It’s not every day that you see superheroes scaling the walls of a hospital in order to put a much-needed smile on a child’s face, but thanks to the Cleanup Group NE of Winthrop, the kids on the Pediatric floor, Grant 8, at EMMC got quite a fun surprise. On Oct. 26, Thor, The Punisher, […]
Ben Bishop, former University of Maine and current Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender, was well on his way to an easy victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs with six minutes left in the second period with a four-goal cushion. Toronto’s Peter Holland wound up a wrist shot that tested the merit of Bishop’s mask. Unfortunately for […]
“They’re proof that no Best Of list can ever be truly complete or authoritative, because there is always the possibility of brilliance where you least expect it.”
https://twitter.com/GreggWGME/status/790732269325615105 A man standing in traffic dressed as a tree was arrested Monday in Portland. Social media jokesters wasted no time. Here are the best/worst comments we saw. https://twitter.com/TrooperBob_SCHP/status/790880072328765440 If a tree walks in the middle of the street, will it be arrested? The answer is yes in Portland, Maine. #treeman https://t.co/cIpuppPlew — Mary McGuire […]
As you drive home, you probably notice congregations of signs telling you to vote yes or no on all the questions on your ballot. Don’t you just wish someone would take the time to explain them to you with lovable characters from your childhood?
On Oct. 19, I ambled around the Bangor City Forest in hopes to find the great horned owl that had reportedly attacked three parties. I had no luck, or a lot of luck, depending on what side of the comments section you’re on. Bernard Hennessey, from Bangor, contacted us on Thursday to share his run-in […]
On Sept. 26, a note was posted on the entrance map of the Bangor City Forest that read: “Great Horned Owl Attack! On West Trail – 8:00 am” A couple of weeks later, two more parties added that they had run ins with a similar owl. The Bangor Daily News covered a string of attacks […]
Stephen King is arguably Maine’s most famous citizen. If you didn’t know why, it’s because his spooky characters from his novels inspire some great beverages. Here’s a few we thought would be a hit at your Halloween party.
One of my intern duties is to go through the video archive and give context to all of the things in it. One of the videos is from the 18th Annual Paws on Parade. The video from 2011 contained some good dogs on a very wet day in Bangor. For the sake of my sanity, […]
Our founder Leon Leonwood Bean was born on this day in 1872, in the small town of Greenwood, Maine. Happy birthday, L.L.! pic.twitter.com/6pHvC3JQKA — L.L.Bean (@LLBean) October 13, 2016 Happy birthday to Leon Leonwood Bean! Today marks his 144th birthday. His legacy has been not only the L.L. Bean brand but the world famous bean boots that […]