BROOKS, Maine – If everything goes according to plan, the historic Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad station soon will get a facelift.
HOULTON, Maine – Prices continue to rise but the town’s capital needs have not decreased, and town councilors have begun thinking about which projects are a priory next year after receiving the town’ s 2008 Capital Plan.
The Bangor Daily News took first-place honors in seven categories in the annual New England Associated Press News Executives Association contest, results of which were announced Tuesday. The awards will be presented Sept. 19 at the NEAPNEA fall conference in Concord, N.H.
BANGOR, Maine – Penobscot County commissioners on Tuesday signed a three-year contract with Bangor Gas Co. to supply natural gas to the courthouse, jail and the 3rd District Court building.
Maine provides a natural environment for rowing, its long coastline and picturesque lakes generating opportunity and motivation. But the sport of competitive rowing is confined to a few small-college programs and an occasional private school entry. Inside: Mainers in the Games
BREWER, Maine – The New Hampshire company that installed a new heating system that apparently caused carbon monoxide poisonings at an apartment complex and sent at least eight people to the hospital, did not have the required permit, a city official said Tuesday.
ELLSWORTH, Maine – The shrill ringing of a bell echoed throughout the tall pine trees at the YMCA’s Camp Jordan on Branch Lake in Ellsworth on a recent morning, sending birds flying into the air.
ELLSWORTH, Maine – A Blue Hill man and former child mentor whose sexual misconduct spurred an active community support group in western Hancock County pleaded guilty last Friday to misdemeanor charges and will spend a month in jail.
BREWER, Maine – Carbon monoxide is a silent killer because it’ s odorless, colorless and has no taste, but it can quickly overcome a person.
Normally a good place to cool off in the summer, northern New England rivers are anything but these days — raging and dangerously swollen from heavy rains.
FRENCHVILLE, Maine – A $1 million environmental bond referendum that was approved in June has opened the door for two St. John Valley towns to receive an extra $50,000 in grant money.
HAMPDEN, Maine – A convicted felon wanted in Maryland on theft charges was arrested late Monday night after running from a residence on Manning Mill Road, according to Hampden Police Chief Joe Rogers.
BANGOR, Maine – Bangor has made it to the final round of judging for a 2008 Award for Municipal Excellence from the National League of Cities in partnership with CH2M HILL, an international engineering and construction firm.
BANGOR, Maine – A Hersey man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to nearly three years in prison on gun charges.
ELLSWORTH, Maine – The remnants of what was Dave Gould Ford in Ellsworth will be auctioned off this weekend by Bangor Savings Bank.
OLD TOWN, Maine – The City Council rejected a bid Monday night to start work on the Earland Sleight Training Center building, effectively reopening the search for a new location for City Hall.
BANGOR, Maine – City officials have authorized an option agreement with a Portland developer seeking to build a Tim Hortons on Main Street.
ROCKLAND, Maine – The developing war of words that began in April between supporters and opponents of proposed rezoning changes for a Walgreens Pharmacy to do business is becoming personal, said one city official.
ORONO, Maine – It hasn’t taken long for the University of Maine’ s football players to embrace the new FieldTurf surface on their Morse Field in Alfond Stadium.
BANGOR, Maine – Alexa Rancourt remembers her first experience in the Women’ s Maine State Golf Association Championship two years ago, when she watched multiple champions like Pennie Cummings and Martha White, wishing she could be in their golf shoes.