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Steve Sherman, the first assessor in Oxbow Plantation, led his community through the process of deorganizing, culminating in a final town vote Nov. 8. He’s pictured on his Christmas tree farm in Oxbow on Nov. 7.

How the decline of Maine’s rural places changes the people left behind

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6:01 a.m.
Three people grapple with the decline of the communities that made them.

Hampden public bean supper slated for Dec. 10

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.

Citizens Climate Lobby meetings set

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 1:20 p.m.

Popular Gourmet Club Books on sale now

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 1:16 p.m.

Night on the Town in downtown Bucksport

By Brook Minner on Nov. 28, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
The first major snow of the season hit northern Maine over Thanksgiving weekend. By early Sunday, the National Weather Service reported that 10 inches of snow had fallen in some parts of Aroostook County.

Rain to fall across most of the state Tuesday, with snow in The County

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 27, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
A fast moving wave of low pressure is expected to sweep across Maine, bringing 2 to 3 more inches of snow to northern Aroostook County and rain to the rest of the state.

Aging Furry Friends Food Bank fundraiser on now until Dec. 26

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:01 p.m.

NAMI Bangor Open House & Speakers’ Night

By Jon Ferreira on Nov. 25, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.

Live nativity in Orrington set for Dec. 11

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.

Old Town-Orono YMCA Launches Biggest Mover Challenge

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
Chris Joles of Maine Music News captured this image of blues legend B. B. King during his performance at Bangor Waterfront Pavilion on September 3, 2011.  Joles and WKIT will be hosting an event, All Things Music, at the Bangor Public Library December 10th at 3:00 with concert images on display in the Stairwell Gallery during December.

Rock and Roll Dreams Come True in Bangor

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 1 p.m.

Free Thanksgiving dinner at Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 9:04 a.m.
The northern access road to the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument can be seen in this August 2016 file photo.

St. Clair: $40M in private funds ‘go away’ if monument abolished

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 22, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
Lucas St. Clair, son of Burt’s Bees entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby, said he doesn’t think Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument will be abolished.

Passadumkeag man charged with possession of meth

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 21, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
David Adams, 33, was charged Saturday with unlawful possession of Schedule W drugs and violation of conditions of release.

Carmel holiday tree lighting

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 4:38 p.m.

Seaboard FCU runs Sock-in-a-Box campaign

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.

‘Danni Kemp Cancer Fundraiser’ Clinic on Dec. 4

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
The sun sets over the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and Baxter State Park in this August 2016 file photo.

It’s unclear whether Trump could abolish the North Woods monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:33 a.m.
Anti-monument groups and officials have been discussing the possibility of Donald Trump reversing President Barack Obama’s executive order creating the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
Benjamin D. Steeves

Holden man gets 10 years for sex assaults on girls

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:24 p.m.

“Pass the Pandowdy, Please” book signings coming up

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.