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VIP expands in Presque Isle, fills mall vacancy

Lewiston-based VIP Tires & Service is expanding its Presque Isle presence by moving into the Aroostook Centre Mall, filling a vacancy recently created when Sears left.

Aroostook mall loses two more tenants

The Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle is losing two more tenants after national retailers Sears and Staples both announced that they would be pulling out.

Moosehead Lake region studies how it can attract more people

Jennifer Van Allen |

What makes the Moosehead Lake region worth a visit? Why is it a great place in which to live, or even build business?

CMP, Emera partner for transmission project

Central Maine Power Co. and Emera Maine have announced a first joint transmission project that will connect a planned 250-megawatt wind project in Bridgewater to the region’s...

Old Town mill to restart this week

The new owner of the shuttered Old Town pulp mill is set to restart operations by the end of the week after hiring back all 180 of its laid-off workers.

Bangor concert promoter: 2015 will rock

Bangor’s economy could get an even larger boost from Waterfront Concerts this year after the burgeoning concert promotion company said 2015 is expected to be its biggest year...

Lewiston, Bangor beauty schools abruptly close

Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion’s campuses in Lewiston and Bangor abruptly closed on Monday, leaving students wondering how they will complete their...

Staples to close Presque Isle store

The Staples office supply chain is closing its Presque Isle store in February, creating another vacancy in the Aroostook Centre Mall for 2015.

6 Maine hospitals face penalties for complications

Six Maine hospitals are facing penalties in the form of reduced payments from the federal Medicare program, stemming from a high rate of complications and infections.

Bangor Savings' new leader to take post soon

Bangor Savings Bank announced on Wednesday that Bob Montgomery-Rice will take his post as president in January and as the bank’s CEO and director in April.