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  1. Industrial chic meets hip-hop at Orono Brewing Company's new HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Bangor Daily News

    After 16 months of work, Orono Brewing Company's new 10,000-square-foot brewery, bar, restaurant and distribution center opened this week, in a former concrete plant tucked away on a little-traveled side street in the Orono neighborhood known as the Basin. With almost no advance notice, owners Abe and Heather Furth, Mark Horton, and Asa March-Sachs decided to open their doors at 61 Margin St. for the first time at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, and announced it by sending out a social media blast at 3 p.m. that day.

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  2. Maine news you need to know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    A campaign sign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody stands outside of his auto repair businesses' Portland location, on Presumpscot Street. Moody has said he does not plan to sell off interests in the company, which has 11 locations, if elected governor.

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  3. As governor, Moody would keep hold of rapidly growing business interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Shawn Moody keeps an eye on the governor's mansion from one-tenth of a mile away, on a plot of land where his ascendant business and political life mix. Next to the capital's high-crash Memorial Circle roundabout, Moody owns plots of land that house a campaign office and the Augusta location of his auto body repair business, Moody's Collision Centers.

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  4. Without these food innovators, Maine's history might have been differentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine History Maker Awards are given to an economic or business trailblazer in the state, according to Elaine Tselikis, communications manager with the Maine Historical Society. This year the society decided to honor five separate individuals and businesses who have made an impact on the state's food economy.

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  5. Deadly seal virus spreads east along Maine coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Bangor Daily News

    This dead harbor seal, photographed Wednesday, Oct. 10, is one of a handful of dead seals that have appeared along the shore of Schoodic Point in recent weeks. Federal officials say an outbreak of distemper is to blame for more than 1,200 seals getting sick or dying along the coasts of Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire since July.

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  6. South Portland man arrested for allegedly distributing cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Bangor Daily News

    A South Portland man was arrested Wednesday afternoon for three charges of allegedly trafficking cocaine throughout Greater Portland, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Khang Tran, 25, was arrested by the MDEA Cumberland District Task Force and South Portland Police during a traffic stop on Maine Street in South Portland.

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  7. Senate confirms Maine judge to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Bangor Daily News

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Superior Court Justice Lance Walker to be a federal judge in Maine. Walker, 46, of Falmouth, who was nominated in April by President Donald Trump to replace U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock Jr. Walker, was unanimously endorsed for confirmation by the Judiciary Committee in June.

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  8. One developer's plan to chip away at Bangor's affordable housing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor City Council finalized a deal Wednesday night to sell one of the city's blighted properties to a developer who has plans to transform the building into quality, affordable housing units. The otherwise unremarkable sale accomplishes two things the city desperately wants: the return of one of the city's many tax-acquired delinquent properties to the tax rolls, and the creation of more affordable housing options for Bangor residents.

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  9. Video of man apparently using Portland police cruiser mirror to shoot heroin goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Video of a man allegedly using heroin right in front of a Portland police cruiser has gone viral on social media. "You can't get much lower than using a cop car mirror to shoot yourself up in broad daylight, where everyone knows who you are," Crosby said.

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  10. Company says new Portland headquarters will add 1,000 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Vets First Choice's new campus near the eastern waterfront will bring 1,000 new jobs to southern Maine and include a "state-of-the-art pharmacy facility," computer labs and office space, according to a spokesman. Benjamin Shaw, the company's co-founder and CEO, said he was "thrilled" to announce the expansion and that the "downtown location will be critical towards attracting world class talent."

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  11. Republican drops out of race to replace longtime DARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The Republican running for district attorney in Cumberland County is ending his campaign, leaving a Democrat and an independent competing to lead Maine's busiest prosecutor's offices. Randall Bates said Tuesday that he is dropping out of the race to succeed Republican District Attorney Stephanie Anderson, who has held the office since 1991.

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  12. State won't renew education credential for former lawmaker accused of misconduct with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    State officials have refused to renew an education credential for a former Westbrook lawmaker, following allegations of sexual misconduct with female students. Last Friday, the Maine Department of Education declined to reissue Dillon Bates a clearance required of school employees, citing a state rule allowing education officials to revoke certifications in cases of "unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature."

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  13. Remember that goose who went over the waterfall in Portland and got stuck?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A domestic goose who went over the waterfall and was separated from his gaggle, capturing the attention of a historic Portland neighborhood for about a month, has returned to his group. A local man who helped coax the goose along a path back home said the "reunion was a honking good time" and credited local ducks with keeping Emmet company below the falls in his time of need.

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  14. Maine news you need to know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is once again accepting proposals from companies who can remove 27,000 tons of carpet-like material from an abandoned property in Warren. If you do, have them contact the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and point them toward Warren.

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  15. Teen charged with murder in Portland shooting case pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The Portland Press Herald reports that 19-year-old Tyrese Collins made a brief appearance Tuesday in Superior Court in Portland. Police say Collins shot 45-year-old Jack Wilson on June 26 on a street corner near the Oxford Street Shelter and that a police officer at the shelter administered first aid.

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  16. WABI, CW won't televise state championship football games this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    TV CBS Channel 5 and the CW of Bangor will not be televising the four state high school championship football games this season. The stations have carried the games for the past 13 years, but Steve Hiltz, WABI's director of promotions, production and programming, said it has become too labor intensive.

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  17. Downeaster train to increase trips to BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Passenger rail service between Boston and Brunswick is expected to expand by the end of this year with the completion of a critical rail project. Amtrak's Downeaster expects to make five round trips per day on its entire line as soon as it finishes the $9.4 million construction of a secondary passing rail line in Falmouth and Cumberland.

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  18. Maine man dies after car crash in LymanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Douglas Petersen, 55, died Friday at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Monday afternoon. Petersen was traveling along Route 111 early Tuesday morning as he was heading to work in Sanford when he lost control of his car near its intersection with Old Sawmill Road, McCausland said.

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  19. BDN Business Banter: The ice men cometh, live lobster goethRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    As temperatures dipped Monday across the state, Maine's new pro ice hockey team started selling single game tickets on Sept. 10. The Maine Mariners expect a big opening night on Saturday, Oct. 13, when they play at home against the Adirondack Thunder, said Adam Goldberg, vice president of business operations for the ECHL team.

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  20. Maine's largest city still finding scores of 'illegal' apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    From the top floor of the old, white house you can look out a pair of small windows and see the burned out foundation across the street, left by a fire that killed six people in 2014. Over the last four years, as weeds have grown around the wreckage at 20 Noyes St., the blaze has prompted a reckoning with housing safety in Maine's largest city and, ultimately, landed the building's owner in jail.

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