on May 12, 2016, at 6:33 p.m.
It’s been a poorly concealed secret for years: National news media likes to visit Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island in the summertime. Who doesn’t, right? The park’s scenic appeal, and that of coastal Maine in general, is why millions of people travel from out of state (and often …
By Bill Trotter on May 12, 2016, at 2:03 p.m.
The weather certainly cooperated for the live shoot, as did a few fishermen. Temperatures Thursday morning were in the 50s, and no clouds were in the sky as the sun shone brightly and lobstermen hauled traps in the background.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 10:50 p.m.
HAMPDEN | Residents again raised concerns about potential odor and increased truck traffic during a public hearing Wednesday night conducted by the planning board as part of its review of Fiberight’s site plan application for a $69 million waste-to-energy facility proposed in the town. Those were the two top …
By Bill Trotter on May 11, 2016, at 5:57 p.m.
In the 18 months since Hancock County officials created the position, the county has hired its second county administrator.
on May 11, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — Bucksport United Methodist Church will host a Community Memorial Day Service, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 29, at the Bucksport Veterans Memorial Park. The service, open to all regardless of church affiliation, will feature worship songs and prayers to honor each branch of the military. Due to limited parking, people are asked …
By Larry Mahoney on May 10, 2016, at 9:33 p.m.
Ellsworth High School boys coach Brian Higgins has won 19 regional championships and four state titles.
on May 10, 2016, at 12:46 a.m.
Bar Harbor resident Noah Keeley (and his parents) got the thrill of a lifetime last week when the 10 year-old was invited up onstage to perform with world-famous rock band Pearl Jam in Quebec City.
By Bill Trotter on May 09, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
ELLSWORTH | A Blue Hill man arrested three times in the past year on drug trafficking charges has been accepted into drug treatment court and will not have to spend any more time behind bars if he stays out of trouble. But if Kenneth W. Gray, 28, gets in …
By CBS 13 on May 09, 2016, at 5:47 p.m.
The rock group Pearl Jam invited a boy from Bar Harbor to join the band on stage Thursday night.
By Aislinn Sarnacki on May 09, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
After concerned residents voiced opposition to making the important decision about the fate of the Orland Village Dam in a town meeting, the Board of Selectmen has opted to hold a town vote on June 14.
By Tom Groening, The Working Waterfront on May 09, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
What sets Bucksport apart, along with its deep water, are two key assets: natural gas and rail.
Bangor Daily News on May 08, 2016, at 8:57 a.m.
Fred Vose, 78, was located in Stonington.
By Darren Fishell on May 06, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Bar Harbor Bankshares has reached a $143 million deal to buy the Newport, New Hampshire-based Lake Sunapee Bank Group, expanding its footprint throughout northern New England.
By Bill Trotter on May 06, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
A Lamoine man indicted last December on charges related to his alleged failure to pay state income taxes pleaded innocent when he appeared in court this week, according to court documents.
By Aislinn Sarnacki on May 05, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
Orland residents will get a chance to decide the fate of the Orland Village Dam at an upcoming town meeting.
By Ryan McLaughlin on May 04, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
A local man has been arrested on a manslaughter warrant out of Hancock County, Bangor police said.
By Bill Trotter on May 04, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
Maine’s only national park, which last year had its highest estimated annual visitation mark since 1995, contributed more than $300 million to the local economy last year, according to federal officials.
By Bill Trotter on May 03, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
ELLSWORTH | An Eastbrook man who was facing more than 50 criminal charges, the lion’s share of which were for hunting violations, was sentenced Tuesday to serve eight months behind bars. Ralph Fowler, 44, pleaded guilty to 26 charges, with the rest being dismissed, as part of a plea …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 02, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
Students in the New England School of Communications journalism program at Husson University learned there is more to history than what is written in books, several said Monday after they interviewed three Maine World War II veterans as part of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project.
By Bill Trotter on May 02, 2016, at 6:13 a.m.
Overall, 376 cruise ship visits carrying a projected statewide total of more than 283,000 passengers are expected to be spread out among nine Maine ports this year.