10:07 p.m.
Scott Moore looks around at the Stockton Springs Community Library on Monday. Moore comes to the library about twice a week to look for reading material or audio books. The library is supported partly by a bottle drive that has been conducted for nine yeas. The amount donated by people over the years in the form of redeemable bottle deposits totals just over $50,000.

Library volunteers fighting against bottle bill changes

By Abigail Curtis on March 31, 2011, at 10:07 p.m.
POLICE BEAT

Bangor police probing reported break-in at Diva’s Gentleman’s Club

BDN staff reports on March 31, 2011, at 10:05 p.m.

Husson softball sweeps Southern Maine

on March 31, 2011, at 9:58 p.m.

Yankees capture opener

The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 9:58 p.m.

FAN FEEDBACK: Blodgett needed more time

on March 31, 2011, at 9:49 p.m.

Katahdin leaders meet to discuss mill tax breaks

By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2011, at 9:45 p.m.

Top filmmakers offer fervent endorsements of the movie theater

By Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times on March 31, 2011, at 9:44 p.m.

2 Chicago Police officers accused of sex assault

By Don Babwin, The Associated Press on March 31, 2011, at 9:42 p.m.