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Anna Kendrick to fund 31 school projects throughout Maine

By Tony Reaves and Seth Koenig, BDN Staff on March 10, 2016, at 5:02 p.m.
“Teachers have a hard time providing these experiences when they have to go into their own pockets to buy school supplies.”
Former University of Maine football standouts Mike DeVito and Matt Mulligan took time out to pose for a photo with members of Dexter Regional High School's Sports Management class Thursday following a lunch after the players addressed the Dexter student body. From left are David Kirshkaln, Brayden Miller, Nate Bourdeau, David McKenney, Devito, Mulligan, Zach White, Kolby Kain, Skyler Theodore, Chandler Perkins, Mulligan's wife, Stephanie Mulligan, and Kamden Bell.

Former UMaine football players remain teammates in motivation for students

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
DEXTER | Their professional football careers have taken Mike DeVito and Matt Mulligan in different directions for much of the last decade. But the former teammates at the University of Maine and with the NFL’s New York Jets have remained best friends and teammates in the truest sense. They …
A snow plow works to clear Union Street in Bangor in this February 2016 file photo.

Rain, snow mix to hit Maine

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 07, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
Forecasters expect precipitation to taper off by the end of the day.

High school drama festival regional winners move on to state finals

By Stephen Betts on March 06, 2016, at 11:22 a.m.
Acting troupes from Maine high schools held regional competitions Friday and Saturday, with the winners moving on to the state finals in two weeks.

Fire destroys home in Sangerville

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 02, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
A home on Frenchs Mill Road was destroyed by fire on Wednesday, officials said.

Crews battle house fire in Sangerville

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 02, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
Crews from multiple fire departments were battling a blaze Wednesday afternoon at a home in Sangerville.
Crowds gather at the Plum Creek Wilderness Sled Dog Race in Greenville in this undated file photo.

Annual Plum Creek sled dog race canceled for lack of snow

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 25, 2016, at 6:48 p.m.
Rainfall combined with above-average winter temperatures have left the 70 miles of sled dog trails relatively bare.

Flood watch in effect for parts of Maine Thursday

BDN staff reports on Feb. 24, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
Rising temperatures along with predicted rain and melting snow have led the National Weather Service to issue a flood watch for parts of Maine Thursday.

Abbot man appears in court on sexual, domestic violence charges

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2016, at 12:32 p.m.
An Abbot man arrested last week on sexual assault and other charges made his first court appearance Monday at the Piscataquis County Courthouse.
David Russell

Parkman man accused of bribing kids to expose themselves pleads not guilty

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 22, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT | A 69-year-old Parkman man pleaded not guilty Monday at the Piscataquis County Courthouse to seven sex charges, according to the district attorney’s office. David Russell is accused of bribing children attending his wife’s home day care center with candy and gum last year so they would expose …
Bart Currie of the Brewer Water Department marks out where water lines are for Emera Maine to dig for a new utility pole after one was broken by a downed tree on Nolan Road in Holden during the storm last night.

Crews working to restore power to thousands in Maine

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 17, 2016, at 7:48 a.m.
At the peak of the outages, nearly 10,000 were affected.

Guilford’s True Textiles bought by Quebec company

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 15, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
The company makes fabrics used for office, institutional, health care and hospitality customers.
The Maine flag flaps as a snow squall moves through downtown Bangor in this 2015 BDN file photo.

Warm air to bring snow, freezing rain to Maine overnight

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 15, 2016, at 9:56 a.m.
The weather service issued a winter weather advisory from Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Small earthquake reported in Piscataquis County

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 12, 2016, at 9:49 a.m.
Friday’s earthquake was not related to several microearthquakes reported in Washington County earlier this month.

Snowmobiler injured near Millinocket Lake airlifted to Bangor

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 11, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
A LifeFlight helicopter is landing near Pockwokamus Rock about a mile from the south gate to Baxter State Park to pick up a snowmobiler injured in an accident.
A tractor-trailer jackknifed in the middle of the road on Monday in Alfred.

Slow-moving snowstorm grips Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 08, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
As expected, a storm that arrived about noon Monday in southern Maine wreaked havoc with motorists and prompted scores of cancellations.
A snow plow works to clear Union Street in Bangor on Friday.

Storm to dump up to 10 inches of fresh snow across Maine

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 08, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Coastal Maine was expected to feel the brunt of the storm, with up to 10 inches in the forecast for Hancock and Washington counties.

Poor conditions delay Greenville sled dog race

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 04, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
A lack of snow and too much ice have forced the postponement of the 10th annual Plum Creek Wilderness Sled Dog Race until Saturday, Feb. 27, organizers said. Race officials who toured portions of the 70-mile course on Thursday found more snow thanks to an overnight storm …

High winds knock out power in Piscataquis, Aroostook counties

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 01, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
More than 1,200 customers had service interrupted on Monday, according to a company statement.

Maine’s largest solar farm expected to go online in 2016

By Darren Fishell on Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
The PUC expects the state’s largest solar power project to date — planned for Waldo County — to come online later this year.