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UMaine's Bridge-in-a-Backpack spinoff signs international marketing agreement


The University of Maine's Bridge-in-a-Backpack spinoff company has signed a North American marketing and distribution agreement with an international construction and engineering firm that intends to...

$7 million rescue package sought for Maine Military Authority

Gov. Paul LePage is proposing to use $7 million of the state’s General Fund surplus to help the Maine Military Authority in Limestone complete its bus rehab contract with the Massachusetts Bay...

Weeks after closing, owner sells downtown Bangor restaurant

Brett Settle, who closed Giacomo’s in Bangor on Dec. 23, has sold the business.

First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?


Maine's struggling forest products industry, which has been hit hard by the closure of six pulp and paper mills in the past three years, is getting a $1 million boost from the federal government to...

Spud experts gather for northern Maine summit


Potato producers, crop specialists and farmers will meet in Caribou Jan. 18-19 for an annual spud summit on one of Maine's top crops.

Foundation selects fellows for nonprofit leadership program

The John T. Gorman Foundation announced the second class of its fellowship, a leadership program for exceptional nonprofit and public sector professionals.

Nonprofit acquires Millinocket mill site, plans collaboration with town on redevelopment

James McCarthy |

Our Katahdin, a nonprofit, has purchased the former Great Northern Paper assets in Millinocket, including a 1,400-acre former mill site, land adjacent to the Millinocket Municipal Airport, a 157-acre...

Bangor Savings unveils plan for waterfront

Peter Van Allen |

Bangor Savings Bank plans to develop a campus on the Bangor waterfront, a move it says will help accommodate its projected growth.

Farm Credit awards $44,250 to support farm and forest products programs


Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $44,250 to 20 organizations in the Northeast to promote agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives and fund agricultural...

Firm's proposal to demolish former Great Northern mill raises questions

North American Recovery Management, a Florida-based demolition company that purchased the former Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket last March, has filed an application with the state to...