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FairPoint, unions near deal

FairPoint Communications and two unions have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that could end a four-month strike and bring employees back to work.

Home Depot to hire 450 in Maine

National home improvement retailer Home Depot has announced that it plans to hire 450 employees across its 11 stores in Maine. The...

Portland vacation firm sued for harassment

Festiva Development Group LLC, a vacation company that operated a Portland sales office, is being sued by a former employee over allegations of sexual harassment and...

Minimum wage hike proposed for Bangor

A Bangor city councilor is proposing a minimum wage increase for the city, though it’s a little more modest in comparison to the proposal currently being mulled in...

Cross adds branding to Patriots’ stadium

Bangor-based Cross Insurance will have its name attached to a new facility opening this summer at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., the home of the New England...

Cross hires leader for southern expansion

Bangor-based Cross Insurance has hired an insurance industry veteran to lead the agency’s expansion throughout southern New England.

Bangor concert promoter: 2015 will rock

Bangor’s economy could get an even larger boost from Waterfront Concerts this year after the burgeoning concert promotion company said 2015 is expected to be its biggest year...

Lewiston, Bangor beauty schools abruptly close

Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion’s campuses in Lewiston and Bangor abruptly closed on Monday, leaving students wondering how they will complete their...

6 Maine hospitals face penalties for complications

Six Maine hospitals are facing penalties in the form of reduced payments from the federal Medicare program, stemming from a high rate of complications and infections.

Bangor Savings' new leader to take post soon

Bangor Savings Bank announced on Wednesday that Bob Montgomery-Rice will take his post as president in January and as the bank’s CEO and director in April.