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Bangor officials unanimously approve $693K parcel sale

Bangor’s City Council on Monday night unanimously approved a deal that allows three parcels of land in a business park to be sold to Bangor Savings Bank in a deal that has been in the works...

Virtual reality at Husson becomes reality thanks to $1M gift

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Students attending Husson University in Bangor will no longer have to rely on daydreaming in the middle of a lecture to find themselves in another world — thanks to a $1 million donation from...

A historic Bangor building has a 'sweet' future

The view of Bangor's downtown from a pair of future luxury apartments isn't the only sweet thing at a building on 31 Main St. in Bangor that's currently under renovations.

Incoming class could be largest in Husson history

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Officials at Husson University said the 2,700 applications and high number of deposits received by the first week of May have the private university on track to enroll the largest class in its...

Seafood retailer setting up shop in Bangor

A Milbridge seafood retailer is in the midst of a renovation project to convert a Bangor filling station into a seafood shop.

Orono Brewing to open downtown Bangor location

Another brewery is on its way to downtown Bangor, as Orono Brewing Co. co-owners Abe and Heather Furth and Mark Horton unveiled their plans for a tasting room and small-batch test brewery.

Legislation looks to lift regulations on Cuba-bound flights

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On Wednesday, Maine's U.S. Reps. Bruce Poliquin and Chellie Pingree introduced legislation in Washington that would update regulations that have restricted European charter flights bound for Cuba...

Lincoln mill equipment sold at auction headed out of the country

A group of former Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC employees have hit a roadblock in their plan to resume production at the shuttered mill, with two papermaking machines and one tissue-making machine and...

Another brewery in Maine will be downtown Bangor’s first

Bangor’s downtown district will be opening its first brewery early this fall, as couple Cory and Nok-Noi Ricker have announced plans for a new microbrewery, 2 Feet Brewing, to open at 80...

On the record: Tanya Emery, director of the Bangor Community and Economic Development Department

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Emery has had a key role in the city's recent development. She was instrumental in the deal to bring discounter Wayfair (and 450 jobs) to the former L.L.Bean call center, as well as several downtown...