Lincoln leaders to wait on criminal case before deciding town manager’s fate

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 07, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It’s hard, if someone is found guilty, to continue to employ them in a town manager role.”

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Charleston

Bangor Daily News on July 04, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.
Joshua C. Long, 29, died Monday after his car left the road and struck several trees.
Michael Weston, 49, of Holden is wanted by local police on multiple charges of aggravated assault.

Holden man wanted for alleged domestic assault

By Alex Acquisto on July 03, 2017, at 8:10 a.m.
Michael Weston of Holden is facing multiple charges including aggravated assault and two outstanding state warrants.
Kayakers and canoeist take part in a flotilla on the Penobscot River during a rally in support of the Penobscot Nation.

Penobscots lose appeal over policing river

By Judy Harrison on June 30, 2017, at 6:38 p.m.
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected arguments made by the Penobscot Indian Nation in a dispute over whether wardens for the state or the tribe have the authority to stop or regulate the river.

Alton’s Community Market at Happy Acres Hall is on, rain or shine, Fridays 3-6 pm!

on June 23, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.

Seniors trip July 14 to Ellsworth: pick-ups in Old Town and Hampden

on June 22, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.

A night of improv set for Bucksport in August

on June 22, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.

Bangor Parks and Recreation announces summer events

on June 22, 2017, at 12:44 p.m.

Lincoln man, 67, dies making explosives to ‘blow up tree stumps’

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 22, 2017, at 10:01 a.m.
“There does not seem to be anything sinister in this.”

Lincoln man dies while working with explosives in his basement

Bangor Daily News on June 22, 2017, at 6 a.m.
The man died in the basement of his home, where neighbors and family members said he had been experimenting with explosives in recent months.


By nancy boothby on June 19, 2017, at 10:51 a.m.

Rev. Rudolph Leveille celebrates 60 years in Catholic priesthood

Bangor Daily News on June 19, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
A man rides a bike through the pouring rain on Marginal Way in Portland, Sept. 30, 2015.

Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday’s thunderstorms

By Dawn Gagnon on June 18, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms capable of producing as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain an hour could cause flash floods.
Jim Gleason (center) is shown here with his son-in-law Mike Dill and his daughter Ashly Dill after the woman enlisted an East Millinocket police officer's help to present Gleason with a pair of tickets to the Rod Stewart concert next month at Bangor Waterfront Park.

Medway daughter enlists police officer’s help to deliver dad’s birthday present

By Dawn Gagnon on June 17, 2017, at 2:56 p.m.
Medway resident Jim Gleason got one of the biggest surprises of his life Friday when he was pulled over by an East Millinocket police officer who gave him two tickets — to this summer’s Rod Stewart concert at Bangor Waterfront.

Town of Bradley announces temporary summer 2017 hours

Bangor Daily News on June 15, 2017, at 3:16 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (left) chats with outdoor enthusiasts during a tour of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Tuesday.

Zinke might recommend Katahdin monument be national park

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 15, 2017, at 11:35 a.m.
“The driver would have to be from Congress,” Zinke said at a breakfast with Katahdin area political and business leaders.

Free Community Breakfast

By Patrick Callaway on June 15, 2017, at 11:24 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (right) looks at the sign for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument with Lucas St. Clair (center) and superintendent of Katahdin Woods Tim Hudson during a tour of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Wednesday.

Zinke says he’s unlikely to advocate scaling back Katahdin monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 14, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“Scaling back, I don’t think, makes a lot of sense from here,” said Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
The former Great Northern Paper Co. paper mill in East Millinocket as it appeared on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Lawsuit settlement clears path for sale of shuttered Great Northern Paper mill property

By Darren Fishell on June 13, 2017, at 10:36 a.m.
The company seeking to build a $240 million biorefinery in East Millinocket has dismissed its lawsuit against the current owner of the shuttered mill.

Thunderstorms cause power outages for 4,900 in northern Penobscot, Piscataquis counties

By Dawn Gagnon on June 12, 2017, at 7:18 p.m.
Emera Maine estimated that service for most would be restored by late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.