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Crews installed scaffolding on the roof of Bangor Public Library on Wednesday, June 19, the day after voters overwhelmingly approved a $3 million loan to replace the century-old copper roof.

Bangor Public Library launches $1.3 million fundraising campaign

By Dawn Gagnon on July 10, 2013, at 10:52 p.m.
Peter Proeller of West Meadow Road in Rockland was one of many residents who turned out Wednesday night to speak out against a proposed rural residential zoning package.

Rockland zoning rules come under fire

By Stephen Betts on July 10, 2013, at 10:48 p.m.
3 Doors Down performs at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

Rocking out downtown with 3 Doors Down

By Michael York on July 10, 2013, at 10:30 p.m.
RSU 64 Superintendent Daniel Higgins speaks to the board of directors during a meeting at Central High School in Corinth on Wednesday as Rhonda Williams looks on.

Central High principal resigns after alleged hit-and-run, filing false report

By Alex Barber on July 10, 2013, at 8:02 p.m.

Sales of Ferraiolo properties in Knox County completed

By Stephen Betts on July 10, 2013, at 7:55 p.m.

Caribou hospital, medical technologist lauded for sharps disposal program

By Jen Lynds on July 10, 2013, at 7:42 p.m.

Shrinking fund leaves Maine vulnerable to an oil spill accident

By Dave Sherwood, Reuters on July 10, 2013, at 7:33 p.m.
Town Manager Peggy Daigle

Millinocket keeps going despite cash-flow problems

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 10, 2013, at 7:31 p.m.

Arundel man who carried three weapons into Portland social security office sentenced

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 10, 2013, at 7:19 p.m.
Robert O. Peak

Lifetime sex offender from Hermon charged with gross sexual assault of 5-year-old

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 10, 2013, at 7:11 p.m.
Chad Savage

Chester man charged with assaulting pregnant girlfriend

By Nok-Noi Ricker and Nick Sambides Jr. on July 10, 2013, at 6:37 p.m.
Eric Price

‘Rockefeller’ wanted in Maine found hiding at Harvard University

By Stephen Betts on July 10, 2013, at 6:26 p.m.
Dr. Susan Hunter

UMS names Hunter vice chancellor for academic affairs

By BDN staff report on July 10, 2013, at 6:07 p.m.
Melted siding on a house is pictured close to the train wreckage in Lac-Megantic July 9, 2013.

LePage, lawmakers call for review of Maine freight rail safety

By Scott Thistle on July 10, 2013, at 6:01 p.m.
Ed Burkhardt, chairman of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways, speaks to the media as he arrives in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Wednesday.

Rail chairman says brakes likely set improperly, called “murderer” in Quebec town

By Julie Gordon and Richard Valdmanis, Reuters on July 10, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
MUNJOY HILL NEWS

Ft. Sumner Park Site of Sumner Concert Series; Begins 7/11

on July 10, 2013, at 5:13 p.m.
Shane Wood

Vassalboro man facing terrorizing, drug charges

By Dawn Gagnon on July 10, 2013, at 5:06 p.m.
Maine State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin

Bruce Poliquin rebuffs efforts to recruit him as Maine Republican Party chairman

By Christopher Cousins on July 10, 2013, at 5:01 p.m.

Gray and Waterboro company settles federal health care excluded provider complaint

By Julie Harris on July 10, 2013, at 4:45 p.m.
POLL

Maine ban on smoking in cars with kids largely unenforced

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 10, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.