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Weeks after closing, owner sells downtown Bangor restaurant

Brett Settle, who closed Giacomo’s in Bangor on Dec. 23, has sold the business.

Bangor Savings unveils plan for waterfront

Peter Van Allen |

Bangor Savings Bank plans to develop a campus on the Bangor waterfront, a move it says will help accommodate its projected growth.

Recent spate of store closings could be new norm


Online shopping trends and consumers’ shift from brick-and-mortar stores could cause more pain for big retailers.

Maine will lose a Macy's, a Sears and a Kmart

Three retail giants will have a smaller presence in Maine in the coming months, with Macy's, Sears and Kmart announcing plans to close stores in Bangor and Augusta.

FAME helped facilitate vending company's deals

Peter Van Allen |

The Finance Authority of Maine played a key role in two acquisitions made this week by Casco Bay Vending by providing loan insurance of $8 million.

Freeport imposes 180-day moratorium on marijuana businesses

Freeport is the latest Maine community to enact a moratorium on recreational marijuana establishments and social clubs.

Casco Bay Vending buys two rival companies


Lewiston-based Casco Bay Vending has acquired two of its competitors: Pine State Vending, a division of Pine State Trading Co., and Canteen of Maine.

Bangor sandwich shop says closure is temporary

Giacomo's, which serves coffee and sandwiches at 1 Central St. in downtown Bangor, closed abruptly this week, but its owner says the closure is temporary.

Tyler Technologies lands $16.8M contract with Maine's court system

James McCarthy |

Tyler Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TYL) signed a $16.8 million contract with the Maine Judicial Branch to implement a unified electronic case management system for all courts and types of legal cases in...

Records Management Center buys Waterville shredding company


Records Management Center, a Bangor-based provider of data storage, document scanning and confidential shredding throughout Maine and New Hampshire, along with ShredSafe LLC, have acquired Shredding...