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Former police barracks in Orono will get a new life as car lot

The Bangor-based car dealership Van Syckle Inc. has been granted the go-ahead for its plans to convert the former Maine State Police barracks on Main Street in Orono into a 10-vehicle used car lot.

Enfield will get Maine’s next Dollar General

Construction is underway for Maine’s sixth Dollar General Store, at a still-in-the-works, 9,100-square-foot building in the Penobscot County town of Enfield. It is expected to open in early...

Bangor officials give former Central Building owner another shot

Bangor City Council approved an agreement with David S. Boyd, the former owner of the historic 30,000-square-foot Central Building in the city’s downtown, enabling him to regain ownership of...

UMaine hosting sustainable agriculture, renewable energy conference

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The flagship campus of the University of Maine will be hosting the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference next week, a four-day event covering sustainable agriculture and...

Blank Canvas Brewery trades one-way for two-way in move

The Brewer-based craft beer company, Blank Canvas Brewery, has found a new, larger home in the city — and its owners are hoping that the new location on a two-way street will give the business...

No power rate reductions for northern Maine counties

Regulators said they had to make a difficult policy call in ruling out Aroostook and Washington counties for some power rate breaks.

Orono company to join Silicon Valley startup accelerator program

Cerahelix Inc., an early stage company making ceramic filters for various industries, was picked to be in a 12-week, start-up accelerator program in Silicon Valley.

Moosehead Marine Museum reaps $10,000 grant

The Moosehead Marine Museum, which draws 7,500 visitors to the region annually, has nabbed a $10,000 grant for database upgrades.

Cross Insurance acquires insurance competitor

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The Bangor-based independent insurance provider Cross Insurance announced the acquisition of the Maine insurance agency Sargent, Tyler & West and its Bucksport branch office, the Roland Grindle...

Bangor Savings opens the doors of 54th location

A little over a month after marking the opening of a $5 million branch on Marginal Way in Portland on June 6, Bangor Savings Bank opened up another branch in Brunswick on Monday.