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on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
Pedestrians have been asked to stay away from the waterfront walkway until city crews can address a sinkhole that has developed, according to Public Works Director Dana Wardwell.
By Emily Burnham on Nov. 15, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
When going to the Maine Harvest Festival in Bangor, you’ve got to have a plan.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 14, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
The use of “seat belts is the single most effective thing you can do to prevent injury and ejection in a motor vehicle crash.”
By Darren Fishell on Nov. 13, 2016, at 7:16 a.m.
The private family trust buying up massive tracts of Maine’s North Woods views the acquisitions as long-term investments in the evolution of the state’s forest products industry.
By The BDN Editorial Board on Nov. 11, 2016, at 11:18 a.m.
It’s time to raise the standards for sending citizen-initiative ballot questions to voters.
By The BDN Editorial Board on Nov. 10, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
Editorial: This Veterans Day, please take a few minutes to thank a member of your family or a neighbor who served or is serving this country.
Maine will join Massachusetts in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, becoming one of two first eastern states in the country to open its doors to the multimillion-dollar industry.
By Michael Shepherd on Nov. 09, 2016, at 1:44 a.m.
Voters made Maine the first state in the nation to adopt ranked-choice voting for gubernatorial, congressional and legislative races on Tuesday.
By Michael Shepherd on Nov. 09, 2016, at 1:21 a.m.
Maine voters strongly supported an uncontroversial $100 million bond for roads, bridges and transportation facilities on Tuesday night.
By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 09, 2016, at 1:10 a.m.
Donald Trump is in line to snare one of the state’s four Electoral College votes, splitting Maine’s apportionment for the first time in history and fueling his push toward an upset victory.
By Michael Shepherd on Nov. 09, 2016, at 12:44 a.m.
Cementing his place in Maine’s political upper echelon, U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin won his first re-election in the 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday over Democrat Emily Cain.
By Jake Bleiberg on Nov. 08, 2016, at 10:20 p.m.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree scored an easy re-election in Maine’s 1st Congressional District, after opening a wide lead over Republican challenger Mark Holbrook in early returns, according to unofficial results.
By Reuters on Nov. 08, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
“They voted ‘None of the Above’ for president.”
By Joseph Ax, Reuters on Nov. 08, 2016, at 5:19 p.m.
Gun safety advocates poured a massive amount of money into backing the initiatives.
By Max Bearak, Washington Post on Nov. 08, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.
Long lines, while discouraging to some voters, generally indicate a healthy turnout.
By Richard Cowan and David Morgan, Reuters on Nov. 08, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
The Democrats were slightly favored to wrest control of the U.S. Senate from the Republicans in Tuesday’s elections, according to some analysts.
By Noel Randewich, Reuters on Nov. 08, 2016, at 4:23 p.m.
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg, Reuters on Nov. 08, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
Donald Trump’s campaign filed a lawsuit arguing that voting hours in parts of Nevada were improperly extended during early voting.
By Michael Shepherd on Nov. 07, 2016, at 6:09 p.m.
Maine’s 2nd District will be one of the most watched battleground areas in the nation on Tuesday in a Democratic state that hasn’t given any of its four Electoral College votes to a Republican since 1988.
By Emily Burnham on Nov. 07, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
The most popular dish is the Sparrow’s Nest Scramble, an egg scramble filled with bacon and home fries. A weekend brunch favorite is classic Eggs Benedict.