A Belfast school is now multi-award winning.
The Troy Howard Middle School has earned national recognition.
It has won the 2014 National Association of Secondary School and MetLife Breakthrough School Award, and is just one of nine schools in the nation to do that.
The Charlotte White Center is holding its annual Holiday Store fundraiser this weekend in Bangor.
The gift store located in the Airport Mall features donated items for sale, such as holiday gift baskets, clothes, toys, books and more.
Eight people from Hancock County were rounded up in a drug bust connected with a two-year long police investigation.
Michael Clark, 28, of Bucksport is charged with aggravated drug trafficking. Brandie Higgins, 39, of Bucksport and Ellsworth, Joel Allen, 26, or Orland and Wendy Cassidy, 31, of Bucksport are charged with dealing oxycodone.
Bangor Police have a warning Wednesday about two scams.
They say the BDN ran an ad in their pets section for “free” Yorkie puppies.
The company asks you to send money to get the dogs shipped.
A Bangor business just for kids has closed its doors.
Folks looking for The Maine Jump on the Hogan Road found the business closed today.
The president of the company, Ryan Hatch, says it’s due to financial reasons.
90% of American schools don’t teach computer science.
That’s accorting to code dot org, an organization that’s trying to fix the problem by encouraging high school and middle school students to learn how computers work.
After 90 years of serving the community, especially children, the original Bangor Kiwanis Club is disbanding for lack of active members.
“It’s been quite an institution for the city of Bangor,” said current and last president, Rick Marston.
Talk to a college student towards the end of the semester and the word “stress” is bound to come up.
The University of Maine is trying to help students relax with a little help from man’s best friend.
About 200 people lost their jobs Wednesday in Lincoln.
That’s more than half the workforce of the Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill, which is shutting down the pulp and paper part of their operation.
Two experts say 50-year-old Roxanne Jeskey of Bangor is not mentally fit to stand trial.
She’s charged with murdering her husband, Richard Jeskey.
He was found dead in the bathtub of the couple’s apartment.
Police say a Dover-Foxcroft man was arrested after a teenage girl was found unresponsive at his home after drinking too much alcohol.
Charges against Graham Long, 44, include giving alcohol to a minor.
You have probably heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but a company in Bangor is adding two extra days.
The Aberdeen Stove and Chimney Supply Company is getting into the giving spirit.
Flu season is here. Cases of the flu virus have already been reported in southern Maine.
Doctors recommend that everyone gets the flu vaccine, especially the elderly, pregnant women, and those who are around infants.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Plans for a new Maine Army National Guard headquarters building are on hold because the state does not own the property that officials plan to use to gain access to the site.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The court master overseeing the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta has suggested reopening group homes on state grounds to relieve a space crunch.
Daniel Wathen, a former Maine Supreme Judicial Court chief justice, told a legislative committee Tuesday that even though not every bed is occupied, some of the 53 patients at the state-run hospital are there under court order and are so acutely ill they require higher ratios of staff to patients.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are touring an early education center that primarily serves low-income children.
The Education Committee is visiting Educare Central Maine in Waterville on Wednesday.
Democratic Sen. Rebecca Millett of South Portland, co-chair of the committee, says touring the facility will allow the committee to see how quality early education programs can be implemented in other communities.
A Levant man was arrested early Wednesday morning after a reported standoff at his home.
40-year old Gary Bouchard is charged with domestic violence criminal threatening, domestic violence terrorizing. criminal threatening and creating a police standoff.
The Orono-Veazie Water District will be performing an emergency waterline repair in Orono Wednesday morning
Starting at 7 am, North Main Avenue from Pond Street to Hillside Road will be closed.
A pair of outdoor organizations want you to enjoy a warm outdoor adventure this winter.
On Tuesday, Bangor Land Trust and Downeast Outing Club hosted a winter wandering workshop at Epic Sports in Bangor.