Some replays and still photos after the game showed that the shot may have left Parker Ponte’s shooting hand after the lights on the backboard came on indicating that time had expired, but there is no provision for replay in Maine high school basketball. Read More
Robert O'Brien's comments come after conflicting accounts emerged from a recent closed-door briefing by intelligence officials, who spoke to lawmakers about Russian interference in the 2020 campaign. Read More
The Caribou Vikings stormed to their second straight Class B North boys basketball title Saturday afternoon, defeating Ellsworth for the third time this season in the regional final at the Cross Insurance Center. Read More


A Washington County doctor has come under the scrutiny of federal drug enforcement agents because of her history of inappropriate prescriptions of methadone and opioids and failure to keep appropriate records. Read More
    The special ingredient that gives the basketball tournaments held each February at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor their infectiously positive atmosphere is the horn blowers and drum smashers assembled courtside. Read More
Given all the time I’ve spent on brooks, streams, and rivers, I knew I would enjoy the book of water stories titled Ripple Effect, published by Maine Authors Publishing. Carol Bass did a fantastic job of selecting poems and columns, along with beautiful photographs and paintings, and quite a few… Read More
    I honestly will not be surprised to one day hear a knock on the door and open to find several critters wanting to come in for a visit. Read More
Ten-year-old Marissa Kennedy clearly experienced torture at the hands of her mother and stepfather before her death in Stockton Springs two years ago, Justice Robert Murray said on Friday as he explained what factored into his decision to sentence her mother to 48 years in prison for her role in the murder. Read More
These acts of clemency — particularly for disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was in jail on corruption charges — come at a questionable time and only deepen the well-founded concerns that the president excuses corruption rather than tackling it. Read More
Their well-rounded play, which helped keep their teams on course to win championships, has earned them recognition as the 2020 William C. Warner Award winners in their respective classes. Read More
Mainers are gearing up to strip and expose themselves to the freezing temps of Phillips Lake at this year’s annual Camp CaPella Polar Dip later this month.   On Saturday, Feb. 29, the public is invited to Camp CaPella’s 13th annual Polar Dip fundraiser. Proceeds from… Read More
A pleasure drive through the St. John Valley should not be a rush job. You want to take time to soak up all the history, culture, cuisine, scenery and recreation the region has to offer. Read More