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Bangor delays vote on minimum wage increase

Citing the need for more information, the Bangor City Council has voted to delay any action on a minimum wage increase until after this November’s election.

Bangor to vote on minimum wage increase

The Bangor City Council on Monday will decide whether to increase the city’s minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $8.25, with subsequent increases made in the next few years.

Growth spurt: The County Federal Credit Union expands its offices, assets under new CEO

Lori Valigra |

Rising over the lobby of The County Federal Credit Union's newest branch in Houlton is a wall-to-wall replica of nearby Gateway Crossing footbridge, which stretches across the Meduxnekeag...

New lead biologist for lobster monitoring program

Kathleen Reardon, who has coordinated the state Department of Marine Resources' lobster monitoring programs for the past 10 years, has been named the lead lobster biologist for the state.

Tilson awarded $270K for broadband project

Portland-based Tilson Technology Management has won a $270,335 contract to design, engineer and build a broadband network in a section of Ellsworth that includes the city's Commerce Park, an...

Alfond siblings tie in list of wealthiest Mainers

The two richest Maine residents are siblings Bill and Susan Alfond, each with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion, according to a Forbes magazine ranking.

Downtown Millinocket group shuts down

A group aimed at boosting Millinocket's downtown has folded.

Bangor inn to appear in ‘Hotel Impossible’

The Charles Inn in Bangor will appear in a future episode of The Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible” reality show.

British firm doubles Caribou mfg. space

British manufacturer Porvair Filtration Group has doubled its space in Caribou, where it plans to make additional investments and has created new jobs since buying the facility two years ago.

Nurses union at EMMC signs new contract

A union representing 800 nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center voted Friday to approve a new collective bargaining contract with the Bangor hospital.