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UCP of Maine Celebrates Selection as Hannaford Cause Bag Program Beneficiary

Municipal Review Committee Executive Director Greg Lounder (third from left) and Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul (center) stand among members of various companies involved in the development of the Fiberight municipal solid waste and recycling facility during the facility's groundbreaking ceremony in Hampden, Oct. 26, 2016. If all goes to plan, a $69 million waste-to-energy plant planned for Hampden will be up and running by April 1, 2018, according to the partnership that is building it.

Hampden trash-to-energy plant on track to open April 1 of next year

If all goes to plan, a $69 million waste-to-energy plant planned for Hampden will be up and running by April 1, 2018, according to the partnership that is building it.
Kids play after lunch at the Bangor Housing Authority Community Center Monday. The center started offering the summer lunch program to kids four years ago, and they also offer free transportation.

How hungry Maine kids eat when they can’t get free school lunches

Statewide, 45 percent of students in public school qualify to received free and reduced lunches, according to the most recent Maine Department of Education statistics.
Travis Stinson

Milford man pleads guilty to federal gun charge

Travis Stinson, 39, is charged with stealing firearms from a licensed firearms dealer and possessing firearms after having been convicted of a felony crime, according to federal prosecutors.
Manna Ministries Executive Director William Rae chats with volunteers Maddie Hartford-Stewart of Lincoln (far right) and Kelly Coffin of Passadumkeag after the evening meal at Manna Ministries' at Union Street Brick Church in Bangor. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

State says it overstated Manna Ministries debt by $800,000

Rather than $1.3 million, Manna Ministries only owes the state $496,836, according to DHHS department spokeswoman Samantha Edwards.
Walgreens on Broadway is seen in Bangor Tuesday.

Only Walgreens selling Narcan in Bangor without a prescription

The Walgreens chain announced in December that Maine was one of the states where it would be dispensing Narcan without a prescription.

Brewer High School fourth quarter honor roll

Free Meals for Kids at the Bangor Region YMCA!


Fate of Dakota, the LePage-pardoned husky, could be decided Monday

Dakota was determined to be a dangerous dog in March after she attacked two smaller dogs in less than a year, killing one of them.

Hampden area school budget headed back to district budget meeting

The new version of the proposed $30,972,944 school budget for this school year reflects a 2.96 percent increase from last year, as opposed to the 2.8 percent increase it called for in the initial version.

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Bangor Sports

Old Town captures Junior League title

Tanner Evans turned in a strong outing to lead Old Town to the District 3 Junior League baseball title with a 9-2 victory over Bronco-Hermon at Mansfield Stadium on Saturday.
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