on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Principals want to better support students’ mental health, but they need the tools — and guidance themselves.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 28, 2016, at 7:55 p.m.
Three Maine schools are among 279 public and 50 private schools that have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 28, 2016, at 7:18 p.m.
A developer who owed back taxes to the city has begun renovating 73 Central St. in compliance with an agreement with the city.
on Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
I read with some great interest New York Times columnist Dan Barry’s essay last weekend about Paul Bunyan. As an ardent Bangorian, I feel a certain pride in our gargantuan culture hero and his place in our history as the former lumber capital of the east. I see our statue of …
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 28, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks across the border and mailing them to buyers around the U.S. for eight years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to multiple counts of conspiracy and money laundering.
By Emily Burnham on Sept. 28, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
“You really get a glimpse into what high quality contemporary artists are living and working in New Brunswick.”
on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.
Maine, however, is neither funding its mentoring programs nor advising them.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 27, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
“It allows people to vote independently and privately,” Jon Monroe, elections management analyst for the secretary of state’s office, said.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 27, 2016, at 6:38 p.m.
Police accessed Christopher Cook’s cellphone texts, which indicated he “set the robbery up and that he was working with the two male suspects,” Bangor police Detective Tim Shaw said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 27, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
“We used to be a country where we talked about ideas. Now we’re more concerned in what not to do or who is going to get credit for something,” said Augusta Mayor David Rollins.
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 27, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
Civic leaders express support for ranked choice voting in Maine.
on Sept. 27, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Stephen King has not typically been shy when it comes to making his opinions on various matters known. Naturally, he’s been weighing in on Twitter with his thoughts on this year’s election season. As you might imagine, they are not overwhelmingly positive, and during last night’s presidential debate, he let …
on Sept. 27, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
Seepeoples – Love EP Seepeoples are a band that cannot be defined. You could throw a few genre descriptors around — indie rock? Pop? Jam band? Psychedelic? — but all of those and none of those are appropriate. Nowhere in the Portland band’s 15-year history is that more true than …
on Sept. 27, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Around 60 schools in Maine still use D.A.R.E., more than any other packaged program.
Bangor Daily News on Sept. 26, 2016, at 11:08 p.m.
Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 26, 2016, at 8:15 p.m.
A 38-year-old Winthrop man was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for possessing with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun during a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
If you want to become a teacher, Maine is among the toughest places in the country to make a living once you step into the classroom, according to a report released Monday by a finance website.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
While the state’s overall crime rate decreased last year, violent crimes against people in Maine increased, with drugs blamed as the “driving force” behind them, according to state law enforcement officials.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 26, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Another restaurant has signed on to fill the last vacant space in Bangor’s Stillwater Crossing development.
By Ashley Conti on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
Students from area high schools talk about how adults can help youths suffering from addiction.