William Davis

William P. Davis

Director of Research & Innovation

William P. Davis is Director of Research & Innovation for the Bangor Daily News. Previous to joining the BDN, Davis served as copy editor for the Kennebec Journal and editor-in-chief for The Maine Campus, the newspaper at the University of Maine. He also worked at CoPress, a start-up company that provided media organizations with the resources needed to maintain a relevant and current website. Davis oversees the BDN's new and existing digital products, data and research efforts and internal technology. He previously was the BDN online editor.
 

Plane makes emergency landing, takes off on Maine Turnpike

By William Davis on April 26, 2013, at 12:33 p.m.
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A Warden Service plane takes off from the Maine Turnpike in Litchfield after an emergency landing on Friday, April 26, 2013.

Maine Warden Service plane resumes flight after making emergency landing on Maine Turnpike

By Ryan McLaughlin and William Davis on April 26, 2013, at 9:50 a.m.

Maine State Police providing detective, informational support to Boston investigation

By William Davis on April 19, 2013, at 5:20 p.m.
President Barack Obama is greeted by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and John Cornyn (R-TX) as he arrives at the U.S. Capitol to meet with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Report: President passes on Maine lobster, chips, pie at Senate luncheon

By William Davis on March 18, 2013, at 1:16 p.m.

Bangor police charge 6 with OUI over St. Paddy’s weekend

By William Davis on March 18, 2013, at 10:21 a.m.
Expected snowfall on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

Tuesday storm could drop 14 inches or more of snow on Portland area, northern Maine

By William Davis on March 18, 2013, at 7:25 a.m.
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John Jaques, founder of the Baxter Academy for Technology and Science charter school in Portland, in January 2013.

Ousted founder of Portland charter school says he owns ideas, cuts off access to documents, email

By William Davis on March 08, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.

Man knocked off pier into Portland bay during storm, officials say

By William Davis on Feb. 09, 2013, at 11:12 a.m.
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A man walks down Third Street in Bangor during a winter storm that hit the city early Saturday morning and continued throughout the day.

Portland gets record snowfall, but Gorham has deepest snow with 35.5 inches

By Nok-Noi Ricker and William Davis on Feb. 09, 2013, at 5:58 a.m.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage delivers his State of the State address in in the house chambers in Augusta on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

How much did LePage go off script? Compare his prepared remarks to what he actually said

By William Davis on Feb. 06, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.

Fact-checking the State of the State and the Democratic response

By Robert Long and William Davis on Feb. 05, 2013, at 11:56 p.m.

Full video of Gov. Paul LePage’s 2nd State of the State address

By William Davis on Feb. 05, 2013, at 11:03 p.m.

Statement on Monday morning’s malware warnings on the BDN website

By William Davis on Feb. 04, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.

Body believed to be of 92-year-old man found after Somerville fire

By William Davis on Jan. 25, 2013, at 12:23 a.m.

Passenger dies from injuries in Palermo crash with tractor-trailer

By William Davis on Jan. 17, 2013, at 8:07 a.m.
One of the men suspected of robbing a Portland apartment at gunpoint on Friday.

Police seeking men who robbed Portland apartment of money, prescription drugs at gunpoint

By William Davis on Jan. 12, 2013, at 8:04 a.m.

The 23 homicide victims of 2012 in Maine

By William Davis on Dec. 31, 2012, at 5:11 p.m.
Kansas City Chiefs' Jovan Belcher (59) stands on the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., in September.  Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday in Kansas City, Mo., then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager.

At UMaine, Belcher was involved in Male Athletes Against Violence; impact ‘was boundless’

By William Davis on Dec. 01, 2012, at 8:16 p.m.

Wife finds husband unconscious, dog dead in Freeport home

By William Davis on Nov. 17, 2012, at 1:20 p.m.

SNL’s ‘Gay couple from Maine’ accents are more Swedish than Down East

By William Davis on Nov. 11, 2012, at 12:14 p.m.