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Projects coming together north to south

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Nickerson & O'Day Inc. of Brewer recently completed the $7.5 million bathroom renovations for Husson University's Bell Hall dormitory. Work was completed in time...

$1M gift establishes first-ever endowed agriculture faculty chair at UMPI

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With the stroke of a pen, officials with the University of Maine at Presque Isle received a gift of $1 million from benefactor Mary Barton Akeley Smith to establish the first-ever endowed chair in...

Brewers begin renovations on historic Bangor building

Orono Brewing Co. owners Heather and Abe Furth have begun renovation of 29 Franklin St. in Bangor, which they purchased in December.

FUSION:Bangor presents 'Leadership and Vision Award' to Tanya Emery

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Tanya Emery, director of community and economic development for the city of Bangor, received FUSION:Bangor's Leadership and Vision Award at its annual awards ceremony on Friday.

Work continues on management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

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The National Park Service continues to seek public comments about the long-term management plan for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument that’s under development.

Levant orchard’s corn maze wins USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award

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Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant has been named “Best Corn Maze in America” in this year’s USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

Madawaska Kmart to close by year's end as parent Sears restructures

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A Kmart store in Madawaska is among 142 unprofitable stores nationwide due to be closed by Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SLHD), the Hoffmann, Ill.-based retailer that just filed for Chapter 11...

Extensive sewer and water line work disrupts downtown Bangor

Work to replace Civil War-era sewer, water and storm water pipes that has been disrupting the commercial area of downtown Bangor is nearing completion.

Another brewer set to open in Brewer

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Maine’s latest brewery, 207 Beer Co., will open its doors on Oct. 20 in Brewer.

New Aroostook County initiative aims to attract Puerto Rican families

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Aroostook County’s Northern Maine Growth Initiative, a grassroots collaboration of business, educational, social services and faith-based groups, has been working on plans to attract more...