Stories about Bangor

Nathan Damigo explains his beliefs in a YouTube video

Bangor father of white nationalist who organized Charlottesville protest ‘disappointed’ in him

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 15, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
“They divided people [in prison] by race,” Lodge said. “It was really where he was radicalized in his thinkings about race.”

PechaKucha Night Bangor returns on Aug. 18

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.

Performance Physical Therapy plans ribbon-cutting at new clinic location in Brewer

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 4:08 p.m.

‘Night of Laughs’ comedy show fundraiser by Brewer Professional Firefighters 2162

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 3 p.m.
S.J. Rollins Technologies will hold an open house 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at its new location in Brewer.

S.J. Rollins Technologies to celebrate opening of new Brewer location

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.

Kashi Hibachi, new Japanese restaurant, opens on Stillwater Avenue in Bangor

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 10:46 a.m.
The new restaurant will serve sushi, Japanese and Chinese hot appetizer and entrees, and hibachi favorites from the grill.
This home at 17 Garland St. is among several the city of Bangor is seizing for delinquent taxes.

Bangor to seize nine properties for unpaid taxes

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 15, 2017, at 9:51 a.m.
The properties include three vacant parcels, a commercial building damaged by fire and six buildings that have been placarded as unfit or unsafe — four of which are targeted for demolition.

Free community supper slated at Old Town church

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.

Sunday Service

By perham a,msden on Aug. 14, 2017, at 3:27 p.m.
Ken McGraw of WFT Rubbish Disposal of Levant checks a fully-loaded dumpster before hauling it away from the former engineer's house in Bangor on Monday. The house was demolished over the weekend.

Historic Bangor building torn down despite desire to save it

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 14, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.
The 125-year-old engineer’s house on State Street was razed after talks broke down between the building’s owner and a developer.

Maranatha band to perform at Bangor church

on Aug. 14, 2017, at 9:43 a.m.
Maine Focus
Paul Melrose, president of Compotech Inc., stands in front of a military shelter developed by the Brewer composites company. Compotech has grown from a part-time venture for Melrose into a company with 10 employees.

Where the Bangor region’s future job growth will probably come from

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 14, 2017, at 7:01 a.m.
“In all of those times, we spent a lot of money sending a lot of people to tradeshows, and it turns out, that wasn’t, maybe, the best thing that we could have done. There are very, very, very few successes that you could point to from that.”
Downtown Bangor in the early evening.

Website names Bangor top city in Maine to start business

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 14, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Bangor outperformed Portland and Lewiston on WalletHub’s list of the Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business.
Joe Perry, Camille Liedtk, Ruben Dendinger and Maia Dendinger of the Socialist Party of Eastern Maine were among more than 200 people who gathered in West Market Square Sunday evening to show their solidarity with the victims of the weekend violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Protesters at Bangor vigil condemn white nationalism, show support for Charlottesville victims

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 14, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“I think it’s time for all of us to stop being apathetic, stop thinking it’s someone else’s problem, stop thinking it’s going to go away because it’s not going to go away.”
Two people stop to comfort Joseph Culver (center) of Charlottesville, Virginia, as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respect for a friend injured in a car attack on counter protesters after the "Unite the Right" rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12, 2017.

Mainers rally in support of Charlottesville victims

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 13, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
People from across the state are organizing vigils and rallies to stand in solidarity with the victims of the weekend violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one dead and 19 injured.
Bruce Boyington (left) is kicked by Nate Andrews.

Boyington stopped in second round of nationally televised MMA bout

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 12, 2017, at 1:41 p.m.
The loss was the third straight after five consecutive wins for Bruce Boyington, who drops to 14-11.

UMaine cornerback looking for stellar sophomore year after impressive freshman campaign

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 12, 2017, at 11:28 a.m.
Manny Patterson was chosen as UMaine’s Defensive Rookie of the Year last season as a true 18-year-old freshman after leading the team with 10 pass breakups.
Master Sergeant Harold Whitten of Enfield holds his 10-month-old grandson Landon Nickerson during the Send Off Ceremony for the 120th Regional Support Group at Hampden Academy on Friday.  Thirty five Bangor-based Maine Army National Guard soldiers from the unit are deploying to Afghanistan.

Bangor Army Guard unit heading to Afghanistan

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Thirty-five members of the 120th are heading to Afghanistan, after a period of training at Fort Hood, Texas. Two-thirds of the 35 soldiers have deployed before.
The Orono Pharmacy is shown in 2016.

Orono Pharmacy to pay $60,000 in settlement over controlled substances

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 11, 2017, at 4:40 p.m.
In signing the settlement agreement, Ali Aghamoosa did not admit to any wrongdoing and cooperated with the investigation.
Some of the people who rent garden plots at the Bangor Community Garden have noticed that the vegetables are getting stolen this summer.

Thefts at Bangor Community Garden prompt addition of surveillance

By Lauren Abbate on Aug. 11, 2017, at 2:14 p.m.
“I think some people are getting the impression that because it says ‘community garden’ they can just come in and take whatever they want, and that’s just not true.”