Bangor-area residents and officials chimed in on the eve of Trump’s rally, with some arguing he’s the country’s best option, and others saying he would take the nation in the wrong direction.
By Nick McCrea on June 28, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
The former owner of a historic downtown building flew to Bangor Monday and told the City Council he wanted to make good on his $35,000 tax debt and begin renovating the vacant six-story structure.
By Nick McCrea on June 27, 2016, at 9:40 p.m.
City councilors backed a $95.4 million budget for the coming fiscal year during a meeting Monday night.
By Nick McCrea on June 24, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
Bangor’s property tax rate is likely to go up, but some of the city’s homeowners won’t be seeing a higher tax bill.
By Nick McCrea on June 23, 2016, at 5:32 p.m.
A Thursday search for a Bangor woman missing since 1980 failed to turn up her remains, but police also combed the area for trace evidence related to her disappearance.
Crews were at the scene of a home Thursday morning on New Boston Road in Hermon excavating a lawn in hopes of recovering the body of a woman who has been missing since 1980.
By Nick McCrea on June 22, 2016, at 6:13 a.m.
“We’re hoping to have this running in time for school [this fall].”
By Nick McCrea on June 21, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Bangor will re-stripe a downtown crosswalk using the colors of the rainbow in recognition of upcoming Pride Week festivities.
By Nick McCrea on June 20, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
Bangor hopes to take over a prominent, long underused downtown property for unpaid taxes, opening the site to potential redevelopment.
By Nick McCrea on June 18, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Bangor is weighing whether to install free public Wi-Fi in one of its lowest-income neighborhoods to ensure students have adequate internet access after school.
By Nick McCrea on June 18, 2016, at 1 a.m.
This marked the sixth consecutive year the beleaguered nonprofit failed to file its annual report with the state to preserve its standing as a corporation.
By Nick McCrea on June 16, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Three groups say they plan to apply for the last available charter school slot in the state.
By Nick McCrea on June 14, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
Bugaboo Creek, a steakhouse known for the talking animatronic animals on its walls, has closed the doors of its Bangor restaurant.
By Nick McCrea on June 14, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.
A familiar face visited Bangor to help announce the launch of a public effort to raise $500,000 to memorialize and preserve the legacy of the Maine Troop Greeters.
By Nick McCrea on June 14, 2016, at 1:40 p.m.
Umami Noodle Bar in downtown Bangor reopened Tuesday after a long, unexpected hiatus.
By Nick McCrea on June 13, 2016, at 8:59 p.m.
University of Maine at Presque Isle President Linda Schott is leaving to lead Southern Oregon University.
By Nick McCrea on June 13, 2016, at 8:44 p.m.
Bangor residents and businesses who call for emergency aid when there is no emergency now face a fee if they do it too often.
By Nick McCrea on June 13, 2016, at 4:37 p.m.
A pair of promising Maine scientists fresh out of high school met one of the people who knows what it takes to win the prestigious honor.
By Nick McCrea on June 13, 2016, at 6:11 a.m.
This year’s interest in Community Connector helped convince councilors to pump $528,000 in new funding into the bus system for fiscal year 2017, which could help turn the tide.
By Nick McCrea on June 10, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
The Bangor City Council is expected to decide whether to institute new fees aimed at cutting down the number of repetitive, unnecessary calls for emergency help during a meeting Monday night.