Penobscot

 
The Lincoln Transfer Station in a file photo.

Lincoln town manager accused of trying to block employees from joining union

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 30, 2017, at 1:38 p.m.
Two town employees filed a complaint alleging that Town Manager John Sutherland tried to stop them from joining a union.

Victim in fatal side-by-side rollover identified as Husson student

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 30, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.
Officials have released the name of the woman who died Saturday night after an off-road vehicle she was a passenger in flipped over.

Clouds, rain to move across Maine on Memorial Day

By Judy Harrison on May 28, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.
Rain showers will slowly move from New Hampshire into Maine on Memorial Day before settling in for the rest of the week, according to the weather service.

Passenger dies when UTV flips over in Lowell

By Judy Harrison on May 28, 2017, at 8:11 a.m.
A female passenger died Saturday night after the utility vehicle she was a passenger of flipped over, according to the Maine Warden Service.
Old Town Police Chief Scott Wilcox wears as Blue Line dog tag. Every police officer in Penobscot County in May was given one for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Week.

Churches honor police in Penobscot County with blue line dog tags

By Judy Harrison on May 27, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.
On one side of each tag is an American flag with a thin blue line running across a stripe under the field of stars. On the other side is a Bible verse.

Maine Air Museum reopens June 3 in Bangor

on May 26, 2017, at 2:52 p.m.

LaGrange farmer crushed by tractor, suffers several broken bones

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.