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Corinth Elementary School Kindergarten and pre-K registration announced

on April 03, 2017, at 11:52 a.m.
A snow pile covers half the kiosk at the trailhead for Big Moose Mountain on Feb. 12, near Greenville.

Another spring storm to dump up to 8 inches of snow

By Nick McCrea on April 03, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.
Western and southern Maine could see between 5 and 8 inches of snow, with possible higher totals in the and around mountains.
Ben Dionne stacks seeds on the shelves at Paris Farmers Union in Lewiston, where he works part-time. He was hired due to the help of vocational rehabilitation.

Workers with disabilities could be the secret to saving Maine’s future

on April 03, 2017, at 6:26 a.m.
When comparing the rates of employment among people with and without disabilities, Maine sees the greatest disparity in employment in the nation.

41 years of stars: BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball teams, 1977 to 2017

on April 01, 2017, at 1 a.m.
41 years of stars: BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball teams, 1977 to 2017

BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team stats; honorable mention list

on April 01, 2017, at 1 a.m.
BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team stats; honorable mention list
Emily Wheaton (right) of Presque Isle, pictured during a game in 2017, is among 15 honorees on the BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team.

Esposito, Bouchard headline 41st BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team

By Larry Mahoney on April 01, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Emily Esposito has been chosen to the first team of the Bangor Daily News All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team for the third consecutive season.

Open casting call for roles in Penobscot Theatre’s upcoming season

on March 31, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.

Service Academy Night, Free Workshop for Prospective Students of Service Academies, to be Held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Bangor

on March 31, 2017, at 1:08 p.m.
Cloe Chunn, a long-time Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition volunteer, talks to 4th and 5th graders at the Kermit S. Nickerson School in Swanville Tuesday.

The free program teaching volunteers how to save Penobscot Bay

By Meg Haskell on March 31, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Penobscot Bay Stewards trains volunteers who understand the bay, its long history and the largely man-made forces that threaten its health.

Governor extends ice fishing season in northern Maine to April 16

on March 30, 2017, at 4:43 p.m.
“Extending the ice fishing season in northern Maine will provide anglers throughout the state similar ice fishing opportunities to those in southern Maine.”

Saturday April 8 open house for St. Martin’s Food Pantry in Millinocket

By Barbara Waters on March 30, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.

Eat Chipotle in Bangor to support Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

By Hannah Mirr on March 30, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.

Orono Land Trust Annual Meeting Friday, March 31

on March 30, 2017, at 1:12 p.m.

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Garden Party & Silent Auction: April 19

on March 30, 2017, at 1:05 p.m.
Central head coach Diane Rollins cheers on her team during their basketball game against John Bapst at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Rollins steps down as Central girls basketball coach

By Ernie Clark on March 29, 2017, at 8:32 p.m.
Rollins’ decision marks the end of a coaching tenure that lasted more than a quarter-century with state championships in two sports.
The Curiosity Mars rover took this 'selfie'on the surface of Mars on May 11, 2016, before it began traversing part of the Red Planet that research scientists have named "Bar Harbor" and which has several features named after places in the Pine Tree State.

Scientists are naming locations on Mars after iconic Maine towns, landmarks

By Alex Acquisto on March 29, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Ogunquit Beach, Cape Elizabeth, Rockport, Isleboro, Isle au Haut and Mt. Katahdin are all locations in Maine — and now on Mars.

Holden: Eastern Maine Snowmobilers Bean Supper and silent auction, April 8.

on March 27, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make for a messy morning commute across Maine Monday.

Snow, freezing rain to make for slick commute across Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 27, 2017, at 6:55 a.m.
The wet snow falling Monday morning will be followed by a light coating of sleet or ice, according to the National Weather Service.
Salena Sawtelle, a certified nursing assistant at the Stillwater Health Care nursing home in Bangor, talks to Connie Drake before getting her ready for breakfast on Feb. 28

A Maine woman who protects the dying can barely afford to live

on March 27, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
She is one of 24,000 workers whose wages have declined even as demand has grown, and have no clear way of getting ahead.

Charges pending for 4 who fled into woods after Newport crash

By Dawn Gagnon on March 24, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.
All four people in the truck ran away from the scene but were apprehended.