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Cross Insurance makes fifth acquisition this year

Cross Insurance of Bangor has acquired a Northeast Harbor-based insurance agency, making it the company’s fifth acquisition this year.

Average ACA premium for Mainers: $99

Mainers paid a $99 monthly premium on average for insurance obtained through the Obama administration’s online marketplace,

Flood insurance hikes make some property buyers think twice

Steeply rising flood insurance rates are making some developers think twice about buying old properties on the water.The...

Fed report says Americans feel climate change impact

Lori Valigra |

The government this morning released its much-anticipated and newest assessment of climate...

Cross Insurance buys Bangor Daily News building

The Bangor Daily News has sold its Main Street headquarters to Cross Insurance.The sale will allow the...

Maine more than 2 degrees warmer since first Earth Day

New research shows that Maine’s average temperature has risen more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the first Earth Day was celebrated 44 years ago today on April 22,...

Veto likely for last Medicaid expansion effort

Gov. Paul LePage is likely to veto the Maine Legislature’s last effort to expand Medicaid in Maine, which was passed in both chambers on Thursday night.

Chalmers Insurance buys Norway insurance company

Chalmers Insurance Group, an independent insurance agency based in Bridgton, has purchased Goodwin’s Inc. Insurance of Norway for an undisclosed price.

Cross Insurance acquires R.I. agency

Bangor-based Cross Insurance has acquired Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance, an agency based in East Providence, R.I., that specializes in personal and business insurance coverage.

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Insurance is a paradox — it's something you are glad to have but never really want to use. This means you are paying monthly or annual premiums for a product that you will only...