Although disrupted by the Olympics earlier this season, NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is back on track and preparing for next month’s season finale. The final five gave the performances of their lives Wednesday night in hopes of winning the $1 million Las Vegas contract, and I’m prepared to share with you my No. 1 pick.
The 28-year-old pianist Jonathan Biss was relishing a day alone in his New York City apartment when he sat down for this interview.
BANGOR, Maine — Ah, autumn. The changing leaves, the sweaters and scarves, the air so crisp it’s like taking a big bite of a just-picked apple every time you breathe in. Along with the ever-shortening hours of daylight and the pumpkin beer heralding the beginning of fall, September means the start of another new season — a new Bangor Symphony Orchestra season.
FORT KENT, Maine – It was “a sad day for both SAD 27 and the St. John Valley,” SAD 27 Superintendent Pat O’Neill said Thursday, as the district received word that its director of finance and projects, James J. Grandmaison, died suddenly during a bicycling trip in Italy on Wednesday. Grandmaison was 56 years old. […]
Maine will be getting a $1.1 million grant to replace six of the 17 propane buses that serve Acadia National Park and surrounding communities.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud of Maine said the Federal …
OWLS HEAD, Maine – Dozens of vintage cars and motorcycles dating from the early 1900s to the 1960s will be auctioned at the Owls Head Transportation Museum.
London-based Bonhams auction house …
PORTLAND, Maine — For the first time in several years, regular flight service will soon link southern and northern Maine. New England Air Transport says it will offer two round trips on Tuesdays and Thursdays connecting Portland with Presque Isle and Frenchville in northern Maine. The first flight on the seven-seat, twin-propeller plane is scheduled […]
Women voters give Democrat Barack Obama the edge over Republican John McCain in the presidential race in Maine, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted this week exclusively for WLBZ 2, WCSH 6 and the Bangor Daily News.
The film that kicks off this year’s Camden International Film Festival, set for Sept. 25-28 in locations in Camden, Rockland and Rockport, is called “The Way We …
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — In an unusual move, a group of resi-dents hopes to amend Dover-Foxcroft’s charter to elect rather than appoint a town manager.
BANGOR, Maine — Two individuals and a local weekly publication have been named winners of Fusion Bangor’s Leadership and Vision Awards.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — A 70-ton locomotive rolled into town on the back of a tractor-trailer Wednesday and was loaded onto the tracks at Washington Junction, the latest piece of equipment for the Downeast Scenic Railroad.
HOULTON, Maine — With the economy in flux and the price of most things increasing, Town Manager Doug Hazlett acknowledged this week that it would likely be another year of belt-tightening for town officials. Hazlett said town officials, councilors and members of the board of budget review already have met to talk about the budget […]
WINTERPORT, Maine — Residents have set in motion the possibility that Atlantic salmon could one day spawn along the Marsh Stream.
BANGOR, Maine — Maine’s Office of Securities will host a statewide “Wise and Safe Investing Conference” from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road, Bangor.
Former MBNA customer service representative Cate Colombo of Camden can’t forget the abandoned wife she persuaded to take on $40,000 of credit card debt.
Or the many military spouses she wasn’t allowed to offer the lower interest rate to which they were legally entitled.
BANGOR, Maine — The city’s high school is expected to join the growing list of former oil-guzzling properties in Bangor that are switching to natural gas.
The Bangor School Committee on Wednesday recommended the switch, which will now go to the City Council for approval.
UNION, Maine — A local man remained jailed Wednesday after being arrested on charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly held an ex-girlfriend at knifepoint in his Happy Hollow Road home and threatened her for about six hours.
BANGOR, Maine — Within the past couple of years, wood pellet stoves have emerged as a cheaper alternative to No. 2 heating oil and a less labor-intensive option than regular firewood.