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UMaine announce incoming recruiting class

By Larry Mahoney on April 21, 2016, at 11:33 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey program has added two more signees from last week’s National Letter of Intent signing period. Forward Ryan Smith from the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League and goalie Tyler Johnson of the North American Hockey League’s Topeka Roadrunners have joined seven …

Rented apartments and guns…Whose rights do you trample?

By Doug Alley on April 21, 2016, at 8:50 p.m.
Ever since August of 2015 when wheelchair bound Harvey Lembo shot an intruder in his Rockland, Maine apartment there has been a lot of talk concerning renters who want guns, and landlords who want gun free properties. It turns out that Mr. Lembo’s rental agreement included a rule that weapons were …

Sports briefs for April 20, 2016

By The Sports Xchange on April 20, 2016, at 10:56 p.m.
Lucerne GC now open DEDHAM | Lucerne Golf Club is open for the season. The Senior Scramble will start April 25 and will be held on Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. The Couples Twilight League begins on May 4 and is Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. ESPN fires Schilling …

Local sports results for April 20, 2016

on April 20, 2016, at 9:37 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Dexter at Central, 4:30 p.m. George Stevens Acad. at Ellsworth, 4:30 p.m. Mount Desert Island at Bucksport, 4 p.m. Piscataquis at Foxcroft Acad., 4:30 p.m. Presque Isle at Hermon, 12 p.m. Presque Isle at Hermon, 2 p.m. Richmond at North Yarmouth Academy, 4 p.m. Washington …

Coping With Post-Show Depression: An Inevitable Process

By Justin Hatch on April 20, 2016, at 8:47 p.m.
After they’ve taken their final bows, and the curtain has set for the last time, most actors begin the process coined as “Post-Show Depression.” Since many actors’ lives revolve around having a rehearsal and performance schedule to keep their minds occupied, taking away either of the two can completely throw …

Thunder rallies in ninth to edge Sea Dogs

on April 18, 2016, at 10:39 p.m.
PORTLAND | The Trenton Thunder rallied for three runs in the ninth inning on Monday night to pull out a 7-5 Eastern League baseball victory over the Portland Sea Dogs at Hadlock Field. Portland (4-8) had scored five runs in the sixth inning to take the lead. However, Trenton …

Local sports results for April 18, 2016

on April 18, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Foxcroft Acad. at Dexter, 4:30 p.m. Orono H.S. at Old Town, 4 p.m. Sumner Mem. H.S. at George Stevens Acad., 4:30 p.m. Boys Lacrosse Maranacook/Winthrop at Gardiner Area, 4 p.m. Softball Foxcroft Academy at Dexter, 4:30 p.m. Orono at Old Town, 4 p.m. Sumner at …

TV radio sports schedule for Apr. 19, 2016

on April 18, 2016, at 5:27 p.m.
BASEBALL, COLLEGE NORTH CAROLINA STATE at EAST CAROLINA, 6:30 p.m.,CBSSD-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE TAMPA BAY at BOSTON ,7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ …

Weekend UMaine-UMBC baseball summaries

on April 17, 2016, at 9:46 p.m.
College baseball (Sunday’s Game) MAINE 7, UMBC 5 UMBC (16-16) 001-101 002 — 5 9 2 Maine (10-23) 100-000-51x — 7 10 2 Callahan, Mikush (7), Dierks (7) and Dolshun; Murphy, Silva (5) and Stypulkowski E: Hax, Carroll; Casals, Stypulkowski; 2B: Gatto, Casali, Hax; 3B: Pena, Ridley; LOB: UMBC 10, …

Trenton edges Sea Dogs

on April 11, 2016, at 10:51 p.m.
TRENTON, New Jersey — The Trenton Thunder spoiled the Double-A debut of Portland’s Ty Buttrey, defeating the Sea Dogs 5-3 on Monday night at Arm & Hammer Park in their Eastern League baseball series opener. Trenton scored in three straight innings, knocking Buttrey out of the game in the fifth. …
Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry addresses the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, April 5 regarding the town’s decision to bar volunteer firefighters from washing their personal vehicles at the fire station.

