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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.
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Online shopping reaches new highs

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 6:52 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Make this fun recipe with your kids: Mini Chocolate Ganache Tarts

on Dec. 08, 2016, at 6 a.m.
A holiday recipe from Measuring Up! Cooking for Kids — Michele Howard’s cooking school for kids in Scarborough, Maine. You can make it with your kids.
DOWNTOWN WITH RICH KIMBALL

Pete Abraham Talks Sox

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 8:59 p.m.
Justin Lynch

UMaine grad working as journalist deported from South Sudan

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 07, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
A University of Maine graduate now working as a journalist for the international Associated Press news agency was deported from South Sudan on Tuesday allegedly because his reporting was critical of the government, Reuters reported on Wednesday.
NTI President Jim Liponis (left), presents a donation of $10,000 to Michael Smith of Camp Sunshine

NTI Gives to Camp Sunshine and the Center for Grieving Children

By Northeast Technical on Dec. 07, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
Downtown Bangor can be seen in this September 2016 file photo.

Bangor livable community report finds challenges for all ages

By Meg Haskell on Dec. 07, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
City Councilor Sean Faircloth said that it’s important to devise strategies for meeting the needs of seniors without giving short shrift to younger residents.
Former Rep. Adam Goode (left), D-Bangor, speaks to Maine Treasurer Terry Hayes, I-Buckfield, before the first session of the 128th Legislature on Wednesday at the State House in Augusta.

No surprises in elections for Maine’s constitutional officers

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 07, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the Maine House of Representatives before swearing them in for the first session of the 128th Legislature on Wednesday at the State House in Augusta.

LePage welcomes new Legislature with warning of impending economic peril

By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 07, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
As expected, the chambers elected Rep. Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, as House speaker and re-elected Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport.
An Emera Maine crew works in the distance to remove a tree from power lines along a lonely stretch of U.S. 1 in Whiting in a 2014 file photo.

Emera faces slashing of proposed power rate increase

By Darren Fishell on Dec. 07, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
“It appears Emera Maine put aside the interests of the vast majority of its customers in efforts to satisfy the concerns of a small group of its customers in Bar Harbor.”
Duke Blue Devils head coach Joanne P. McCallie signals to her players from the sidelines in their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Dec. 4.

Former UMaine basketball coach to face daughter on Thursday

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 07, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
When Joanne P. McCallie and the Duke University women’s basketball team takes to the court against Elon on Thursday, the former University of Maine head coach will see a familiar face on the other side of the scorers’ table.
Ruth Parker of Camden and Floyd Keniston of Hollis, who were both in Hawaii 75 years ago for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, shared some of their stories Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at the State House in Augusta. Keniston was in the Navy and Parker was in the Women's Air Raid Defense of the Hawaiian Islands.

Mainer who survived Pearl Harbor: ‘I could have got him with a potato’

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 07, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
“I had been trained to do something and I did it. I wasn’t afraid then, but I was later.”
York High School players celebrate their win in the girls Class A basketball championship game in Portland in this February 2016 file photo. Emma Thomson, a former York player, has been a shooting star for Fitchburg State University.

Mainer a shooting star for Fitchburg State basketball team

By Jay Pinsonnault, Portsmouth Herald on Dec. 07, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
“She fits in extremely well with us. She’s the best shooter I’ve ever coached, and it’s not even close,” coach Dan Nagle said.
2016 Edward L. Bernays Award Recipient John Lamb and MPRC President Kelly Barden

Maine Public Relations Council Announces 2016 Professional Award Winners

By Maine Public Relations Council on Dec. 07, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers

Two Mainers nominated for Grammys

By Jake Bleiberg on Dec. 07, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
Two southern Mainers will be joining the likes of Beyonce and Kanye West at the Grammys.
Matthew Davis

Neighbor says he recognized defendant in double slaying from mug shot

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 07, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
The man who lived next door to an Oakfield couple killed more than three years ago in their home told jurors Wednesday that he recognized a photo of Matthew Davis in a news article posted on Facebook as the man who had fled the burning house.
EDITORIALS
Khalid Raslan, a newly arrived Syrian refugee in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, Canada. Unlike the U.S., Canada allows residents to band together to bring refugee families to their specific area.

Here’s how small, shrinking towns in Maine could bring in newcomers

By The BDN Editorial Board on Dec. 07, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
Editorial: With fewer working-age people, employers are struggling to fill jobs. As more baby boomers retire, the challenge for employers is only likely to increase.
CONTRIBUTORS

How a stronger regional carbon cap will make Maine a safer place to breathe

By Paul Shapero and Jeanette MacNeille on Dec. 07, 2016, at 11:27 a.m.
OpEd: Living in Maine, air pollution is something we take seriously.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Giacomo’s in downtown Bangor is not closing for breakfast; will remain open mornings

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
CONCERNING CONSUMERS

5 easy ways to cut heating costs this winter

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.