Rusney Castillo, who just inked seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, greets his current teammates in the Portland Sea Dogs dugout Friday night at Hadlock Field. The Dogs went on to beat the Binghamton Mets, taking a 2-1 game lead in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division Championship Series.
Sea Dogs rally by Mets in seventh for 2-1 lead in Eastern League playoff series
Mt. Blue's Alex Gilbert (23) looks to avoid a tackle by Hampden's Cooper Bennett during a game in Hampden on Friday. Mt. Blue won the game 54-13. For more photos from this game, please visit
Mt. Blue football team runs past Hampden in opener
A screen shot of the live audience at the television town hall debate on the upcoming bear baiting referendum on Sept. 4, an event co-sponsored by the BDN and CBS13, WGME, in Portland.
Fiery debate on bear hunting underscores heated campaign on Question 1
Eastern Maine Community College's Ramone McCalla (center) makes a sliding play on the ball between Unity's Richard Lee (8) and Ben Denoncour (20) at Eastern Maine Community College during a men's soccer game on Thursday at EMCC in Bangor. Unity won 5-2. For more photos from this game, please visit
Scoville powers Unity men’s soccer team by Eastern Maine CC
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud swings a sledgehammer into a ceremonial wall Thursday as redevelopment officials celebrated the unveiling of TechPlace, a manufacturing incubator on the former Navy base in Brunswick.
‘You can make it here’: Business incubator breaks ground at former Navy hangar in Brunswick
New York Giants great Pat Summerall kicks the ball as Anthony Rogera of P. Ballantine Inc. holds in the pregame workout on Sept. 4, 1959, in Bangor. Ed McInnis of the Bangor Jaycees witnesses Summerall's boot into the uprights.
55 years ago: NFL game played in Bangor
Steve and Jennifer Fisher pose in clean wedding attire before heading to Virginia's Wintergreen Mountain Spartan Race and their wedding on Aug. 23.
Northern Maine native runs Spartan race wearing wedding dress, gets married at finish line
The last eel weir in Maine located on the East Branch of the Sebasticook River in Newport. The weir is operated by David Whitten and his son Theodore "T.J." Whitten. David used to catch eels to sell for food but the state shut down the silver eel fishery in 2013. They are allowed to catch eels to sell for research purposes and are the only ones in Maine who have a scientific catch permit for silver eels.
‘If they were sensible, they’d be issuing weir permits and closing down the elver fishery’: Palmyra man, son have last eel weir in state
Canadian tiger swallowtail.
Nature’s photo ops are plentiful
The Fort Kent Blockhouse celebrates its 175th anniversary this month.
Fort Kent Blockhouse has guarded the border for 175 years
Raynald Martin of Brewer talks about his older brother, Onias, who was killed during WWII while liberating the village of Bonnetable, France.
‘Notre Onias’: 70 years later, French villagers honor a Maine soldier’s singular sacrifice
Steely Dan's Donald Fagen performs at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Friday.
Steely Dan plays both hits and back catalog gems at Friday night concert in Bangor
University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year.
New Black Bears invade UMaine campus on move-in day
Machines -- like this tractor harvesting a blueberry barren in Columbia for Cherryfield Foods -- are playing an increasing role in the harvest of Maine's wild blueberry crop.
Hand rakers, migrants being replaced by mechanization in Down East Maine’s blueberry barrens
The hands of a blueberry picker taken Aug. 18, 1988.
Wild blueberry harvest: celebrating 40 years of Maine’s special fruit
Dad brings back a meal.
Feeding time at the osprey nest
David "Tracy" Moskovitz, co-founder of Hidden Valley Nature Center, sits on a bench by the center's bog boardwalk in Jefferson.
Hidden Valley Nature Center to host celebration as ‘Outstanding Tree Farmers’ of Maine, northeast
Photo from 2001 Blue Hill Fair
Blue Hill Fair starts Thursday
Senator Susan Collins waves to supporters as she leaves her campaign headquarters in Bangor to embark on her cross-state bus tour Tuesday.
Collins’ ‘traditional’ statewide bus tour launches in Bangor to sounds of brass quartet
Yankee Cobbler's Jonathan Lambert works to grind down a sole of a shoe Thursday at his shop in Bangor. Lambert has been a cobbler for about 10 years.
Bangor cobbler carries on centuries-old tradition
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