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Roxanne Quimby’s son talks economic effect of park

Lucas St. Clair talks about recently released study into economic impact of potential national park in Maine.

Aubuchon Hardware closes Bangor store, will lay off eight

Aubuchon Hardware has closed its Bangor store, a business with a 99-year history in the Queen City.

Foodie Files: The Family Dog, Orono

A visit to the Family Dog, a new hot dog and burger joint in Orono.

Orchester Jakobplatz Munich set for Oct. 17 concert in Orono

The Rusty Metal Bees get to work

A new population of honey bees has moved on to Rusty Metal Farm.

“The North Pond Hermit” song

A new recording of BDN visual journalist Troy R. Bennett’s song “The North Pond Hermit.”

Frenchville craftsman drumming up business in music world

Drummer and drum maker Curtis Collin shows of his skills and handmade drums in his Frenchville assembly shop.

He’s just a ‘Poor, Poor Woodsman’

Songwriter and former lumberman Harold Jackson of Fort Kent sings on the Maine Folklife Center stage at the American Folk Festival Saturday with fiddler Martin “Mark” Morris. Jackson is the author of the locally famous song, “Poor, Poor Woodsman.”

Coastal Farms and Foods

The Coastal Farms and Foods facility provides infrastructure to small produce processing businesses and it is now home to about six new and established processors and producers.
A Civil War-era full amputation kit is on display at the Bangor museum on Thursday. 'Bullets and Bandages' is a new exhibit at the museum that focuses on the weapons and medical practices of the Civil War.

Bullets and Bandages

‘Bullets and Bandages’ is a new exhibit at the museum that focuses on the weapons and medical practices of the Civil War.

Younity Winery and Vineyards

At the Younity Winery and Vineyards in Unity they make seven different wines including blueberry, cranberry, rhubarb and pumpkin. They only use fruit that grew in Maine to produce their products.
Douglas Coffin and his daughter, Sigrid Coffin, hand-cut letters into stone at their Belfast shop.

Coffin and Daughter Lettercutting

Doug Coffin and his daughter, Sigrid, of Coffin and Daughter Lettercutting, describe their craft from their studio in Belfast.

UMaine students interview Tom Hennessey

University of Maine new media students Renee Shina and Scott Forand interview Bangor Daily News outdoors columnist Tom Hennessey in spring 2012.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The five commissioners of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission sign in on the commission after taking the oath Tuesday morning at the Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon.

Workhorse and Worksong Hootenany

North Branch Farm was host to the Workhorse and Worksong Hootenany, a workshop organized by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

Train pulling 15 full oil tankers derails near Penobscot River

An oil train pulling 15 full 33,000-gallon crude oil tankers apparently spilled only 3 gallons of oil when it derailed Thursday near Mattawamkeag.

Ben Folds Five performs at the Bangor Waterfront

Ben Folds Five performs at the Bangor Waterfront on Sunday evening.

Soldiers heading to the Toby Keith concert

Soldiers heading to the Toby Keith concert at the Bangor Waterfront Monday.

BSO conductor Lucas Richman and his son, Max, talk about music

Lucas Richman, director and conductor of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra since 2010, and his son, Max Richman, who creates electronic dance music, talk about the impact music has on audience members.

Making professional-quality violins in Bangor

Bangor-based violin maker Nathan Slobodkin mostly makes instruments under his own label which are popular among young professional musicians.