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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...

16-year Penobscot River Restoration Project reaches the finish line

James McCarthy |

For the first time since the 1800s, nearly 1,000 miles of habitat along the Penobscot River are accessible to Atlantic salmon and 10 other fish species that spend part of their lives at sea but...

Sale of Bangor block a cornerstone of downtown revitalization

Laurie Schreiber |

“The city is excited to see this piece of the downtown, which has been a little dark, really come alive,” Tanya Emery, Bangor's community and economic development director, told Mainebiz.

Handmade confectioner opens Bangor store

Downtown Bangor became a lot sweeter Thursday with the opening of Specialty Sweets’ newest retail location in a historic building at 31 Main St.

Likely buyer has been found for Bangor block

Sale pending signs have been posted on some of the six interconnected buildings on Exchange Street in downtown Bangor that recently hit the market.

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday

Three of the 10 Ruby Tuesday restaurants in Maine have closed, following an announcement by the company last week that it has shut 95 of its 724 locations across the country.

C&L Aviation: $3M expansion will create 100 jobs in Bangor

Staff |

C&L Aviation is set to begin a $3 million renovation at its Bangor facilities, creating 100 additional jobs over the next two years, it said Thursday.

Financial hardships send Manna's Bangor property to auction

A Main Street property in Bangor that the nonprofit Manna Ministries has called home since 2004 is set to go to auction following the organization's failure to meet the terms of two mortgages.

Most of this downtown Bangor block could be yours

The majority of a block in the downtown Bangor could be yours for $1.95 million.