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Eaton Peabody law firm on the move in Portland


The law firm of Eaton Peabody is moving into larger space at 100 Middle St. in Portland during the first quarter of 2017, a move prompted by the growth of its Portland office.

PUC sets standard electricity rates, for most customers it's good news


The standard offer price of electricity for small commercial customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will go down slightly in 2017, while small commercial customers in...

Picking up Pickering: Bangor square revitalization on tap

Revitalization of downtown Bangor and the city's waterfront continues, with city officials considering redevelopment of Pickering Square, a block from the waterfront, a key parcel for the ongoing...

EMCC launches human services degree program to meet employer demand

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Eastern Maine Community College plans to launch a new associate degree program in human services in January 2017, which the Bangor-based college says will meet a growing demand from employers within...

Bangor block purchase is buyers largest yet

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BANGOR — An Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran who now buys, restores and rents historic homes in Bangor has taken a leap into his biggest project by far with the purchase of a block of six...

Thompson-Hamel acquires Bangor financial services firm

The 54-year-old, Presque Isle-based financial services firm Thompson-Hamel LLC said it has reached an agreement to purchase Farrington Financial Group of Bangor, as Farrington’s founder and...

What does the future hold for the recently sold Bangor block?

The new owner of the six-building block in downtown Bangor said during a tour of the 53,000-square-foot space that he’s open to any ideas about what to do with the space “just so long as...

Bangor joins contingent of municipalities banning retail marijuana

With a unanimous vote, Bangor’s City Council approved a six-month ban on all recreational-use marijuana retail establishments and cultivation in the city if Maine voters approve Question 1 on...

And that's a wrap: Sale closes on coveted Bangor block

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A block of six commercial buildings in downtown Bangor that city officials saw as a cornerstone of continuing revitalization efforts has been sold to a local property development firm.

A frightful tour of Bangor, courtesy of Stephen King's mind

Scary clowns might be terrorizing communities across the country, but if you want to visit Derry, the town where the fright first entered the minds of many after Pennywise from Stephen King's novel...