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Boston Bruins center Seth Grifith (53) battles for position with Colorado defenseman Nick Holden (2) during the third period of Monday's NHL game at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston. The Avalanche won 2-1.

Briere’s last-second goal lifts Avalanche past Bruins

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Oct. 13, 2014, at 5:01 p.m.
BOSTON — Daniel Briere could not have picked a better time to score his first goal with his new team. The veteran forward, a natural center playing right wing for the Colorado Avalanche after signing a two-year, $8 million contract, scored with five-tenths of a second left to give Avs …

Dairy Queen confirms 400 locations were part of a data breach

By Jessica Wohl, Chicago Tribune on Oct. 10, 2014, at 4:36 p.m.
Nearly 400 Dairy Queen shops in the United States had their software systems compromised, the restaurant chain said, making it the latest retailer to confirm a data breach. International Dairy Queen said its investigation found evidence that systems of some Dairy Queen locations and one Orange Julius shop were infected …

4 horror movies to watch at home in the dark this weekend

By Alex Steed on Oct. 10, 2014, at 9:56 a.m.
My wife and I have been watching horror movies in honor of Halloween month. Our first batch included Sleepaway Camp, Halloween III, Shivers and The Strangers. For the most part, all of them — as most horror tends to be — were gory and macabre meditations on our collective anxieties …

Bowdoin field hockey team shuts out Husson

on Oct. 08, 2014, at 9:21 p.m.
BANGOR | Adrienne O’Donnell scored off an assist from Kimmy Ganong only 3:50 into the contest on Wednesday, sparking Bowdoin College of Brunswick to a 3-0 field hockey victory over Husson University at Boucher Field. Ganong and Liz Znamierowski tallied a goal each for the 7-1 Polar Bears, who …

Sports digest for October 8, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Oct. 08, 2014, at 9:03 p.m.
LeBron passes Tiger in brand value Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moved past golfer Tiger Woods as the most valuable brand in sports this year, according to Forbes. The magazine listed James’ brand worth at $37 million, up from $27 million in 2013, compared with Woods’ $36 million. Woods experienced …

Full-length video: The first gubernatorial debate

By Tony Reaves on Oct. 08, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
The Cutler campaign has posted the full debate video to YouTube.

UMaine Hockey

By Michele Madden on Oct. 03, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets for this Sunday’s game are no longer available.

Patawa for Pets

on Oct. 02, 2014, at 11:04 a.m.

Foxcroft Academy Athletics: A Week in Review (September 22-27)

By Mark Chevalier on Sept. 29, 2014, at 10:48 a.m.
Boyer’s monster day leads Ponies to big road win over Old Town Pete Boyer exploded for 307 yards and six rushing touchdowns to lead Foxcroft to a come-from-behind 55-33 victory at Old Town Friday night. The senior captain also returned an interception for a touchdown and piled up 17 tackles …

Frost leads Husson men’s soccer team to two victories

on Sept. 28, 2014, at 10:49 p.m.
LYNDONVILLE, Vermont — Phil Frost and Saker Ghanayem each notched a goal and an assist on Saturday to lead Husson University to a 3-1 North Atlantic Conference men’s soccer win over Lyndon State. Frost scored two goals Sunday in Husson’s 3-2 win over Johnson State. Ghanayem’s goal early in the …

Dunnett Appliance & Mattress

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 26, 2014, at 1:37 a.m.
“We recently launched a new product line – Serta Mattresses – and the BDN helped us to promote this very effectively, making our brand stand-out in the market. I’m confident that this had a significant impact on our bottom-line.” —  Jack Dunnett, Dunnett Appliance & Mattress The client: Dunnett Appliance & Mattress The …

Huckleberries Card & Gift

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 26, 2014, at 1:34 a.m.
“We’ve struggled to educate the public about what we have to offer – from organic dog treats to local foods to a huge card and gift selection – but the BDN came through with an ad campaign that said it all for us and drove in the foot traffic we …

Whited Ford

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 26, 2014, at 1:16 a.m.
“We could spend advertising dollars anywhere — and we’ve tried — but the BDN delivers results that have kept us in business for more than 25 years.” — Mark Campbell & Tony Gilberti, Whited Ford The client: Whited Ford, Bangor The challenge: Get more customers through the door & increase sales. The plan: …

The best spots to take in Maine’s fabulous fall foliage

By Aimee Thibodeau on Sept. 25, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” [Notebook, Oct. 10, 1842] ― Nathaniel Hawthorne, “ The American Notebooks” There are few things more stunning in nature than perfect rays of sunshine beaming down through limbs decorated in red, orange and yellow …
Boston Red Sox third baseman Garin Cecchini (70) fouls a ball off of himself during the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. The Red Sox won 11-2.

Ranaudo settles down, pitches Red Sox past Rays

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Sept. 24, 2014, at 11:04 p.m.
BOSTON — Rookie right-hander Anthony Ranaudo ended his season on a high note, overcoming a shaky start and pitching the Boston Red Sox to an 11-3 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. Ranaudo, one of seven rookies to start the game for Boston, gave up two runs …

Bangor Chiropractic & Alternative Medicine

on Sept. 23, 2014, at 1:10 p.m.
“The BDN has taught us that good advertising means more than just a monetary return on your investment, it means educating the community about your business.” — Dr. Gerard A. Graves, Bangor Chiropractic & Alternative Medicine The client: Bangor Chiropractic & Alternative Medicine, Bangor The challenge: Attract attendees to their information seminar …

Stephen King to appear on episode of “Finding Your Roots” on PBS, airing at 8 p.m. Sept. 23

By Emily Burnham on Sept. 23, 2014, at 11:21 a.m.
Stephen King will appear on an episode of “Finding Your Roots,” a PBS series hosted by Harvard scholar and journalist Henry Louis Gates that traces the genealogical roots of famous Americans. The episode will air at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 on your local PBS station. In it, Gates and …
Joe Perdue is the new owner of Hidden Meadows Golf Course in Old Town. Perdue is a longtime golf pro originally from Bremerton, Wash., but who was most recently a pro at a club on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Old Town, Orono teams to take part in Charity Golf Tournament

on Sept. 15, 2014, at 2:49 p.m.
When the Old Town Rotary Club holds its annual Charity Golf Tournament at Hidden Meadows Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 20, there will be more at stake than the usual prizes. The Rotarians have invited the Old Town and Orono High School golf teams to participate in the tournament, and …
In this photo, artist Rick Haney has layered an image of Mercantile Square, from an era long past, onto a current image of where the square once was located in Bangor.

Photographs juxtapose Bangor’s past with its present

on Sept. 15, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
by Emily Burnham BDN Staff   It’s easy to walk the streets of Bangor and completely forget that even just 50 years ago, things looked very, very different. Between fires, redevelopment and the misguided urban renewal-inspired demolition of the 1960s and 70s, the architectural landscape of the city has changed …

Library suspends programming for adults, children’s continue

on Sept. 15, 2014, at 2:44 p.m.
BANGOR — Bangor Public Library will begin its interior renovation in the next few weeks and subsequently has put a hold on adult programming for the duration of the project. Some special events will be mixed in, but generally speaking, adult programming, typically seen in the Lecture Hall, will be …
 
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