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Aroostook IGA stores under new ownership

Aroostook County is seeing a shift in ownership in three IGA grocery stores effective March 6.

Bangor startup applies new 3-D technology to accelerate the shoe-making process

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When your favorite sneakers finally fall apart, you can see the various layers of foam, rubber and other materials that make up the sole.

Diversified Communications to sell TV stations to Gray Television

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Diversified Communications in Portland announced Thursday the planned divestiture of its television stations WABI in Bangor and WCJB in Gainesville, Fla., to Gray Television Inc. pending FCC approval.

Millinocket loses bowling alley in snowstorm

Millinocket lost a central part of its community when the roof at Katahdin Pins 'n Cues collapsed during the Feb. 12 snowstorm. The sudden buckling was powerful enough to project debris across the...

Bangor airport makes $34K emergency computer upgrade

Bangor International Airport recently made an emergency $34,540 purchase of three new computers for its 10-year-old computer system that controls more than 1,000 airfield lights.

Aroostook leader among nation's top rural hospital CEOs

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Kris Doody, CEO at Cary Medical Center in Caribou, has been named by the Becker's Hospital Review as one of “60 rural hospital CEOs to know.”

Emera Maine net income up slightly in 2016

Emera (TSX: EMA), the Halifax, Nova Scotia parent company of Emera Maine, reported net income for the fourth quarter ended Dec.31 was $70 million, compared to $192 million in the fourth quarter of...

Blizzard slows but doesn't stop Maine businesses

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Many businesses, colleges, state and local offices and bus services were shut down Monday from the blizzard that dropped more than a foot-and-a-half of snow in most areas. The Portland International...

Engineering News-Record names Dagher a 'Top 25 Newsmaker'

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Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has been named one of 2016’s Top 25 Newsmakers by Engineering News-Record.

Houlton utility gets OK to connect to Canadian grid

Maine Public Utilities Commission approved Houlton Water Co.'s request to disconnect from Emera Maine's power grid and instead connect to the grid maintained by New Brunswick Power.

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