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Limestone workshop features tips on ‘Opportunity Zone’ investing

Staff |

The Limestone Development Foundation is sponsoring a workshop in the central Aroostook area for companies interested in expanding their business with federal, state and local agencies.

Bangor creates committee to tackle affordable housing challenge

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The city of Bangor has organized a committee to come up with possible solutions to the city’s lack of affordable housing.

Orono startup launches game app for visually impaired players

Renee Cordes |

An Orono startup that aims to help visually impaired people access graphical information in digital media using smart phones and tablets has released its first app — Tic Tac Toe by UNAR Labs on...

Maine Military Authority — its future uncertain — lays off 54 workers

Laurie Schreiber |

After completing its work to fulfill a contract with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Maine Military Authority has laid off 54 employees. The state-operated military authority is...

Aroostook Partnership's CEO and president retires

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Aroostook Partnership President and CEO Bob Dorsey has retired. Dorsey, 65, took the job in 2012, when the organization was eight years old and focused on addressing the demographic decline of...

Iconic Stockholm store finds new owners

After a year on the market, the century-old Anderson’s Store in Stockholm (population 250) has found new owners.

From waterfront to downtown, Bangor's seeing investment and change

Peter Van Allen |

Bangor's growth can be seen on a number of fronts. The Hollywood Casino and Racetrack and Cross Insurance Center across the street are a focal point of entertainment and events. The...

Loring Commerce Centre is 'open for business' with plenty of room for expansion

Laurie Schreiber |

Limestone's Loring Commerce Centre, with 8,700 acres and hundreds of buildings, is Maine's largest industrial park. It's home to 28 employers and over 800 workers — yet it has substantial room...

With its paper mill long gone, Millinocket has a new story to tell

Maureen Milliken |

Ten years ago, Millinocket was the poster town for what happens when its mill closes. Now it's the poster town for what you can do about it. Meet some of the people who are working to create...

Maibec sells Masardis, St. Pamphile mills to another Quebec company

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Aroostook County's largest sawmill has been sold to a new Canadian owner, Groupe Lebel of Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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