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A class ring from Brewer High School was found in Glenholme, Nova Scotia.

Did you lose a Brewer High School 1980 class ring? This Nova Scotia man may have it.

By Danielle McLean on May 22, 2017, at 4:58 p.m.
At the urging of his girlfriend, Ward reached out to a Canadian TV station to help solve the mystery.

Bangor’s Penobscot Theatre presents: The Full Monty: June 15 – July 9

on May 22, 2017, at 11:51 a.m.
Emera Maine is starting a repair and maintenance project along a 100-mile stretch of an important transmission line using helicopters.
CREDIT: Contributed.

Emera Maine using helicopters as part of line repairs

on May 22, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.

Bridge Alliance Mixer in Bangor

By David Des Isles on May 22, 2017, at 10:25 a.m.
Antoinne J. Bethea

Man wanted in Bangor shooting on Easter arrested in Ohio

By Judy Harrison on May 22, 2017, at 8:13 a.m.
A suspect sought in connection with a shooting in Bangor last month that left one man dead was arrested Sunday in Ohio during a traffic stop, according to Bangor police.
Bonnie, a 9-year-old West Highland white terrier, has been the focus of a search since she ran off into a swampy wooded area while being taken to her groomer's.

Drone search for missing Maine dog suspended

By Dawn Gagnon on May 22, 2017, at 8:01 a.m.
The drone has been used in several missing person cases in the region, but until now it had not been used in an animal rescue.
Crowds of people arrive for the Jason Aldean Concert on Sunday evening at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.

Bangor, Waterfront Concerts still haven’t signed a new contract

By Danielle McLean on May 22, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Waterfront Concerts has been without a new contract with Bangor for at least seven months as the two sides negotiate issues around the volume of the music and the length of a new agreement.
CULTURE SHOCK

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan honeymoon in rural Maine, with visits to Millinocket and Bangor

on May 21, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
An empty chair and an accompanying display board featuring the names of Maine’s prisoners of war and soldiers declared missing in action were officially installed Saturday during a ceremony at Bangor International Airport.

Bangor memorial pays tribute to all Maine POWs, MIAs

By Dawn Gagnon on May 20, 2017, at 7 p.m.
The nearly 500 Mainers who never returned from war were remembered Saturday afternoon during a brief ceremony at Bangor International Airport.
CULTURE SHOCK

Mark Zuckerberg vacationing in rural Maine; spotted dining Friday night in Bangor

on May 20, 2017, at 11:08 a.m.
The lot at 159 Hogan Road in Bangor is seen Wednesday.

LePage’s Bangor psychiatric facility would not be run by the state

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The developer for the project should be selected by mid-August and construction is expected to begin in April 2018 with a March 2019 opening date.
ALTON, Maine -- 05/19/2017 - Emergency responders work to reconstruct the scene where a one-year old male was fatally hit by a vehicle at Alton Elementary School Friday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

1-year-old killed in car accident at Alton Elementary

By Ashley Conti on May 19, 2017, at 8:58 p.m.
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Emergency responders work to reconstruct the scene where a 1-year-old boy was fatally hit by a vehicle at Alton Elementary School Friday.

1-year-old boy fatally struck by car at Alton Elementary School identified

By Dawn Gagnon on May 19, 2017, at 6:42 p.m.
A 1-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon in a car-pedestrian accident in the parking lot of the Alton Elementary School, Maine State Police confirmed Friday night.
City workers set up a temporary crosswalk sign at Hammond and Central streets in downtown Bangor on Thursday. Businesses there say construction work being done is hampering some sales, but that it's necessary.

Bangor’s downtown construction project a ‘necessary evil,’ but retailers are seeing less traffic

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 19, 2017, at 6:51 a.m.
Downtown business owners say that the dust, noise and clogged traffic at the intersection of the three streets have been annoyances that in some cases have hurt sales.
The Paul Bunyan statue in front of the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor

Bangor tourism board asks city to double its funding

By Danielle McLean on May 19, 2017, at 6:51 a.m.
“Those people are coming in and spending money at the Cross Insurance Center, at the hotels, at the restaurants, and at the shops.”
MAINE FOCUS
BANGOR, MAINE -- 02/28/2017 --  Salena Sawtelle has been working at the Stillwater Health Care facility in Bangor for three years. Nursing homes such as this are largely staffed by women and the wages are not far above Maine's minimum wage.

When this Maine caregiver shared her struggle to get by, strangers showed up with gifts

By Rosie Hughes on May 19, 2017, at 6:28 a.m.
Salena Sawtelle, a certified nursing assistant in Bangor, couldn’t even afford new shoes. She’s since been offered 20 new pairs.
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including The National, Kacy Hill, Fleet Foxes and Perfume Genius on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on May 18, 2017, at 3:07 p.m.
New tunes from Perfume Genius, Lana Del Rey and Gorillaz debuted on the show this week, while the retro alternative set continued to explore the ’97-’98 era of Radiohead’s “OK Computer” with a set of tracks from 1998.

The John Bapst Annual Spring Concert is set for May 25 in Bangor.

Bangor Daily News on May 18, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.

New community market in Alton opens Friday, May 19

on May 18, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, May 19-21: All roads lead to… Belfast?

on May 18, 2017, at 12:20 p.m.