Archive for August, 2012


Self-Propelled Journal: August 21-22 Baxter Peak

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 11:50 p.m.

Gardiner Area Football 27 at Belfast Area 6

By Chris Bartlett on Aug. 31, 2012, at 11:32 p.m.
Bangor High School runningback Cody Chapman (33) breaks outside for a touchdown run from scrimmage in the first half of their game against Brunswick High School in Bangor, Maine, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.

Jensen, Brunswick stun Bangor in Class A football opener

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 31, 2012, at 11:10 p.m.
Zeth Lundy (second from left), co-owner of Central Street Farmhouse in Bangor, was the winner of the iPad from the Bangor Daily News. Over 600 people entered during the American Folk Festival to win the device. Pictured with Lundy representing the Bangor Daily News are Aimee Thibodeau (left), Shelley Sund (right) and Towle Tompkins.

Pictures of the Day: Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 11:08 p.m.
Jason Baldinelli, 17, sits with his husky-terrier mix Sadie on Thursday at their Kidder Avenue home in Dixfield. Sadie found a newborn kitten Wednesday, picked it up in her mouth and carried it home. Thanks to Sadie's efforts and that of several others from Dixfield to Freeport, the kitten is alive and doing well.

Dixfield dog rescues newborn kitten

By Terry Karkos on Aug. 31, 2012, at 10:18 p.m.

Romney-Ryan RNC

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 10:08 p.m.

Friday night’s Maine high school football scores

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 10:03 p.m.
Dr. Lou Jacobs runs the New England Bureau of the American Mustache Institute out of his Portland office and is hoping to host the AMI's annual 'Stache Bash this fall. The location of the 'Stache Bash has been put out to public vote; online voting runs until Sept. 3.

Portland in running to host national mustache bash

By Kathryn Skelton on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:55 p.m.

Vikings S Harrison Smith fined $21K for hit

From wire reports on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:53 p.m.

Big Time Rush thrills youthful audience at Bangor Waterfront

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:49 p.m.

Fan falls to death at Texans stadium in Houston

By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and KRISTIE RIEKEN, The Associated Press on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:43 p.m.

Local sports results for Aug. 31, 2012

on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:43 p.m.


on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:40 p.m.

Mississippi Valley fears flash flooding from Hurricane Isaac

By Ellen Wulfhorst and Scott Malone, Reuters on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:39 p.m.

Husson opener highlights kickoff of Maine college football

By Pete Warner on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:38 p.m.
A surveillance photo of the suspected robber of Camden National Bank in Bingham on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.

Waterville man arrested in Bingham bank robbery

By Alex Barber on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:36 p.m.
Britain's Laura Robson reacts after her match against China's Li Na in the third round of play at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in New York. Robson won the match.

Roddick extends career with easy victory at US Open

By HOWARD FENDRICH, The Associated Press on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:31 p.m.

Monson residents to consider moratorium that would block east-west highway

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:24 p.m.

Yosemite campers at risk for deadly hantavirus

By Dan Whitcomb and Ronnie Cohen, Reuters on Aug. 31, 2012, at 9:18 p.m.

Former archbishop of Milan Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini dies

Reuters on Aug. 31, 2012, at 8:25 p.m.