Articles by Gabor Degre

 

Zackery Mailloux sentencing

By Gabor Degre on Feb. 24, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
Zackery Mailloux sentencing.

Inside the Bryant Stove Museum in Thorndike

By Gabor Degre on Feb. 15, 2016, at 6:30 a.m.
When Bea Bryant flips a switch that turns on the doll circus she and her husband, 84-year-old Joe, have created, you see what they’ve been waiting for. The room inside the Bryant Stove Museum fills with jolly, rollicking circus music and all manner of dancing dolls, stuffed animals and miniature …

The new superintendent of Acadia National Park

By Gabor Degre on Feb. 13, 2016, at 8:43 a.m.
Kevin Schneider is not easing into his new job as superintendent of the only national park in Maine. It’s more like he has hit the ground running since assuming his new duties Jan. 25.

Sen. Angus King round table discussion on opioid addiction

By Gabor Degre on Feb. 12, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
Sen. Angus King round table discussion on opioid addiction.

Family members talk about Reid Emery

By Gabor Degre on Feb. 06, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
Family members talk about Reid Emery’s death in Machias.

Pies on Parade 2016

By Gabor Degre on Jan. 26, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
Pies on Parade 2016.

Lee Stover’s homestead in Waldo

By Gabor Degre on Jan. 16, 2016, at 7:33 a.m.
Lee Stover talks about life at his homestead in Waldo.

Two Maine Biomass plants closing

By Gabor Degre on Jan. 07, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Two biomass energy plants in Maine owned by Morristown, New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. are closing in March because of low energy prices, company spokesman James F. Regan said in a statement released Thursday.

Maine gun dealer talks about loopholes in private sales

By Gabor Degre on Jan. 04, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
Bill LeRose, who has operated Precision Tool Grinding and Bill’s Gun Shop on River Road in Orrington since 1988, talks about gun sales and regulation.

New Hermon Mountain ski area

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 31, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
New Hermon Mountain ski area.

Teacher says pink Christmas Tree not allowed at Bangor High School

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 21, 2015, at 6:48 p.m.
Catherine Gordon, a longtime math teacher at Bangor High School, said she was ordered by the principal on Friday to remove a small Christmas tree from her classroom.

Testing Norway spruce

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 19, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
The University of Maine is testing Norway spruce as potential building material.

Nurses petition EMHS for safe staffing levels

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 18, 2015, at 10:10 a.m.
Unionized nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center delivered a petition to the hospital’s parent company Thursday demanding that management live up to staffing agreements they say it made as part of a contract ratified five months ago.

Business owners react to minimum wage increase in Bangor

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 15, 2015, at 7:44 p.m.
Supporters of the minimum wage hike say it’s unfair for a business to pay someone so little that they need state support to buy food. Opponents say it could put Bangor businesses at a disadvantage and potentially drive companies away from the city.

Tonewood for guitars by Noteworthy Wood

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 09, 2015, at 6:31 a.m.
Tonewood for guitars by Noteworthy Wood owner Michael Cyr.

Nicole Maines talks about growing up transgender

By Gabor Degre on Dec. 01, 2015, at 5:17 p.m.
Nicole Maines talks about growing up transgender.

Mother sues her clinic and manufacturer of birth-control device

By Gabor Degre on Nov. 28, 2015, at 7:27 a.m.
Mother sues her health clinic and manufacturer of birth-control device.

Seth Reardon, competitive power lifter

By Gabor Degre on Nov. 25, 2015, at 4:55 p.m.
Seth Reardon, competitive power lifter.

Jack Cosgrove steps down as UMaine football coach

By Gabor Degre on Nov. 24, 2015, at 5:43 p.m.
Jack Cosgrove stepped down as the University of Maine head football coach on Tuesday.

UMaine unveils new laboratory to test turbines, ships

By Gabor Degre on Nov. 23, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
People observe a demonstration on Monday at the new Harold Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine in Orono. The new laboratory will allow the testing of designs for offshore floating wind turbines, underwater turbines and ships in various wave …