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Foraged foods leverage new food company in Millinocket

A new food company in Millinocket features Maine-grown ingredients, including foraged foods.

Large hemp operation planned for Aroostook County

A Canadian company plans to launch a large, industrial hemp operation in the Aroostook County town of Amity.

Baxter State Park director retiring

Jensen Bissell will retire after 12 years as director of the 210,000-acre Baxter State Park.

Maine Food Insider: First Mile Brewing owners living the dream in Fort Kent

Maureen Milliken |

First Mile Brewing, at 28 Market St. in Fort Kent, is in a building that's more than 110 years old, and was once used for grain storage.

Canadian mining firm begins test drills in Penobscot County

Ontario mining firm Wolfden Resources has started test drilling for metals at Pickett Mountain in northern Penobscot County.

Moosehead Lake region lands $55K in grants to aid economic development


The Moosehead Lake Region Economic Development Corp. received three grant awards totaling $55,000 to assist its efforts in leading the economic revitalization of the Moosehead Lake region.

Aroostook Band of Micmacs gets federal grant to build Presque Isle facility

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $500,000 to the Aroostook Band of Micmacs to fund the construction of a two-story, multi-function facility in Presque Isle.

$1.87 million deal the latest in downtown Bangor's booming market

Laurie Schreiber |

Prospective buyer interest was high in the historic Adams-Pickering Block at 105 Main St., due to the resurgence of the Bangor's downtown. So it came as no surprise to Mike Cobb of Cardente Real...

Millinocket Marathon: A race where runners pay their own way


Millinocket's marathon is only three years old, but already it's become emblematic of the Katahdin region's can-do spirit as it works to rebuild a local economy devastated by permanent closure of its...

New businesses opening in downtown Bangor

Downtown Bangor is seeing plenty of new-business activity lately.