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BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST SPONSORS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WALKS TO DEFEAT ALS

By BHBTCathy on Aug. 22, 2017, at 3:31 p.m.

Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors

on Aug. 22, 2017, at 12:45 p.m.
KATAHDIN WOODS AND WATERS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Maine -- 08/10/17 -- a 0.5-mile trail that travels over an esker in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

1-minute hike: Esker Trail in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 22, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
EDITORIALS
Joshua Buck holds germinated barley at Maine Malt House in Mapleton on July 31.

Three ways Maine can use craft beer to boost its burgeoning grains industry

on Aug. 22, 2017, at 11:56 a.m.
Let no barley leave the state unmalted.
LETTERS

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017: Let Confederate statues stand, Maine fought against secession, fascism no place in America

on Aug. 22, 2017, at 11:25 a.m.
Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017: Let Confederate statues stand, Maine fought against secession, fascism no place in America.
An artist's rendition of what the new WEX headquarters would look like as part of a proposed Thames Street project in Portland.

Payment processing firm eyes new HQ on Portland waterfront

By Jake Bleiberg on Aug. 22, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
The city council voted 8-to-0 to approve the sale.
The Microsoft logo is shown on the Microsoft Theatre at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017.

A business located in a Portland condo sued Microsoft. It lost.

By Darren Fishell on Aug. 22, 2017, at 9:39 a.m.
A federal judge has tossed out a Portland company’s patent lawsuit against Microsoft about three years after federal reviewers declared the patent invalid.
POLLWAYS

We, as ‘prisoners of hope,’ must fight hate mongering

on Aug. 22, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.
Seeing unabashed Nazis was surely an awful sight to so many Americans, particularly those who lived during Hitler’s reign.
CONTRIBUTORS

It’s only been a year, but the monument is already benefiting the Katahdin region

By Richard Schmidt III on Aug. 22, 2017, at 7:19 a.m.
The establishment of the monument in the Katahdin region was like the power returning after a storm.
Chief Troy Morton of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Department discards unused prescription medications as part of the National Take-Back Day on April 30, 2011.

Most heroin users first experience opioids from the medicine cabinets of families, friends

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 22, 2017, at 2 a.m.
How to safely dispose of your unused prescriptions.
ODD JOBS OF SUMMER
BDN coastal reporter Nick McCrea tries his hand at dish washing during a night shift at the Front Street Pub in Belfast.

Surviving the dinner rush: A night as a dishwasher at a busy Maine restaurant

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 22, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
I underestimated the difficulty.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke listens to questions as part of a question and answer with media during a tour of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in June.

This could be the week we finally learn the fate of Maine’s monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 21, 2017, at 7:02 p.m.
Speculation is widespread, but no one really knows what the Trump administration will do.
Tree tops and limbs removed during log harvesting will be fed through a chipper and converted into chips for biomass.

Loggers say biomass firm Stored Solar hasn’t paid them in weeks

By Darren Fishell on Aug. 21, 2017, at 6:35 p.m.
George Moon alleges Stored Solar owes his three-person operation $50,000 for deliveries dating back 150 days.
Tug-of-war

2017 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

By Senator George J. Mitchell Center on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine -- 08/20/2017 -- The members of the 2017 Class of the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame pose for a group photo prior to Sunday's induction ceremony and banquet held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Pictured are (front, from left: Kissy Walker, Terry Spurling, Cam Brown, Tim Bonsant, Paul Cook, Jim Stephenson, Bob Nagle (father of Diane Nagle Linde), Bob Cimbollek and Cathy Iaconeta. Rear (from left), Scott Parady (son of Bernard “Bunny” Parady), Tom Maines, Wally Russell, Kelly Butterfield and Gary Fifield, Rick Clark and Dick Giroux. Absent: Terry Carr and Derrick Hodge

Generations blend at basketball hall of fame induction

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.

Eggs and Issues: Positioning the L.L.Bean Brand for Future Growth

By Ben Bulkeley on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.

What’s Mine is Mine: Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

By Ben Bulkeley on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4:08 p.m.

Kegs & Issues: Katahdin Woods & Waters Monument

By Ben Bulkeley on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4:01 p.m.

Healing Waters Women’s Conference 2017: An Emotional Healing Conference

on Aug. 21, 2017, at 4 p.m.
ANALYSIS
Mark Holbrook

Another Maine Republican is trying to out-LePage LePage

By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 21, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
These are signs that he’s doubling down on stark conservatism in a Democratic district.