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With his father in prison, Husson standout learning to balance football, school, family

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

Senior propels Thomas men past UM-Machias

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

Holway, Swayman help UMaine hockey team knock off Boston University

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

MCI tops Cape Elizabeth for Class C state crown

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

Friday’s harness racing results from Bangor Raceway

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

Holiday electrical tips for decorations

Holiday electrical tips for decorations

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