The lot at 159 Hogan Road in Bangor.

State moves forward on plan for Bangor forensic psychiatric facility

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 10, 2017, at 8:22 a.m.
The state is asking contractors and developers to register their interest in building a new forensic psychiatric facility in Bangor.

Hermon woman admits getting thousands in fraudulent money orders

By Judy Harrison on May 09, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
A Hermon woman waived indictment and pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to fraudulently issuing more than $4,000 in postal money orders she deposited in her mother’s account.

Local woman, 55, dies in Frankfort crash

By Nick McCrea on May 09, 2017, at 8:53 a.m.
She was stopped on Route 1A, waiting to turn left into a driveway around 2:15 p.m. when the crash happened.
University of Maine's Rachel Harvey connects with a pitch from University of Massachusetts Lowell during their softball game at Kessock Field in Orono on April 9.

Two UMaine softball players suspended

By Larry Mahoney on May 08, 2017, at 8:34 p.m.
Two University of Maine softball players, senior catcher Rachel Harvey and junior pitcher Annie Kennedy, have been suspended by school officials for an incident at the Orono House of Pizza on Saturday night.

There’s another “IT” trailer, and, not surprisingly, it’s just as terrifying as the first one

on May 08, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
A model from The Well Armed Woman demonstrates a Concealed Carry Pack in Ghent, New York, Oct. 5, 2016.

Schools, cops say concealed guns on campuses would jeopardize safety

By Nick McCrea on May 08, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“Based on my 40 years in law enforcement, I know that when there are more guns allowed, there is more risk and less safety.”
BANGOR, Maine -- May 6, 2017 -- Galen Cole, former president of Cole Express, founder of the Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor, World War II veteran and philanthropist received an honorary doctorate during Husson University

In a Husson first, four grads are named valedictorian

By Dawn Gagnon on May 07, 2017, at 7:04 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine -- 05/06/2017 - Members of the community head out during the inaugural Steps for Souls: Suicide Awareness Walk at Bangor High School Saturday. The walk was sponsored in part by Bangor High School Student Council as well as many other local businesses. The event appears to be the first time students, rather than teachers and administrators, have organized a community event aimed at educating people about suicide prevention. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Bangor students lead hundreds in walk to remember teens lost to suicide

By Judy Harrison on May 06, 2017, at 4:07 p.m.

Bangor man gets 18 years for conspiring to sell heroin

By Judy Harrison on May 06, 2017, at 8:04 a.m.
Mario Lee, 42, formerly of the Bronx, pleaded guilty Oct. 31 to one count of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.
Flood waters in the harbor of Blue Hill lap over the top of the town pier off Water Street in a 2016 photo.

Deluge targets eastern coastal Maine, 2 to 5 inches of rain expected

By Nick McCrea on May 05, 2017, at 1:19 p.m.
“This could lead to to small stream and urban flooding with significant rises on area rivers.”

Happy Acres Community Market is opening Friday, May 19 in Alton

on May 05, 2017, at 12:54 p.m.

Bangor High students organize walk to raise awareness about teen suicide

By Judy Harrison on May 05, 2017, at 1 a.m.
A group of Bangor High School students has organized a 1½-mile walk for this weekend to raise awareness about teen suicide.

Creating a better life through art: Panel discussion on Alzheimer’s disease set for Bangor

on May 04, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, May 5-7: I bless the rains down in Aaaaa-fri-caaaa…

on May 04, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.

Priscilla Owusu-Ansah to appear at Glad Tidings Church in Bangor

on May 04, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.

American Folk Festival announces first five artists for 2017 festival

on May 04, 2017, at 11:51 a.m.

New music including Phoenix, The Afghan Whigs, The Japanese House and Future Islands on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 03, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Gorillaz, Sylvan Esso and Slowdive on the show this week, while the retro set explored alternative rock classics from the year 1990.
A Biofine worker marks a container during a tour at the University of Maine Technology Research Center in Old Town Wednesday. The Massachusetts company Biofine demonstrated its pilot biorefinery project in the former Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill.

Biorefinery firm eyes plant in new industrial complex at former Old Town mill

By Darren Fishell on May 03, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.
A Massachusetts company intends to build its first major project in a new industrial complex planned for the former Old Town Fuel and Fiber.

The action-packed first trailer for the new ‘The Dark Tower’ movie is here

on May 03, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.
Attorney Kate Grossman meets with a patron Monday at the Bangor Public Library about a legal issue. The library was one of a dozen in the state that took part in the Lawyer in Libraries program on Law Day.

For fifth year, Maine attorneys offer advice in libraries on Law Day

By Judy Harrison on May 01, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
The legal issues that participants asked questions about ran the gamut from family law to employment and creditor law, Grossman said.