Brian Feulner

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Milo resident builds home from earthbags

By Brian Feulner on July 17, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
Kara Taheny is building a bio-benign, passive polypropylene earthbag house in Milo.
Whistler, entered by Isaac Dworsky, races against Chris Page's Abigail and Carter during the 2014 lobster boat races on Sunday in Stonington.

‘Like NASCAR and tractor pulling all wrapped into one’: Lobster boats race in Stonington Harbor

By Brian Feulner on July 14, 2014, at 1:05 p.m.
STONINGTON, MAINE — On Stonington’s idyllic coastline, the sounds of gulls were drowned out by the roar of 750 horsepower engines on Sunday. Race fans lined the liquid drag strip with dozens of boats and hundreds of people to watch the 2014 Stonington Lobster Boat Races in the fishing town’s …

Stonington holds 2014 lobster boat races

By Brian Feulner on July 14, 2014, at 1:04 p.m.
Lobster fisherman and boat enthusiasts compete during the 2014 lobster boat races on Sunday in Stonington.
The Tin Man, a lawn decoration made from welded propane tanks, holds a hose on Peggy Riley's lawn in Canaan, Maine.

Get on my lawn: Creative decorations adorn Maine yards

By Brian Feulner on July 12, 2014, at 10:04 a.m.
CANAAN, Maine – The tin man had been amusing passers-by on Route 2 for nearly five decades, but he disappeared from Peggy Riley’s front lawn in Canaan a few years ago. It wasn’t long before a neighbor stopped by to find out what happened. “His head fell off,” Riley said. …

Controversy over acidification at Searsport’s Kidder Point

By Brian Feulner on July 02, 2014, at 4:05 p.m.
A federal agency investigated claims that there is significant pollution in an area of the harbor adjacent to the  GAC Chemical Corp. plant in Searsport.

Charlie: Why the killing of a young, gay man in Bangor 30 years ago still matters

on July 01, 2014, at 12 a.m.
Thirty years after the killing of Charlie Howard shocked Bangor, his death is now remembered for its profound effect on Maine.

Deaf blind man climbs Katahdin, finishes Appalachian Trail

By Brian Feulner on June 28, 2014, at 6:09 a.m.
Roger Poulin, a deaf and blind man from Washington, and his service provider Roni Lepore of New Jersey, who also is deaf, finished hiking the Appalachian Trail together earlier this week at the top of Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park.

Parents, teachers work to educate rising number of Maine kids diagnosed with autism

By Brian Feulner on June 20, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.
Amanda Morin, right, recently published a book called “The everything parent’s guide to special education.” The book was inspired by her son’s autism and was written as a way to help parents advocate for children with special needs.

Cirque du Soleil setup begins at Cross Insurance Center

By Brian Feulner on June 18, 2014, at 10:15 p.m.
Production crews started to set up for Cirque du Soleil’s “Varekai” at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The show will be in Bangor for seven nights.
RED ROVER (blog)

Roving for moose

on June 16, 2014, at 3:13 p.m.
I took my wife, aunt from California and daughter up to the Golden Road and Baxter State Park this weekend in search of moose. My aunt Kim, said she didn’t believe moose existed in Maine because she had never seen one in the Pine Tree State. Of course Maine being …

Bangor businesses feel impact of construction in West Market Square

By Brian Feulner on June 15, 2014, at 8:54 a.m.
With roads closed off and safety fencing surrounding West Market Square, some Bangor businesses have felt the impact of summer construction efforts.

Cain and Poliquin claim victory in 2nd Congressional District primaries

By Brian Feulner on June 11, 2014, at 12:23 a.m.
Emily Cain and Bruce Poliquin deliver their victory speeches in Bangor on Tuesday evening after primary elections.

Eagle released after rehabilitation

By Brian Feulner on June 03, 2014, at 5:39 p.m.
Brad Allen of Maine DIF&W and Marc Payne of Avian Haven, a nonprofit bird rehabilitation center, release a mother eagle in Brewer that was rescued from a sidewalk in Bangor last month.

Roxanne Jeskey found guilty in murder of her husband

By Brian Feulner on May 30, 2014, at 3:44 p.m.
Roxanne Jeskey was found guilty by Superior Court Justice E. Allen Hunter in the murder of her husband Richard “Rick” Jeskey Friday afternoon at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor.

Jury arrives at verdict in Sexton and Daluz trial

By Brian Feulner on May 28, 2014, at 4:16 p.m.
The jury in the Nicholas Sexton and Randall Daluz trial came to a verdict after days of deliberation in the case. The jury found Nicholas Sexton guilty in the murder of Nicolle Lugdon and of arson. Randall Daluz was found guilty on all counts.

Woman searches for answers on disbursements of family trust

By Brian Feulner on May 23, 2014, at 12:13 p.m.
Maura Gammans has been looking into an old family trust from relatives of her husband Jonathan. Decades ago, it was fairly common practice for the affluent and civic minded to leave some of their money in trust for the worthy poor when they died. But although the money is still …
RED ROVER (blog)

Flood zone

on May 19, 2014, at 2:07 p.m.
While out on assignment to cover some of the flooding around Maine I made a short video of driving the Red Rover through a flooded road near Pushaw Lake. There were several vehicles parked at the entrance of the flood zone, but only a brave few that made the crossing. “It’s a …

DMR biologists study Maine’s endangered salmon

By Brian Feulner on May 19, 2014, at 10:17 a.m.
A team of biologists with the Maine Department of Marine Resources captured, tagged and released Atlantic salmon smolts on the Piscataquis River Thursday morning, May 16, 2014 as part of an effort to study and rebuild the population of the endangered species.

UMaine student saved money by sleeping in car

By Brian Feulner on May 10, 2014, at 5:43 a.m.
University of Maine student Josiah Corbin said he’s saved thousands of dollars in residence fees and commuting costs over the past four years by sleeping in his car at the Bangor Walmart parking lot. Corbin, who lives in Dover-Foxcroft,  is scheduled to graduate from UM Saturday with a degree in …
VIDEO
Summer Nay (from left) and Rebecca Zerlin race across the Unity College retention pond in cardboard kayaks they built in an hour Friday afternoon during the second annual Unity College Cardboard Kayak Race at Unity College.

Students pull out the duct tape for Cardboard Kayak Race at Unity College

By Brian Feulner on May 04, 2014, at 5:43 a.m.
Six teams plunged into the frigid waters of the Unity College retention pond Friday afternoon to race cardboard kayaks they made in an hour before the race. The second annual Unity College Cardboard Kayak Race was designed as a way to promote eco-friendly creativity and remind the community of the …
 
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