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Man reportedly run over by tractor in LaGrange

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 23, 2017, at 9:04 p.m.
An unidentified man may have suffered serious leg injuries when a farm tractor ran over him, witnesses said.
LINCOLN, Maine -- 05/16/2017 - Chris Palmer Clayton Glidden (right) brings a PVC pipe for a test well in position for Chris Palmer, both of East Coast Exploration and Drilling, in Lincoln Tuesday. The pair are contracted by Poland Springs to dig test wells for the bottling plant Poland Springs might build here. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

How Poland Spring picks where to set up bottling plants

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 22, 2017, at 2:31 p.m.
A Lincoln bottling plant would likely require 175 million gallons annually.

Bangor’s Penobscot Theatre presents: The Full Monty: June 15 – July 9

on May 22, 2017, at 11:51 a.m.

Bridge Alliance Mixer in Bangor

By David Des Isles on May 22, 2017, at 10:25 a.m.
CULTURE SHOCK

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan honeymoon in rural Maine, with visits to Millinocket and Bangor

on May 21, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
Seen speaking in East Millinocket against the Maine national monument last year, Gov. Paul LePage has ordered a ban of all monument signs along state roads until a federal review of the monument’s status is finished.

LePage refuses to put up road signs for North Woods national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The governor won’t allow official signs for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to be placed along Interstate 95 and Routes 11, 157 and 159, until federal officials determine whether the executive order creating the monument was valid.
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Emergency responders work to reconstruct the scene where a 1-year-old boy was fatally hit by a vehicle at Alton Elementary School Friday.

1-year-old boy fatally struck by car at Alton Elementary School identified

By Dawn Gagnon on May 19, 2017, at 6:42 p.m.
A 1-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon in a car-pedestrian accident in the parking lot of the Alton Elementary School, Maine State Police confirmed Friday night.

The John Bapst Annual Spring Concert is set for May 25 in Bangor.

Bangor Daily News on May 18, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.

New community market in Alton opens Friday, May 19

on May 18, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.

2017 American Folk Festival: August 25-27

By Erich Herbert on May 18, 2017, at 12:03 p.m.
The northern entrance road to the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, seen here last August, is the only road to the monument open now.

Mud keeping Maine monument from full opening

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 16, 2017, at 2 a.m.
Its north entrance is open, but Maine’s national monument won’t really start its first full season for at least another week.
Frederick Taylor

Elderly man missing from Hudson found in LaGrange

By Dawn Gagnon on May 14, 2017, at 12:39 p.m.
Frederick Taylor, 82, was located along a woods road, where he spent the night after his pickup truck got stuck in the mud.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program Sign-Up Clinic at Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s “Annex”

By Hannah Yovino on May 12, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
Lois-Ann Holmes  Geocaching

Geocaching With Guest Speaker Lois-Ann Holmes

By Tiffany Palmer on May 12, 2017, at 1:59 p.m.
Senior Natural Resource Manager Thomas Brennan of Poland Spring tells the Lincoln Water District board that he is recommending the area as the best place he has seen yet to build a $50 million bottling factory.

Lincoln a good fit for Poland Spring plant, rep says

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 12, 2017, at 2 a.m.
A Poland Spring representative said he will push his company to build a $50 million bottling plant in the Lincoln area.

The Bangor Police Department will hold the annual Bicycle Auction on Saturday, May 13, 2017

on May 11, 2017, at 1 p.m.

Two people accused of making meth while traveling in car

By CBS 13 on May 10, 2017, at 10:34 a.m.
They were arrested after Lincoln police pulled over their car on High Street and found the two were making meth inside the vehicle.

Kayaker drowns over the weekend in flooded Penobscot River

By Alex Acquisto on May 08, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.
A 25-year-old Millinocket kayaker drowned over the weekend on the swollen waters of the Penobscot River, near where the Nesowadnehunk Stream meets the West Branch.

Shuttered Maine mill land one step closer to becoming an energy park

By Darren Fishell on May 08, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.
The company seeking to build a $240 million biorefinery in East Millinocket has reached a settlement to buy the property, which it expects to close by early June.

Happy Acres Community Market is opening Friday, May 19 in Alton

on May 05, 2017, at 12:54 p.m.