Local sports results for May 23, 2014

on May 22, 2014, at 9:16 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Tennis Calais at Fort Kent, 3:30 p.m. Deering at Bonny Eagle, 3:30 p.m. Dexter at Penquis Valley, 4 p.m. Fort Kent at Calais, 12 p.m. Gardiner at Medomak Valley, 4 p.m. Hall-Dale at Monmouth, 4 p.m. Hampden at Cony, 4 p.m. Lewiston at Brunswick, 4 …

TV radio sports schedule for May 23, 2014

on May 22, 2014, at 6:20 p.m.
AUTO RACING Indianapolis 500 Qualifying, 1 p.m., NBCSN-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE vs. TBA, 2 p.m. or 6 p.m., WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM) radio, UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) OREGON STATE vs. USC, 7 p.m., PAC12-TV CALIFORNIA vs. OREGON, 10 p.m., PAC12-TV ACC Tournament: FLORIDA STATE vs. MARYLAND, 11 a.m., NESN-TV Big 12 …

Don’t pick up the seashells down by the seashore

By Jason G. Goldman, The Washington Post on May 22, 2014, at 4:10 p.m.
You might think twice next time you snag a seashell from the beach and drop it into your pocket: You might be altering the seaside environment. In a study more than 30 years in the making, researchers have found that the removal of shells from beaches could damage ecosystems and …
A tarpaulin covers the infield at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts, where the America East Baseball Championship opener between the University of Maine and Stony Brook was delayed by rain on Thursday afternoon.

‘We’ll find out tomorrow’: Bears trying to remain focused heading into elimination game

By Pete Warner on May 22, 2014, at 3:18 p.m.
LOWELL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine baseball team was trying to maintain its collective confidence Thursday evening in the wake of its 4-1 loss to Stony Brook in the first round of the America East Baseball Championship. The Black Bears were trying to remain focused and take the game-at-a-time …

Hermon’s Theberge shuts out MDI

on May 20, 2014, at 10:15 p.m.
HERMON — Karli Theberge pitched seven innings of one-hit ball, struck out seven and did not walk a batter on Tuesday to carry the Hermon Hawks to a 3-0 high school softball victory over Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. Lexey MacManus singled twice for Hermon, while Kylie Kennedy and …

Local sports results for May 20, 2014

on May 20, 2014, at 9:38 p.m.
Today’s Games HIGH SCHOOL Baseball Belfast t Medomak Valley, 4 p.m. Caribou at Houlton, 7 p.m. Carrabec at Winthrop, 4:30 p.m. Central at Penquis Valley, 4:30 p.m. Cony at Lewiston, 4 p.m. Fort Fairfield at Limestone, 3:30 p.m. Freeport at Lake Region, 4 p.m. GPCA at Valley (2), 2 p.m. …

TV radio sports schedule for May 20, 2014

on May 20, 2014, at 5:13 p.m.
BASEBALL, COLLEGE ACC Tournament: CLEMSON vs. DUKE, 11 a.m., NESN-TV Big 12 Tournament: KANSAS vs. WEST VIRGINIA, 10 a.m., FCSC-TV Big 12 Tournament: BAYLOR vs. TEXAS CHRISTIAN, 1:30 p.m., FCSC-TV Big 12 Tournament: OKLAHOMA vs. OKLAHOMA STATE, 5 p.m., FCSC-TV Big 12 Tournament: TEXAS vs. TEXAS TECH, 8:30 p.m., FCSC-TV …
Washington County Sheriff’'s Office Chief Deputy Shawn Donahue

Washington County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy dies at 41

By Jen Lynds on May 17, 2014, at 6:58 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Shawn Donahue, 41, a Washington County law enforcement veteran who had been serving as the chief deputy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, died Saturday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while traveling to Bangor to visit family. Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith confirmed the death Saturday …

How can hackers help solve problems in Maine?

By Pattie Reaves on May 15, 2014, at 6:45 a.m.
Maine Civic Hack Day is coming up in three weekends, and we want to know — how can hackers help solve problems in Maine? The Bangor Daily News is partnering with Hacktivate and Code for Maine to help get input from the community — that’s you — about what technologies …

TV radio sports schedule for May 15, 2014

on May 14, 2014, at 5:04 p.m.
Taking time out with their dogs at the 2012 Greater Bangor Bark for Life are (from left) Bill Bell and greyhound Laura, Debra, and Laurie and Matt Qualey with their greyhound Baron and chihuahuas Gaius and Penelope.

