Brian Feulner

Visuals Editor


Increased oyster farming on the Bagaduce River raises concerns for area residents

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 03, 2014, at 7:27 p.m.
The number of aquaculture operations in the Bagaduce River has increased sharply in recent years, which has led to competing concerns between Penobscot residents who say it is having a negative impact and fishermen who say they need to earn a living. More than 150 people attended a recent meeting …
A boy runs the crate race at the Maine Lobster Festival on Aug. 5, 1990, in Rockland.

A glimpse into the past: Check out the Maine Lobster Festival over the years

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 03, 2014, at 10:25 a.m.
When you think of Maine, you think of lobster. The shellfish has been synonymous with the state since the fishery took well over a century ago. For 67 years, the Maine Lobster Festival has brought thousands of pounds of lobster, parades, crate races and sea goddesses to Rockland. Here are …
 People ride the swings at the Bangor State Fair

Blast from the past — a glimpse at the history of the Bangor State Fair

By Brian Feulner on Aug. 01, 2014, at 12:11 p.m.
In its 166th year, the Bangor State Fair is one of the oldest state fairs in the country. Although the fair has changed through the decades, the rides, food and entertainment prompt nostalgia of fairs of the past. Here is a selection of archive images throughout the years of the …

Houseboat on the waterfront

By Brian Feulner on July 31, 2014, at 12:13 p.m.
Guy Armstrong of Carmel keeps his houseboat docked on the Bangor Waterfront throughout the summer months.

Shenna Bellows made a campaign stop in Bangor

By Brian Feulner on July 29, 2014, at 1:44 p.m.
U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows made a stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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.
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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.
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