By Ernie Clark on May 17, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
More than 30 fighters from eight different gyms around central and southern Maine are expected to take part in the event.
By Ryan McLaughlin on May 17, 2016, at 9:45 a.m.
City police are seeking the public’s help in locating a woman accused of taking a substantial amount of cash from Governor’s Restaurant earlier this month.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 16, 2016, at 9:53 p.m.
A woman suffered burns when a fire Monday evening destroyed her home at Hampden Trailer Park on Main Road North. The state fire marshal’s office has been asked to help investigate.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
The loss of hundreds of thousands in tax revenues with the exit of the Expera Old Town mill has City Manager Bill Mayo asking the city council what they want to do. City leaders answered Monday by saying they should do whatever it takes to keep the tax increase low.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 16, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
A near capacity crowd of 1,400 people attended a forum on a proposed North Woods national monument on Monday at the University of Maine during which pro and con arguments followed one another in quick succession.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 16, 2016, at 7:42 p.m.
All five of the residents seeking Town Council and school board seats in local elections on Tuesday, June 14, are running unopposed, Town Clerk Ruth Nickerson said Monday.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 16, 2016, at 6:13 p.m.
Residents will fill Town Council, school committee and sewer district board posts during local elections on Tuesday, June 14.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 6:02 p.m.
The Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing is in high demand, which is why the unit has more than six dozen personnel currently deployed and has its busiest schedule ever, according to the head of the state’s military forces.
By Judy Harrison on May 16, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
A local man was sentenced Monday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to five years in prison with all but nine months suspended on one count of gross sexual assault.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
The draft budget for the 2016-2017 school year is $12,815,933, a 4.62 percent increase over the last budget.
By Ryan McLaughlin on May 16, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
City police are seeking a woman who allegedly stole an elderly woman’s wallet Saturday.
By Nick McCrea on May 16, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.
How do you replace a bridge in a weekend? The key is preparation.
By Erin Rhoda on May 16, 2016, at 7:01 a.m.
They all come from you.
By Nick McCrea on May 16, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
A Bangor candy shop is expanding to a historic downtown building, where a familiar developer is working to breathe new life into the 165-year-old structure.
By Shelby Hartin on May 16, 2016, at 6:09 a.m.
“I love to bake and it’s always been a hobby, but it’s never really been more than that,” Alison Keane said. “When I decided I wanted to own my small business, I decided that food was going to be a part of that.”
By Dawn Gagnon on May 15, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Town Manager Mark Leonard and the town’s Budget Committee have developed a $5,751,855 budget for municipal operations.
By Nick McCrea on May 15, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
Henry “Pogo” Pogorzelski spent 42 years as a member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
A new coalition of law enforcement officials, gun violence survivors, sportsmen, gun owners and gun violence prevention advocates launched a campaign Saturday in support of a November referendum to require background checks for nearly all firearms sales in Maine.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.
“The people of Maine are resilient and hardworking — and I think that pays off in the end,” said 2016 salutatorian and Lincoln native Connor Smart. “I believe that this state continues to offer many chances for positive improvement and economic expansion.”
By BDN Staff on May 14, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
Nearly 1,800 undergraduates and graduate students will receive their degrees during two ceremonies, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.