Articles by Alex Acquisto
By Alex Acquisto on April 20, 2017, at 12:56 p.m.
By Alex Acquisto on April 12, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.
“Wayne and Colin did not necessarily agree with the (judge’s) decision, but they will certainly honor it,” McKee said.
By Alex Acquisto on April 07, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
The fisherman’s academy at Oceanside High School caters to students whose ties to the ocean run deep and who will more than likely pursue careers working as commercial fishermen.
By Alex Acquisto on April 04, 2017, at 4:16 p.m.
“Patients have been lawfully prescribed high doses of pain management medication for years and have become physiologically dependent on this pain management approach.”
By Alex Acquisto on March 31, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.
Before the 1920s, when combustible engines were first mass produced, lobster boats and other vessels were powered by wind and sails, and the Friendship sloop was the most ingeniously designed boat around.
By Alex Acquisto on March 29, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Ogunquit Beach, Cape Elizabeth, Rockport, Isleboro, Isle au Haut and Mt. Katahdin are all locations in Maine — and now on Mars.
By Alex Acquisto on March 25, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
Midcoast school districts are considering joining the ranks of others in Maine that have delayed the start of the school day.
By Alex Acquisto on March 24, 2017, at 3:28 p.m.
Residents voted 108-51 to approve a gift of 15 acres of land as Cushing’s first publicly-owned access point to the ocean.
By Alex Acquisto on March 20, 2017, at 1:54 p.m.
Jim Mackie, representative for the corrections officers for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, called the temporary policy a “knee-jerk reaction.”
By Alex Acquisto on March 17, 2017, at 6:17 p.m.
The J.C. Penney department store in Rockland Plaza is one of 138 locations that will be closed across the country by the end of the year.
By Alex Acquisto on March 17, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
Four small airports in Maine could see a drastic reduction in their passenger flight service if President Trump eliminates a subsidy program.
By Alex Acquisto on March 16, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
A pair of Massachusetts men were arrested after police seized six grams of heroin and fentanyl from their car.
By Alex Acquisto on March 15, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
The program will help inmates released from the Knox County Jail reintegrate into society.
By Alex Acquisto on March 10, 2017, at 6:21 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s draft budget includes a 14 percent cut — about $1.3 billion — to the current $9.1 billion U.S. Coast Guard budget.
By Alex Acquisto on March 07, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.
A St. George sternman has been sentenced to two years in prison for sinking a rival’s lobster boat.
By Alex Acquisto on March 06, 2017, at 11:35 a.m.
The Maine Department of Corrections told the BDN it would change the policy after nearly half a dozen women complained about having to remove their bras to visit the Maine State Prison.
By Alex Acquisto on March 03, 2017, at 6:36 a.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday ruled that the state could not be held liable for its actions in 2013 when it took over a man’s property in Owls Head, sold it at half its market value and euthanized his cat.
By Alex Acquisto on March 01, 2017, at 1:45 p.m.
The new community school in Owls Head that is expected to cost about $9.3 million to build.
Nearly a dozen Episcopal priests in eight or so Maine communities who took to the streets Wednesday to place ashes in the sign of the cross on the foreheads of neighbors and strangers to mark the beginning of Lent.
By Alex Acquisto on Feb. 27, 2017, at 4:33 p.m.
The former South Thomaston fire chief has been ordered to account for approximately $15,000 that went missing from the town’s fireman’s association.