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.
 
The best kind of snow for a snowman. This one was built in Eddington. About four to six inces of snow blanketed the Bangor region by Thursday morning.

First snowstorm causes flurry of accidents, school delays in Southern Maine

By William Davis on Nov. 08, 2012, at 7:01 a.m.
INTERACTIVE
A photo illustration from the Sun Journal newspaper showing some of the political mailers that have been clogging up mailboxes this season.

One man’s mail: A look at the 60 political pamphlets that have plagued my inbox

By William Davis on Nov. 04, 2012, at 9:01 a.m.
Independent Angus King (left) and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

New polls show Senate race substantially as it was in June, despite multimillion-dollar price tag

By William Davis on Nov. 04, 2012, at 8:02 a.m.
VIDEO
Independent Angus King and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Fact-checking the US Senate candidates as they debate in Lewiston

By Matthew Stone, Robert Long, Susan Young and William Davis on Sept. 17, 2012, at 8:38 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Maine is known for how diverse it isn't.

Study names Bangor, Portland, Lewiston on least diverse cities list

By William Davis on Sept. 10, 2012, at 7:12 a.m.

Holden police arrest man on 23-year-old warrant out of Belfast

By William Davis on Sept. 09, 2012, at 6:45 p.m.

Bloggers cut by Down East magazine find new homes

By William Davis on Aug. 13, 2012, at 11:45 a.m.

Carmel woman’s death likely not connected to husband’s ATV accident, officials say

By William Davis on Aug. 01, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Daniel Herbert Whitehouse

Sanford man arrested in Madison after drunkenly hitting traffic barrels, police say

By William Davis on July 29, 2012, at 2:30 p.m.

Man missing after trying to swim across Aroostook County lake

By William Davis on July 28, 2012, at 10:43 a.m.

Carmel woman killed, husband seriously injured in ATV accident

By William Davis on July 28, 2012, at 10:29 a.m.
Robert Terrill, wanted for questioning by Maine State Police in a shooting in Mexico. Police say he may be wearing the pants pictured.

Man shot in the head in Mexico mobile home

By William Davis on July 24, 2012, at 11:29 a.m.
Phillip Gardiner

Police catch convicts who walked out of Charleston jail

By William Davis on July 12, 2012, at 6:35 a.m.
Rescue Personnel prepare to carry out a 16-year-old Wisconsin girl who injured her ankle while hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Appalachian trail hiker, 16, carried from 100-mile wilderness after injuring ankle

By William Davis on July 07, 2012, at 10:03 p.m.
VIDEO
Firefighters responded to a two-story structure fire at a residence in Stetson on Saturday.

Family loses dog and tortoise; cats missing after Stetson fire

By William Davis on June 16, 2012, at 11:30 p.m.
Six candidates participate in the Republican U.S. Senate candidate forum at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Wednesday. From left are Attorney General William Schneider, state Sen. Debra Plowman, State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin, Rick Bennett of Oxford, Scott D'Amboise of Lisbon and Secretary of State Charles Summers.

Does interest translate into votes? See which candidates people are reading about

By William Davis on June 11, 2012, at 3:15 p.m.
BDN DEVELOPMENT

New Beta version of Docs to WordPress

on May 10, 2012, at 11:19 a.m.
BDN DEVELOPMENT

Updates to the Docs to WordPress plugin forthcoming. What would you like to see?

on May 08, 2012, at 11:08 a.m.

Study: Maine is fifth-worst state for business taxes

By William Davis on April 17, 2012, at 3:40 p.m.
BDN DEVELOPMENT

Knight News Challenge

on April 12, 2012, at 10:13 p.m.