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Microsoft's rural access program enters next phase in Maine

Maureen Milliken |

A Microsoft program to improve rural access to broadband, including better access to telemedicine, is starting its next phase in Maine.The Microsoft...

New northern Maine bike route being developed to boost tourism

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The Northern Maine Development Commission in Caribou is working with the Maine Department of Transportation to establish a permanent federally designated bicycle route in northern Penobscot and...

Grant will help Houlton start animal-food facility to serve JAX, others

The town of Houlton has received a $275,000 grant to help fund construction of a 12,000-square-foot animal food facility at Houlton Industrial Park. The proposed facility is expected to serve...

Aroostook Partnership hires new CEO/president

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The Aroostook Partnership, an economic development organization in Caribou, hired Paul Towle as CEO and president.

Bangor to start digital parking enforcement

Maureen Milliken |

The Bangor City Council held a special meeting on Oct. 1 to appoint parking constables — the final step in its move to use digital parking enforcement in the Downtown Parking Management...

Next 2018: Christina Kane-Gibson brings new energy to expanding Caribou's economy

Laurie Schreiber |

As Caribou's events and marketing director, Christina Kane-Gibson works 60-plus hours a week coordinating programs, seeking grants and communicating with and supporting businesses and pulling...

Redevelopment of shuttered Millinocket mill gets $5.3M boost

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Developers of the former Great Northern Paper mill site in Millinocket will get federal aid to implement infrastructure improvements that will help them establish an industrial park.

Bangor, MDOT to receive $5M for public transit upgrades


The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded close to $5.1 million to Bangor and the Maine Department of Transportation for public transit upgrades, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced...

Lack of contractors forces Bangor to delay redesign of downtown square

The initial phase of a massive renovation of Pickering Square in downtown Bangor has been delayed for several months, after the city was unable to hire a contractor for the project.

CES acquires Florida engineering firm

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Environmental engineering firm CES Inc., which is based in Brewer and operates six other Maine offices, has acquired a Florida civil engineering firm.