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Drone being used to help search for missing Bangor man

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 09, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.

Drone being used to search for missing Bangor man

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:54 p.m.
Vinal Applebee, chief unmanned aerial vehicle pilot for the Down East Emergency Medicine Institute, uses a drone to conduct a grid search of the Penobscot River shoreline from the Bangor Waterfront on Friday morning during efforts to find Paul Francis III, who went missing last Friday night from Bangor. Applebee was covering half to 1 mile of the shoreline, taking some 300 high-resolution photos to be analyzed.

Drone being used to search for missing Bangor man

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Volunteer search and rescue personnel, who are assisting police, are using an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, to hunt for a missing local man who was last seen a week ago.
GIRLS BASKETBALL
 Gray-New Gloucester’s Skye Conley (left) and Houlton’s Kolleen Bouchard watch to see if a free throw drops during Houlton’s win in the Class B state final last season at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Bouchard, a junior guard, averaged 20.7 points and 9 rebounds a game last season and is one of the top 10 players to watch this season in the North.

Houlton, Messalonskee guards headline North girls watch list

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Kolleen Bouchard is one of the 10 players to watch among the players in the North division’s five classes (AA, A, B, C and D).
University of Maine's Sigi Koizar (from left), Fanny Wadling and Tanesha Sutton battle to gain control of a loose ball from Northeastern during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

UMaine basketball teams battle Dartmouth on Saturday

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 1:26 p.m.
The Lady Black Bears played exceptional defense in their 69-49 win over Northeastern on Wednesday and will need to continue to do so against Dartmouth.

A North Country Christmas by The North Country Strings in Sangerville, Pittsfield and Orono

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

Windham music teacher finalist for 2017 Grammy Music Educator Award

on Dec. 09, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
Class AA North Boys Basketball
Bangor’s George Payne (right) takes the ball to the basket while guarded by Oxford Hills’ Trevor Goodrich during a game last season. Payne is a senior guard for the Rams this season.

Depth an asset for Bangor boys basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 09, 2016, at 12 p.m.
The Bangor High School varsity squad is back with what may be a deeper, more experienced roster.
Class AA North Girls Basketball
Bangor’s Katie Butler goes up for two against Edward Little during a game at Red Barry Gym in Bangor last season. Butler, who is a senior this season, was the team’s leading scorer and rebounder last year.

Class AA North girls division expected to be wide open

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 09, 2016, at 12 p.m.
“There aren’t any favorites,” said Bangor coach Joe Johnson. “It will come down to who plays better that night.

Invasive Plant Species

By Donne Sinderson on Dec. 09, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
Satsang - an evening of chanting with harmonium and drum

Satsang for Solstice

By Sandy Cyrus on Dec. 08, 2016, at 10:13 p.m.
Hugh Kirkpatrick (right), Fred Page III (from left), Russell Plourde, Tim Ouellette and Sue Sands, employees of the Caribou Utilities District, celebrate with Kirsten Hebert (second from right), Maine Rural Water Association director, after winning the association's Best Tasting Water Contest on Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Caribou Utilities District takes top honors in 30th annual tap water taste-off

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 08, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
This year’s judges were Virginia Manuel, state director of USDA Rural Development, WABI TV weatherman Todd Simcox and retired Bangor police Lt. Paul Edwards.

The Velveteen Rabbit – a fun for all holiday production

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
Darla Morales (right), 21, and her boyfriend, Alonzo McCain, 22, who both play basketball at Husson University, talk about moving from California to study and play at the same college in Maine on Tuesday in Bangor.

California couple’s cross-country adventure produces basketball bliss in Bangor

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 08, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
“My plan was to go somewhere where we both could play,” said Alonzo McCain. “Darla wanted to stick together, and I was all for it as well, so wherever we ended up, we were going to do it together.”

Living Nativity at Old Town church

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.

Oratorio Chorale Presents ‘Sing We Noel’ Dec. 16-17

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Dec. 9-11: When’s the big one coming?

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
 
Amy Myshrall, FNP-C, Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

Amy Myshrall, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner Joins Helen Hunt Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 08, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.

UMaine men’s hockey team set to host AIC

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 7:07 a.m.
The Black Bears are in desperate need of wins and the Yellow Jackets of first-year coach Eric Lang can’t be taken lightly.
University of Maine coach Bob Walsh watches his team in the second half of their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium in this December 2016 file photo. UMaine defeated Holy Cross on Wednesday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

UMaine men’s basketball team outlasts Holy Cross

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 07, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
“Tonight we really showed a commitment to one another, a connection and a competitive spirit that made us tough to beat.”