‘A tough transition’: Bangor twin brothers to play on different teams

By Larry Mahoney on July 11, 2014, at 9:11 p.m.
Bangor twins Nick and Ryan Moore have played on teams together for virtually their entire lives. But that will change in the fall, when Nick Moore will attend Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, and his brother Ryan will remain at the South Kent School in Connecticut. Both played at …

Panel finds Maine Legislature erred in passing laws on tribal fishing rights, calls parties back to negotiating table

By Dawn Gagnon on July 11, 2014, at 8:50 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission released a report Friday in which it found the Maine Legislature circumvented the amendment process set forth in the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act when it passed laws on saltwater fishery matters without the consent of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in 1998, 2013 …
University of Maine's Ryan Lomberg celebrates after scoring a goal in the first period of a hockey game hockey game against Boston University, at Frozen Fenway on Jan. 11, 2014.

Suspended UMaine hockey player Lomberg may leave school, return to junior league

By Larry Mahoney on July 11, 2014, at 6:22 p.m.
University of Maine right-winger Ryan Lomberg, who was suspended from the team and other UMaine activities in May stemming from an assault charge, may be leaving the school. Rich McKenna, assistant general manager of the Muskegon (Michigan) Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League, said Friday they have traded Lomberg’s …

Maine medical licensure board sets limits on urologist who removed wrong testicle from patient

By Nick McCrea on July 11, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A urologist based in the state of Washington who mistakenly removed a patient’s left testicle has agreed to limit any potential future work in Maine, the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine announced in a news release on Friday. The board said Dr. Robert Modarelli, who practices …
A supermoon was seen over Gouldsboro's West Bay on Saturday, May 5, 2012.

Get ready for a ‘supermoon’ summer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 11, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The ‘supermoon’ summer is on its way, with full moons in July, August and September looking larger than normal. This will especially be the case when the moon is rising, because it occurs when the moon is at or near its closest orbital point to Earth, according …
Sen. Susan Collins (left) presents Bangor Police Chief Mark Hathaway a flag that flew over the Capitol in memory of former Chief Don Winslow Friday at the Bangor Police Department.

Sen. Susan Collins pays tribute to late Bangor police chief Don Winslow

By Dawn Gagnon on July 11, 2014, at 3:59 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins visited the Bangor Police Department Friday to pay tribute to former Police Chief Don Winslow, who died of cancer Thursday at the age of 57. “All of us knew Don Winslow and the tremendous contribution that he made to public safety in our …

Emera Maine holds service interruption in Brewer

on July 11, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — A planned service interruption on Friday had Emera Maine customers in Brewer without power for a short period of time. The company said the outages affected the areas of Oak Grove Drive and Clover Lane due to maintenance upgrades. The outages were expected to last from 12:30 …
James Hayes, 49, of Bangor, who spent five years behind bars, turned himself in to his probation officer Friday morning in the case of a theft at a Hermon store.

Bangor man on probation for 2007 robbery arrested in Hermon theft case

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 11, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
HERMON, Maine — A man on probation for a 2007 robbery was arrested Friday morning in connection with a Hermon theft, police said. James Hayes, 49, of Bangor, who spent five years behind bars, turned himself in to his probation officer Friday morning, according to Chief Deputy Troy Morton of …
A group of middle and high school students gather in front of the granite sister city monument at Bangor Waterfront Friday. Students from around the area will travel to China for three weeks as part of an immersion program. The group will present an exact replica of the monument to their Chinese host officials in Harbin, along with a key to the city of Bangor.

Students bringing a piece of Bangor to sister city in Harbin, China

By Nick McCrea on July 11, 2014, at 1:03 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A group of Bangor-area kids are heading to China for a three-week cultural immersion and are bringing along something to tie together two cities more than 6,000 miles apart. About 15 middle and high school students with the Bangor Chinese School, joined by chaperones, are slated to …

Introducing the View from 263 Main

on July 11, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.
This blog describe the view from the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter. We humanize and give some voice to the thousands of people who have come here in need.
From the community

Adult pet fees waived at Bangor Humane Society

Bangor Daily News on July 11, 2014, at 11:38 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The intake of animals at the Bangor Humane Society has increased dramatically, and the building is now at capacity, filled with abandoned, stray or surrendered pets. Many more are on a waiting list for individuals needing to surrender. “When we are at capacity, the health of our …
Chuck Carter, President of Eagre Interactive, speaks to participants of the Summer Technology Camp at the University of Maine on Wednesday in Orono.  Carter is video game industry veteran with over three decades of computer graphics experience.

