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Bangor voids contract with KahBang

The city of Bangor has voided its five-year contract with the KahBang Festival after it suddenly relocated this year’s festivities to Portland without giving

Thermogen loses another large investment

Another firm has withdrawn its multi-million dollar investment from Thermogen Industries, which plans to launch a $140 million wood pellet plant in Millinocket.

Bangor officials to discuss KahBang's abrupt departure

The Bangor City Council tonight is expected to discuss whether KahBang Festival organizers may have breached a contract with the city after suddenly relocating to Portland, just...

KahBang organizer: Portland move is 'bittersweet'

Dylan Martin |

The chief organizer of the KahBang Festival in Bangor said its last-minute move to Portland three weeks before it's set to begin is a "bittersweet" affair.

WABI clashes with DISH Network over blackout

WABI-TV, a Bangor-based CBS and CW affiliate, has been blacked out for DISH Network subscribers after the two companies reached an impasse over contract negotiations.

UMPI gets $50K grant to start visual arts center

The University of Maine at Presque Isle has received a $50,000 federal grant to help build a new visual arts center that will be the first of its kind in the region.

Orono brewery opening at former Dr. Records site

A new brewery is opening at the former site of Dr. Records, which had been a mainstay for downtown Orono for over 30 years, to provide beer for three nearby restaurants.

GNP behind on second tax payment to Millinocket

Great Northern Paper Co. has fallen behind in a payment plan for overdue property taxes to Millinocket, prompting town officials to schedule a discussion on the company’s...

High demand fuels brewer’s $800K expansion

Geaghan Bros. Brewing Co., which was formed in 2011 by a Bangor-based pub bearing the family’s name, plans to invest approximately $800,000 into a new brewing...

Millinocket officials grow impatient over GNP's overdue taxes

Great Northern Paper Co. must pay $1.18 million in overdue property taxes to Millinocket by Thursday, or else the town will place a lien on property it is in the process of...