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Roger Belanger leaves the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building after the first day of his trial on Monday in Bangor.

Man who ran Dexter-area drug ring with daughter to serve 11 years

By Danielle McLean on April 28, 2017, at 6:53 p.m.
Roger Belanger had obtained over 22 kilograms of cocaine and thousands of oxycodone pills in Rhode Island, which were distributed in Dexter and the surrounding communities.

Costume and Fabric Sale at Theatre Factory

on April 27, 2017, at 12:45 p.m.

Guest speaker at ostomy support group in Bangor

on April 27, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.
A road sign along the northern access road to the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

St. Clair to testify before Congress in support of Maine’s national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 25, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.
The son of Burt’s Bees entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby said he will defend Maine’s new national monument when he testifies before Congress next week.
POLL QUESTION
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (left) and Lucas St. Clair of Elliotsville Plantation Inc. paddle on the East Branch of the Penobscot River in the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

Trump, LePage actions threaten Maine’s national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 24, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
Trump’s order is not expected to change monument designations immediately.

2nd Annual Transportation for All Earth Day Festival Postponed to June 10 Due To Weather

on April 21, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.

Fort Knox Park Day volunteers event postponed until May 6

on April 21, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.

Workshop on Maine and Native people: Understanding our relationship

on April 20, 2017, at 4:50 p.m.

Signs of the Seasons Volunteer Training at Fields Pond Audubon Center in Holden

By Sara Randall on April 20, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.

St. Joe’s Medical Assistant JOB FAIR May 2 from 3-6 pm

By St. Joseph Healthcare on April 20, 2017, at 10:56 a.m.

Maine Playwrights Festival

By Michael Levine on April 17, 2017, at 11:36 a.m.
Rebecca Grant walks to the office where she currently works at St. Joseph Healthcare on March 20, 2017. She said it was a struggle to get by after she was laid off from FairPoint Communications in July 2015.

Politicans say they want people to work, but they ignore this fast route to a job

on April 17, 2017, at 6:28 a.m.
There’s a way to get more people out of poverty, but it’s a “bewildering maze.”

Couple charged with burglary in connection with string of break-ins in 3 counties

By Dawn Gagnon on April 16, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.
Jeremy Regimbal, 27, and his 23-year-old girlfriend, Ricci Boutilier, were indicted on two counts each of burglary and nine counts each of theft by unauthorized taking by the Penobscot County grand jury.

Penobscot County SWCD Pre-Order 2017 Plant Sale Going on Now!

By Amy Polyot on April 13, 2017, at 3:07 p.m.
The former Great Northern Paper Co. site in East Millinocket.

Investors say proposed energy park at former mill site won’t require more state aid

By Darren Fishell on April 13, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Stored Solar plans to get a $240 million biorefinery off the ground in East Millinocket with a blend of private money and a federally backed loan for energy projects.
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Our Katahdin President Sean DeWitt (right) listens as Millinocket Town Councilor Jesse Dumais makes a point during a council meeting in January in Millinocket.

Despite optimism, jobs still years away for former Millinocket mill site

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“I get the sense that there’s quite a few people that have had their eye on it for awhile now.”

BOOK DISCUSSION – WILBER’S WAR

By Brewer Public Library on April 10, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.
2017 Bangor Rotary Club Music Off broadway

Rotary Club of Bangor’s 12th annual Music Off Broadway production fundraiser in honor of club’s 100th year

By Cintia Miranda on April 10, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.

PICA’s Annual Perennial Sale

By Ellen Gray on April 09, 2017, at 4:05 p.m.
An adult mosquito harvesting a blood meal. Improper application of insect repellent could increase your chances for bites.

You’re putting your insect repellent on wrong

By Aislinn Sarnacki on April 07, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“There’s actually a right and a wrong way to put on insect repellent,” said Michael Bentley, staff entomologist for the National Pest Management Association.