By Danielle McLean on Oct. 18, 2016, at 6:04 a.m.
It is nearly impossible for Maine residents to know how much state money is being spent on contracted services, which private businesses and nonprofit organizations receive large state contracts, and why those vendors won the work — even though a new state law requires information about competitive contracts to be made public online.
By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 16, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
Numerous voters in the district say defeating Question 3 will motivate how they approach other contests on the November ballot.
By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 15, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
Stephen Richards was found dead in the rubble of a house that burned down early Saturday afternoon in Greenville.
Family of slain Dexter mother, children donate $10,000 to help meet initial needs of domestic violence victims
By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 14, 2016, at 7:52 p.m.
Penobscot County Sheriff Troy Morton said the funds will be put to good use.
on Oct. 11, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
on Oct. 06, 2016, at 9:33 a.m.
By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 05, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.
The LePage administration is undoing a structure created after years of statewide discussion and planning.
on Sept. 30, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
Does your local school know about them?
on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Principals want to better support students’ mental health, but they need the tools — and guidance themselves.
on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.
Maine, however, is neither funding its mentoring programs nor advising them.
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.”
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 Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 22, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Outhouses on Appalachian Trail are filling up and falling apart.
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 Danielle McLean on Sept. 13, 2016, at 6:14 a.m.
Over the past four years, Michelle Markie has personally encountered about two to three cases of trafficking in her unit per year.