Articles by Anthony Ronzio


Report: Up to 20 guns stolen in Bangor pawn shop burglary

By Anthony Ronzio on Oct. 12, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.

NRA buys TV ads in Bangor for Trump, but Trump does not

By Anthony Ronzio on June 29, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.

Test post for podcast feed

on Feb. 19, 2016, at 8:07 a.m.

For 2016, here are 10 questions facing Maine

on Jan. 01, 2016, at 7:38 a.m.
From our parks, real and proposed, to our policies, politics and prominent people, Maine faces some serious — and whimsical — questions in 2016.

Maine’s top 15 stories of 2015

on Dec. 25, 2015, at 11:30 a.m.
It’s been a year of extremes: weather, achievements and tragedies. Here are the 15 stories that show the highs, and lows, of Maine’s remarkable 2015.
Meg Haskell

In new section, Next, BDN will address Maine’s generational change

By Anthony Ronzio on Sept. 21, 2015, at 6:10 a.m.
Award-winning journalist Meg Haskell has rejoined the Bangor Daily News to chronicle the experiences, challenges and issues facing Maine’s baby boomers, who are authoring the next chapter in their lives.

Apartment building burns in Gardiner

By Anthony Ronzio on July 16, 2015, at 7:16 p.m.
A postcard depicting buildings on the Augusta Mental Health Institute campus around 1900.

How one paragraph, deep in the state budget, could change the face of Maine’s capital

By Anthony Ronzio on April 25, 2015, at 9:42 a.m.

More people are celebrating Maine’s sense of place

By Anthony Ronzio and Erin Rhoda on Feb. 05, 2015, at 3:15 p.m.

The heartwarming story behind that excited Canadian weatherman

on Jan. 26, 2015, at 12:13 p.m.

The 10 key questions for 2015

on Dec. 31, 2014, at 6 a.m.
Disclosure: Journalists aren’t great at prognostication. So, instead of predicting what storylines to watch in 2015, we offer the following questions to answer over the next 12 months. From new faces in Washington to drug epidemics at home, the coming year offers a fair share of promises to fulfill and challenges to overcome. Our resolution? To keep you informed all the way through. We wish you a safe and happy new year.

2014: Maine’s top stories of the year

on Dec. 29, 2014, at 5:45 a.m.
The top stories of 2014 have two dominant themes: the accomplishments of individuals and turmoil in our institutions. The year was memorable for the people who shaped it: Kaci Hickox, Nicole Maines, Paul LePage and, yes, the Duck of Justice. But the steady decline of Maine’s paper industry should give pause, as should the difficulties within the University of Maine system, where tensions are high among students, faculty and administration. What’s known is that these storylines will continue into 2015; what’s unknown, and exciting, is who will emerge as Maine’s newsmakers along the way.

And the most stolen vehicles in Maine in 2013 were …

on Nov. 18, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.

Winless ex-Bapst QB writes, “I was the worst HS quarterback ever”

on Aug. 27, 2014, at 11:57 a.m.

Mugshot of Maine man wearing T-shirt with his mugshot goes viral

on Aug. 18, 2014, at 7:36 p.m.

The Good Life: The movement that changed Maine

By Anthony Ronzio on April 21, 2014, at 12:47 p.m.

Big-time Democratic donor stays on the sidelines for Bellows … so far

on March 25, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

And Maine’s next reality TV sensation is …

on March 01, 2014, at 8:09 a.m.

Video: A meteor over Maine?

on Feb. 10, 2014, at 12:13 p.m.

On the world stage, Maine’s peers are … Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates?

on Feb. 04, 2014, at 3:31 p.m.