Nicholas Sambides Jr.

Katahdin Bureau

 
BANGOR, Maine -- 042114 -- City workers Tony Young [left] and Jeremy Linscott pull from a manhole the remote controlled camera that they use to assess sewer lines on Friday. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

Fixing Bangor’s crumbling sewers

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 25, 2017, at 3 p.m.
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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (left) and Lucas St. Clair of Elliotsville Plantation Inc. paddle on the East Branch of the Penobscot River in the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

Trump, LePage actions threaten Maine’s national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 24, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
Trump’s order is not expected to change monument designations immediately.
BANGOR, Maine -- 042117 -- Husson University student Briana Oliver [center] cracks up while tracking heat emissions from a controlled burn at the Bangor fire training center on Friday. Ten students participated in classroom exercises there. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

Husson students get into fire investigation

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 21, 2017, at 8:18 p.m.
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Ed Archer of the Maine State Fire Marshal's Office briefs Husson University students at the Bangor fire training center on Friday. Ten students participated in classroom exercises there.

Fledgling arson investigators train with the pros

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 21, 2017, at 8:16 p.m.
Ten Husson University forensic science students — fledgling fire marshals — picked through remains in the wooden, three-sided firefighter training area after a controlled burn on Friday at the Bangor firefighter training center.
Cindy McVicar, 45, of Lincoln, was arrested Friday, April 21 for allegedly hindering the investigation into the Easter slaying of Terrance Durel, who was shot near 125 Ohio St.

Police: Lincoln woman interfered with Ohio Street shooting investigation

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 21, 2017, at 6:35 p.m.
Cindy McVicar, 45, of Lincoln, was arrested Friday after allegedly hindering authorities’ efforts to arrest a Connecticut man wanted for murder in the shooting of Terrance Durel Sr., 36, of Louisiana.
A police officer on Monday was stationed outside an apartment building on Ohio Street where a shooting took place on Sunday afternoon.

Alleged Ohio Street gunman has prison record in Connecticut

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 20, 2017, at 2:12 p.m.
Bethea’s criminal record “makes it look like he’s a bad guy. Neither of them were bad guys,” Durel said of Bethea and her husband.
A police officer on Monday was stationed outside an apartment building on Ohio Street where a shooting took place on Sunday afternoon.

Argument between husband, boyfriend preceded Easter shooting, wife says

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 19, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.
The man fatally shot on Ohio Street had come from New Orleans to visit his 8-year-old son for Easter, the victim’s mother said.

Bangor Church moving from former YMCA to mall

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 18, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.

Bangor police seek Conn. man for Ohio Street shooting

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 18, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
Women's wheelchair winner Manuela Schar and men's wheelchair winner Marcel Hug, both of Switzerland, congratulate each other at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 17, 2017.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Kenyans win 121st Boston Marathon

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 17, 2017, at 6:19 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine -- 04/14/17 -- Pedestrians move quickly to avoid traffic on Hammond Street. The Hammond-Main street intersection will be torn up for most of the summer, causing traffic jams, as city-paid crews replace utilities. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

Bangor traffic beginning to pile up as construction season starts

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 17, 2017, at 6:14 p.m.
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Pedestrians move quickly to avoid traffic on Hammond Street. The Hammond-Main street intersection will be torn up for most of the summer, causing traffic jams, as city-paid crews replace utilities.

Traffic already stacking up at construction sites on busy Bangor roads

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 17, 2017, at 6:12 p.m.
“This could be a very long summer.”
The Lincoln Paper and Tissue, LLC mill as seen on Monday, July 7, 2008. Keith Van Scotter owner of LPT is unhappy that Canadian paper mills are receiving loans from the Canadian government to make them more competitive in terms of reducing their energy costs. Van Scotter wants federal and state officials to take note before its too late for the Maine mill.(Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Lincoln Paper CEO might help with site cleanup

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 17, 2017, at 5:05 p.m.
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Richard Hartley and Peter Cyr dump out of their canoe while going down Six Mile Falls on the Kenduskeag Stream during the 50th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race in 2016.

What to expect at this year’s Kenduskeag race

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 14, 2017, at 6:54 p.m.
The 51st Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race, held annually on the third weekend of April, is the largest paddling event in New England — and one of the largest in the country.
The Kenduskeag River Canoe Race is hitting the water for the 51st time this weekend.

What to expect at the Kenduskeag race this weekend

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 14, 2017, at 6:48 p.m.

Naples man detained by ICE, faces deportation to Guatemala

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 13, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
Otto Morales-Caballeros, 37, was being held at Cumberland County Jail on Thursday after federal agents took him into custody in compliance with a federal immigration judge’s deportation order issued in June 2010.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine -- 02/07/17 -- The former Great Northern Paper Co. site in East Millinocket, as seen on Feb. 7, 2017. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

No more public money needed, Stored Solar says

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 13, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.

Dakota the dog gets a last-minute reprieve

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 7:37 p.m.
Charles Simon of Enfield sits during his sentencing on Tuesday.

‘I’m sorry’: Enfield man apologizes to theft victims

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 4:58 p.m.

Enfield man to serve 26 months for bilking clients out of $17,665

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 4:58 p.m.
“I know I have done wrong. I’ve admitted it, that I have done wrong, and that I owe these people money.”