Stories about Bangor

 
Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach resigns

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 17, 2017, at 9:13 p.m.
Millinocket superintendent said that Nick Cullen has stepped down from his coaching position but will return to his math teaching duties on Monday.
Giacomo's, which abruptly closed on Dec. 23, 2016, can be seen on Dec. 26 in downtown Bangor.

Blaze owner buys Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor

By Emily Burnham on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:40 p.m.
“We’re rebranding a little bit. We’re slightly revamping. It’s going to be a gourmet market alongside a coffee shop and cafe.”
The Maine Department of Transportation's work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction the controversial Interstate 395-Route 9 connector.

Work on I-395/Route 9 connector scheduled to start this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:22 p.m.
City officials were surprised to learn that the Maine Department of Transportation’s work plan for the next three years includes $7.25 million to start construction of the controversial Interstate 395/Route 9 connector.

Man serving 18 years for rape sentenced for additional sex crime

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:05 p.m.
A former Indian Island man serving 18 years in prison on sexual assault charges was sentenced on additional counts Tuesday after another victim stepped forward.

Inflight problem leads to emergency BIA landing

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 17, 2017, at 5:21 p.m.
An instrument panel on a KC-135 Stratotanker flying over Bangor on Tuesday indicated there was a problem around noon, so the refueler requested an emergency landing.
New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano looks on against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at Barclays Center on Dec. 24, 2016.

Former UMaine hockey star fired as Islanders head coach

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.
Jack Capuano, a former University of Maine hockey player, has been fired as head coach of the New York Islanders, the team announced Tuesday afternoon on its Twitter page.
MADE IN MAINE

‘Life’s too short to carry a brown and black purse’

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 3:41 p.m.
Janell Fox never meant for this to happen. But as she sliced through a sheath of soft, navy leather on the table in front of her with her rotary cutter, she smiled. It had become a true joy in her life.
David Alan Thiede

Man who robbed Bangor cleaners twice in a week to serve 9 years

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 17, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
A man convicted of robbing a city laundromat twice in a week last year was sentenced Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to nine years in prison.

Turning your passion or hobby into a business

By Renae on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Slowdive, Vitalic, Grace Mitchell and Japandroids on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from The Flaming Lips, Priests and The xx on the show this week, while the retro alternative set focused on some mostly forgotten modern rock radio hits from the late ’80s and early ’90s.

Business 101

By Renae on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:03 p.m.

Brewer High School first quarter honor roll

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:47 p.m.

Sunday Service

By perham a,msden on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.

Bangor physical therapy clinic expands into Brewer

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.

The Incubator Without Walls Express Program

By Renae on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
The air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s Mahaney Dome inflated, but repairs needed

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 17, 2017, at 11:58 a.m.
“We have to make sure it’s safe before we can start using it again.”

Free community supper at Old Town church

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:23 a.m.
Gabe Schmick (center), 12, and his mother, Jean Schmick-Hopkins of Bangor can be seen with Gabe's skilled companion dog, Fenwick, on Sunday at their home in Bangor.

Companion dog ‘best thing that ever happened’ to Bangor boy with disability

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Fenwick came to Gabe through Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit organization that provides highly-trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities.
Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach placed on paid administrative leave

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.
“He is on paid administrative leave until we can complete an investigation,” Millinocket Superintendent of Schools Frank Boynton said.
UNDERCOVER PORCUPINE

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree playing partisan politics by skipping inauguration

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 8:08 p.m.