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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

Staff |

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

Staff |

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.

Bangor to get an IHOP inside the Roadway Inn

Staff |

Bangor’s planning board on Tuesday night gave unanimous approval for an IHOP to be built inside the existing Roadway Inn on Odin Road, WABI-TV reported.

Portland investor's entry into Bangor signals confidence in Queen City as a growing market

Laurie Schreiber |

J.B. Brown & Sons' purchase of 80 Exchange St. in Bangor for $3.5 million signals the Portland commercial real estate and asset management firm's confidence in the city as a growing market, according...

Northern Maine Medical Center teams with local farms

The Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent is stepping up its initiative to partner with local farms to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to patients.