Brewer High School Principal David Wall

Brewer principal hires attorney amid questions about his departure

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 19, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
Brewer High School Principal David Wall has not been fired, attorney Rebecca Webber said.

Murder for Two

By Micky Bedell on Oct. 19, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.

Police: Street racing in Levant leads to injuries and charges

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
Two drivers who were racing on Tay Road are facing charges after a crash that resulted in injuries last week, Maine State Police said.
Jeff Walls of Stockton Springs and Tammy Harrison of Hudson hold up signs urging Maine voters to vote no of Question 1 on the Nov. 8 election ballot. While not opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use, they said that the proposed legislation would lead to onerous compliance requirements that could force small farmers out of business and adversely affect access to medicine for medical marijuana patients.

Grassroots group raising questions about recreational marijuana ballot question

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
“This particular bill that was written specifically for some investors to get government contracts.”

Gerald Winters and Son, new Stephen King-centric bookstore, opens in Bangor

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 3:08 p.m.
Brewer High School Principal David Wall, a 27-year school veteran in education, is pictured in 2012 on the night Brewer School Committee approved his contract.

Questions swirl around Brewer principal’s departure

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 18, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
“I, nor anyone else authorized to speak for the School Department, can provide information about personnel issues.”
Annual Old Country Store Fair

Old Country Store Fair at church in Orrington

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
The State House shines through the the fog on June 16, 2015.

LePage promised transparency, but multimillion-dollar contract awards remain in the shadows

By Danielle McLean on Oct. 18, 2016, at 6:04 a.m.
It is nearly impossible for Maine residents to know how much state money is being spent on contracted services, which private businesses and nonprofit organizations receive large state contracts, and why those vendors won the work — even though a new state law requires information about competitive contracts to be made public online.
John Fahey

Longtime Bangor educator John Fahey dies at 84

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 17, 2016, at 7:53 p.m.
Known to many as “Doc,” John J. Fahey, Ph.D, 84, died Saturday after a period of declining health.
Travis Stinson

Milford man arrested in connection with pawn shop gun thefts

By Dawn Gagnon and Judy Harrison, BDN Staff on Oct. 17, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
He also is a suspect in a Sept. 30 burglary and theft at the same pawn shop.
Andre Cushing III

Sister’s lawsuit accuses Maine GOP Sen. Andre Cushing of misusing money from family businesses

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 17, 2016, at 2:03 p.m.
Laura Cushing McIntyre alleged her brother, his wife and their children operated the companies fraudulently and were unjustly enriched by that fraud.

Girl Scouts of Maine elects Betsey Timm President of Board of Directors

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.

Sock Hop at the Bangor Grange

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.

3K Purple Heart Run to raise funds for veterans

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.

Informational session on Question 1 at Bangor Public Library Oct. 17

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 9:57 a.m.
An estimated 800 people took part in Saturday's walk to end Alzheimer's disease in Bangor and Brewer.

Eastern Maine Walk to End Alzheimer’s draws 800

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 16, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Formerly held at Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway, the annual Alzheimer’s walk moved this year to Bangor Waterfront.
On Nov. 8, voters in the 2nd Congressional District could be motivated to turnout at a higher rate because of a controversial ballot question that would expand background checks to include all private gun sales and transfers. That could be a deciding factor in whether the 2nd District goes red.

In fight over 2nd District, opposition to Question 3 could boost Republicans

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 16, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
Numerous voters in the district say defeating Question 3 will motivate how they approach other contests on the November ballot.
A car vandalized with spray paint during a rally for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pulls out of the Cross Insurance Center parking lot after the rally on Saturday afternoon.

Police on lookout for vandals who spray-painted cars outside Trump rally in Bangor

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 15, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
Several attendees left Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Saturday rally in Bangor to find their parked cars vandalized with white spray paint.

Trump blasts ‘rigged system’ at Bangor rally

By Micky Bedell on Oct. 15, 2016, at 6:13 p.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talks to a crowd at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday afternoon.

Trump blasts ‘rigged system’ amid misconduct allegations threatening his campaign

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 15, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
The Republican nominee looked like the prohibitive favorite to win Maine’s 2nd District in September, but his standing here is uncertain now amid a wider drop in the polls.

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