Maine Newspapers

Bangor Daily News

The Bangor Daily News is a family-owned American newspaper based in Bangor, Maine covering a significant portion of rural Maine, published six days per week. The paper is in its fourth generation of ownership since it was founded in 1889 by the great-grandfather of the current publisher, Richard J. Warren. The Bangor Daily News was established on June 18, 1889; it combined with the Bangor Whig and Courier in 1900. The Bangor Daily News features news, business, sports, living, entertainment, and more. The paper also has themed special sections include the four-part Perspective series each April, highlighting regional business, and the Experience Maine trio of sections, with summer, fall and winter editions. The current publisher of the Bangor Daily News is Richard J. Warren and the editor is Michael Dowd. The Daily News distributes on average 45,180 on weekdays and 52,695 on weekends as of 2012. Headquarters are located in Bangor, Maine on Main Street.