Tony Reaves

Digital Strategist

Tony Reaves, digital media strategist Tony Reaves joined the BDN in 2013 as an editor on the digital desk. As digital media strategist, he creates, edits, aggregates and promotes content for BDN Maine. He helps manage social media channels and native and remnant advertising. Before the BDN, Tony worked for the Sun Journal in Lewiston, first as a copy editor/page designer and later as a reporter in the Oxford Hills region. Tony graduated from UMaine in 2007 with degrees in journalism and political science. He lives in Brewer with his wife, daughter and pugs. Twitter: @TonyReaves Facebook: facebook.com/tony.reaves
 

‘Legalized rape': Why people were so upset about the planned ‘masculinist’ meetup in Bangor

By Tony Reaves on Feb. 04, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
“If rape becomes legal, she will never be unchaperoned with a man she doesn’t want to sleep with.”
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Maine restaurant named one of the most romantic in America

on Feb. 01, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.
“Its vaulted ceilings and gourmet aromas keep locals, vacationers and day-trippers from Boston and beyond returning year after year.”

Montville Fire Department reminds you to drive safely with this poem

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 28, 2016, at 12:59 p.m.
What can we say? It’s sound advice.

Can you identify the driver abandoning a dog in this heartbreaking video?

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 28, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
The confused dog chasing after the minivan is the saddest thing you’ll see all week.
The Colonial Theatre in Belfast

Here are BDN commenters’ picks for the prettiest towns in Maine

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 26, 2016, at 3:01 p.m.
We asked you, and found there were almost as many different places as there were responders.

All but 2 Maine counties have seen average incomes drop since 2000

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 25, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
Seven Maine counties saw the median household income drop by more than 10 percent.
File photo of workers installing solar panels on the roof of a farmstead barn in Binsham near Landshut March 21, 2012.

Energy tax incentives: Let the government pay you for buying green

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 24, 2016, at 11 a.m.
The U.S. government wants you to be an energy saver, and is willing to back it up with programs and tax incentives.
#MAINE

In California, a giant Maine Coon cat was mistaken for an illegal wild animal

on Jan. 21, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
Maine Coon cats can get pretty big, but it’s not often they’re mistaken for a bobcat or a lynx. At least not in Maine.
POLL QUESTION
Musician Elton John performs songs off his new album "The Diving Board" with USC Thornton School of Music students in Los Angeles, California in this September 16, 2013 file photo.  He's probably not set to play Bangor in June.

Here are your theories, and ours, on the ‘rock legend’ playing Bangor in June

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 20, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
The Cross Insurance Center’s tease of a huge act set to play this June has readers’ imaginations running. It’s caused a lot of buzz at the Bangor Daily News, too. [MORE: What rock legend is coming to Bangor in June?] We don’t know any better than you do, but we …
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services relocated four snowy owls from the airfield at Brunswick Executive Airport in early 2015.

Track a snowy owl’s flights around Maine with this interactive map

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 20, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
This interactive map lets you track a snowy owl’s flights around southern Maine.

A few fast, smart ways to de-ice your windshield

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 15, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Why scrape or wait for the defroster? Three ways to get you on the road quick and safe.

21 guns bought legally in Maine were used in out-of-state crimes in 2014

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 14, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
How did these legally-bought guns end up in criminals’ hands?
#MAINE

How the web reacted to Bangor’s Sarah Parcak on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

on Jan. 11, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The reaction was overwhelmingly positive. Even for Colbert fans used to seeing interesting authors and scientists along with the usual celebrity guests, Parcak was a breath of fresh air.
#MAINE

Video: Bangor native Sarah Parcak blows Colbert’s mind on live TV

on Jan. 09, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
The Bangor native cracked up the audience on a special, live-broadcast “Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.
BANGOR DAILY NEWS

Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.
#MAINE

Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.

Is 13 years too young for a kid to go to the park unsupervised?

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 07, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
Is the growing protectiveness a little hysterical, or is it just smart parenting?
#MAINE

Bangor native Sarah Parcak to appear on ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

on Jan. 05, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
Sarah Parcak, a world-renowned archaeologist and graduate of Bangor High School, is set to appear on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ on Friday night.

This Christmas trivia quiz is really tough

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 23, 2015, at 10:54 a.m.
This is the toughest Christmas trivia quiz we could find.