By Ryan McLaughlin on July 21, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 20, 2016, at 9:48 p.m.
An informational meeting on the proposed Interstate 395-Route 9 connector road drew at least 150 area residents, a large majority of them opposed to the route, the project itself or both.
By Judy Harrison on July 20, 2016, at 8:12 p.m.
“We need a unity of purpose, and we need a national commitment to make good health, good education and good jobs available to all Americans.”
By Dawn Gagnon on July 20, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
Hermon town councilors have hired Auburn City Manager Howard Kroll, a former Brewer city clerk and assistant city manager, as the successor to Town Manager Roger Raymond, who is retiring later this summer.
By Darren Fishell on July 20, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
Cross Insurance has purchased competing Bangor-based insurer Sargent, Tyler and West for an undisclosed price.
on July 20, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Holden Congregational Church, 9 Rider Bluff Road, Holden, Maine HOLDEN, Maine — Public supper by church school, 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Holden Congregational Church, 9 Rider Bluff Road. Menu will include homebaked beans, hot dogs, casseroles, coleslaw, salads, rolls, pies and beverages. Prices …
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
Col. Frank Roy, who assumed his new duties on June 5, was welcomed in a ceremony at the base on July 10.
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
A man who wandered away from an assisted living facility last month has been found in the Midwest, Brewer police said Wednesday.
By Judy Harrison on July 20, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Four more people charged in connection with a drug distribution ring that allegedly operated in the Dexter area for a dozen years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to drug conspiracy charges.
Bangor Daily News on July 20, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
More than 100 people gathered outside the Bangor police station Wednesday morning to show support for area law enforcement and emergency response personnel.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 19, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.
Members of Hampden’s Planning Board granted the Municipal Review Committee and its partner Fiberight LLC permission to construct a $69 million state-of-the-art waste-to-energy plant.
By Judy Harrison on July 19, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
A local man was sentenced Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to nine years in prison with all but five years suspended for a series of residential burglaries last summer that victims said robbed them of their sense of security and left them feeling violated.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 19, 2016, at 5 p.m.
A motorcyclist involved in a Friday afternoon crash on Route 1A has died.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 19, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
City leaders don’t want to wait and see what happens to the 40-acre defunct mill site along the Penobscot River.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 19, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
The Maine DOT will provide updated information on the permitted Interstate 395/Route 9 connector.
By Shelby Hartin on July 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Bangor Parks and Rec has seen a significant uptick in recent years in the number of children participating in their programs.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 18, 2016, at 10:26 p.m.
Councilors directed staff to come up with a new draft that would limit the park smoking ban to places frequented by children.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 18, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Work to redevelop a historic downtown building could start soon if city councilors approve an arrangement with the former owner during their next regular meeting.
By Judy Harrison on July 18, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
Justice Ann Murray found there was probable cause for the murder charge and set bail at $300,000 for Philip Scott Fournier of East Millinocket.
on July 18, 2016, at 5:53 p.m.
Bangor International Airport has been issued a license allowing it to provide refueling and other services to foreign flights to and from Cuba, according to an announcement by Sen. Susan Collins on Monday. Collins, chairman of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced that the U.S. Treasury Department’s …