Emily Burnham

Bangor Metro & Special Sections Reporter


Firehouse Subs to open second Maine location in Waterville

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Bangor High School STEM Academy student Alex Saros asks a question to former BHS student Paige Brown via Skype regarding her recent latex balloon launch that broke the world record for time in flight.

Across the continent in 80 hours: Bangor grad’s high-altitude balloon lands near Maine border

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 12, 2016, at 8:58 a.m.
“It’s kind of a crazy coincidence that it landed so close to Maine,” former Bangor High School student Paige Brown said by phone from Stanford University in California. “Fortunately, I had people to call that could go get it.”

I Love the 90s Tour to return to Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in May 2017

on Nov. 11, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Nov. 11-13: Keep on keepin’ on

on Nov. 10, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
Parishioners sell cookies at the United Methodist Church in Bangor's craft sale on Nov. 5.

How you can tap into Maine’s craft economy for local gifting this holiday season

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 09, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
From churches selling jams, pickles, candy and cookies to weekend-long affairs showcasing wares from Maine’s finest artists and artisans, there’s a craft fair for every taste, cause and available weekend, from now through mid-December.
Stone Sparrow Cafe can be seen in Veazie on Nov. 2.

Inside the cozy breakfast and lunch spot Stone Sparrow Cafe in Veazie

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 07, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
The most popular dish is the Sparrow’s Nest Scramble, an egg scramble filled with bacon and home fries. A weekend brunch favorite is classic Eggs Benedict.

Stephen King: “If you like Paul LePage, you’re gonna love Donald Trump”

on Nov. 04, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Nov. 4-6: Making it up as we go along

on Nov. 03, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.

Bangor’s new Chick-fil-A to open doors at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3

on Nov. 02, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
Jason Wilkes (center), as Dan, looks to Nichole Sparlin (right), as Natalie, while running a scene with Christina Belknap, as Diana, during dress rehearsal of Some Theatre Company's upcoming production of "Next to Normal" at Keith Anderson Community Center in Orono Tuesday. The rock musical opens Nov. 4.

Orono theater company tackles edgy musical “Next to Normal”

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 02, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
“You really have to put it all out there. A show like this forces you to be vulnerable.”

Bangor announces call for submissions for parking garage art project

on Nov. 02, 2016, at 12:33 p.m.
Owner Melissa Smith makes a drink at Happy Endings, her martini bar in downtown Bangor.

Fairy tales, fondue on the menu at Happy Endings, new downtown Bangor cocktail bar

By Emily Burnham on Nov. 01, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
“People really love the martinis and the cocktails. I can’t sell a beer here to save my life.”

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Oct. 28-31: Now with 100 percent more scary!

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
The cast performs during a rehearsal of Orono High School's production of "Rent" recently in Orono.

Tackling big topics through theater, Orono High uses ‘Rent’ as teaching tool

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 26, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
“We wanted to do something weighty. We wanted to talk about issues that are going on all around us.”

Bangor musician proposes to his girlfriend with a song — performed live at a downtown bar

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.

Bangor’s new Chick-fil-A set for Nov. 3 opening, with special ‘road trip’ contest set for Nov. 2

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.

Greek-inspired tiled walls, other surprises discovered during Bangor building renovation

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:09 a.m.

Fred Armisen, “Portlandia” star and SNL alum, spotted in downtown Bangor

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.

“Portlandia” star, SNL alum Fred Armisen spotted in downtown Bangor

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
A bowl of Vietnam-style curry is seen at the home of Bich Nga Burrill, chef for Far East Cuisine in Winterport. Burrill has been a fixture at local farmers markets for over a decade, serving up fresh Vietnamese dishes to many in Maine.

Winterport woman dishes up stories alongside Vietnamese food at area markets

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:36 a.m.