Things to consider when out with the pup

on May 14, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.
Critters by Debra Bell Special to the Weekly   Summertime fun is coming your way and with it comes opportunities to get outside with your pup at myriad events and festivals. Lots of festivals in Maine are pet-friendly and even pet-oriented. And it can be fun to take your favorite …
From the community

Farmers Market Opening

By swederolf on May 14, 2014, at 8:18 a.m.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-973-3976 The Ohio Street Farmers Market will be opening for it’s fourth year on Wednesday, May 21 at the Bangor Grange hall, 1192 Ohio St. in Bangor. Both prior …

Sports briefs for May 13, 2014

By Staff and Wire Reports on May 14, 2014, at 6:24 a.m.
Kenduskeag G&CC open for season The Kenduskeag Golf & Country Club is now open for the season. Golf carts will be permitted starting Thursday, May 15. Rutgers QB Nelson dismissed Rutgers dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from the team Tuesday after being charged with first- and third-degree assault stemming from his …

Local sports results for May 14, 2014

on May 13, 2014, at 10:42 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Softball Bangor at Messalonskee, 4 p.m. Brewer at Lawrence, 4 p.m. Brunswick at Lewiston, 4 p.m. Camden Hills at Gardiner, 4 p.m. Cen. Aroostook at Washburn, 4 p.m. Central at Mattanawcook, 4:30 p.m. DI-S at Searsport, 3:30 p.m. Jonesport-Beals at Shead, 4 p.m. Lee at Calais, …
Defenseman P.K. Subban of Montreal hopes to ruin the Boston Bruins' title hopes when the teams meet in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference series Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston.

Canadiens’ Subban embraces do-or-die Game 7 clash with rival Bruins

By Steve Keating, Reuters on May 13, 2014, at 5:54 p.m.
To appreciate the depth of disdain NHL rivals Montreal and Boston have for each other one need only listen to the delight expressed by Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban at the prospect of ending the Bruins’ season. Subban and the Canadiens, fresh off Monday’s 4-0 home win over the Bruins, will …

TV Radio schedule for May 14, 2014

on May 13, 2014, at 5:11 p.m.
AFL PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL PORT ADELAIDE vs. HAWTHORN, 5:30 a.m., FS2-TV AUTO RACING Formula One, Grand Prix de Monaco, qualifying, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300, qualifying, at Charlotte, 10:30 a.m.., ESPN2-TV NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300 at Charlotte, 2:15 p.m., WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio; 2:45 p.m., WVII-TV …
Cornerback Kendall James of the University of Maine has been selected in the sixth round of the 2014 National Football League draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

UMaine’s James drafted in sixth round by Vikings; Perillo gets deal with Packers

By Pete Warner on May 10, 2014, at 4:20 p.m.
Justin Perillo spent Saturday afternoon with the TV tuned to the National Football League draft. Several family members gathered at the Perillos’ home in Wilmington, Delaware, to see whether the former University of Maine tight end would be drafted. “I was nervous, anxious, real excited to see what happens, but …

Texas man arrested for suspected premarital sex with 16-year-old wife

By Amanda Orr, Reuters on May 10, 2014, at 3:54 p.m.
HOUSTON — The marriage may be legal but the suspected premarital sex was not, authorities said on Saturday after arresting a 41-year-old Houston-area drama teacher for the alleged sexual assault of a child, his 16-year-old wife. Ilich Guardiola, who also works as a voice actor in Japanese animations, was pulled …

Motherhood is about choices, and the first one is the most important!

By Karen Foley on May 10, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.
Over and over I’ve started and back-spaced and restarted this blog. As the mother of four children by birth, and others by love, I usually write something heart-felt and moving on this weekend, about the experience of being a mother. This year especially, as my own mother turns 80 on …

Health Events in Maine May 13 to May 23

By Diane Atwood on May 09, 2014, at 4:19 p.m.
Tuesday May 13 Free Skin Cancer Screening Mercy Oncology-Hematology Center Fore River Medical Office Building 195 Fore River Parkway Portland, Maine All day/Call 1-844-504-9680 to make an appointment. For more information ... Saturday May 17 Become a Maine Buddy™ Cancer Community Center 778 Main Street South Portland, Maine Saturday May 17, …
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