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Aroostook thrift store chain boosts Angel Flight NE operations

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A donation of $3,100 from the Cubby Thriftstores chain in northern Maine to Angel Flight Northeast will help the latter continue its services."I...

Bissell Brothers to 'test drive' Milo taproom

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Bissell Brothers, which has a brewery and taproom at Thompson's Point in Portland, opened its new Three Rivers taproom in Milo to the public on Saturday. The owners, brothers Peter and Noah Bissell,...

Husson University and NMCC form nursing affiliation

Husson University and Northern Maine Community College have formed an affiliation that allows nursing students pursuing an associate's degree at NMCC to easily transfer credits toward a bachelor's...

Second logger training course supports growing industry need

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The second round of a mechanized logging operations training program is designed to build on the success of last summer's kick-off.

Millinocket Housing Initiative making progress

Maureen Milliken |

The Northern Forest Council has already bought six houses and multi-family buildings and renovated and rented out three in a program aimed at helping the town's downtown revitalization.

Bangor entrepreneur combines cinema and arcade

A new entertainment center that combines cinema and video gaming is set to open in Bangor on July 13.

Mass. looks north for electricity and some Mainers ask what's in it for them

A Maine lawmaker is asking Central Maine Power to help offset the cost of other services as a tradeoff for its plan for a $950 million transmission line through northern Maine.

Customs and Border Protection considers new facility in Old Town

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is talking with Old Town officials about relocating its Air and Marine Operations Unit from Houlton to DeWitt Field at the Old Town Municipal Airport.

MTI seeks info on emerging forest technologies

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The Maine Technology Institute is seeking information on emerging forest-industry technologies.

Northern Maine carbon offset project to help combat climate change

Renee Cordes |

Mark Berry, the Nature Conservancy's Maine forest program director, sees a bright future for carbon offset projects in the fight against climate change, like the one his group is launching on 124,000...