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Penobscot County Metro Treatment Center (right of Quiznos) is located in the Maine Square Mall in Bangor. It is applying to increase its capacity from 300 to 500 patients.

Bangor methadone clinic seeks to expand from 300 to 500 patients

By Nick McCrea on July 01, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
An addiction treatment center has applied to significantly increase the number of patients it serves, potentially renewing a heated debate over Bangor’s role in combating the region’s drug problems.
Benjamin D. Steeves

Grand jury indicts Holden man accused of assaulting girls

By Judy Harrison on June 30, 2016, at 5:56 p.m.
Benjamin D. Steeves, 29, was indicted on one count each of gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact, both Class A crimes, two counts of unlawful sexual contact, one a Class C crime, the other a Class D crime, and four counts of assault, a Class D crime.
Gordon Brewster

Officials searching for missing man in Brewer

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
Officials are searching for a man who was last seen on Chamberlain Street Thursday morning.

Trump Force One comes to Bangor: Here’s a look inside

By Tony DelMonaco, 3315 Aviation on June 30, 2016, at 1:44 p.m.
When it was announced that Donald Trump was going to make a stop in the Queen City, the first thing that came to my aviation mind was “PLEASE BRING THE 757!!” N757AF(the tail number for Donald’s Boeing 757-200) is on the photo bucket list of many aviation photographers and enthusiasts …
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 Phoenix, a 6-month-old pit bull mix, rests on Thursday at the Bangor Humane Society after being turned over by Brewer police earlier that morning after the arrest of his owner. Jeffrey Mayhew, 31, is accused of dragging the dog behind a pickup truck.

Dragged by truck, injured puppy ‘Phoenix’ is now recovering at Bangor shelter

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 9:56 a.m.
A local man accused of dragging a dog behind a pickup truck also will face drug charges.

Brewer man accused of dragging bulldog behind pickup

By Dawn Gagnon on June 29, 2016, at 7:42 p.m.
The 14-week-old male bulldog was taken to a local emergency veterinary clinic for treatment of cuts to its paws and legs.
Supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hold up signs as Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Trump supporters, protesters argue outside Bangor rally

By Christopher Cousins on June 29, 2016, at 7:32 p.m.
“I believe he’s the only person who’s going to actually do something for this country,” Richard Young of Bangor said
An elderly woman drove her car into the Family Dollar near the Hannaford supermarket on Broadway in Bangor on Wednesday. The car crashed into a restroom.

Car hits Bangor Family Dollar, forcing store to close

By Dawn Gagnon on June 29, 2016, at 6:51 p.m.
An elderly local woman’s car struck a wall of the store, breaking through to the restroom inside.
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Bangor police break up a fight involving at least two young men on Wednesday on Main Street near the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Scuffle near Paul Bunyan statue not related to Trump rally

By Dawn Gagnon on June 29, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
“When it was called in, the people were very specific that it was not anybody connected to the event over there,” Bangor police Lt. Cathy Rumsey.
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Trump rips Clinton, courts working-class voters in Bangor

By Michael Shepherd on June 29, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
“We’re going to bring back our jobs. We’re going to bring back our wealth. We’re going to bring back our money,” Donald Trump said at a rally at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. “We’re going to bring back our pride. We’re going to make America great again.”
Nicholas Spencer

Maine man indicted for manslaughter, OUI in crash that killed brother

By Judy Harrison on June 29, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
Nicholas Spencer was driving on County Road in Milford at a high rate of speed on Feb. 24 when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a telephone pole and a large rock, Chief Deputy William Sheehan of the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released at the time.

Section of Parkway South in Brewer to close for culvert installation

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 29, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
Construction will force the closure of a section of Parkway South on July 6, according to a statement from the city.

Chicken barbecue at Orrington church

on June 29, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive, Orrington, Maine ORRINGTON, Maine — A chicken barbecue will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at First United Methodist Church, 14 Center Drive, by donation.   This post was contributed by a …
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech at the Trump Soho Hotel in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., June 22, 2016

Live updates: Donald Trump campaign touches down in Bangor

on June 29, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
Up-to-the-minute reports on Trump’s rally in Bangor.
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Jesse Labreck, a former University of Maine, Orono track and field heptathlete, clears a hurdle at UMaine on May 7, 2013.

Oakland native enjoyed experience being on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

By Larry Mahoney on June 29, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
Jesse Labreck missed competing but has filled the void by doing so on a national TV show, “American Ninja Warrior.”
A member of the community wipes her eyes after listening to Ashley Leavitt's story during Rep. Bruce Poliquin's town hall event on opiate addiction Tuesday at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor.

Maine’s opioid epidemic focus of Poliquin’s town hall event

By Dawn Gagnon on June 28, 2016, at 10:01 p.m.
“I know what it’s like to be embarrassed and not know what to do. To feel hopeless, to not know where to go, [or] who can help. I also know that you can’t give up.”
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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech on Tuesday at the Alumisourse Building in Monessen, Pennsylvania.

On eve of Donald Trump rally, Bangor officials urge people to ‘respect each other’

By Emily Burnham and Nick McCrea on June 28, 2016, at 6:31 p.m.
Bangor-area residents and officials chimed in on the eve of Trump’s rally, with some arguing he’s the country’s best option, and others saying he would take the nation in the wrong direction.
Newburgh residents raise blue cards to vote on an article during town meeting March 12, 2010.

Newburgh officials set dates to deal with election, budget questions

By Dawn Gagnon on June 28, 2016, at 4:41 p.m.
Local officials have set dates for a special town meeting, an election and for the continuation of the annual town meeting, which was halted June 22 after voters postponed action on warrant articles related to spending for lack of current audit information.
A landline telephone.

PUC to begin meetings on changes for basic landline customers

By Darren Fishell on June 28, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
PORTLAND | Utilities regulators will visit Bangor July 7, in the first of a series of informational meetings about changes to FairPoint Communications’ price-controlled, basic landline phone service starting Aug. 28. A law passed during the last legislative session phases out regulated landline service in 22 of Maine’s largest …

Donation Yard Sale to Benefit the Shaw House

By Nathaniel Coe on June 28, 2016, at 4:01 p.m.
Friday, July 15, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, July 16, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Shaw House Donation Yard Sale, 136 Union St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-941-2828X5; theshawhouse.org The Shaw House is a youth homeless shelter in Bangor. We work with youth up to the …
 

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