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Bangor cultural nonprofits generate $10 million in economic activity

A Washington, D.C.-based Americans for the Arts study found that 14 cultural nonprofits in Bangor spent $3.4 million in 2015 and audiences at their events spent $6.6 million.

Next generation assumes ownership of Bangor real estate firm

James McCarthy |

Julie Dawson Williams, who was named 2017 Realtor of the Year by the Greater Bangor Association of Realtors, is now the principal owner of the Bangor-based real estate firm started by her parents...

Waterfront Concerts tears down fence it started without a permit

Waterfront Concerts, the company that puts on Bangor’s summertime waterfront music series, has torn down a wooden fence it had started building at the city’s concert venue without a...

American Folk Festival inks five-year contract with Bangor

The American Folk Festival has signed a new five-year contract with Bangor to continue offering its annual weekend-long late summer music festival on the city's waterfront.

Top Gun regional business pitch finalists announced

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The winners of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development's Top Gun semi-final events were announced after regional pitch-offs in Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn, Rockport and Portland.

Pineland Farms buying former Grants Dairy

Maine's largest cheesemaker plans to consolidate its cheese production operations at the former Grants Dairy in Bangor, creating up to 50 jobs.

Bangor's waterfront concert series is still without a contract

The company that runs Bangor's waterfront concert series is still without a contract, seven months after the last deal expired and two weeks before the start of the summer series.

Bangor’s Urban Renewal Authority to disband

With nothing left to do, remaining members of Bangor’s Urban Renewal Authority have decided to disband.

'Queen City' among '24 coolest towns in the U.S.'

Matador Network, the world's largest independent travel publisher, ranks Bangor among “the 24 coolest towns in the United States.”

Husson, Maine Law sign agreement to expedite student admissions


Husson University's College of Business has signed a 3+3 articulation agreement with the University of Maine School of Law that would enable its students who study for three years at Husson to apply...