Surveillance camera catches 2 teens allegedly trying to break into Bagel Central

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
The videos show the girls trying to access doors on the backside of the Central Street building as well as one girl dancing and one falling off a trash container.

Ween, Elvis Costello set for June, July concerts at Thompson’s Point in Portland

on Feb. 27, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.
Narcan sprayers like the sample shown here are available for free through four Bangor medical centers as part of a plan to prevent fatal overdoses on opioids.

Free Narcan kits moving slowly but still likely saving lives

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 26, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
Four local medical centers offering free prescription Narcan for people at risk of opioid overdose are seeing that the lifesaving kits aren’t moving as fast as anticipated. But those that have been distributed are probably helping to save lives, officials said.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Manna Ministries has a new phone number

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:13 p.m.

Pre-K and Kindergarten registration for Asa Adams School in Orono

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.

Area high school students honored by the National Society of the DAR

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.

Jazz piano and trombone player wanted

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
Pamela L. Morin, 45.

Customer accused of threatening Bangor motel manager with hammer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
A woman who was upset with management at the Riverview Motel on State Street last week was arrested for threatening one day and again the next day for returning to the motel, according to Bangor police Sgt. Tim Cotton.
Dustin Brown, 21, of Bangor at the Penobscot Judicial Center, Nov. 17, 2015.

Father guilty of causing baby’s death seeks to have conviction reversed

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:59 a.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court next week will consider whether the manslaughter conviction of Dustin Brown in the death of his 3-month-old son, Xander Brown, on Nov. 25, 2012, should be set aside.

New songs from Maine bands: The Very Reverend, Tall Horse, Ghosts of Johnson City, Foam Castles

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.
Andrea Irwin, executive director of the Mabel Wadsworth Center, speaks Thursday outside the office of U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in support of continued funding for Planned Parenthood.

Supporters of Planned Parenthood funding present 650 signatures to Poliquin’s Bangor office

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 23, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.
The rally in Bangor was one of more than 300 similar events held this week around the country, and supporters delivered petitions with more than 650 signatures in support of Planned Parenthood to Poliquin’s Bangor office

Beginner Sewing Course

By The Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Feb. 24-26: And the winner is…

on Feb. 23, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
University of Maine's Wes Myers (right) drives the lane past University of New Hampshire's Jaleen Smith during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Jan. 19, 2017.

Locker room altercation resulted in UMaine men’s basketball suspensions

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report reveals.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collin is seen recently at her home in Bangor.

Sen. Collins sees common ground with Trump administration on trade

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:39 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said that trade is an issue she can work on with the new administration even though she has concerns about the impact some of the president’s ideas might have on business relations with Canada.
An artist's rendering of what the "earth-like" planets orbiting Trappist 1 might look like. NASA announced the discovery of the exoplanets on Wednesday, saying that some of the planets likely have water and the potential for extraterrestrial life.

Discovery of new ‘earth-like’ planets sparks new talks of alien life

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
The blockbuster discovery of seven “earth-like” planets — including some that may have liquid water and the potential for extraterrestrial life — set off a firestorm of excitement among astronomers across the globe on Wednesday.

Fisherman admits to fraudulently getting over $157,000 in disability benefits

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
Daniel Fitzsimmons, 54, admitted that between 2002 and 2013 he and his dependants received more than $157,000 in Social Security Disability Insurance for which they did not qualify.

Winterfest in the Dooryard; downtown Bangor festival brings community together

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 6:40 p.m.

New music including Lana Del Rey, Maggie Rogers, Little Dragon and Health on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Shins, Mew and Muna on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on music from the year 2002.