on Sept. 27, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Around 60 schools in Maine still use D.A.R.E., more than any other packaged program.
Bangor Daily News on Sept. 26, 2016, at 11:08 p.m.
Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 26, 2016, at 8:15 p.m.
A 38-year-old Winthrop man was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for possessing with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun during a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
If you want to become a teacher, Maine is among the toughest places in the country to make a living once you step into the classroom, according to a report released Monday by a finance website.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
While the state’s overall crime rate decreased last year, violent crimes against people in Maine increased, with drugs blamed as the “driving force” behind them, according to state law enforcement officials.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 26, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Another restaurant has signed on to fill the last vacant space in Bangor’s Stillwater Crossing development.
By Ashley Conti on Sept. 26, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
Students from area high schools talk about how adults can help youths suffering from addiction.
on Sept. 26, 2016, at 6:42 a.m.
“Our generation is dealing with these issues firsthand, so we should have a say in the decisions that will be made.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 25, 2016, at 8:46 a.m.
An active smoke detector in a home increases the odds of someone surviving a home fire by 50 percent, according to the American Red Cross.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 25, 2016, at 7 a.m.
“The real reason for our growth is that God blesses us,” Pastor Kirk Winters said earlier this month.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 24, 2016, at 7:34 a.m.
The University of Maine’s historic observatory is slated for destruction, but its 111-year-old telescope will continue to help stargazers explore space.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Construction of the three townhouse-style buildings will begin within six weeks.
By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Sept. 23, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 23, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Two incumbents and a newcomer are running for two available seats on the Brewer City Council.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
A look at preventing one of the largest public health problems of this time.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
It’s clear why many schools opt to kick out kids like Jake. But in the long run, doing so may cost more and make communities less safe.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 22, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
“To burn a lobsterman’s boat is to destroy his livelihood,” U.S. District Judge John Woodcock said in imposing the sentence.
on Sept. 22, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
1. In the Bangor area this weekend, Friday night brings a plethora of entertainment options. There are two comedy shows that night, with The Focus Group improv troupe at the Next Generation Theatre in Brewer, and comedian Caroline Rhea at the Gracie Theatre at Husson University; there’s also the annual …
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 21, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
“This is a positive development,” Penobscot County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy said Wednesday. “The most important thing is that this gives judges here another sentencing option.”
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 21, 2016, at 6:41 p.m.
“Basically, the victims [the teenager and her mother] just decided not to continue with pursuing anything, so we’ve closed out the case.”