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Newburgh man accused of Dysart’s robbery arrested Christmas Day for violating bail

BANGOR | A Newburgh man who pleaded guilty earlier this month to an Aug. 7 armed robbery at a Dysart’s Travel Stop where he …
The Bangor International Airport's domestic terminal, pictured here on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, will undergo major renovations during the course of 18 months starting in early 2015.

Bangor International Airport prepares to launch biggest phase of its modernization effort

The most dramatic phase of Bangor International Airport’s $8 million terminal modernization project is poised to start soon after the holiday season …

Monson man facing new charges in domestic violence case

BANGOR | A Monson man arrested earlier this month on more than a dozen mostly domestic violence charges is back behind bars facing new …
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John Bapst Memorial High School first quarter honor roll

John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor First quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Sarah Baker, Anna Bryan, Haley DeLuca Lowell, Zicong Ding, Sicheng Feng, …
Christopher Ruhlin, owner of Herbal Tea and Tobacco, sits in the smoking parlor of the Bangor shop.

‘A little dab’ll do ya’: Popularity of ‘honey oil,’ marijuana concentrates growing in Maine

BANGOR | A slight change in Maine’s medical marijuana laws earlier this year has sparked a new trend in this sudden growth industry: the …
Verso Paper mill workers leave the mill one last time Dec. 17 in Bucksport. Bucksport officials and residents organized a rally for workers of the Verso mill.

Paper mill closures, energy unease slowed Maine’s economic recovery in 2014

Parts of Maine’s proud paper industry stumbled this year, hammering home the challenges of competition from abroad and the difficulty of unlocking new markets for …
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Public baked bean supper in Hampden

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hampden Snowmobile Club, 844 Western Ave., Hampden, Maine HAMPDEN, Maine — A public baked bean …
Mark Bilyk as Willy Loman
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Death of a Salesman

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Thursday, …
The sun sets over Bangor on a very warm Christmas Day.
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Unseasonably high temperatures set records on Christmas Day

CARIBOU | Any dreams of a white Christmas were dashed on Thursday by unseasonably high temperatures that set and tied records, according to the …
The moon is seen through trees as the sun sets over Bangor on a very warm Christmas day Thursday.

‘Some great days ahead’ of mild temperatures and sunlight, weather forecasters say

CARIBOU | Record-setting warmth added to the joy of Christmas Day through much of Maine, with meteorologists predicting similarly comfortable temperatures — and clear …
Penobscot Indian Nation President Kirk Francis, seen here in June 2013, said his nation endorses a national park proposal originally made by entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby.
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Penobscot Indian Nation announces support of Roxanne Quimby national park plan

INDIAN ISLAND | The Penobscot Indian Nation has endorsed a proposed 150,000-acre national park and recreation area, saying the parks would protect the Penobscot …

Trio pleads not guilty this week to federal bath salts charges

BANGOR | A man with residences in Maine and Florida was arraigned Wednesday in U.S. District Court on drug and gun charges in connection …
A shepherd waits for his cue during the Christmas presentation at the Church of Universal Fellowship on Main Street in Orono Wednesday.

Orono wise men rap on Christmas Eve: ‘There’s a stranger in the manger’

As the sun set Wednesday, three regally dressed kings walked down the center aisle of the Church of Universal Fellowship. They knelt …
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National Theatre Live Broadcast of ‘John’

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, Flagstaff Dr., Orono, Maine For more information: 207-889-3031; GatewaySeniorsWithoutWalls.org A …

Barber struck on North Main Street in Brewer remains in critical condition

The longtime local barber struck early Saturday morning while crossing North Main Street remained Thursday at Eastern Maine Medical Center in critical …
A woman on Tuesday gave Bangor police officer George Spencer a cup of coffee and a handwritten card at the Bangor Mall thanking him for the job he and his fellow officers do throughout the year.

‘She changed George’s day’: Woman thanks police with coffee, message in Christmas card

BANGOR | Officer George Spencer was just doing his job Tuesday when he received an unexpected gift — a cup of coffee and Christmas …
BDN's Sarah Walker Caron (left) and Emily Burnham search downtown Bangor recently for the best hot cocoa.

Food showdown: Finding the best hot cocoa in Bangor

Snowflakes flutter through the air. The sun begins to set about 3:30 p.m. The air is crisp. You’re bundled up in coats …

Maine prisoner files federal lawsuit over alleged assault by guard

WARREN | A lawsuit has been filed in federal court on behalf of a prisoner who claims he was the victim of an assault …

Monson man facing multiple domestic violence charges held without bail

BANGOR | A 36-year-old Monson man is facing 16 mostly domestic violence-related charges as the result of an investigation that began earlier this month, …
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Texas, yes, Texas, may expand Medicaid

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FILL THE STEINS

Stand and drink a toast to former UMaine great Nate Fox (1977-2014)

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CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 26-28: On the twelfth day of Christmas...

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MAINE AT WAR

A Christmas gift from God and Abner Coburn

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MAINE COURSE

Overnight Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

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THE VIEW FROM 263 MAIN

Holidays and Luck

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE AMERICAN FOLK FESTIVAL

Folk Festival offers perfect last minute gift ideas

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POSTCARDS FROM A WORK IN PROGRESS

I got a lot of problems with you people!

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THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF SUPER MOM

How Emergency Surgery Got Me Into the Holiday Spirit

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MAINE SCIENCE FESTIVAL

The Sleep Thief

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COUNTER CULTURE

Christmas Eve services around Bangor to celebrate the 'Reason for the Season'

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THE ACCIDENTAL HOARDER

When Santa Brought a Poop Scoop

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THE PRESS BOX

Have Ship Will Travel: A Basketball Adventure on Vinalhaven

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ROOTED IN ME

Public interest group finds toxic toys still available at many stores, online

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AFTER THE COUCH

With only 14 days left in the year, I signed up for a race

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DR. TECH

Dr. Tech's Fantasy Gift List

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Lincoln Center Baptist Free Community Dinner

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