By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 16, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
“We feel that ATV access is a traditional use of that land, and we need to find a way to [re-establish] that access,” Patten Town Manager Raymond Foss said.
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Stillwater Federated Church, 80 Bennoch Road, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Stillwater Federated Church, 80 Bennoch Road. The church pickles will be on sale during …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 16, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
The National Park Service started the conversation its officials want to have with stakeholders on Thursday as they embark on a three-year journey toward a management plan for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 15, 2016, at 9:20 p.m.
Some want assurances that no forest product industry jobs will be lost. Others hope it will draw people to the Katahdin region. Still more worry about forest fires.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 15, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
The lawsuit alleges that company officials fraudulently pocketed millions of dollars rather than repair a damaged boiler that was key to the mill’s profitability.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 13, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
Baxter strives to limit access to about 75,000 visitors a year. The National Park Service’s goals include “continuing expanded use.”
on Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Waterfront, Public parking lot, Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — The 23rd annual Paws on Parade will be held 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Bangor Waterfront. Paws on Parade is Bangor Humane Society’s largest annual fundraising event and features …
By Danielle McLean on Sept. 13, 2016, at 6:14 a.m.
Recovery is possible, but all-encompassing care can be hard to find and fund.
By Danielle McLean on Sept. 13, 2016, at 6:14 a.m.
Over the past four years, Michelle Markie has personally encountered about two to three cases of trafficking in her unit per year.
By lswackhamer on Sept. 12, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Peace and Justice Center, Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St #100, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-930-5440; (sierraclub.org/maine/maine-climate-action-teams 350 Bangor, a local organization committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to a clean energy economy, is teaming up …
By Gabor Degre on Sept. 12, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
The brothers Adam and Matthew Fronczak sit astride three industries dear to the town of Patten — forestry, farming and milling — and it can make for some scattershot workdays. The very versatile brothers, who are are actually former lobstermen, are general managers to Haymart, a $5 million farming and milling …
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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 12, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
The very versatile brothers, who are former lobstermen, are general managers of Haymart, a farming and milling operation that town officials hope will be a great boost to the upper Katahdin region economy.
By Danielle McLean on Sept. 12, 2016, at 6 a.m.
A look at the motives and calculations behind forcing people into the sex trade.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 10, 2016, at 10:59 a.m.
When police were charging Justin Osgood on Thursday with allegedly driving more than 100 mph while speeding a chain saw accident victim to the hospital, his father was too busy to defend him.
on Sept. 09, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Lura Hoit Pool, 146 Western Ave., Hampden, Maine For more information: 207-862-4305 HAMPDEN, Maine — Third annual Water Carnival, 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, Lura Hoit Pool, 146 Western Ave. Flipper Dipper, Spray Zone, Octopus Ring Toss, basketball, volleyball and …
By Danielle McLean on Sept. 09, 2016, at 8:42 a.m.
Broke, with nobody to turn to, here’s how one 15-year-old Maine girl came to ‘the Life.’
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 08, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
Police issued a summons to a man for allegedly driving more than 100 mph and refusing to stop while taking a chain saw accident victim through downtown to Penobscot Valley Hospital.
By Amy Polyot on Sept. 08, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine –The Penobscot County Soil & Water Conservation District is having it’s annual fall bulb sale fundraiser. We are offering high quality double peony tulips, crocus, allium, lilies, and much more. We will take orders up until October 3rd and the bulb pick up will be on October 7th. …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Sept. 08, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Lincoln police escorted to Penobscot Valley Hospital a car carrying a reported chain saw accident victim after the vehicle refused to stop on Route 2 for a patrolman and an ambulance on Thursday.
By Matthew Stone on Sept. 08, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
“To refuse these dollars makes no sense, especially because other states are using these dollars and using them well,” said Arabella Perez who previously led one of the organizations involved in the federally funded initiative. “We just don’t understand the decision behind this.”