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Blue Hill man accused of armed robbery in Brewer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
Basically every officer on duty had a hand in apprehending an armed robbery suspect who used a firearm to demand cash at the Brewer Motor Inn early Tuesday, according to Brewer police.
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont d'Urville in East Antarctica, Jan. 23, 2010.

US scientists declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.

By Chris Mooney, Washington Post on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which itself topped a record set in 2014.
Sheila Simoneau holds a photo of her daughter, Wanda-Jean Mitchell. Mitchell was found dead in the woods in Poland in 1980. Simoneau, who lives in Buxton, joined other HAAD Enough Inc. parents at a news conference Tuesday calling for more help from the Maine State Police cold-case unit. She wants her daughter's case listed with the unit and her death investigated.

Families frustrated by Maine’s cold-case unit push for new bill

By Kathryn Skelton on Jan. 18, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“This piece of legislation will hopefully make it a little easier for them to communicate with the (attorney general’s) office and the state police.”
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Here’s some pictures in the snow

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.
Eddie Walsh of Portland’s Parks and Recreation Department clears the white stiff from City Hall Plaza on Wednesday. Walsh said laughingly that he was, “One of the city’s finest snow fighters.”
Halfway Rock Light Station, off the tip of Bailey Island in Harpswell.

Coast Guard to install more radio activation switches at Maine lighthouses

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 18, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
The move is designed to reduce negative effects of continuous foghorns on area wildlife and residents.
A nonprofit group calling itself Acadia Arena at Whitney Landing is hoping to raise $11 million to build a new indoor ice arena next to Ellsworth High School in the next few years.

New indoor ice rink proposal floated in Ellsworth

By Bill Trotter on Jan. 18, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
A new nonprofit group is hoping that if it can raise $11 million, a new indoor ice rink will be built near the local high school in the next couple of years.

Presque Isle’s WAGM-TV avoids DISH Network blackout

By Anthony Brino on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:29 a.m.
WAGM-TV, the Presque Isle-based affiliate of CBS and FOX, avoided a blackout on DISH Network after the station’s parent company reached a last-minute agreement with the satellite television service.
POLL QUESTION
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins

Sen. Collins bucks GOP efforts to end Planned Parenthood funding

By Kelsey Snell, Washington Post on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.
A fierce battle over the future of reproductive rights is underway in Washington as congressional Republicans made the first move last week to slash funding for Planned Parenthood.

Body recovered in Cape Elizabeth

By CBS 13 on Jan. 18, 2017, at 8:57 a.m.
Firefighters said they helped with the recovery of a body Tuesday night at the end of Sea View Avenue
Former President George H.W. Bush smiles in this March 29, 2012 file photo.

Former President George H.W. Bush moved to intensive care, Barbara Bush also hospitalized

By David Ingram and Brendan O'Brien, Reuters on Jan. 18, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.
Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said Bush was taken to the hospital for shortness of breath.

‘There’s no hiding in Haydn’: BSO cello soloist plays a sneak preview

By Micky Bedell on Jan. 18, 2017, at 8:15 a.m.

Sidney man, 32, dies in snowmobile crash

By CBS 13 on Jan. 18, 2017, at 7:53 a.m.
This is Maine’s fourth snowmobile related fatality this season.

Maine farmer works to fight hunger, brings vegetable market to schools

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Jan. 18, 2017, at 6:39 a.m.
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DownEast Tidbit – St. Stephen, New Brunswick

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 5:59 a.m.
PINE TREE WEATHER

Snow ends over parts of Maine by mid-day; warnings cancelled

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 5:14 a.m.
BDN PORTLAND

A high school band has driven two Portland politicians to socialism

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
A high school band’s performance at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration has struck the wrong chord with some on Maine’s far left.
BDN PORTLAND

A high school band leader has driven two Portland politicians to socialism

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
A high school band’s performance at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration has struck the wrong chord with some on Maine’s far left.
Giacomo's, which abruptly closed on Dec. 23, 2016, can be seen on Dec. 26 in downtown Bangor.

Blaze owner buys Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor

By Emily Burnham on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:40 p.m.
“We’re rebranding a little bit. We’re slightly revamping. It’s going to be a gourmet market alongside a coffee shop and cafe.”
Miranda Hopkins

Troy infant died of blunt force trauma, extensive injuries

By Nick McCrea on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:39 p.m.
Miranda Hopkins, 32, made her first appearance in Belfast District Court late Tuesday afternoon.
The Maine Department of Transportation's work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction the controversial Interstate 395-Route 9 connector.

Work on I-395/Route 9 connector scheduled to start this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:22 p.m.
City officials were surprised to learn that the Maine Department of Transportation’s work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction of the controversial Interstate 395/Route 9 connector.