Stories about Bangor

 
Tyler Knowles, 9, of Brewer tries to get a better look at his bait while ice fishing at Levasseur Pond in Brewer on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Knowles was participating in the Penobscot County Conservation Association's family ice fishing day.

Families flock to Brewer for youth ice fishing event

By John Holyoke on Feb. 23, 2017, at 8:55 a.m.
“The outdoor community steps up pretty good when things like this happen.”
University of Maine's Wes Myers (right) drives the lane past University of New Hampshire's Jaleen Smith during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Jan. 19, 2017.

Locker room altercation resulted in UMaine men’s basketball suspensions

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report reveals.
Orono's Keenan Collett amps up the crowd with second left of their Class B boys basketball semifinal game against Hermon at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

Orono boys dominate inside, knock off Hermon in ‘B’ semifinal

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:31 p.m.
The fourth-seeded Orono High School boys basketball team took full advantage of its superior experience and size Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collin is seen recently at her home in Bangor.

Sen. Collins sees common ground with Trump administration on trade

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:39 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said that trade is an issue she can work on with the new administration even though she has concerns about the impact some of the president’s ideas might have on business relations with Canada.
An artist's rendering of what the "earth-like" planets orbiting Trappist 1 might look like. NASA announced the discovery of the exoplanets on Wednesday, saying that some of the planets likely have water and the potential for extraterrestrial life.

Discovery of new ‘earth-like’ planets sparks new talks of alien life

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
The blockbuster discovery of seven “earth-like” planets — including some that may have liquid water and the potential for extraterrestrial life — set off a firestorm of excitement among astronomers across the globe on Wednesday.

Fisherman admits to fraudulently getting over $157,000 in disability benefits

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
Daniel Fitzsimmons, 54, admitted that between 2002 and 2013 he and his dependants received more than $157,000 in Social Security Disability Insurance for which they did not qualify.
Anna Giroux as Babe sings "I'm Not at All in Love" in "The Pajama Game" at the University of Maine.

UMaine cast fails to overcome flaws of ‘Pajama Game’

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:28 p.m.
The cast and crew worked hard to give some life to “The Pajama Game,” but the cast was unable to overcome the dated and flawed story.

Eastern Maine Baseball Umpires to hold classes for future umps

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.

Durable, practical Maine art for your muddy boots

By Micky Bedell on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
MADE IN MAINE

Durable, practical Maine art for your muddy boots

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:23 p.m.
Winterport floorcloth maker Addie Peet takes raw canvas and turns it into art for your feet. Muddy boots welcome — and wet dogs, too.

AARP Maine’s Women, Work, & Caregiving

By Audrey Co on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.

Are You Looking for a Job?

By Eastern Maine Development Corporation on Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:38 a.m.
Lucas Richman conducting the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, whose 2016-2017 season opens on Oct. 9, 2016.

‘Star Wars’ to Midori: Bangor Symphony musicians boast a busy March schedule

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
While the “Star Wars” concerts happen over the weekend of March 4 and 5, the following weekend is yet another busy one for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra — especially for some of the younger members of the organization’s youth orchestras.
Maine Focus
A young girl runs happy, laughing through lines of people participating in Hands Around Back Cove in Portland on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.

We want your ideas for how to draw young people to Maine

By Erin Rhoda on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:16 a.m.
People at the Magnetize Maine Summit will brainstorm ways to attract and keep more young people in Maine.

Dexter boys hold off Lee Academy in ‘C’ quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:44 p.m.
RECOVERY ROCKS

What it means to be a grateful alcoholic

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 5:57 p.m.
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Lana Del Rey, Maggie Rogers, Little Dragon and Health on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
I debuted new tracks from The Shins, Mew and Muna on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on music from the year 2002.

POETS/SPEAK!

By Bangor Public Library on Feb. 21, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.

Barcoding Biodiversity: Helping Citizen Scientists Help the Planet

By Bangor Public Library on Feb. 21, 2017, at 2:57 p.m.

Book Discussion on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rachel Skloot

By Bangor Public Library on Feb. 21, 2017, at 2:56 p.m.