Penobscot

 

Kayaker drowns over the weekend in flooded Penobscot River

By Alex Acquisto on May 08, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.
A 25-year-old Millinocket kayaker drowned over the weekend on the swollen waters of the Penobscot River, near where the Nesowadnehunk Stream meets the West Branch.

Shuttered Maine mill land one step closer to becoming an energy park

By Darren Fishell on May 08, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.
The company seeking to build a $240 million biorefinery in East Millinocket has reached a settlement to buy the property, which it expects to close by early June.

Happy Acres Community Market is opening Friday, May 19 in Alton

on May 05, 2017, at 12:54 p.m.

Creating a better life through art: Panel discussion on Alzheimer’s disease set for Bangor

on May 04, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
The West Branch of the Penobscot River overflows into a parking lot near the Brian Wiley Multi-Use Recreational Bridge off Route 11 just west of Millinocket on Wednesday.

Flooding hitting sections of Golden Road and Millinocket

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 04, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“We have seen flooding cross the Golden Road before, but we haven’t seen it to the point where I was worried that our pickup truck would stall out.”

Priscilla Owusu-Ansah to appear at Glad Tidings Church in Bangor

on May 04, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage, St. Clair set for showdown before U.S. House committee on monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 02, 2017, at 3 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage and leading monument proponent Lucas St. Clair will testify before Congress on Tuesday about whether Maine’s national monument represents a form of presidential abuse of power.

Bucksport Garden Club spring plant and bake sale

By Susan Steingass on May 01, 2017, at 11:28 a.m.
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.
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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.”