Nicholas Sambides Jr.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 6:49 p.m.
“This is an emergency situation, and it has to be taken care of.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
The Kmart department store on Hogan Road is closing in mid-April as part of a company plan that “accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores,” a company official said Thursday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
The nor’easter “is a little further east, so Bangor will be on the colder side of it.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 28, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
The heaviest accumulations, as much as 3 inches per hour, would likely come around midnight into early Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 21, 2016, at 8:34 p.m.
“People can be homeless because of a fire. They can be homeless because the mill closed. They can be homeless because they are ill.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 20, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
Bangor is much too dependent on cars, Karen Marysdaughter said. “The downtown area has good sidewalks, but you get the slightest little bit out of downtown and you start to get sprawling neighborhoods,” she said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 13, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
The City Council voted 6-1 on Monday night to move the effective date of the city’s ordinance from Jan. 1 to July 1, 2017.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 12, 2016, at 9:01 p.m.
“It has always been about getting the treatment going,” John Doyle said after the council vote.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 10, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
About 550 runners endured bone-chilling cold Saturday to run the second annual Millinocket Marathon and Half.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 09, 2016, at 6:22 p.m.
The city having opioid addicts in need of emergency treatment presents “an immediate threat to public health” that will likely compel the City Council to repeal a discriminatory ordinance on Monday, about three weeks ahead of typical timing, officials said Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 08, 2016, at 7:06 a.m.
“What I am seeing is that this has literally activated the community. There are so many different dances, dinners and things going on that weekend. I am getting a lot of feedback from local folks who are literally energized by this.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 06, 2016, at 6:23 p.m.
City officials’ announcement that they were mailing about 600 foreclosure notices this week isn’t quite as troubling as it sounds.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 06, 2016, at 1:21 p.m.
Bangor officials are starting to repeal the city’s minimum wage hike due to the passage of Question 4, a statewide minimum wage hike, on Nov. 8.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 05, 2016, at 6:14 p.m.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 05, 2016, at 6:55 a.m.
Town officials hope to begin site remediation or marketing next year, with the aim to attract a new business to the site.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 04, 2016, at 8:10 a.m.
This year’s celebration drew more than 15,000 people to downtown Bangor.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
“The city will continue to work to ensure that there is adequate treatment in Bangor and Maine, and to work toward solutions that best serve individuals suffering from addiction as well as their families.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 28, 2016, at 8:59 p.m.
“They are positive discussions, and we are hopeful that we can begin the expansion soon.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 28, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.
City leaders hope to see the completion of the West Side Village rehabilitation and the continued development of the waterfront over the next 12 months.