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'Queen City' among '24 coolest towns in the U.S.'

Matador Network, the world's largest independent travel publisher, ranks Bangor among “the 24 coolest towns in the United States.”

Lincoln eyes Superfund designation for former mill

Lincoln's town council unanimously voted Thursday to explore whether the former Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill would qualify for Superfund grants to help pay for removal of asbestos and other...

Cary CEO named to national American Hospital Assn. committee


Cary Medical Center CEO Kris Doody has been appointed to a national committee of the American Hospital Association.

Houlton rolls out 'cannabiz' welcome mat

Although the effective date for most provisions related to retail sales of marijuana is delayed until Feb. 1, 2018, Houlton officials are making sure their Aroostook community will be ready to...

State board revokes auctioneer's license, issues fine


The Board of Licensing of Auctioneers within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation has revoked the license of Jeffrey S. Roberts, most recently doing business as Picadilly Place...

Husson, Maine Law sign agreement to expedite student admissions


Husson University's College of Business has signed a 3+3 articulation agreement with the University of Maine School of Law that would enable its students who study for three years at Husson to apply...

Aroostook vegetable processor closes; searching for buyer


Northern Girl, a vegetable processor and packer in Van Buren, Aroostook County, suspended operations and is looking for a buyer.

Poland Spring eyes three areas for $50M bottling plant

Lincoln, Rumford and the greater Fryeburg area are being considered for a $50 million to $60 million Poland Springs bottling plant.

Lawsuit halts demolition at former Great Northern mill site

A federal court in Portland granted a temporary restraining order on Tuesday that stops demolition at the former Great Northern Paper Co. Mill in East Millinocket.

Bangor fusion restaurant closes

A restaurant that has been a fixture of downtown Bangor for nearly 18 years has closed.