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A map of the Maine Department of Transportation's planned roundabout at the junction of Route 2 and University of Maine's Rangeley Road can be seen during a public hearing on the project on Tuesday in Orono.

Orono town manager: ‘We have an intersection that is dangerous’

“The roundabout is the most important piece” of the long-term solution, the town manager said.
Joan Osborne, best known for her hit single “(What If God Was) One of Us” will performing at be at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. as part of an acoustic duo concert featuring Keith Cotton.

Joan Osborne in Concert at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Ryan Ellis

A ‘father’ of Bangor’s bath salts epidemic gets 15 years in federal prison

A man known as one of the “fathers” of the bath salts epidemic in the Queen City and coastal Maine in 2011 was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in prison on drug and gun charges.
John Weckerly in 2011

Maine man gets 4 years probation for burning fire marshal’s car

John A. Weckerly, 59, also was ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution, according to Penobscot County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy.
Clyde Cooper

Prison inmate escapes Bangor worksite

Authorities were searching Tuesday for a prison inmate who walked off a work detail in Bangor, a Maine Department of Corrections spokesman said.
Gordon Hamilton

Scientists across globe mourn loss of respected UMaine climate researcher

Climate change researchers around the world are mourning a well-respected University of Maine scientis t who was killed in a snowmobile crash in Antarctica over the weekend.

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Ann Wright will speak in Bangor on October 30th as part of statewide tour.

Lt. Col. Ann Wright to speak in Bangor at Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine


World War II veterans appreciation dinner for 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Christopher Saenz, an Ellsworth man accused of killing his wife on Christmas Day in 2013, was found guilty of depraved indifference murder by a Superior Court judge on July 6, 2015, at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor.

Maine high court upholds conviction in Christmas Day slaying

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously upheld the murder conviction of an Ellsworth man serving a 47-year sentence for killing his wife.
Nicole Smith-Sandilands, MD, Joins PCHC's Helen Hunt Health Center and Community Care & Geriatrics Practices

Nicole Smith-Sandilands, MD, Joins PCHC Practices


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