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Dinner and music at The Bangor Grange

on March 24, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is having a Garden Party, wear your gardening hat!

on March 24, 2017, at 1 p.m.

Kilroy was here! A musical in 2 acts

By diane chiappone on March 24, 2017, at 9:08 a.m.

Aroostook County power prices to dip slightly in June

By BDN Staff on March 23, 2017, at 7:36 p.m.
Costs for residential customers in Emera Maine’s Maine Public Service district will stay basically flat through the end of 2017.
EDITORIALS
Thousands of visitors, including this group from the Bangor YMCA, have been to the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument since it was created in August.

The Katahdin monument is a great addition to Maine. LePage should stop fighting it.

By The BDN Editorial Board on March 23, 2017, at 7:19 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage doesn’t like the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, but it’s already spurring economic activity in northern Maine.
POLL QUESTION
Governor Paul LePage attends a maple tree tapping ceremony on a cold day in mid-March. LePage now backs the American Health Care Act and is urging Maine's senators to support it.

LePage now backs GOP health plan, urges support from King, Collins

By Christopher Cousins and Michael Shepherd on March 23, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.
Earlier this month, LePage sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan which said of the bill, “early signs do not look encouraging.”
Mangrove buffer planted by Tuvalu

The Psychology of Climate Change

By Nancy Jacobson on March 23, 2017, at 12:48 p.m.

23rd Annual HOPE Festival Highlights the Arts

By Karen Marysdaughter on March 23, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.
Last year, Bangor Area dancers united for a performance to raise money for Bangor Humane Society and Children's Miracle Network. This year, dancers will come together to raise money for Embrace A Vet. The show will take place at John Bapst Memorial High School on March 31, 2017.

Dancers Unite for Embrace A Vet

By Sandy Sanzaro on March 23, 2017, at 10:57 a.m.
Snow is predicted to fall in Bangor on Wednesday.

Cold front brings cooler air, up to 2 inches of snow

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 22, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
Don’t forget your coat Wednesday. “[The air] will feel like mid-winter, not spring.”

Newport man accused of ripping girlfriend’s hair out

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 21, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
Marcus Monti was charged with domestic violence assault after the 8:15 p.m. call that was investigated by Officer Jesse Gee.

State drug agents: 2 women arrested for meth labs in Howland, Burnham

By Dawn Gagnon on March 20, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.
Police have arrested two women in unrelated cases connected to the discovery of suspected methamphetamine labs in Burnham and Howland.
3rd Annual Bangor Mall Motorcycle Show

Patriot Riders of America Maine Chapter-3rd Annual Bangor Mall Motorcycle Show

By James Turcotte on March 20, 2017, at 10:23 a.m.
Todd Fullerton, chef at Hero's Sports Grill & Entertainment Center in Bangor, and his son, Nicholas, served up some of Fullerton's award-winning seafood chowder Saturday night during the Bangor Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 772's fifth annual Chili and Chowder Cook-off, which raised $6,300 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Fullterton's chowder, one of about 40 entries submitted by professional and amateur cooks, won in both the People's Choice and Firefighters' Choice categories during the annual event, held Saturday night at Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway.

Bangor firefighters’ chili, chowder cook-off raises $6,300 for MDA

By Dawn Gagnon on March 19, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
About 40 entries were submitted by restaurants, local institutions and home cooks.

Jogger found dead in Holden

By Dawn Gagnon on March 19, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.
Police believe the jogger, who was not identified, suffered a medical problem.

Kidabaloo set for April 15 at Cross Insurance center in Bangor

By Kathy Hardy on March 17, 2017, at 3:04 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC

Lincoln wants feds to help pay for $20 million cleanup at former mill

By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 17, 2017, at 7:33 a.m.
Asbestos cleanup from the LPT buildings alone will cost an estimated $16 million.

BrainyArt… Trivia Night at UMaine Museum of Art

on March 16, 2017, at 12:08 p.m.

Orono Land Trust Annual Meeting– March 31, all welcome

on March 15, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.
Three excavators continue to organize debris at the former Great Northern Paper Co. LLC mill site in East Millinocket on Tuesday.

Fire crews ‘dodged a bullet’ battling GNP site fire, official says

By Nick McCrea and Nick Sambides Jr. on March 14, 2017, at 7:02 p.m.
“I don’t know what avenues we can pursue but these people are not doing the job correctly, not for this to happen,” Mark Scally, chairman of the board of selectmen, said Tuesday.