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Maine's economic growth last year lagged behind national rate, feds say

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The economies of Maine's largest metropolitan areas grew in 2017, but not at the pace of the national growth rate. According to data released Tuesday, real gross domestic product in the...

Penobscot Community Health Care to open new Bangor pediatric clinic

Penobscot Community Health Care, a primary care network serving northeastern Maine, will open a new pediatric clinic next year in a former Verizon Wireless call center at 6 Telcom Drive in Bangor.

EMMC nurses reach preliminary contract deal to be voted on Friday

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After nearly four months of talks, unionized nurses at the Eastern Maine Medical Center have reached a tentative accord on a three-year contract that will be put to a vote on Friday. If approved, the...

Owners of Quirk Auto aim to revitalize Bangor shopping space

A new enterprise called the Bangor Market Bazaar, offering crafts, clothing and more, will open in vacant retail space at 688 Hogan Road in Bangor. The bazaar is being established by Quirk Auto...

Bangor Publishing acquires Pulse Marketing Agency

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Bangor Publishing Co., parent company of the Bangor Daily News, announced Thursday its acquisition of Pulse Marketing Agency, a Bangor-based marketing and advertising agency.

Bangor creates committee to tackle affordable housing challenge

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The city of Bangor has organized a committee to come up with possible solutions to the city’s lack of affordable housing.

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...

Bangor to get an IHOP inside the Roadway Inn

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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...

Popular Bangor restaurant goes on the block

The owner of the 41-year-old Judy’s Restaurant, in Bangor, is putting the business and its building up for sale.