Wiscasset bars firefighters from washing personal vehicles at station

By Abigail W. Adams, Lincoln County News on April 06, 2016, at 3:15 p.m.
For decades, Wiscasset volunteer firefighters have been able to wash their personal vehicles at the firehouse. The long-standing practice built camaraderie among the crew and brought volunteers into the station, which improved response time to calls, Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry said. Following the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen meeting Tuesday, …

Note to readers: Telephone outage at BDN

Bangor Daily News on April 04, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
The Bangor Daily News is experiencing intermittent problems with its telephone system, which may have prevented calls from being connected or answered. The problem started occurring this morning, and repairs are ongoing. To reach the BDN during this period, please contact us through the e-mail addresses listed here. We apologize …

The Last Five Years

By Hunter Smith on March 26, 2016, at 1:10 a.m.
If two notes can at once be in perfect harmony but dissonant at the same time, that is what The Last Five Years does. Showing at the Bangor Opera House for one more night, Penobscot Theatre Company’s production is about a couple’s relationship told from the unique perspective of one …

Ex-Honduran president to plead guilty in U.S. in FIFA case

By Reuters on March 25, 2016, at 6:32 p.m.
NEW YORK — Former Honduran President Rafael Callejas is expected to plead guilty on Monday to U.S. charges stemming from his involvement in bribery schemes under investigation at soccer’s world governing body FIFA, according to a court document. Callejas, who is also the former president of the Honduran soccer federation …
Sophomore right-hander Justin Courtney of Bangor heads the University of Maine pitching staff as the Black Bears play at Mahaney Diamond in Orono this weekend against Binghamton University.

UMaine baseball team opens home schedule against Binghamton

on March 25, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
Baseball MAINE vs. BINGHAMTON Time, site: 1 p.m. Saturday (2), 1 p.m. Sunday; Mahaney Diamond, Orono Records: Maine 5-15 (0-0 America East), Binghamton 4-14 (0-0) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 32-24, Maine 9-0 on 5/9/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.303, 1 home run, 5 runs batted in, …

Pulitzer Prize winners to visit Bangor Public Library

By Shelby Hartin on March 24, 2016, at 12 p.m.
On Wednesday I posted about my love of books and the local bookshop I recently discovered, Pro Libris. Today I offer you some information about an upcoming event at the book-iest of places: the Bangor Public Library. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s most prestigious award. …

August police separate bald eagles entangled after battle

By John Holyoke on March 22, 2016, at 6:52 p.m.
The Augusta Police Department had a bit of unexpected excitement on Tuesday when two officers were called to a scene where a pair of bald eagles were found on the ground, apparently grasping each other. In the video, the officers are seen carrying blankets or towels while approaching the ground-bound …
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Bangor church to host lobster stew dinner

By Carol Sherman on March 22, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-7354; allsoulsbangor.com BANGOR — A lobster stew dinner will be held at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at All Souls Church, 10 Broadway. Take out meals …

Log rolling, water polo and scuba diving among aquatic offerings at Bangor YMCA

By Jodi Hersey on March 21, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
The Bangor YMCA is finding new and creative ways to get people who once avoided the pool the motivation they need to dive into aquatic fitness like never before. Just last month, the staff began teaching log rolling to adults and kids, under the direction of Tina Scheer, better known …

Map O’Maine: the state’s most (and least) Irish towns

By Darren Fishell on March 17, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.
This St. Patrick’s Day, I’m taking a more healthful tack: a slightly irresponsible demographics binge. Statewide, about 18 percent of Maine residents claim some Irish ancestry, and local figures give a picture of which Maine communities have the largest share of people with some bloodline back to the Emerald Isle. …