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Let them not eat cake: high prices shutter Bangor bakery

The reluctance by some to put down the extra cash for custom-made cakes is causing Basant Paradis to permanently close the doors of her downtown Bangor bakery.

Verizon closing Bangor call center, 218 offered out-of-state relocation

Verizon Wireless is closing a call center in Bangor and offering 218 employees jobs outside of Maine as part of a larger nationwide consolidation effort, according to Verizon spokesman Michael Murphy.

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...

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...

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.

Bangor Oriental Jade: So long buffet, hello Asian-inspired pizza

A $1 million expansion at the Bangor-based Chinese restaurant, Oriental Jade, will introduce a showcase kitchen, or an open-style kitchen, in addition to a full sushi bar and an in-house brewery.

Bangor laments the loss of Little League ‘World Series’

Local officials and business leaders in Bangor say the decision by Little League International to no longer hold the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium is the loss of a major economic...

And then there was one: Bangor Howard Johnson restaurant closing

The upcoming closure of a Bangor Howard Johnson restaurant location in a few weeks will leave only one of the eateries in the country — a far cry from the more than 800 Howard Johnsons that...

UMaine scientists use tech to see-the-unseen in potential aquaculture sites

Lori Valigra |

Realtors will tell you buying property is all about “location, location, location.” The same is true for finding the best site for aquaculture, though varying conditions largely invisible...