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Multi-million-dollar pipeline fight likely heading to court

A U.S. District Court judge in Bangor has rejected a motion for summary judgment in the court case involving claims between Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. and Schmid Pipeline Construction Inc.,...

House says no to bill that would block local minimum wage increase

The Maine House of Representatives rejected a bill on Monday that would block municipalities from raising the minimum wage at a local level.

Cianbro to hire 300 workers this summer

Cianbro in Pittsfield is planning to hire 300 workers over the next few weeks after having recently hired an additional 300 this summer.

Freedom farm finds nothing’s free about name

A small family farm in Freedom is planning to change its name after being sued by a multinational tomato-growing firm over a trademark dispute.

Oxford Networks to merge with Portsmouth firm

Lewiston-based Oxford Networks has reached an agreement to merge with a Portsmouth, N.H., firm, which it said will make it the largest competitive telecommunications provider headquartered in...

LifeFlight to expand operations, add new jobs

LifeFlight of Maine is expanding its footprint at Bangor International Airport and hiring several new workers as a result.The...

Bangor Region Chamber CEO to step down

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce CEO and President John Porter has announced that he plans to step down this August to take a new job.

Cross Insurance acquires Rhode Island agency

Bangor-based Cross Insurance has acquired a full-service insurance agency in Rhode Island, expanding its reach in southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut.

Emera Maine names new president

Emera Maine has named Alan Richardson as president and chief operating officer, placing its former leader in a new role to lead the development of smart grid technology.

Bangor brewery opens new location in Brewer

Bangor-based Geaghan Bros. Brewing Co. said its new brewery in Brewer will allow the company to hire more workers and greatly increase its brewing capacity.