By Matthew Stone on Jan. 11, 2017, at 8:10 a.m.
The demand by Maine’s top health official has stalled an upgrade required by federal law to a program that helps new moms buy healthy food.
By Emily Burnham on Jan. 11, 2017, at 6:42 a.m.
SnowCon, now in its ninth year, each January brings together lovers of tabletop games — from classic favorites like Settlers of Catan and Dungeons & Dragons, to new, never-before-played board games being tested by their creators — to compete, share stories and socialize.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 10, 2017, at 8:18 p.m.
Officials outlined plans for the 1,700-foot trail extension that will be paid for with funds left over from a 2005 federal transportation earmark.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 10, 2017, at 5:23 p.m.
A local man who went missing just over a month ago was apparently feeling depressed in the days leading up to his disappearance, Bangor police Detective Lt. David Bushey said Tuesday without disclosing what investigators believe happened.
WEST OF THE FIELDS
New music including The Shins, Jens Lekman, London Grammar and Dirty Projectors on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast
on Jan. 10, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from Nine Inch Nails and Sohn on the show this week, while the retro alternative set explored some classics of ’80s synthpop.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 10, 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
Mainers marched Tuesday on five state offices of Sen. Susan Collins to protest her introduction of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, at the confirmation hearing on his nomination to be attorney general.
By Emily Burnham on Jan. 10, 2017, at 1:38 p.m.
“I think in colors, and shapes. I see the visuals of it first.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 09, 2017, at 7:18 p.m.
Two men and a woman were arrested after an armed robbery reported Sunday at Orchard Trails, a student housing complex on Park Street, that ended when one victim grabbed a shotgun and chased the robber away, Orono police Chief Josh Ewing said Monday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 09, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.
The proposed path for an extension of the city’s riverwalk trail would take people through the base of the Joshua Chamberlain Bridge, which was built in 1954 as a toll bridge.
By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 09, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
“We are really focused on helping people reduce their risk and learn how to respond in the face of violence for themselves or someone else.”
By Lainie Hill on Jan. 09, 2017, at 10:31 a.m.
By Ashley Conti on Jan. 08, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.
By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 08, 2017, at 3:39 p.m.
The belt sander races are the signature fundraiser for the Penobscot County chapter of the United Bikers of Maine.
By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 07, 2017, at 4:13 p.m.
She was an educator, administrator and a pioneer in women’s athletics.
By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 07, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 07, 2017, at 7 a.m.
A local computer service, sales and technology firm that’s been doing business for more than three decades is getting ready to move into a former bank in nearby Brewer because it has outgrown its current space, its owner said on Friday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 06, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
By Ashley Conti on Jan. 06, 2017, at 9:49 a.m.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 05, 2017, at 8:32 p.m.
“This is not a Bangor issue,” City Council Chairman Joe Baldacci said. “This is happening nationwide.”