There were high expectations this season for the University of Maine men’s hockey team. A year ago, the Black Bears finished fifth in Hockey East and swept New Hampshire in the first round of the playoffs — after being picked to finish 10th in the preseason poll. But after being overachievers last season, the Black Bears were underachievers during the 2018-19 season. UMaine had a 15-17-4 overall record and finished sixth after being chosen fifth in the Hockey East preseason poll.

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  • Ogunquit selectman sues town manager
    A member of the Ogunquit Select Board has filed a lawsuit against Town Manager Pat Finnigan alleging she has failed to provide requested public records dating back nearly two years. The complaint filed in York County Superior Court Tuesday by Selectman Rick Dolliver claims that Finnigan “willfully demonstrated noncompliance with statutory requirements” in failing to comply with multiple requests to provide public records, or give Dolliver the opportunity to view them at Town Hall. Finnigan did not respond to a request for comment for this story. More
  • Police end active search for Wisconsin man who plunged into Maine river
    Bath police said Monday that the active search for a Wisconsin man who apparently fell into the Kennebec River on Thursday night has ended. David Henry Dieterich, 35, of Racine, Wisconsin, was in Bath on a work assignment with his company, Marshall Erecting, which subcontracts for Bath Iron Works, police said. Dieterich had reportedly visited several bars in Bath with two colleagues when they walked past a rope barrier and onto a private dock near the Kennebec Tavern, not among the establishments they had visited, police said. More
  • Coca Cola truck bound for Bangor destroyed in turnpike fire
    A tractor-trailer hauling Coca Cola products to Bangor was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning on the Maine Turnpike. The truck was headed north on the turnpike in Kennebunk, near mile 26, about 1 a.m. when the driver, 46-year-old Corey White of Virginia, discovered the fire and pulled the truck into the breakdown lane, according to Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety. All three northbound lanes of the turnpike where closed as firefighters battled the truck blaze, McCausland said. More
  • Work on Route 1 traffic fix in Wiscasset will continue through June
    Crews will continue work on the Route 1 downtown Wiscasset traffic project through mid-June, with catch basins and excavation set to move forward this week. Beginning Monday, a catch basin will be set along railroad tracks, and crews will continue to remove frames, grates and covers from catch basins and sewer manholes in preparation for pavement removal operations, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. Water gates will be lowered and ledge will be drilled for mast arm foundations. More
  • High school football in Presque Isle? Time will tell
    According to local sports historian Jim Carter, schools including Fort Kent, Houlton, Patten, Ricker of Houlton and St. Mary’s of Van Buren once roamed the gridiron, as did Presque Isle, which in 1924 ...
    12/22/2015 - 2:39 am | View Link
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  • Sports News Section — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
    Sports section. The latest Sports news from the Bangor Daily News. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
    03/31/2019 - 2:43 am | View Website
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