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Marchand has goal, assist for Bruins in 3-2 win over Devils

BOSTON — Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins continued surging toward the All-Star break with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Patrice Bergeron and Riley Nash also scored for the Bruins, who won their fourth straight and improved to 13-0-4 in their last 17 […] …read more

Sen. Collins’ “talking stick” helped resolve shutdown

Sen. Collins'

WASHINGTON, DC – Wonder what it took to ultimately end the government shutdown?

Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) led a group of bipartisan senators, who reached a compromise with the help of a now-famous “talking stick.”

The stick had been given to the Republican Senator a while ago.

The idea is simple – if you’re holding the stick, you are allowed to speak.

Then the stick is handed off to the next person and everyone else is expected to listen.

“It is amazing, this stick both helped to lighten the mood in the room when I first …read more

Bangor ethics board plans to question councilor next week

Board members want to question City Councilor Cary Weston over his failure to disclose the extent of a financial interest between his marketing firm, Sutherland Weston Marketing Solutions, and the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau, an organization that receives city money. …read more

Presque Isle council gets earful on air service, votes for Newark

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — After three hours of public comments mostly in favor of keeping Pen Air service to Boston, the Presque Isle City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to recommend accepting United Airlines’ bid for air service to Newark, New Jersey. The city council followed the recommendation by the Northern Maine Regional Airport Advisory […] …read more

White nationalist town manager fired

White nationalist town manager fired

JACKMAN – After meeting behind closed doors for nearly an hour, the Jackman select board wasted no additional time in firing its controversial town manager, Tom Kawczynski.

The firing came four days after the Bangor Daily News reported Kawczynski is the founder and leader of a pro-white organization who opposes people from different cultures coming to northern New England.

“I hate no race and I love all people, but I do love white people.” Kawczynski confidently said to reporters inside town hall Tuesday. “And I love white people as white people, because it is my firm belief that we should have …read more