on Feb. 17, 2014, at 9:21 a.m.
Bangor Daily News on Feb. 14, 2014, at 9:35 a.m.
By Aislinn Sarnacki on Feb. 05, 2014, at 12:32 p.m.
Sometimes, I just have to get out of the office. Fortunately, I’m an “outdoor reporter,” so I can usually come up with some reason to do just that. Recently, as a break from staring at my computer screen, I grabbed my camera and headed out to capture candid images of …
By Kevin Bennett on Jan. 29, 2014, at 1:49 p.m.
“I’ve never seriously injured myself, but I occasionally twist and sprain my ankle,” said Patrick Hapworth, a University of Maine student with an off-beat hobby. Hapworth is a self-taught gymnast who spends hours trying to master tricks that he has seen others perform successfully. As a high school wrestler at …
on Jan. 21, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
By Troy R. Bennett on Jan. 01, 2014, at 2:19 a.m.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — New Year’s revelers dragged their Christmas trees down slick sidewalks toward the beach as the sun set on 2013 for the last time. A trail of spills littering the bricks and telltale marks in the sand led to a pile of evergreens, all of whom …
By Brian Feulner on Dec. 22, 2013, at 4:48 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Rain came down as mist at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Saturday evening and the now frozen trees made crackling noises as a light wind blew during the storm. A popular city recreational area, the course was criss-crossed with ski grooves and snowshoe post-holes, now frozen …
By Troy R. Bennett on Dec. 07, 2013, at 3:36 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Emily Dickinson wrote: There’s a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons – That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes – I think she was onto something. There’s a weight to the long shadows of late fall and winter. The sun never gets high, so they stay …
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on Nov. 29, 2013, at 11:33 a.m.
By Robert F. Bukaty on Nov. 22, 2013, at 6:44 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — There’s something about the quality of light in November that is unlike any other time of the year. The sun, shining at a low angle to earth through the crisp, clear air, seems to spotlight anything in its path while casting everything else in dark shadows. Although …
By Evan Wagstaff, Chris O'Brien and Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times on Nov. 15, 2013, at 5:19 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — To be an aspiring superhero these days, most 5-year-olds must enlist clueless younger siblings, restless parents, backyard shrubs, fire hydrants and all manner of pets to serve as their foils and damsels in distress. Not Miles Scott, for whom much of San Francisco morphed in Gotham City …
By Brian Feulner on Nov. 05, 2013, at 5:32 a.m.
A rainbow of color in the form of Volkswagen vans lined the parking lot of The Beetle Shop on a recent weekday in Belfast. Shaped like toaster ovens and retrofitted for multiday excursions, many of the VWs are camper-style vans. Crammed inside are a sink, stove, removable table, multiple beds …
By Brian Feulner on Nov. 01, 2013, at 9:46 a.m.
Challenges come in many forms, and a group of young people chose the one that has been daunting musicians for centuries — classical music. The perfect place for students to hone their teamwork and instrumentals is through the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras. The children, ages 7-18, are divided into three …
on Oct. 31, 2013, at 11:28 a.m.
By Brian Feulner on Oct. 30, 2013, at 5:14 p.m.
Ian Pottle talks about the history of The Beetle Shop in Belfast that his father Allen Pottle started in 1977. Over the last two years Pottle has noticed a rise in Volkswagen Bus repairs at the shop he’s taken over from his father.
on Oct. 30, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.