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.

Lewiston Sun Journal

The Sun Journal is a broadsheet daily newspaper published in Lewiston, Maine, USA, covering western Maine. In addition to its main office in Lewiston, the paper maintains satellite news and sales bureaus in the Maine towns of Farmington, Norway and Rumford. The Lewiston Sun Journal is owned by the Sun Media Group. It is published by James R. Costello Sr. and edited by Rex Rhoades. The paper was founded in 1847. The headquarters are located currently at 104 Park Street Lewiston, Maine 04240. The Sun Journal features sections on the news, both local and national, lifestyle, sports, opinion, community, and more. The Sun Journal covers Lewiston, Auburn, Frankilin, Oxford Hills, and River Valley areas.