Nicholas Sambides Jr.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 18, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The state’s sole passenger rail service has been a slow-blooming flower. The Amtrak Downeaster train began in December 2001 as a tourist attraction, running between Boston and Portland, but it has grown steadily.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 16, 2017, at 5:47 p.m.
Keeping DHHS in Bangor is good for the area, said Tanya Emery, director of Bangor’s Department of Community and Economic Development.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 15, 2017, at 8:06 p.m.
“There are not going to be any immediate changes to the bus service,” council Chairman Joe Baldacci said. “This will be a thoughtful, deliberative ongoing process” and all components of the community “are going to be a part of that.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 15, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
The City Council will meet Wednesday to discuss whether to move the city bus depot to Abbott Square or Washington Street or keep it near a soon-to-be-redesigned Pickering Square.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 14, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 14, 2017, at 2:23 p.m.
A man has pleaded guilty to driving more than 100 mph and refusing to stop while taking a chainsaw accident victim through downtown Lincoln.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 13, 2017, at 8:48 a.m.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 13, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
“Someone called 911 and said they heard an explosion but in my opinion it was more like an implosion.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 10, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
“Our overall goal is to create a better public space at Pickering. It’s a little bleak.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 09, 2017, at 1:55 p.m.
“The previous system, and the backup system … are a security risk for viruses and malware attacks.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 09, 2017, at 6:35 a.m.
The City Council Finance Committee wants the council to allocate $1.6 million from the city’s undesignated fund balance to save taxpayers money next year.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 07, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
“They are a wrecking ball company, and I don’t want that place wrecked.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 06, 2017, at 5:42 p.m.
“School was closed today in SAD 31 due to comments made on social media that came to our attention over the weekend.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 06, 2017, at 12:33 p.m.
He was 56, officials said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 03, 2017, at 6:18 p.m.
“The tips people are giving are going down,” said S. Bosse, who supports changing the law. “The new law just encourages people to tip less.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 02, 2017, at 3:12 p.m.
The flights between Bangor International Airport and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport are scheduled on Saturdays from June 3 to Aug. 19.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 01, 2017, at 4:36 p.m.
“Every issue hits home but not every issue deserves a letter from the council. We have limited time and resources. Let’s use them wisely,” Councilor Cary Weston said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 31, 2017, at 5:03 p.m.
Bangor Pride has swelled so much that volunteers who managed the annual LGBTQ+ community celebration are handing hosting duties to a full-time advocacy group, organizers said Tuesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 31, 2017, at 11:08 a.m.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 30, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
If permitted by the DEP, Maine Waterside Trails will be built on the East Branch of the Penobscot River off Route 11.