The Island Explorer bus system, which provides seasonal fare-free rides on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park, is putting 21 new buses on the road this month as it prepares to start its 21st summer in service. The new buses, built by Hometown Manufacturing of Crandon, Wisconsin, become part of the system’s fleet of 37 buses, four vans and two bicycle trailers.

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  • Federal drug agents review Milbridge doctor’s narcotic prescribing practices
    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. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration executed an administrative warrant at Dr. More
  • Calais’ Maddy McVicar among trio of UMaine players to be honored on Seniors Day
    It will be a special day for Calais native and fifth-year University of Maine senior guard Maddy McVicar on Sunday afternoon. It will be Seniors Day when McVicar is among three Black Bears playing her last regular-season home game. UMaine entertains America East regular-season champion Stony Brook at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Forward Kira Barra and center-forward Kat Williams are graduating early and also will be recognized. More
  • It’s Waterville-Hermon, Warriors-Mariners for North B, D crowns
    For the second time in three months, girls teams from Waterville High School and Hermon will meet for a Class B North championship. In November, Sydney Gallop’s overtime goal gave Hermon a 2-1 victory over Waterville in the B North soccer final. The two basketball teams, with several soccer players on each team, will square off Saturday at 2 p.m. More
  • UMaine women set to host league leader Stony Brook
    Women’s College Basketball MAINE vs. STONY BROOK Time, site: 1 p.m. Sunday, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Records: UMaine 13-14 (9-4 America East), Stony Brook 25-1 (13-0) Series, last meeting: UMaine leads 22-20, Stony Brook 73-69 on 1/5/20 More
  • UMaine men cruise to Hockey East victory over Vermont
    The University of Maine spotted the University of Vermont the game’s opening goal on Friday night, but power-play goals late in the first period and early in the second period triggered a string of six unanswered goals as the Black Bears earned a 6-1 Hockey East victory over the Catamounts at Alfond Arena in Orono. UMaine is now 17-10-4 overall and 11-8-2 in Hockey East while the Catamounts fell to 3-22-5 and 0-17-3, respectively. Vermont’s winless streak was extended to 14 games (0-11-3). More


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