Gregg Allman poses during 10th annual "Classic Rock Roll of Honor" awards in Los Angeles, Nov. 4, 2014.

Gregg Allman, Southern rock trailblazer who co-founded band marked by tragedy, dies at 69

By Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times on May 28, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
Gregg Allman died Saturday at 69. A statement posted on his official website said Allman, who had canceled concerts and entire tours in recent years as he battled a variety of health issues, “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Ga.”
The six-bed new elder care facility on North Haven, which is expected to open in the fall of 2017, will be the first such facility on the offshore island, which sits 10 miles out in Penobscot Bay.

What one Maine island is doing to keep elder residents from moving away

By Alex Acquisto on May 28, 2017, at 7:13 a.m.
“It’s not a unique issue for people in rural areas to sort of struggle to figure out where to meet long-term care needs, but I think on an island it’s especially unique.”
Delores Hainer, a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War who grew up in Brewer, was stationed at the Fort Sam base in San Antonio, Texas, between 1949 and 1950.

See 5 Mainers tell their strongest memories of war

By Erin Rhoda on May 28, 2017, at 7:11 a.m.
They’re rarely about actual combat.
WIDGETS AND DIGITS

All of Maine’s lighthouses — even the dinky ones — in one map

on May 28, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
There’s plenty of lighthouses that, this summer, might take just a little more effort than they’re worth to visit. So, while dreaming of summer over a sometimes dreary Memorial Day weekend, consider this virtual lighthouse tour.
HEALTHIER YOU

Psychological well-being improved with 4 cups of fruits and veggies!

on May 28, 2017, at 6 a.m.
In a clinical trial, participants who ate 4 cups of fruits and veggies noticed significant improvement in psychological well-being.

MDI boys, Bangor girls win PVC large school championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 27, 2017, at 9:20 p.m.

PVHS Baseball 1 at Searsport 3

By RJ Robertson on May 27, 2017, at 8:52 p.m.

Maine College Baseball 8 at Binghamton 3

By Pete Warner on May 27, 2017, at 8:48 p.m.

Hermon Baseball 5 at Presque Isle 4

By Curt Paterson on May 27, 2017, at 8:44 p.m.

Oxford Hills baseball team beats Bangor to take first place in ‘A’ North standings

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on May 27, 2017, at 8:43 p.m.

Hermon Baseball 8 at Presque Isle 0

By Curt Paterson on May 27, 2017, at 8:35 p.m.
Cody Pasic of the University of Maine celebrates after hitting a double during Saturday's game against Binghamton at the America East tournament in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Black Bears won 8-3.  
Brandon Poli | UMaine athletics

Freshmen help UMaine oust Binghamton at America East baseball tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 27, 2017, at 8:25 p.m.
SPEAKING ORGANICALLY

Learning from one who does

on May 27, 2017, at 8:24 p.m.
John Bapst's Paul Branch returns a shot to Morse High School's Thomas Jarmusz during their match in the Round of 16 at the MPA singles tennis tournament at Colby College in Waterville on Saturday. Branch fell to Jarmusz in three sets.

Unranked veteran joins top seeds in state singles tennis semifinals

By Ernie Clark on May 27, 2017, at 7:59 p.m.

Houlton H.S. Softball 11 at Calais H.S. 4

By travis gentle on May 27, 2017, at 7:52 p.m.
Tool lead singer Maynard James Keenan performs during their show at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor Saturday.

Thousands drawn to Bangor to see Tool, first Waterfront Concert of season

By Emily Burnham on May 27, 2017, at 7:45 p.m.

Ashland Softball 4 at Fort Kent 8

By Tamar Philbrook on May 27, 2017, at 7:25 p.m.

Penquis Valley H.S. Softball 3 at Stearns H.S. 15

BDN Sports on May 27, 2017, at 7:03 p.m.

Portland H.S. Baseball at Gorham H.S. (Awaiting score)

BDN Sports on May 27, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Community

Secretary, Washington County Democratic Committee

By Nancy Beal on May 27, 2017, at 5:14 p.m.