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Cameron Croft (left), 14, and Donna Reitze (right), 17, move slabs of wood while Brian Fortie (second from left) holds a board so Alanna Thomas, 14, can screw it to the support to construct a raised garden bed for the Maple Street Community Garden in Brewer Saturday.

Brewer green thumbs soon will have a community garden where they can plant their vegetables

By Dawn Gagnon on April 23, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.
Would-be gardeners who lack the necessary space soon will be able to plant their tomatoes, string beans, lettuce and other food in a new community garden being built at Maple Street Park.
Hundreds turned out to Saturday's March for Science at the University of Maine as part of a global rally in opposition to President Donald Trump's questioning of climate change and deep cuts he is proposing for research.

March for Science draws hundreds across Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on April 22, 2017, at 5:36 p.m.
A local version of the worldwide March for Science drew hundreds of scientists and those who support their work to the University of Maine campus on Saturday.
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.

2nd Annual Transportation for All Earth Day Festival Postponed to June 10 Due To Weather

on April 21, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
A car and a tractor-trailer truck collided in a fatal accident on Main Road in Holden on Thursday.

Police aren’t sure why driver who died in Holden crash crossed the centerline

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 21, 2017, at 12:36 p.m.
“It struck with such devastating force that the car actually spun around and struck a third vehicle.”
CULTURE SHOCK

Graham Nash, Lyle Lovett set for summer concert series in Union

on April 21, 2017, at 9:31 a.m.
The county purchased the more than 50,000 square-foot building for $825,000 from 127 Hammond St., LLC, after threatening to take it by eminent domain.

Penobscot County buys condemned former Bangor YMCA

By Judy Harrison on April 21, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The sale of the former YMCA on Hammond Street to Penobscot County was finalized Thursday, a day after the city condemned the building.
WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Bishop Briggs, Mew, Pale Waves and Harry Styles on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

on April 20, 2017, at 8:02 p.m.
I premiered new tracks from Soulwax, Jay Som, Future Islands and Little Dragon on the show this week, while the retro alternative set compiled some of the best tracks from the golden age of ’90s electronica.
Mollie Greenier talks about her friends, Tyler Babcock, 18, and Alex Chabre, 17, both of Bangor who died in a car crash near the Bangor city line.

Man sentenced for providing alcohol to teens before deadly car crash

By Dawn Gagnon on April 20, 2017, at 7:36 p.m.
Before the crash, one teen posted an image on social media app Snapchat showing they were driving at least 92 mph, a friend said the day after the deaths.
A car and a tractor trailer collided in an apparent fatal accident on Main Road in Holden on Thursday.

Orland man killed in crash on Route 1A in Holden

By Dawn Gagnon on April 20, 2017, at 5:48 p.m.
Killed in the crash was Derick Warren, 30, Holden Police Chief Chris Greeley said early Thursday evening.

Workshop on Maine and Native people: Understanding our relationship

on April 20, 2017, at 4:50 p.m.

Maple Street Community Garden in Brewer is growing!

on April 20, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.
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.

Signs of the Seasons Volunteer Training at Fields Pond Audubon Center in Holden

By Sara Randall on April 20, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

5 Things To Do This Weekend, April 21-23: Earthly delights, and auditory deals

on April 20, 2017, at 12:02 p.m.

St. Joe’s Medical Assistant JOB FAIR May 2 from 3-6 pm

By St. Joseph Healthcare on April 20, 2017, at 10:56 a.m.

Police identify body found in Brewer woods by Wal-Mart

By Danielle McLean on April 20, 2017, at 10:22 a.m.
Adam Laird, 36, a Bangor-area transient, was found in the woods near the store.
Sommer Huntress (left) and Jillian Crago, both 15 and of Kittery, touch and examine a cow brain at the University of New England "Brain Station" on Friday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor during the Maine Science Festival.

In the wake of Trump’s proposed cuts, Mainers rally to support science

By Nick McCrea on April 19, 2017, at 4:50 p.m.
UMaine will host a March for Science, one of hundreds scheduled internationally this weekend, from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Other Maine marches are planned in Portland, Machias and Sanford.