Signs of the Season, a program of the Maine Sea Grant and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will offer free in-person trainings on documenting the signs of spring and […]
Harkins named executive dean of the Maine Business School
ORONO — Jason Harkins, a University of Maine associate professor of management, has been named executive dean of the Maine Business School, effective April 1. Harkins had been serving as […]
State and tribal leaders must continue to build on positive momentum
“Lawmakers and tribal leaders should look for places to take positive steps forward together.”
Hancock County food drive kicks off April 1
ELLSWORTH — Volunteers at sites across Hancock County will kick off the 12th annual Hancock County Food Drive on Saturday, April 1. From Deer Isle to Winter Harbor, from Ellsworth […]
Waterville Rotary Club 2023 Mini-grant program
WATERVILLE — The Waterville Rotary Club raised funds over the past year in order to support local schools, churches, and other organizations providing food and basic necessities to our neighbors […]
Jury to continue deliberating Monday in Bangor shooting trial
The jury failed to reach a verdict Friday in the trial of an Orrington man accused of shooting and wounding a man in 2019.
Book bans are about fear and control
“If you don’t like a book or find it offensive, don’t read it, don’t allow your young children to read it.”
Welch promoted at First National Bank
Tony C. McKim, president and CEO of First National Bank and its parent company The First Bancorp, recently announced a staff promotion in Penobscot County. Carrie Welch has been promoted […]
Old Town’s top-notch softball program is getting its 3rd coach in 4 seasons
John Milligan has replaced Morgin Cossar as Old Town’s head softball coach.
Caribou fire captain killed in Route 1 crash
Daniel “Danny” Raymond, 57, was driving south when a box truck swerved into the southbound lane and struck Raymond’s car.
Nobody knows how votes on Maine’s state budget will land
For now, Maine Democrats are negotiating with Republicans with hopes of inking a deal on the budget.
Lincoln signs agreement with biofuels refinery to develop former mill site
This marks the first concrete step in Lincoln’s quest to turn the approximately 387 acres of the former Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill site into a center for technology-driven industries.
Bishop Deeley ordains Mahoney to the Permanent Diaconate
KENNEBUNK- — With family, friends, and members of his parish community looking on, Daniel Mahoney was ordained to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Robert Deeley on Sunday, March 19, at […]
4 Maine men found not guilty of conspiring to fix wages
The men, all members of Maine’s Iraqi community and all owners or managers of home healthcare agencies, were accused of fixing wages and agreeing not to hire each other’s workers to eliminate competition.
Letter: Don’t let Ukraine escalate into World War III
“It’s high time to have more debate on this creeping escalation before we stumble into a big war that none of us wants.”
Maine baby born at 22 weeks weighing just 1 pound finally gets to go home
Named Winner, the baby girl is reportedly the “youngest” survivor to be born in the state.
Letter: A misleading headline about unhoused people and sale of Bangor inn
“The threat to property and life are not unhoused people. Unhoused people are the ones constantly under threat.”
Jesus in the wilderness: A call for environmental justice
“To put it in 21st-century language: What did Jesus do for self care?”
Boey elevated to senior VP, general counsel & director of compliance at Camden National Bank
CAMDEN — Camden National Bank announced that Brandon Boey was promoted to senior vice president, general counsel, and director of compliance. In his new role as general counsel, he will […]
Learn to grow tomatoes, peppers and melons with UMaine Extension vegetable specialists
University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners on growing tomatoes, peppers, melons and more from 6–7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. Growing Great Tomatoes, Peppers, […]