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The Maine Department of Transportation's work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction the controversial Interstate 395-Route 9 connector.

Work on I-395/Route 9 connector scheduled to start this year

City officials were surprised to learn that the Maine Department of Transportation’s work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction of the controversial Interstate 395/Route 9 connector.
Giacomo's, which abruptly closed on Dec. 23, 2016, can be seen on Dec. 26 in downtown Bangor.

Blaze owner buys Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor

“We’re rebranding a little bit. We’re slightly revamping. It’s going to be a gourmet market alongside a coffee shop and cafe.”
Organizers for Maine March, the local effort to get people to the Women's March on Washington, are from left Sarah Gaba, Cara Paulak, Genevieve Morgan and Sally Struever with son Jasper Eiermann. These women are headed to D.C., but there also will be two marches in Maine taking place the same day as the Women's March on Washington.

Sister marches planned for Augusta, Portland could attract thousands

“The idea is to be in complete solidarity with other marches around the country,” said Kathryn Yates, 66, of Portland.

Inflight problem leads to emergency BIA landing

An instrument panel on a KC-135 Stratotanker flying over Bangor on Tuesday indicated there was a problem around noon, so the refueler requested an emergency landing.

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