Brian Feulner

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A year later, the good life

on April 22, 2015, at 5:34 p.m.
One year ago today we launched “The Good Life” a project retracing the “Back-to-the-land-movement” during the 60s and 70s in Maine. The BDN was honored with an Online Journalism Award in 2014 for the project. We had photographers and reporters share the stories of different Mainers who have made this lifestyle, their …

Construction continues at Bagel Central in Bangor

By Brian Feulner on April 22, 2015, at 5:37 a.m.
Bagel Central is expanding its kitchen and building a new meeting room available for rent in the space that was formerly occupied by The Briar Patch in downtown Bangor.
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The Marsh and Saudabscook Stream racers get wet and wild

on April 19, 2015, at 9:08 p.m.
Visuals editor Brian Feulner spent the weekend photographing two canoe races in the Bangor area, the Saudabscook Stream race on Saturday and the Marsh Stream race on Sunday. Racers paddled through miles of white water filled with class two and three rapids where some lost their balance, paddles and boats.  The …

Organic farmer Tom Roberts shares some tips for spring gardens

By Brian Feulner on April 19, 2015, at 5:23 a.m.
Pittsfield’s Snakeroot Organic Farm owner, Tom Roberts, shares some tips on gardening.
A participant makes his way through a mud pit during the fifth annual 1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge at the University of Maine campus in Orono on Saturday. The event tests a four-person team's mental and physical toughness through a variety of tasks and obstacles. The Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge was established in 2011 to honor and remember 1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman who was killed in combat in 2010.

Teams compete in Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge in Orono

By Brian Feulner on April 18, 2015, at 7:55 p.m.
Just after noon Saturday more than 40 teams of four set out to compete in a test that would push them physically and mentally. The fifth annual 1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge at the University of Maine campus in Orono had teams competing through …
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Canoeists and kayakers brave frigid St. George River Race

on April 14, 2015, at 1:59 p.m.
Nearly 100 canoeists and kayakers raced down the St. George River Saturday in Searsmont for the 36th annual St. George River Race. With paddles in hand, the racers battled class two and three rapids along with frigid temperatures. Here is a selection of photos by Ashley L. Conti.

Fire destroys garage in Hermon, damages home

By Brian Feulner on April 13, 2015, at 11:51 p.m.
Hermon Assistant Fire Chief Eric Pelletier said a garage was destroyed and a home was heavily damaged by a fire, which started in the garage and quickly spread. Homeowners Jody and Sherry Theberge and their teenage son were at home when the fire began shortly before 9 p.m. All three made …

A time-lapse of the 2015 BDN Maine Garden Show at the Cross Insurance Center

By Brian Feulner on April 13, 2015, at 3:14 p.m.
A time-lapse shows the set up, event and tear down of the BDN Maine Garden Show at the Cross Insurance Center.

Bobcat captured in Orono chicken coop

By Brian Feulner on April 08, 2015, at 2:08 p.m.
Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Warden Jim Fahey captured a bobcat that was getting into an Orono resident’s chicken coop. The bobcat will be rehabilitated for being underweight and returned to the wild.

Pine Tree Store in Grand Lake Stream finds new beginnings

By Brian Feulner on April 06, 2015, at 5:40 a.m.
The Pine Tree Store at Grand Lake Stream which is now under the ownership of Leslie Severance and Brinda Leighton at the popular Maine fishing destination.
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Motorcycles on ice, circular track racing on Sebago Lake

on April 06, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Text and Photos by Robert F. Bukaty RAYMOND, MAINE – Ask a biker why they race motorcycles on ice and you’ll most likely hear something like this: “Because I’m an adrenaline junkie…” That’s exactly what Jamie-Lynn Worden, 25, of Gorham, said after an exhilarating practice ride on a circular track plowed on …

Sportsmen brave the cold for early season fly fishing

By Brian Feulner on April 03, 2015, at 6:05 a.m.
Fishermen tackle the cold waters of Grand Lake Stream on the first day of the 2015 traditional open water fishing season in Maine.
The Louisburg, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Stunning images of Bar Harbor, MDI in early 1900s

By Brian Feulner on March 31, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
This slideshow of photos from the Library of Congress showcases images of Mount Desert Island in the early 1900s. Tourism has been prevalent on the island since the mid-19th century. What now would be a line of cars in the bustling main streets of Bar Harbor used to be horse-drawn …

Time lapse of a Mass at St. John Catholic Church in Bangor

By Brian Feulner on March 31, 2015, at 5:19 a.m.
Time lapse of a Mass held at St. John Catholic Church in Bangor
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Eagle lookalikes: Down east photographer catches glimpse of golden eagle

on March 30, 2015, at 5 a.m.
It was well before sunrise when Down East wildlife photographer Don Dunbar grabbed his blind and headed out to Pembroke, Maine, to photograph coyotes. “A number of eagles and ravens usually show up throughout the day, so I spend my time watching and taking pictures of them,” Dunbar said. As …
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Scenes from the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf

on March 29, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Here are a selection of photos by Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover from the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf in Maine.
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Scenes from the US Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf

on March 29, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Here are a selection of photos by Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover from the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf in Maine.

Maine ice fishing goes international

By Brian Feulner on March 24, 2015, at 5:30 a.m.
International students from Orono High School ice fish on Perch Pond. Some of the students were from countries like Venezuela and Vietnam and had never walked on a frozen pond before.
Nearly a hundred Maine maple syrup farms opened their businesses to the public for Maine Maple Sunday. With temperatures in the teens in central Maine, some of the farms saw little to no sap running for the statewide event.

Mainers brave cold weather, biting winds for maple Sunday

By Brian Feulner on March 22, 2015, at 3:27 p.m.
KNOX | Despite chilly temperatures, strong winds and little to no sap running in central Maine, sugar shacks were full of people asking questions and filling long lines in wait to buy Maine maple syrup. “We hope for warm days and cold nights,” said Bill Spaulding, an employee at …

Beagles lead the way for Maine hare hunters

By Brian Feulner on March 20, 2015, at 6:15 a.m.
Off-duty game warden Jim Fahey walks his dogs out of the woods after taking them on a snowshoe hare hunt in Maine.