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Past articles by Bill:

Bill Green has one last thing to say: 'Thank you, Maine!'

During my career, I tried. I’ll tell you that. → Read More

When is a gun a trophy? When it's the Brice-Cowell Musket

ORONO, Maine — The Brice-Cowell Musket is a unique sports trophy. The nearly 300-year old musket is presented annually to the winner of the Maine-New Hampshire football game. Presented by the alumni associations, it came into existed as a trophy in 1948. → Read More

A new sport for Nordic Skiers

XCX is a combination of a number of sports and it may have a future in international competition → Read More

Whitefield Elementary School has big buck contest

A Maine school has a bulletin board where students can post big game that they've shot → Read More

Hunting season is going full boom

The Traditional Firearms Season on Deer has begun. This is historically known as "deer season" and has a deep and valued history in Maine. → Read More

Rangeley Regatta teaches kids about outdoor heritage

Rangeley Lakes area students compete in outdoor games → Read More

A poor man's Leonardo

Rufus Porter is best remembered for wall murals, but he had a hundred inventions and 16 children → Read More

Bangor Opera House turns 100

The last opera house in Bangor is now the home of the Penobscot Theater Company → Read More

Why I’m retiring, by Bill Green

He started as a cameraman at WLBZ 2 in Bangor in 1972. 47 years later, as Bill Green announces his is going to retire, we celebrate his spectacular career. → Read More

Smokey Bear celebrating 75th birthday

The advertising icon is the focal point of America's longest-running public service campaign → Read More

John Holyoke writes book of 'Evergreens'

Grab a bottle of old stump blower and take a listen to some tall tales from the Maine woods from the Bangor Daily News writer, John Holyoke → Read More

It's a Jeep thing...we wouldn't understand

Jeep drivers from all over the region congregate in Bethel to take on tough terrain → Read More

Maine astronaut Jessica Meir talks about her first week in space

A life-long dream comes true and now the work begins for Maine's first space woman → Read More

Maine Huts and Trails faces possible closure and reorganization

The world-class trail and lodge system lacks a large endowment and membership → Read More

Bike Maine tours the midcoast

The 7th Annual Bike Maine event supported 450 riders on a week-long ride → Read More

Maine astronaut Jessica Meir lifts off from Kazakhstan on Wednesday

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — She has spent a lifetime preparing and the last seven years training. On Wednesday, Jessica Meir, who was born and raised in Caribou will begin a dream-come-true mission into space. However, she won't be able to spend much time thinking about it. The mission begins with a wild ride on a Russian rocket and includes a number of highly-sophisticated scientific experiments.… → Read More

Meet the felon behind the Maine State Ballad

Andrew Tozier was brilliant in battle, but turned to a life of crime after the Civil War. Then... → Read More

Maine astronauts to shake hands in space

Jessica Meir launches next week for six months in space. Chris Cassidy will join her on the space station in March → Read More

Seeing Maine at 12 mph

Bike Maine supports riders on seven-day, 329-mile tour → Read More

Maine's Jessica Meir just weeks away from traveling to space

Jessica Meir, a Caribou native, is scheduled to blast off from Kazakhstan on Sept. 25. → Read More