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Bangor to vote on minimum wage increase

The Bangor City Council on Monday will decide whether to increase the city’s minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $8.25, with subsequent increases made in the next few years.

Alfond siblings tie in list of wealthiest Mainers

The two richest Maine residents are siblings Bill and Susan Alfond, each with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion, according to a Forbes magazine ranking.

Bangor inn to appear in ‘Hotel Impossible’

The Charles Inn in Bangor will appear in a future episode of The Travel Channel’s “Hotel Impossible” reality show.

Nurses union at EMMC signs new contract

A union representing 800 nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center voted Friday to approve a new collective bargaining contract with the Bangor hospital.

EMMC, nurses’ union reach temporary deal

Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor said it has reached a temporary agreement for a new three-year contract with the union that represents the hospital’s nurses.

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...