It's been almost five years since the Verso paper mill closed in Bucksport, and the town's efforts to chart a new course for the former mill site have surprised many with their speed. Join the BDN for this Dirigo Speaks, featuring Bucksport leaders and BDN journalists in a discussion of what's working, and lessons learned. 5:30 p.m. on June 4 at the Alamo Theatre in Bucksport. Read More
    The two representatives from different political affiliations and areas of the state agreed on all the issues that the state currently faces and want to be part of the solution. Read More
CHERRY FIELD  — Maven Leather will have its grand opening Saturday, May 25 at 6 Park Street. Come enjoy locally-made refreshments, along with live music on the porch and Imprints Vintage Photo Camper outside. Come browse one-of-a-kind, timeless designs made right here in Downeast Maine. The first 10 visitors… Read More