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Bangor Region Chamber CEO to step down

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce CEO and President John Porter has announced that he plans to step down this August to take a new job.

Cross Insurance acquires Rhode Island agency

Bangor-based Cross Insurance has acquired a full-service insurance agency in Rhode Island, expanding its reach in southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut.

Emera Maine names new president

Emera Maine has named Alan Richardson as president and chief operating officer, placing its former leader in a new role to lead the development of smart grid technology.

Bangor brewery opens new location in Brewer

Bangor-based Geaghan Bros. Brewing Co. said its new brewery in Brewer will allow the company to hire more workers and greatly increase its brewing capacity.

Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee plans $3M expansion

The owner of Dunkin’ Donuts stores in the Brewer area is planning a $3 million commercial kitchen that will add capacity for franchise expansion throughout the...

Bangor denies tax break for Hollywood Casino

Hollywood Casino in Bangor has been denied its request for a tax break, though the gambling operation will now have a chance to appeal.

Ex-waitress sues Moody’s Diner in federal court

A former waitress at Moody’s Diner in Waldoboro is suing the restaurant in federal court over allegations that she was discriminated against for religious reasons.

Aroostook farmer reelected to Farm Credit East board

Daniel J. Corey, an Aroostook County potato farmer and owner of a diversified agricultural business, has been reelected to a four-year term on Farm Credit East’s board of...

LePage to lead trade mission to Japan, China

Gov. Paul LePage will lead a delegation of Maine businesses and educational institutions in a trade mission to Japan and China this October.

Lawmaker seeks addition of 3 casinos statewide

State Sen. Linda Valentino, D-Saco, is proposing a measure that would set up casinos in three other regions, but it’s likely to face pushback from existing casinos and other...