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Small businesses lose thousands through utility scam

Emera Maine is warning customers of a new sophisticated telephone scam that has already cost a number of its small business customers thousands of dollars.

Bangor’s second Hibachi grill firing up at Stillwater Crossing

The sole open space at Bangor’s Stillwater Crossing has found its tenant, as the owners of the Portland-based Kon Asian Bistro have signed a lease to open a hibachi-style restaurant in the...

LePage puts the brakes on $19M bus refurbishment

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Gov. Paul LePage has halted a contract executed by the Maine Military Authority following the discovery that the $19 million agreement to refurbish buses for the Boston-area transit system was...

Ashland pellet mill to boost employment after landing UMFK contract

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Ashland-based Northeast Pellets has been awarded a contract to provide pellets to the University of Maine at Fort Kent, an agreement seen as having a potential $5.25 million impact on the local...

UMaine one of 37 nationwide STEM projects to get NSF grant

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Researchers at the University of Maine in Orono will get a $299,451 grant from the new National Science Foundation INCLUDES program aimed at diversifying and boosting participation by women and...

Wayfair’s Maine expansion set with Bangor opening

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The Boston-based online home goods retailer Wayfair opened the doors of its Bangor customer service center on Friday, nearly seven months since it made its initial announcement that the center would...

Bare-bones home of Burt's Bees co-founder flying the coop to North Carolina

The 300-square-foot converted turkey coop that the late Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Burt's Bees, called home in Parkman is going on its very own road trip to Durham, N.C. where it will be displayed...

There’s no slowing Dollar General’s roll: Construction underway in Hampden

Dollar General’s proliferation across the state of Maine continues, as the Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based chain retailer has begun construction on another store, this time in Hampden.

Dennis Paper & Food Service expansion to create 75 new jobs

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The president of the Hampden-based food service distributor Dennis Paper & Food Service said that a 30,000-square-foot warehouse expansion will allow the company to hire up to 75 new employees over...

Let there be chicken: Maine's inaugural Chick-Fil-A has an opening date

Maine's first Chick-Fil-A, located near the Bangor Mall, will finally open its doors on Nov. 3, according to the company's website.