Posts Tagged ‘video’

In a big surprise, William Brannon popped the question to his high school sweetheart Amanda Simmons just before the first balloons launched at the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Surprise proposal kicks off Great Falls Balloon Festival

By CBS 13 on Aug. 19, 2017, at 8:24 a.m.
William Brannon popped the question to his high school sweetheart Amanda Simmons just before the first balloons launched at the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

Here’s what it was like behind the scenes at the Charlottesville rally

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Watch as “VICE News Tonight” correspondent Elle Reeve speaks with white nationalist leaders, counterprotesters, Charlottesville residents and more at the “Unite the Right” rally that left one counterprotester dead.
BDN coastal reporter Nick McCrea (right) helps clean the dishwasher while Julie Horton cleans the refrigerate of a Bayside cottage rental after guests had left.

Every stain, loose hair and crumb: What it’s like to clean cottages for tourists

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 08, 2017, at 6:21 a.m.
On this Saturday — and every summer Saturday — Jennika Lundy, owner of Bayside Cottage Rentals in Northport, is frantically busy. Today, 17 cottages will change hands, and each takes hours to prepare.
Scott Shanaman, non-destructive testing inspector with Aerial NDT Inspection Inc, follows up on the Freak Out with additional (not required) ultrasonic thickness testing by request of the ride owner following the fatal accident at the Ohio State Fair.

Bangor fair ride passes safety check, draws long line

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 28, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.
A Bangor State Fair thrill ride similar to the one that failed in Ohio, killing one, had the longest line of any mechanical attraction in the opening hour of the fair.
Ari Schultz enjoys a lobster roll from Congdon's After Dark food truck in Wells earlier this month. Schultz, whose story went viral after his parents posted a happy video of him learning he would get a heart transplant, died on July 21.

Maine boy whose story went viral, met Red Sox, dies despite heart transplant

By Donna Buttarazzi, York County Coast Star on July 28, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.
Ari Schultz died Friday, July 21, after a life-long battle with a heart condition that lead to a heart transplant in May.
Riders enjoy the Freak Out during the Bangor State Fair at Bass Park in Bangor, July 30, 2016.

Bangor State Fair officials plan safety check for ride after death of man in Ohio

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 27, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.
The Freak Out ride — which is similar to the Ohio State Fair’s Fire Ball, and manufactured by the same company — will be checked by a specialist on Friday before the gates open.
Popovers are typically served with butter and jam.

A day in the life of a popover chef at the Jordan Pond House

By Alex Acquisto on July 27, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
Ray Graybeal cracks 1,500 eggs and bakes 4,000 to 6,000 popovers a day as popover chef at Jordan Pond House in Acadia National Park.
BDN coastal reporter Nick McCrea prepares to throw a rope to the windjammer Isaac H. Evans after a multi-day cruise in the North End Shipyard in Rockland.

24 hours before the mast: My day as a deckhand

By Nick McCrea on July 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“What have I gotten myself into?” I thought, knees trembling a little as I looked down at Rockland Harbor some 60 feet below.

Fate of Dakota, the LePage-pardoned husky, could be decided Monday

By Judy Harrison on July 21, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
Dakota was determined to be a dangerous dog in March after she attacked two smaller dogs in less than a year, killing one of them.
DeRay Mckesson interviews Stephen Colbert.

Watch this Bowdoin grad trade chairs with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show

By Dan MacLeod on Jan. 19, 2016, at 5:14 p.m.
“I can’t speak for other white people, but I feel guilty for anyone who doesn’t have the things I have,” Colbert said.

See what winter fun in Maine looked like in 1928

By Dan MacLeod on Jan. 02, 2016, at 6:47 a.m.
“They played everything but checkers on the ice.”

2 Mainers share their stories about living through the Pearl Harbor attack

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 07, 2015, at 2:12 p.m.
“I loaded a .50-caliber machine gun … and started firing at the first two torpedo planes that went by the [U.S.S.] Bagley.”
Brian Brown, a Brewer High School student, ties a black woolly bugger in December in the school's lecture hall. Student's received lessons from the Penobscot Fly Fishers as part of their outdoors education class.

How to get started tying your own flies in 1 infographic

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 21, 2015, at 12:42 p.m.
It’s not a cheap hobby, but it’s fun.
Alfred Bowden Jr. of Long Pond Township shows off the 274-point, 8-point deer he shot on Nov. 5, 2014. The deer was the fifth 200-pounder that the 62-year-old Bowden has shot in his hunting career.

This is how to load a deer onto the bed of a truck by yourself

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 13, 2015, at 7:42 a.m.
This is pretty slick.

Watch 7- to 93-year-olds share life lessons

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 10, 2015, at 12:16 p.m.
“Don’t listen to other people’s advice. Nobody knows what the hell they’re doing.”

A YouTube star catches a fish with a drone in this video. But why?

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 06, 2015, at 3:56 p.m.
Just because you can do something does not mean that you should.

This video explains whether undercover farming videos change the way we look at food

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 04, 2015, at 10:59 a.m.
There’s a difference between legal and gruesome when it comes to how livestock is killed.

What to do with harvested tomatoes

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Aug. 31, 2011, at 12:58 p.m.