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Monroe Lions Club annual hunters breakfast Nov. 5

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 9:19 a.m.

Stocks dip as earnings reports pour in

By Chuck Mikolajczak, Reuters on Oct. 28, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
Stocks dipped in a choppy session after the latest round of earnings reports, as a decline in the consumer discretionary sector and interest-rate-sensitive stocks outweighed gains in health care names.
Klan procession in Portland, ca. 1923, courtesy of the Maine Historical Society.

It’s time for Maine to confront its history of support for white supremacy

By Christopher Petrella on Oct. 28, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
The history of the Klan in Maine has rarely been told. Perhaps its omission is attributable to the challenge it poses to the way Maine chooses to narrate its historical and contemporary engagement with white supremacy.

Walk to end hunger visits St. John Valley

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:06 a.m.
The Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger has partnered with one of the state’s leading ending hunger advocates to cover the state of Maine on foot, raising awareness about the problem of hunger in Maine.

State awards Madawaska $18,000 for development

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:05 a.m.
The Town of Madawaska has secured an additional $18,000 for increased economic development activities.

NMMC quality improvement team aims to put patients first

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:04 a.m.
Northern Maine Medical Center staff celebrated Healthcare Quality Week, Oct. 16-22, 2016.

Birth announcement – Babin / Pelletier

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:03 a.m.
Corbin Gerard Pelletier of Fort Kent: Oct. 25, 2016

To the editor: Strong in the senate

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:02 a.m.
Stan Maynard of Woodland shares a letter to the editor regarding Troy Jackson and Mike Carpenter.

Maine State Police Troop F report: Oct. 17 – 23, 2016

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
The Maine State Police Troop F barracks in Houlton responded to 139 calls for service during the week of Oct. 17 – 23, 2016.
At Home Downeast volunteer and steering committee member Judy Herrick (left) takes Margaret Staples to an appointment from her Brooklin home.

As rural America ages, volunteers give a hand

By Jenni Bergal, on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Across Maine, volunteers are stepping up to help rural seniors who want to remain in their homes as they age.
Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) drives against Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Felicio (6) during the first half at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday night.

‘Three Alphas’ lead Bulls to season-opening victory

By The Sports Xchange on Oct. 27, 2016, at 11:12 p.m.

New Hampshire eliminates UMaine in women’s soccer playoffs

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 10:24 p.m.

Bangor Raceway’s Friday staters

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 9:11 p.m.

4th Annual Challenger Spud Drive

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.

Hampden Craft Fair

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.

Black Bear Saturday Night Baseball workouts

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4:32 p.m.

UMaine softball winter clinics slated for Jan. 22-Feb. 26

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
Horned grebe

This Maine bird is closely related to flamingos. Yes, really

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Horned grebes are returning to our coastal waters, and even to some of our inland lakes. … Now, I know what you’re thinking. What’s a grebe?

Holiday fair Nov. 19 at Rockland church

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Lisbon pastor calls Trump visit ‘a gift from God’

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 27, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
David Garnett called it “a gift from God” and a “a great privilege” that one of the two top contenders for the White House would seek out his church.