Michael J. Dowd
Metro and Standards Editor
By Michael J. Dowd on April 13, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
Police arrested a local man Tuesday on a charge of possessing child pornography.
By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 25, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
A 30-year-old woman pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 23, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
“This is the first time it derailed since we’ve had it,” owner Bill Whitcomb said.
By Michael J. Dowd on July 17, 2015, at 2:19 p.m.
State Police confirm Anthony Lord, sought in connection with 4 shootings, is in custody. Woman held by him is safe. #Leemanhunt — Michael Dowd (@mikedowdbdn) July 17, 2015
By Michael J. Dowd on July 10, 2015, at 3:09 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT | The man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend in Parkman was unarmed when he climbed through a window of her house but took the handgun she fired at him and shot her with it, according to a law enforcement official. Robert Burton was wounded by Stephanie Ginn Gebo …
By Michael J. Dowd on July 07, 2015, at 9:50 a.m.
Hermon emergency crews responded to a fire that damaged a home at 292 Wing Road in Hermon Tuesday morning. Two children were transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center for treatment and a dog was resuscitated on scene.
BANGOR | Using ropes, two-by-fours and a pair of concrete anchors, Maine artist Anna Hepler and a small group of volunteers hoisted and dropped her floating sculpture off a footbridge into the Kenduskeag Stream on Thursday evening. The launch was only partially successful. Hepler’s creation, which consists of a …
By Michael J. Dowd on June 11, 2015, at 7:56 p.m.
Artist Anna Hepler’s floating sculpture is put in the Kenduskeag Stream on Thursday.
By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 25, 2015, at 7:05 p.m.
HAMPDEN | Al Nygren had finished his shift at the Waterville Fire Department and was driving home to Hampden early Wednesday morning when he saw red taillights flash in front of him through the snow falling on Interstate 95. “I saw the brake lights, I saw they had stopped, …
By Michael J. Dowd on Nov. 10, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.
ORONO | The University of Maine paid tribute to veterans with a ceremony that included past and current members of the military, students and university officials on Monday on the steps of the Fogler Library. About 40 people attended the noontime event, which included patriotic music from the university’s …
By Michael J. Dowd on Nov. 04, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.
BOSTON, Massachusetts — A Rockland man died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a weekend house fire in Portland that killed five other people, officials confirmed. Steven Summers, 29, died at 5:29 p.m. at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland. Summers was severely burned during …
By Michael J. Dowd on Oct. 31, 2014, at 7:44 p.m.
Anyone missing a pet cockatiel? That’s what Greg Canders wants to know. Canders was in his front yard on the east side of Bangor just before 6 p.m. Friday when he heard a rustling of feathers in his ornamental spruce tree. “I saw it was a white …
By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 17, 2014, at 1:51 p.m.
A home on Dillingham Street was damaged by fire on Friday afternoon, and the blaze sent one woman to the hospital. The fire at 40 Dillingham Street broke out at 12:54, and crews were on the scene five minutes later, Bangor Assistant Fire Chief Rick Cheverie said. …
By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 11, 2013, at 8:51 p.m.
The sale of the Bangor Publishing Company’s building on Main Street to an affiliate of Ocean Properties has fallen through, Bangor Daily News Publisher Richard J. Warren said Monday. Bangor Publishing Co., which owns the Bangor Daily News, last week signed an agreement to sell the company’s …
By Michael J. Dowd on Aug. 08, 2011, at 6:34 p.m.
The Bangor Daily News is announcing several changes that have taken place this summer to better serve readers of our digital and print products. We’ve added an award-winning journalist to our staff, repositioned reporters and editors, and reconfigured our production processes to publish more stories, photos, videos …
By BDN Staff Report on June 01, 2011, at 11:18 a.m.
State and Farmington police have charged someone in the shooting death of a young man inside an apartment late Tuesday night. Dead is Andrew Holland, 23, of Cape Elizabeth. Charged with elevated aggravated assault is 23-year-old Ryan Ouimet of Coltsneck, N.J. Ouimet is being held at the …
By Michael J. Dowd on May 19, 2011, at 9:14 a.m.
Following are parking regulations for Thursday’s waterfront concert: Handicap parking will be provided along Front Street. All on-street parking spaces (from the Sea Dog restaurant to Railroad Street) will be temporarily posted for handicap parking (approximately 20 spaces). Event staff will be on site assisting those in …
By Michael J. Dowd on April 28, 2011, at 3:52 p.m.
When you look at the front page of the print edition of the Bangor Daily News this weekend, you’ll immediately notice something different. Instead of seeing the latest news from 2011, you will be transported back in time 100 years to the fateful day when fire ravaged much of downtown …
By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 08, 2011, at 12:57 p.m.
Heating oil prices have increased for 10 consecutive weeks and are now 70 cents higher per gallon than last year at this time. As the winter rages on, homeowners are adjusting their budgets to deal with the increased costs. Reporter: Eric Russell Old Town, Bradley and Alton residents are …
The Daily News Meeting
By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 07, 2011, at 12:12 p.m.
Homeowners and businesses want to get the snow off their roofs before water and structural damage occurs. What should they look for when hiring a contractor or individual to do the work? What are the potential liabilities? We’ll provide answers. Reporter: Andrew Neff Rep. Paul Davis has submitted a bill …