Whatever Sanders says, there can’t be a contested Democratic National Convention.

Political pundits and junkies alike thrill to the prospect of contested conventions, with multiple votes needed to pick a nominee. And, while Senator Bernie Sanders says this is going to happen at the Democratic National Convention, there’s no way it can. Sanders hangs his claim on defining “contested convention” in …

Political pundits and junkies alike thrill to the prospect of contested conventions, with multiple votes needed to pick a nominee. And, while Senator Bernie Sanders says this is going to happen at the Democratic National Convention, there’s no way it can. Sanders hangs his claim on defining “contested convention” in …

My goats eat an awful lot like sheep. Or… My sheep look and awful lot like goats!

Sheep and goats are similar in many ways. They can look alike at times, they both make “baaaah” noises that are similar, and most significantly they are both ruminants. Animals like cows, deer, and moose are also ruminants, along with giraffes and camels. Ruminants have 4 chambered stomachs, and regurgitate …

Sheep and goats are similar in many ways. They can look alike at times, they both make “baaaah” noises that are similar, and most significantly they are both ruminants. Animals like cows, deer, and moose are also ruminants, along with giraffes and camels. Ruminants have 4 chambered stomachs, and regurgitate …

Three local theaters offer unique array of shows and talent this May in Bangor region

The last weekend of April and first few weeks of May are set to be busy ones for local theater companies and their fans, as three shows open in the Bangor area within one week of one another. This means three unique opportunities to see three unique plays, all delving …

The last weekend of April and first few weeks of May are set to be busy ones for local theater companies and their fans, as three shows open in the Bangor area within one week of one another. This means three unique opportunities to see three unique plays, all delving …

Hermon Girl Scouts serve a delicious monthly meal to seniors in their community

In the small town of Hermon, there’s a group of seventh grade Girl Scouts who every month are living out their organization’s promise to help people at all times. In fact, you can find most of Girl Scout Cadet Troop 1285 waiting tables, filling water glasses and removing empty dishes …

In the small town of Hermon, there’s a group of seventh grade Girl Scouts who every month are living out their organization’s promise to help people at all times. In fact, you can find most of Girl Scout Cadet Troop 1285 waiting tables, filling water glasses and removing empty dishes …

UMaine baseball, softball squads on road for AE weekend series

Baseball MAINE vs. HARTFORD Time, site: noon Saturday (2), noon Sunday, Fiondella Field, West Hartford, Connecticut Records: Maine 11-23 (2-6 America East), Hartford 22-12 (5-7) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 88-34, Hartford 11-2 on 5/22/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.320, 3 home runs, 13 runs batted in, …

Baseball MAINE vs. HARTFORD Time, site: noon Saturday (2), noon Sunday, Fiondella Field, West Hartford, Connecticut Records: Maine 11-23 (2-6 America East), Hartford 22-12 (5-7) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 88-34, Hartford 11-2 on 5/22/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.320, 3 home runs, 13 runs batted in, …

UMaine baseball, softball squads on road for AE weekend series

Baseball MAINE vs. HARTFORD Time, site: noon Saturday (2), noon Sunday, Fiondella Field, West Hartford, Connecticut Records: Maine 11-23 (2-6 America East), Hartford 22-12 (5-7) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 88-34, Hartford 11-2 on 5/22/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.320, 3 home runs, 13 runs batted in, …

Baseball MAINE vs. HARTFORD Time, site: noon Saturday (2), noon Sunday, Fiondella Field, West Hartford, Connecticut Records: Maine 11-23 (2-6 America East), Hartford 22-12 (5-7) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 88-34, Hartford 11-2 on 5/22/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Danny Casals (.320, 3 home runs, 13 runs batted in, …

Police: No signs of trauma or suicide in Prince’s death

Police found no signs of suicide or obvious trauma in the death of music superstar Prince, but it could take weeks before autopsy results reveal how the groundbreaking performer died, authorities said Friday. The intensely private musician, whose hits included “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead in …

Police found no signs of suicide or obvious trauma in the death of music superstar Prince, but it could take weeks before autopsy results reveal how the groundbreaking performer died, authorities said Friday. The intensely private musician, whose hits included “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead in …

Interactive map: Maine’s emergency bridge inspections

About 30 other bridges statewide have the same design as the Bath Viaduct, where missing and broken guardrail bolts may have been a contributing factor in a dramatic crash April 4.

After the Portland Press Herald raised questions this month about the safety of the bridge railing on the Bath Viaduct after an accident on April 4, the state Department of Transportation ordered a closer examination of the viaduct’s railings and the roughly 30 other bridges that share that design.

Data: MaineDOT | Interactive: Christian MilNeil

Sports briefs for April 20, 2016

Lucerne GC now open DEDHAM, Maine — Lucerne Golf Club is open for the season. The Senior Scramble will start April 25 and will be held on Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. The Couples Twilight League begins on May 4 and is Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. ESPN fires Schilling …

Lucerne GC now open DEDHAM, Maine — Lucerne Golf Club is open for the season. The Senior Scramble will start April 25 and will be held on Mondays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. The Couples Twilight League begins on May 4 and is Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. ESPN fires Schilling …