By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 27, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
Voters in RSU 19’s eight member towns again defeated a proposed budget for the current school year during a districtwide referendum on Tuesday.
on Sept. 27, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Around 60 schools in Maine still use D.A.R.E., more than any other packaged program.
Bangor Daily News on Sept. 26, 2016, at 11:08 p.m.
Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
on Sept. 26, 2016, at 6:42 a.m.
“Our generation is dealing with these issues firsthand, so we should have a say in the decisions that will be made.”
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 25, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
A two-story barn that housed a local pet washing and grooming business, as well as horse and pig stalls, was destroyed Friday by a fire.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
A look at preventing one of the largest public health problems of this time.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
It’s clear why many schools opt to kick out kids like Jake. But in the long run, doing so may cost more and make communities less safe.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 21, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
“This is a positive development,” Penobscot County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy said Wednesday. “The most important thing is that this gives judges here another sentencing option.”
By lswackhamer on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
OLD TOWN, MAINE — Nutrition Essentials at the Old Town-Orono YMCA is an interactive program that will utilize the organization’s newly-renovated kitchen and will consist of six sessions during the Fall 2 Session, which begins Nov. 2. Participants will join the nutrition educator in the kitchen from 6-7 p.m. to …
By lswackhamer on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eddington Fire Dept., 906 Main Rd., Eddington, Maine For more information: 207-843-5251 EDDINGTON, MAINE — A community CPR/First Aid Course will be offered, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, October 1st at Eddington Fire Department, 906 Main Rd. This is not a …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“I think we can develop some businesses around it in Medway, East Millinocket and Millinocket, and I think we can do it together.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 20, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
Beginning Thursday, “there will be three pieces a day travelling through Brewer for about three and a half weeks,” he said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 20, 2016, at 1:23 p.m.
One problem — it’s a dump.
By Matthew Stone on Sept. 19, 2016, at 6:13 a.m.
“The BDN has their facts wrong,” DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew said in June. Then, her department retroactively changed its spending to line up with the law.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 16, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
“We feel that ATV access is a traditional use of that land, and we need to find a way to [re-establish] that access,” Patten Town Manager Raymond Foss said.
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Stillwater Federated Church, 80 Bennoch Road, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Stillwater Federated Church, 80 Bennoch Road. The church pickles will be on sale during …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 16, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
The National Park Service started the conversation its officials want to have with stakeholders on Thursday as they embark on a three-year journey toward a management plan for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 15, 2016, at 9:20 p.m.
Some want assurances that no forest product industry jobs will be lost. Others hope it will draw people to the Katahdin region. Still more worry about forest fires.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 15, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
The lawsuit alleges that company officials fraudulently pocketed millions of dollars rather than repair a damaged boiler that was key to the mill’s profitability.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 13, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
Baxter strives to limit access to about 75,000 visitors a year. The National Park Service’s goals include “continuing expanded use.”