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By Anthony Brino on May 02, 2016, at 10 p.m.
The greater American potato industry is closely watching Maine, as seed potato farmers prepare to control a new outbreak of an old disease.
By Ernie Clark on May 02, 2016, at 7:52 p.m.
BANGOR | Julia Clukey was in the Queen City on Monday morning, bringing her “Julia Inspires” speaking tour to more than 400 students at John Bapst Memorial High School. The Augusta resident and member of the 2010 U.S. Olympic luge team not only delivered a motivational message encouraging the …
on May 02, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
PALO ALTO, California — Carsyn Koch of Washburn hasn’t even completed her sophomore year, but the sophomore at Cedarville University is already making history. Koch ran the fastest 800 meters in NCAA Division II women’s outdoor track and field history, clocking a time of 2 minutes, 2.39 seconds on Sunday …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 02, 2016, at 7:33 p.m.
The dissolution of its charter in February was the fifth time Manna had lost its corporate charter since 2011, usually due to its nonpayment of filing fees, according to state records.
on May 02, 2016, at 7:14 p.m.
CASTLETON, Vermont — Second-ranked Husson University will battle No. 3 University of Maine-Farmington in a first-round matchup of the North Atlantic Conference baseball tourney at 12:30 p.m. Friday in Castleton, Vermont, in playoff matchups announced by the conference Monday. Tourney host Castleton University claimed the top seed and hosting rights …
By Larry Mahoney on May 02, 2016, at 6:14 p.m.
John Shoppe went to his longtime chiropractor for a thorough checkup, and his doctor eventually diagnosed that Lyme was still in his system.
By Mal Leary on May 02, 2016, at 5:25 p.m.
The New York Times and other newspapers have picked up on speculation that U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine might be considered as a running mate for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.
By Darren Fishell on May 02, 2016, at 5:09 p.m.
PORTLAND | A firm that buys and defends intellectual property rights has sued FairPoint Communications and two other companies, alleging violations of certain network communications technologies developed by the bankrupt multinational telecom firm Nortel. The lawsuit is part of the fallout from a $4.5 billion purchase of Nortel intellectual …
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on May 02, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
On the Republican side-Cruz is hoping for a convention miracle. On the Democratic side-Sanders is hoping to take the oath of office.
By Darren Fishell on May 02, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
Oxford Casino owner Churchill Downs announced it plans to build a $25 million, 100-room hotel attached to the casino that opened in 2012.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 02, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
The Interstate-95 northbound rest area was dedicated Monday in honor of Civil War hero and Brewer native Joshua Chamberlain.
on May 02, 2016, at 3:10 p.m.
How quickly can you pickle? Usually, we think of pickles as a longer term process involving canners, bushels of cucumbers and green beans and onions, and gallons of vinegar, and lots of jars or crocks. But suppose you just want a little bit of tang on your plate, or to …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 02, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
Students in the New England School of Communications journalism program at Husson University learned there is more to history than what is written in books, several said Monday after they interviewed three Maine World War II veterans as part of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project.
By The BDN Editorial Board on May 02, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
While some might worry about the loss of a faith-based addiction treatment option in the Bangor region, policymakers, medical establishments and the community at large can’t afford to lose focus on the true need.
By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters on May 02, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Although the program conducted in Bangor and Brewer, Maine, was beneficial, it is unclear whether memory returns to pre-cancer levels.
on May 02, 2016, at 1 p.m.
If you recognize somebody from “Criminal Minds” or “The Americans” in your local diner, this is why.
By Charles Pattavina on May 02, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Maine’s opioid abuse epidemic will not abate overnight, and these efforts on part of the state’s medical community will continue.
By Adam Fisher on May 02, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
The Maine State Library has once again partnered with the Maine Humanities Council to host a “Let’s Talk About It” summer reading and discussion series covering books written by Maine mystery writers. The program, Mysteries by Maine Authors, will cover five sessions meeting every other Tuesday beginning May 31 with …
By Kathleen Pierce on May 02, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
Good news, gardeners: World Naked Gardening Day is happening on Saturday, May 7, this year. That means that all you horticultural exhibitionists have a few days to get in shape for the big day of planting and pruning.
By Darren Fishell on May 02, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
Maine’s average price for a gallon of gasoline, $2.28, is the highest its been so far this year, but it is still 31 cents lower than one year ago.