Penobscot

 
A view of the surrounding hills from a parcel of commercial forestland purchased by Tall Timbers Trust LLC in a package of more than 290,000 acres in the North Maine Woods.

Tall Timber Trust buys nearly 300,000 acres in North Maine Woods

By Anthony Brino on Nov. 02, 2016, at 3:54 p.m.
The northernmost tract of land is about 105,000 acres, located at the tip of the Crown of Maine.
Left: Lines of potato barrels, families and old cars in the fields were commons sights back in the middle of the 20th Century. Fort Kent photographer Velma Daigle captured it all with her camera on 35mm color slides. The photo is courtesy of the Fort Kent Historical Society. Right, Terry Theriault exits his delimber while working off the Golden Road in this July 2015 file photo by Ashley L. Conti.

How did your small Maine town shape you?

By Erin Rhoda on Nov. 01, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
We’d like to hear from you about your experience growing up in small-town Franklin, Somerset, Piscataquis, upper Penobscot, Aroostook, Washington or Hancock counties. How did your hometown shape who you are today, and what has changed in your hometown throughout the years?

Baked Bean Supper in Milford

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.

Clifton Harvest Supper

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.

Dedham craft fair Nov. 12

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.

EMCC Lip Sync Battle of the Bands

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.

Bake sale to benefit library

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.

Turkey Pie Supper to be held in Orrington

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
Old Town-Orono YMCA Heritage Club inductees Shawn Small (far left) and Jay Shorette (far right) pictured with Old Town-Orono YMCA CEO and Executive Director Debra Boyd and Board Chairman David Wight.

Two inducted into Old Town-Orono YMCA Heritage Club

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.

Roast Pork Supper

on Oct. 30, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
BANGOR, MAINE -- 09/11/2016 -- Penobscot Indian Nation member June Sapiel was one of about 200 people gathered on Sept. 11 on the waterfront in Bangor to show solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota in protest of a proposed oil pipeline project.
Gabor Degre | BDN

Penobscot Nation member among pipeline protesters arrested

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 29, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
Mother says, “They got him on engaging in a riot, disorderly conduct and conspiracy to start a fire.”

Bangor Vigil in Solidarity with Standing Rock Protest

By Karen Marysdaughter on Oct. 28, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.

Fire destroys Corinna home, displaces six

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 28, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
When firefighters arrived at a home on Hilltop Drive that caught fire early Friday, they knew there was little chance of saving the home.

EMMC Recognizes World Stroke Day

on Oct. 28, 2016, at 10:48 a.m.

4th Annual Challenger Spud Drive

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.

Hampden Craft Fair

on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.
Keith Coleman, 29, of Garland is escorted into the court room on Wednesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor. Coleman is accused of strangling his girlfriend and then killing her children in December 2014.

Jurors must decide what Garland man meant when he said, ‘I did it’

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 26, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
Keith Coleman was arrested Dec. 21, 2014, in Bucksport and charged in connection with the deaths of Christina Sargent and her two children.
Keith Coleman

Trial of Garland man in 2014 triple slaying starts in Bangor

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 26, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
The trial of a Garland man accused of strangling his girlfriend and then killing her children, aged 10 and 8, in December 2014 because they were witnesses began shortly before noon Wednesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center.
Ryan Ellis

A ‘father’ of Bangor’s bath salts epidemic gets 15 years in federal prison

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 25, 2016, at 6:31 p.m.
A man known as one of the “fathers” of the bath salts epidemic in the Queen City and coastal Maine in 2011 was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in prison on drug and gun charges.

Police: Millinocket man remains hospitalized since having throat slashed

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 25, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
“We have been interviewing people trying to figure out what happened.”