Can video game designer’s vision, summer camp make Bangor area a technology hub?

By Darren Fishell on July 11, 2014, at 7:28 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Tuesdays are veteran video game designer Chuck Carter’s time to pull all-nighters at his startup’s downtown office above Bagel Central, developing a game he envisioned decades ago. “Everything has to start with an idea,” Carter said. “And this started with an idea that’s been in my head …
Mario "Lee" Sirabella, of Brewer, holds a photograph of himself (left) with another soldier.  Sirabella photographed the salvaging of the B-17 aircraft that crashed near Rangeley in 1944.

‘Like a giant lawn mower went through there’: Brewer man recalls B-17 crash 70 years ago in western Maine

By Nick McCrea on July 11, 2014, at 5:36 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Somewhere under decades of dense forest growth on a remote mountain west of Rangeley are the remains of a B-17 aircraft in which 10 American fliers spent the last moments of their lives July 11, 1944. The entire crew of young men on their way to Europe …
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Rickey Medlocke (left) and Gary Rossington jam out during the Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd show at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company co-headline show that rocked Bangor

on July 10, 2014, at 11:12 p.m.

Glenburn moves to single-sort recycling

By Dawn Gagnon on July 10, 2014, at 9:07 p.m.
GLENBURN, Maine — The town of Glenburn has contracted with ecomaine to provide single-sort recycling services, effective at the beginning of this month, Town Manager Michael Crooker said Tuesday. With single-sort recycling, all recyclable materials — such as paper, newspaper, paperboard, cardboard, plastics, and aluminum and tin cans — can …
Two cars were involved in an accident that left one car on its side Thursday near the intersection of Third Street and Maxim Court in Bangor.

Distracted driving played role in Bangor crash

By Dawn Gagnon on July 10, 2014, at 8:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Brewer man with a suspended driver’s license was arrested on several charges Thursday afternoon after he crashed his Ford Fusion into a parked car on Third Street, causing his car to tip over onto its side, according to Bangor police. The crash happened near the intersection …

Mario “Lee” Sirabella photographed the salvaging of the B-17 aircraft in 1944

By Gabor Degre on July 10, 2014, at 7:49 p.m.
Mario “Lee” Sirabella, 93, photographed the salvaging of the B-17 aircraft in 1944, when he was a military photographer.
Wayne Parks

Bangor man wanted on warrant, with 6 prior OAS convictions, arrested in Holden for OUI

By Dawn Gagnon on July 10, 2014, at 7:14 p.m.
HOLDEN, Maine — A Holden police officer arrested a Bangor man on operating under the influence and other charges early Wednesday morning after seeing him swerve his pickup during a trip to Circle K on Main Road. At the time of his arrest, Wayne Parks, 28, was the subject of …
A variety of hot peppers at the farm store at the Avalon Acres Orchard and Farm in St. Albans.

UMaine researchers breed variety of non-spicy hot peppers

By Staff, CBS 13 on July 10, 2014, at 6:15 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — University of Maine researchers say they’ve developed a new hot pepper without the heat. They worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to breed a new variety of pepper at a facility in Georgia. They say this new pepper has the same health benefits of hot peppers …
Two Black Hawk helicopters from the Bangor-based Maine Army National Guard’s 126th Aviation Medevac unit traveled Tuesday to the scene of a mock fire on Criehaven Island.

Army National Guard unit helicopters bring firefighting equipment to remote Maine Island

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 10, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Lobstermen near Criehaven called 911 Tuesday to report a fire on the remote island and the Maine Army National Guard’s 126th Aviation Medevac unit was called into action to transport equipment and Maine Forest Service personnel to the location. The fire call was actually a training session …
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