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EMCC head may step down for Florida post

Eastern Maine Community College President Lawrence Barrett is potentially stepping down after announcing that he has tentatively accepted a job offer in Florida.

Varney Agency seeks Canadian expansion with new stake in large Quebec sawmill operator

Dylan Martin |

The family connected to Bangor-based Varney Agency has acquired a one-third ownership stake in what it is calling one of Quebec’s largest independent sawmill operators.

Bangor drive-in dating to the 1950s to reopen

A local real estate agent is helping to reopen a Bangor drive-in theater that closed in 1985 and was first opened by her father more than 64 years ago.

Bangor officials eye local option sales tax

The Bangor City Council’s Finance Committee has expressed general support of a local sales tax option that would be used to offset the tax burden on property owners.

Camden National to buy Bank of Maine

Dylan Martin |

The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to buy the Bank of Maine in a deal that could make it the state's largest Maine-based bank.

Cross Insurance buys large Mass. firm

Cross Insurance in Bangor has acquired a Massachusetts firm that it said was one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England.

Foreign trade zones expand in Bangor, Waterville

The U.S. Department of Commerce has recently approved the expansion of foreign trade zones in Bangor and Waterville, allowing companies in surrounding companies to...

Maine slot machine gambling revenue declines

Hollywood Casino in Bangor and Oxford Casino both saw a drop in slot machine gambling revenue in 2014, which the state gambling control board attributed to a decrease in...

Spectrum Medical names full-time leader

Spectrum Medical Group, the largest independent medical practice in Maine, has named Dr. Daniel Landry as its full-time president and board chairman.

Suffolk Downs sues Maine off-track betting parlors

The owner of Suffolk Downs, an East Boston race track, is suing the owners of off-track betting parlors in Scarborough and Sanford alleging they owe more than $400,000 for unpaid bets, commissions...