Dawn Gagnon



Cross Insurance Center advises concert, chamber meeting attendees to plan ahead for traffic congestion

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
With two major events set for this evening, the management at the Cross Insurance Center is advising attendees to leave extra time to arrive and find parking.

Attorney general’s office taking action against former Hallowell auctioneer

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 27, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
The actions stem from complaints lodged against Jeffrey S. Roberts, who also has done business as Picadilly Place Auction Gallery.

Winthrop man, 41, dies in Greene crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
A 41-year-old Winthrop man died early Thursday morning after his Jeep Grand Cherokee went off Route 202 near the intersection of Key Hill Road and struck several trees.
Zachary Ladd

Bangor man accused of threatening to harm woman’s cat

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 26, 2016, at 10 p.m.
Kristina Andrews

Holden woman arrested on drug charges for second time this month

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Carlos Calcasola

Two arrested in connection with rolling meth lab in Brewer

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.
Ashley Coffman, 36, and Carlos Calcasola, 39, both were charged with unlawful operation of a methamphetamine lab and for violating bail conditions from prior arrests.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event on Wednesday on the tarmac of the airport in Kinston, North Carolina.

Maine students elect Trump, favor gun background checks in mock election

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 26, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
Students voted in favor of all the referendum questions and the bond question, with the exception of Question 1, which would legalize recreational use of marijuana.

Biddeford police investigating Sunday morning stabbings

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
Gordon Hamilton

UMaine climate scientist perishes in accident in Antarctica

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 23, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
Gordon Hamilton died after falling 100 feet when the snowmobile he was riding hit a crevasse.
Ryan Harris

Sanford police arrest suspect in 2015 motel robbery case

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
According to police, Ryan Harris entered the motel in Nov. 24, 2015, armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk.
Michael Crowley (center) poses a question during a City Council candidate forum while Andrew Bennett (left), Marc Eastman (second from left), Gibran Graham (second from right) and Daniel Tremble listen on Thursday at Bangor City Hall.

Bangor council candidates talk city’s future during forum

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:48 p.m.
Mary Beal, founder of Beal College, can be seen in this undated photo. Beal College marked its 125th anniversary on Thursday.

Beal College celebrates 125th birthday

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 20, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
A longtime Bangor educational institution marked a major milestone on Thursday with an open house, tours and, of course, a cake.

Police: Street racing in Levant leads to injuries and charges

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
Two drivers who were racing on Tay Road are facing charges after a crash that resulted in injuries last week, Maine State Police said.
Jeff Walls of Stockton Springs and Tammy Harrison of Hudson hold up signs urging Maine voters to vote no of Question 1 on the Nov. 8 election ballot. While not opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use, they said that the proposed legislation would lead to onerous compliance requirements that could force small farmers out of business and adversely affect access to medicine for medical marijuana patients.

Grassroots group raising questions about recreational marijuana ballot question

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
“This particular bill that was written specifically for some investors to get government contracts.”
John Fahey

Longtime Bangor educator John Fahey dies at 84

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 17, 2016, at 7:53 p.m.
Known to many as “Doc,” John J. Fahey, Ph.D, 84, died Saturday after a period of declining health.
Travis Stinson

Milford man arrested in connection with pawn shop gun thefts

By Dawn Gagnon and Judy Harrison, BDN Staff on Oct. 17, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
He also is a suspect in a Sept. 30 burglary and theft at the same pawn shop.
An estimated 800 people took part in Saturday's walk to end Alzheimer's disease in Bangor and Brewer.

Eastern Maine Walk to End Alzheimer’s draws 800

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 16, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Formerly held at Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway, the annual Alzheimer’s walk moved this year to Bangor Waterfront.

Multivehicle crash injures 8 in Thorndike

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 16, 2016, at 12:51 p.m.
Eight ambulances and two Lifeflight helicopters were dispatched to Route 220 in Thorndike.

Greenville man dies in house fire

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 15, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
Stephen Richards was found dead in the rubble of a house that burned down early Saturday afternoon in Greenville.
James Dumond

Presque Isle man arrested after crashing truck in Easton

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 15, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
A man from Presque Isle was arrested and charged with operating under the influence late Friday afternoon after a rollover crash in Easton.