Stories about Down East
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:51 p.m.
The Minutemen were able to survive the upset-minded Lady Knights 51-41.
By Amy Wisehart on Feb. 21, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 21, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
Downeast Correctional Facility, which overlooks the local fishing village of Bucks Harbor, once again is proposed for closure as a cost-saving measure in the latest proposed state budget.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 17, 2017, at 10:47 a.m.
“We have to start prioritizing our young people in this county.”
By Vincent Ewald on Feb. 16, 2017, at 1:38 p.m.
By Jeanne Benedict on Feb. 16, 2017, at 1:24 p.m.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:54 p.m.
A leak of poisonous gas at the local pulp and tissue mill has resulted in several people being brought to the hospital, according to a report from WLBZ.
By Darren Fishell on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:08 p.m.
Southern Maine and some Down East areas bore the brunt of the snowstorm that passed over the state Wednesday night.
on Feb. 15, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.
Two men from southern New England accused of selling heroin and crack cocaine in Washington County were arrested in a sting operation.
By Lauren Koss on Feb. 15, 2017, at 1:37 p.m.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:25 a.m.
A winter storm warning is in place for much of the state from 1 p.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Thursday.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 14, 2017, at 9:10 p.m.
The victory advances Central (14-5) to the regional quarterfinal against No. 3 Foxcroft Academy (14-4) at 8 p.m. Friday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 14, 2017, at 5:01 p.m.
The quarterfinals can be watched at nfhsnetwork.com, the semifinals and finals can be watched at nsnsports.net, and the MPBN website is mpbn.net.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 14, 2017, at 3:21 p.m.
John S. Zablotny of Steuben was the nursing supervisor on duty at Down East Community Hospital in Machias on Jan. 1, 2008, when patient Reid Emery, 61, of Eastport asked to be discharged against his doctor’s advice.
on Feb. 14, 2017, at 12:41 p.m.