Jill Stein Fundraiser

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
In 2016 the Rotary Club of Bangor presented checks to eight area nonprofits. The proceeds from the 2017 Music Off Broadway performances will be distributed in June 2017.

Rotary Club of Bangor announces Nov. 14th deadline for funding opportunity

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.

Crash shuts down I-95 southbound in Plymouth area

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 11:57 a.m.
Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.
Keith Coleman (left), 27, the man accused of slaying his girlfriend and her two children the weekend before Christmas.

Jury selection begins in slaying of Garland mom, 2 children

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 10:07 a.m.
Keith Coleman, 29, is charged with three counts of murder and one count of gross sexual assault.
Nicholas Sexton can be seen at the Penobscot Judicial Center in this May 2014 file photo.

Man convicted of murder, arson in drug deal gone bad seeks new trial

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Nicholas Sexton was found guilty of murder in the death of Nicolle Lugdon and of arson in August 2012 in Bangor.
New York financier Lynn Tilton arrives for an appeal hearing at the U.S. District courthouse in New York in 2015.

Diva of Distressed, former Old Town mill owner Lynn Tilton faces fraud trial

By Nate Raymond, Reuters on Oct. 21, 2016, at 5:02 p.m.
The founder of New York-based Patriarch Partners will face an SEC administrative proceeding in Manhattan on Monday.
Sen. Andre Cushing attends to business in Augusta in this December 2014 file photo.

Maine Sen. Andre Cushing’s sister accuses him of ‘fraud’ in ethics complaint

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
The complaint alleges that Assistant Senate Majority Leader Andre Cushing moved thousands of dollars between political and private bank accounts with a family-owned business as a conduit.
Staff Sgt. Qasey Perry (left), crew chief with the 101st Air Refueling Wing, Maine Air National Guard, receives the 10,000th walking stick from Galen Cole at the Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor on Friday morning.

MAINEiac with family history of service gets 10,000th veteran walking stick

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
“It means all the more for me because the military has always been in my family.”
Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
The foreclosed home at 91 Longmeadow Drive in Brewer is seen Thursday.

On trespassing call, Brewer police officer draws gun on reporters

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:57 p.m.
A Brewer police officer, in responding to a report of a daylight burglary at a notorious abandoned house on Thursday, drew his gun and confronted two Bangor Daily News journalists who were inspecting the home with a city official on a story assignment.
Michael Crowley (center) poses a question during a City Council candidate forum while Andrew Bennett (left), Marc Eastman (second from left), Gibran Graham (second from right) and Daniel Tremble listen on Thursday at Bangor City Hall.

Bangor council candidates talk city’s future during forum

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:48 p.m.
A no trespassing sign is seen on a side door of the foreclosed home at 91 Longmeadow Drive in Brewer Thursday. The city of Brewer purchased the property and plans to renovate it and put it back on the market.

Brewer renovating notorious foreclosed home, which will soon be for sale

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 20, 2016, at 7:09 p.m.
The foreclosed Brewer house that police officers responded to complaints about many times in recent years will soon get a facelift in order to be placed on the market.
Mary Beal, founder of Beal College, can be seen in this undated photo. Beal College marked its 125th anniversary on Thursday.

Beal College celebrates 125th birthday

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 20, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
A longtime Bangor educational institution marked a major milestone on Thursday with an open house, tours and, of course, a cake.
Attendees of a public hearing about an application to expand Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town listen during the second day of the hearing on Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Concerns aired about water quality, out-of-state waste at Old Town landfill expansion hearing

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 20, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
Residents opposed to the plan to double the capacity of Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town expressed concerns at a two-day public hearing.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Oct. 21-23: Our cups runneth over

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
Brewer High School Principal David Wall

Brewer principal hires attorney amid questions about his departure

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 19, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
Brewer High School Principal David Wall has not been fired, attorney Rebecca Webber said.

Murder for Two

By Micky Bedell on Oct. 19, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.

Police: Street racing in Levant leads to injuries and charges

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
Two drivers who were racing on Tay Road are facing charges after a crash that resulted in injuries last week, Maine State Police said.
Jeff Walls of Stockton Springs and Tammy Harrison of Hudson hold up signs urging Maine voters to vote no of Question 1 on the Nov. 8 election ballot. While not opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use, they said that the proposed legislation would lead to onerous compliance requirements that could force small farmers out of business and adversely affect access to medicine for medical marijuana patients.

Grassroots group raising questions about recreational marijuana ballot question

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
“This particular bill that was written specifically for some investors to get government contracts.”

Gerald Winters and Son, new Stephen King-centric bookstore, opens in Bangor

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.

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