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  1. Colby alum donates $2.5M to college that gave him financial aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Gardiner native Steve Ford dipped into Colby College's financial aid pool 50 years ago so he could graduate with a bachelor's degree in government. This week, he donated $2.5 million to his alma mater so other Maine students could also get a financial leg up at the Waterville college.

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  2. Waterville council passes community values resolution after mayor's remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Bangor Daily News

    A regular Tuesday night city council meeting in Waterville turned into a heated show of political and personal tensions, centered around the city's embattled Republican mayor, Nick Isgro. Isgro has faced public scrutiny after tweeting "Eat it Hogg," referring to David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

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  3. LePage nominates Deputy Chief to head Maine State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Bangor Daily News

    A 29-year veteran of the Maine State Police who serves as its deputy chief has been tapped to lead the agency, according to the governor's spokeswoman. Gov. Paul LePage on Friday nominated Lt.

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  4. LePage defends embattled Waterville mayor who lost his jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage has come to the defense of Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro in an email to the bank that reportedly fired Isgro over controversial social media comments. In an email from LePage to Skowhegan Savings Bank CEO and President John Witherspoon that circulated Wednesday morning on social media , the Republican governor wrote that the bank has "fallen pray [sic] to the leftist hate ideology that refuses to recognize free speech."

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  5. Nick Isgro doesn't get to pick who his constituents are. He represents immigrants, too.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Bangor Daily News

    When I moved to Waterville, I immediately felt the kindness and generosity of the community. Days after picking me up from the airport, the owner of Northeast Limo lent me his car - free of charge - so I could buy groceries for the week before my car arrived.

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  6. Maine mayor faces recall drive after taunting Parkland student on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Isgro has been under fire for his comments on social media, including a tweet he made last week about Parkland school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg. Isgro tweeted "Eat it, Hogg" after Hogg called on advertisers to boycott Fox News host Laura Ingraham's show when she ridiculed him for not getting into several colleges.

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  7. Fairfield man found guilty of murdering his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Bangor Daily News

    A jury on Monday found Luc Tieman guilty of murdering his wife less than an hour after the Fairfield man gave his own closing argument in his trial at the Somerset County Courthouse. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for about 40 minutes before announcing they had reached a verdict.

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  8. Waterville mayor receives backlash over tweet about Parkland studentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    The Morning Sentinel reports some Waterville officials are calling for Republican Mayor Nick Isgro to resign. Isgro wrote in a tweet earlier this week that Parkland student David Hogg should "eat it."

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  9. Mainers first tasted the horrors of France's Western Front 100 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Bangor Daily News

    There's a beautiful ridgeline in northern France called the Chemin des Dames. Literally translated, it means "the road of the ladies," named after the daughters of a French monarch who once traveled across it.

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  10. 'It's not a hipster ax': Maine company reviving state's ax-making traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Stephen Ferguson wanted to buy his godson a Maine-made ax before he headed off to forestry school. That turned out to be impossible without a time machine.

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  11. St. Norbert's holds off Colby in NCAA Division III hockey semifinalRead the original story

    Friday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Entering Friday night's NCAA Division III Tournament semifinal against Colby College of Waterville at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y., St. Norbert's College of Wisconsin had outscored its opponents 42-8 in the first period. That held true as the Green Knights scored twice in the first 2:35 en route to building a 3-0 lead and then received a crucial shorthanded goal from Tanner Froese with 35 seconds left in the second period to upend the Mules 4-3.

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  12. Owner of Press Herald, Sun Journal to buy daily newspapers in Biddeford, BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    MaineToday Media owner Reade Brower said Friday he is expanding his newspaper group - which dominates the news landscape in Maine - by purchasing two daily newspapers and related weekly publications. His company, RFB Enterprises, will buy The Times Record of Brunswick, the Journal Tribune of Biddeford and the Mainely Media weekly publications from Pennsylvania-based Sample News Group.

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  13. Longtime Division I coach directs Colby College men's hockey team to first Frozen Four appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Coach Blaise MacDonald led Niagara University to its first NCAA Division I tournament berth in 2000, when he was the runner-up to St. Lawrence University's Joe Marsh in the balloting for the Spencer Penrose Award given to the nation's top Division I coach. MacDonald, the head coach at Colby College in Waterville, has guided the Mules to their first appearance in the Division III Frozen Four.

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  14. Bouchard earns Gatorade Maine Girls Basketball Player of the Year awardRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Houlton High School guard Kolleen Bouchard, who concluded her four-year career with a school-record 2,046 points, four regional championships and two state titles, has been named the Gatorade Maine Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The award, which dates back to 1985, goes to the state's top player based on athletic achievement, academic excellence and exemplary character including community involvement.

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  15. Penobscot Indian Nation man wins $40,000 in harassment suit against Day's JewelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A member of the Penobscot Indian Nation has been awarded $40,000 in damages in his lawsuit against Day's Jewelers over demeaning remarks the owners made about his heritage. Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy found last month that Day's Jewelers and its owners subjected Jason Brown of Bangor to "unwelcome harassment based on race," following a jury-waived trial in October at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta.

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  16. Traveling dog-themed film festival coming back to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Coleman, a service dog, looks to his owner, Travis Davis for a command at their home in Bangor in this BDN file photo. Now in its third year, the Bow Wow Film Festival, which describes itself as an "innovative, traveling dog-themed film festival," will screen in Biddeford as the first of three stops in Maine to celebrate the bond between humans and canines and features some of the many different ways our four-legged friends impact our daily lives.

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  17. Bangor, Old Town-Orono, PI, Hampden gearing up for regional hockey semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    His Black Bears had two two-goal leads in the first two periods and three one-goal leads in the third period. "I was told by the MPA that we were the first co-op team to reach a regional final," said Collins whose top-seeded and once-beaten Black Bears look to become the first co-op team to win a regional championship as they head into Saturday night's semifinals at Alfond Arena in Waterville.

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  18. Maine man whose arrest shocked family deported to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Federal agents flew Lexius Saint Martin to Haiti at 2 a.m. Tuesday morning from a transitional holding center in Alexandria, Louisiana, said detainee services employee Sherry Welch. "He was deported with ICE Air to Haiti," she said, referring to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers who flew the plane.

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  19. LePage accuses Maine high court judge of reneging on deal to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday released a letter accusing a Maine Supreme Judicial Court justice of reneging on a promise to retire and denying the Republican governor perhaps a last chance to push the court in a more conservative direction. Maine's court system refused to comment on LePage's scathing letter to Justice Joseph M. Jabar Sr., released by the governor's office in a move likely to cause deep politicization of the state's typically rather apolitical court system.

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  20. Maine State Police chief to leave in March for Colby jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The chief of the Maine State Police will leave his post in March to become the new security director at Colby College in Waterville. The hiring of Col.

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