The black fly attack: A humorous take on a bad situation

By Crystal Sands on May 19, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
And there it is. Your ear is ringing; one eye is blurry; you’ve attempted to exchange Black Flies for oxygen, but you still have not been bitten. It’s been one pass around the yard with the mower. You know the bites are coming.

Surviving black fly season in Maine

By Crystal Sands on May 19, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
So black flies are good for the environment, but what if they aren’t good for you? What can we do to treat and prevent bites, and what should you know about severe allergic reactions?
Gavin Partridge of Hampden Academy throws to first base to turn a double play as Mt. Ararat's Nate Leslie slides into second during Thursday's game in Topsham. 
Christian Sandler | The Times Record

Hampden defeats Mt. Ararat 16-2

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on May 18, 2017, at 11:46 p.m.

Lawsuit: Woman died of pneumonia after clinic diagnosed her with shingles

By Judy Harrison on May 17, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Boston Celtics fans are extra excited after the organization won the first pick in the NBA draft lottery held on Tuesday night.
Bob DeChiara | USA TODAY Sports

Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

By The Sports Xchange on May 16, 2017, at 11:51 p.m.
Orono's Kohle Parker (right) throws the ball to teammate Jack Coutts to get a George Stevens Academy player out at first during their baseball game at Mahaney Diamond in Orono on Tuesday.
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

GSA rallies past Orono in key ‘C’ North baseball battle

By Larry Mahoney on May 16, 2017, at 9:45 p.m.

Seasoned moms reveal the sacrifices and surprises of motherhood

By Hailee Morin on May 14, 2017, at 11:37 a.m.

Foxcroft sophomore no-hits Ellsworth

By Larry Mahoney on May 10, 2017, at 10 p.m.
Löwgren, who is from Jönköping Län, Sweden, became familiar with SUPS during a trip with her high school, United World College Red Cross, in Norway, when she co-led a humanitarian group that helped the school fix their roof. Löwgren learned at the time that another pressing need, and one of the main dreams of school leaders, was to bring sustainable energy to SUPS.

Renewable Energy Plans Reap $10,000 Award

By lswackhamer on May 08, 2017, at 12:39 p.m.
Boston's Hanley Ramirez, left, celebrates with Sandy Leon after Leon hit a two-run home run against Minnesota in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jerry Holt | Minneapolis Star Tribune | TNS)

Red Sox score 10 in ninth to rout Twins

By Brian Hall, The Sports Xchange on May 07, 2017, at 8:59 p.m.
Boston Red Sox left fielder Chris Young (left) celebrates with catcher Sandy Leon after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Saturday.

Red Sox erupt early in rout of Twins

By The Sports Xchange on May 06, 2017, at 5:53 p.m.

Payne last but not least in Bangor batting order

By Ernie Clark on May 05, 2017, at 12:44 p.m.

UMaine softball team plays final home games of season

on May 04, 2017, at 4:29 p.m.

Husson men’s basketball team lands Florida wing

on May 03, 2017, at 7:59 p.m.

Happy expiration day! Gov. LePage’s citizen initiative is dead

By Mike Tipping on May 02, 2017, at 8:06 a.m.

The inside scoop on your poop

By Barbara Groth on April 29, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Eating more dietary fiber can improve your gut microbiome and help with autoimmune disorders like chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, irritablebowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and many others.
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird watches a game against the Atlanta Hawks this season. Bird reportedly will step down from his position.
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Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations

By The Sports Xchange on April 28, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.

UMaine softball team edges UMass Lowell in eight innings

By Larry Mahoney on April 27, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
Hermon's Laura Zenk misjudges a fly ball from Old Town during their softball game in Old Town Thursday.

Hermon rallies in eighth inning for win over Old Town

By Larry Mahoney on April 27, 2017, at 9:51 p.m.

Charlie Jacobi boosts Acadia National Park hiking

By Dolores Kong & Dan Ring on April 27, 2017, at 7:30 a.m.
Charlie Jacobi, Acadia National Park resource specialist, answers questions about Bates-style cairns, visitor use, transportation planning, hiking trails and climate change. Find out what’s changed in the park since he began as seasonal ranger in 1984.