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Owner to sell 106-year-old, family-run Bangor business to employees

Dylan Martin |

Ron Dennis, president of Bangor-based Dennis Paper and Food Service, wanted to keep his 106-year-old family business locally owned and independent. He had some other options come up...

Two retailers coming to Bangor in $11M plan

A developer is planning to invest $11 million to bring BJ's Wholesale Club and another retailer to a former Home Depot location in Bangor that has been vacant for about six...

Sale of Old Town mill moves forward

The proposed $10.5 million sale of the Old Town pulp mill cleared one obstacle this week in a move that could reopen the facility and restore about 180 jobs. But the mill's...

Old Town plan could call for anchor retailer

A master plan for redevelopment of Old Town’s downtown could call for a major retailer like Trader Joe’s or L.L.Bean to move in and spur economic activity...

Orono startup a top pick in global contest

High Touch Courses, an Orono-based online education company, has trounced more than 550 companies across the world for the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week after being named one of...

Sales process OK'd for GNP mill

The sales process for the Great Northern Paper Co. paper mill in East Millinocket is moving forward after receiving approval from a bankruptcy court judge on Friday.

Old Town mill sale news met with optimism

This week’s announcement that Expera Specialty Solutions has reached an agreement to buy the Old Town paper mill has been met with optimism from paper industry officials and...

Old Town mill buyer vows to restore jobs

The shuttered Old Town paper mill is set to be bought by Expera Specialty Solutions, a Wisconsin-based maker of specialty paper products, the company announced Tuesday.

State official hints at possible sale of Old Town mill

A senior forest products adviser at the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is reporting that a buyer has been found for the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill that closed...

Feds close cod fishing in Gulf of Maine

Large areas of the Gulf of Maine will be closed to cod fishing, federal regulators announced on Monday. The closures, due to take effect later this week, are in response to continuing...

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