Birders, beachgoers, clamdiggers and history buffs — you’ll find them all on Sears Island, a 936-acre treasure conserved and open for public recreation off the coast of Searsport. …read more
Cruise ships anchor in Rockland harbor far less often than they do in Portland, Bar Harbor or even Boothbay Harbor. But as the sight of huge passenger ships becomes more common in a harbor accustomed to much smaller fishing vessels, city leaders are grappling to cope with the impacts. …read more
Since 2012, those above-market costs would be enough to pay for the electricity of roughly 200,000 average Maine households for all five years. …read more
BANGOR, Maine — Quan Soyini relishes one of the biggest challenges any football player could face. That’s the one-on-one confrontation between cornerback and wide receiver, isolated on one side of the field matching physical skills and the understanding of each other’s game plan. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound junior cornerback from Manchester, Conn., has met those responsibilities […] …read more
WATERVILLE, Maine — Senior Carlos Gonzalez tallied 20 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 blocks for a triple-double as the Thomas College men’s basketball team defeated the University of Maine at Machias 85-67 in the opening game of the Charlie Ryan Classic on Friday night at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium. Early in the second half, the Terriers’ […] …read more
ORONO, Maine — University of Maine sophomore defenseman Patrick Holway’s goal 7:45 into the third period, coming just seconds after Boston University came inches away from tying it, helped give the Black Bears a 5-2 men’s hockey win over the 18th ranked Terriers at Alfond Arena Friday night. The triumph ended a streak of six […] …read more
ORONO, Maine — Bigger class? No big deal for the Maine Central Institute football team Friday night. Coach Tom Bertrand’s club rushed for 371 yards and shut down Cape Elizabeth’s ground game as MCI — the Class D state champion in 2016 — captured the Class C state crown Friday night with a 30-13 victory […] …read more
A torrent of sexual abuse allegations against powerful figures in politics and media has reignited the defining political fight of the 1990s. …read more
Harness racing BANGOR RACEWAY Friday Results FIRST, Trot, $3,000 Main Stage, An Harrington, 4.20 3.20 2.40 Quantum Lightning, Ni Graffam, 4.80 3.40 Moon Dance, Da Deslandes, 5.80 T: 2:06.3. Ex. (4/1) $10.40; Tri. (4/1/2) $71.00 SECOND, Pace, $3,000 Deuces And Jacks, Ti Hudson, 3.60 2.60 2.10 To Much Fun, Gr Bowden, 5.80 2.60 Lifeontherange, Da […] …read more
Thanksgiving and Christmas are almost here and with celebrations can come fires.
We spoke with officials who say you need to think about safety when putting up the holiday decor.
It’s that time of year again,holiday cheer is in the air. As many begin to venture out and get their trees, there’s important safety tips to remember when putting up that perfect balsam.
“Placing a Christmas tree isn’t as easy as one may think, you want to place it in the window so everyone outside can see it, but you don’t want to block an exit,” said Gary Saunders, Deputy Fire Chief …read more