Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Cancellations coming in as icy storm approaches Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
National Weather Service forecasters said Monday that the storm will arrive in southern reaches of the state late Monday night, mostly in the form of snow.
Sarah Frankie Sigman of New York partially hides her face while watching President Donald Trump give a speech during a screening of his inauguration on Friday at Bates College in Lewiston.

What Mainers think of President Donald Trump

By BDN Staff Reports on Jan. 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Maine is as politically divided as it has been any time in recent political history, particularly between the liberal southern areas and the more conservative north.
Kathie Leonard, president and CEO of Auburn Manufacturing Inc.

Fed ruling: Imports are hurting Auburn Manufacturing Inc.

By Kathryn Skelton on Jan. 19, 2017, at 8:02 p.m.
The president and CEO of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. has scored a preliminary victory in arguing that unfairly cheap imports have hurt business at her company.
Khalil Gibran Muhammed gives his keynote address "No Reparation without Racial Education: Martin Luther King on the Tyranny of Ignorance" for Bates College's "Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices" program at the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on campus in Lewiston on Martin Luther King Jr. day Monday morning.

MLK scholar in Maine: Teach that racism is bedrock of US history

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 16, 2017, at 1:46 p.m.
“Slavery is not an aberration in the American story,” Muhammad said. “It is the quintessential American story.”

Auburn man, 81, dies after being hit by SUV while crossing the road

By CBS 13 on Jan. 13, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
The Auburn man who was hit while crossing the road to get his paper has died.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Community Health Options

CEO: Maine health insurance co-op doing better than a year ago

By Lindsay Tice on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
“Despite the difficulties we’ve gone through, we’re frankly a stronger company as a result,” said CEO Kevin Lewis.
Josephine Jordan, 3, peers out from the doorway leading to her family's front hall after coming down from the upstairs to investigate the sound of visitors on Dec. 9, 2016.

Inside the isolation of the first refugee family to be resettled in small-town Maine

on Jan. 12, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
We chronicled one child’s yearning to be understood.
Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo. Up to 5 inches of snow is expected to hit western and coastal Maine on Saturday.

Up to 5 inches of snow expected in coastal, western Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 07, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.

Lewiston man seriously injured in Brunswick crash

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 06, 2017, at 2:54 p.m.
The man was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he was listed in fair condition Friday afternoon.
Zoe Seaman-Grant of Charleston, South Carolina, and Matthew Davis of Chicago, members of the Brooks Quimby Debate Council at Bates College, advanced to the quarter-finals of the World Universities Debating Championship on Tuesday in The Hague, Netherlands. A team from the University of Sydney in Australia was named the winner.

A Maine college team talked its way into the world debate championships

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 06, 2017, at 7:01 a.m.
Two Bates College students joined teams from Oxford University, Yale University and the University of Sydney earlier this week in The Hague, Netherlands, competing in the World Universities Debating Championship.
A plow works to remove snow from a bridge in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Ice storm in Maine cancels school for many, delays for others

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 04, 2017, at 2:23 p.m.
“Bangor reported 0.15 inches of ice. That glaze of ice can make traveling dangerous.”
Shawn Berry, 41, of Livermore Falls died early Sunday morning of injuries suffered in a two-car crash on Route 4 in Livermore.

Livermore Falls man died from injuries suffered in crash, police say

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 03, 2017, at 6:08 p.m.
Maine State Police said a Livermore Falls man who died early Sunday morning following a two-car crash on Route 4 succumbed to injuries from the crash, and not a medical emergency.
Charlotte Oh and Darren Callahan are the parents of the first baby born in Maine in 2017. Zander Reuben Callahan weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounce and measured 16 inches, according to his mother. He was born at 12:03 a.m. at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston on New Year's Day.

Maine’s first baby of 2017 arrives in Lewiston at 3 minutes after midnight

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 01, 2017, at 6:21 p.m.
Marina Moscone (right) and her daughter Sasha, 4, take a walk through Chapin Park in Bangor on Friday.

Maine power companies still grappling with effects of season’s first nor’easter

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 31, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
As of noon on Saturday, more than 16,000 CMP customers were without electricity. Meanwhile, nearly 700 Emera Maine accounts were waiting for service to be restored.
Air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

Nor’easter blankets Maine, collapses UMaine’s Mahaney Dome

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 30, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
The snow knocked out power to more than 100,000 residents, brought down utility lines and even caused the University of Maine’s Mahaney Dome to collapse.

Lebanon man, 75, gets trapped in furnace vent, dies

By Nik Beimler, Foster's Daily Democrat on Dec. 30, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
Medical crews attempted CPR on the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

One man dies, two injured in Sabattus crash

By CBS 13 on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:49 a.m.
The two injured are a woman and a young child who were in a van that collided with a box truck.

Family of woman killed in Casco denounces defendant’s statement about hitting a deer

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 23, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
“Mr. Smith, you say you thought you hit a deer. We don’t believe you.”
Donna Pickard of Far Point Farm in Steuben may have to stretch her own meals, but she will give away her food to someone who needs it.

A simple change could give Maine’s hungry, rural people more food

on Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
The first in-depth look of its kind shows that 59 percent of people are using food pantries more this year than last.
Michael Gatcomb

Following high-speed chase in two states, Mainer escapes into woods

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 22, 2016, at 4:50 p.m.
Gatcomb is 6 feet tall, weighs 190 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes.