Articles by Gabor Degre
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 21, 2016, at 12:04 p.m.
Michelle Byrman is the owner of SoulShine Soap Co. in Winterport. Byrman makes all the soap in her kitchen.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 15, 2016, at 7:14 a.m.
The group has been participating in the Cultural Connections program at Acadia National Park since it was started six years ago.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 14, 2016, at 3:58 p.m.
Five members of the Burnurwurbskek Singers from Indian Island performed traditional Wabanaki songs on the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park Wednesday. “It is special to be on this sacred mountain. It is an honor,” said Ronnie Bear, member of the Penobscot Indian Nation.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 12, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
The brothers Adam and Matthew Fronczak sit astride three industries dear to the town of Patten — forestry, farming and milling — and it can make for some scattershot workdays. The very versatile brothers, who are are actually former lobstermen, are general managers to Haymart, a $5 million farming and milling …
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 11, 2016, at 5:13 p.m.
Hundreds of people weathered a thunderstorm on Sunday afternoon at the Bangor Waterfront to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux, the Native American tribe battling construction of a North Dakota oil pipeline near territory it considers sacred.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 08, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Bangor-area students who plan to vote in this upcoming election for the first time in their lives talk about how the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, have affected their lives.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 01, 2016, at 6:44 a.m.
“I’ve been wanting to expand my markets because of the increase in the numbers of trees I have. And this year I wanted to take advantage of the lack of peaches in southern New England,” Gordon Kenyon said.
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 31, 2016, at 12:53 p.m.
Whirligigs, also known as “buzzers,” “gee-haws,” “spinners” and “pinwheels,” are objects of American folk art that began appearing in the United States nearly 200 years ago to spice up people’s lawns and gardens. “I sell thousands of them,” said Pam Patten, who opened Country Keepsakes just over 30 years ago beside …
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 30, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Bonnie Haghkerdar remembers her daughter Ashley Angela Winchell, who died of an apparent drug overdose on Aug. 19.
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:23 a.m.
“I don’t have money to leave them. This is the heritage I have to leave my family.”
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 23, 2016, at 3:27 p.m.
A fire destroyed five buildings at a camp retreat in this rural Knox County community.
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 21, 2016, at 7:16 a.m.
Pat Kimball, 65, of Hermon is retiring at the start of September after 15 years as executive director of Wellspring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services. The organization operates residential halfway houses for men and women, as well as outpatient services for people struggling with addiction and mental health problems.
By Gabor Degre on Aug. 02, 2016, at 7:58 p.m.
About 200 people gathered early Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home improvement box store to mark the beginning of a $75 million renovation project.
By Gabor Degre on July 21, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
“I want to create something that has not been done before,” self-taught botanist Bill Warman said of his desire to keep hybridizing plants and share them with the world. “A pretty plant to look at — that beats a bottle of beer all to hell every time.”
By Gabor Degre on July 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Bangor Parks and Rec has seen a significant uptick in recent years in the number of children participating in their programs. From summer camps, before- and after-school programs and more, their programs are filling up — and they’re filling up fast.
By Gabor Degre on July 13, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
By Gabor Degre on July 13, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
USA Junior Olympics Sailing Festival takes place on Wednesday.
By Gabor Degre on July 07, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
A 12-year-old Bangor boy was taken into custody June 25 after he allegedly stole a 2011 Kia van. Bangor police Sgt. Jason Stuart stopped the van with his cruiser at Broadway near Center Street after the driver refused to stop.
By Gabor Degre on July 04, 2016, at 3:15 p.m.
Check out the photos of the Bangor-Brewer parade on the Fourth of July!
By Gabor Degre on June 20, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
David Wilson of The Bacon Tree in Winterport shares a tip on how to measure flour in a way that keeps your biscuits light and fluffy.