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Growing Acadia Federal Credit Union to open Bangor Broadway branch

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The Fort Kent-'based credit union says growth in the Bangor area prompted the addition, and the branch will open in October.

Collins urges support for potato growers in trade talks

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a native of Caribou, joined a bipartisan group that urged the Trump administration to make the potato industry a priority in trade negotiations with China.

Piscataquis County: The under-the-radar hot spot in Maine real estate

Maureen Milliken |

A combination of county-wide economic development, focus on destination tourism and low prices have boosted house sales in the sparsely populated region.

Scratchpad Accelerator gets $150K boost from Bangor Savings

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Bangor Savings Bank will invest $150,000 over three years in the Bangor-based Scratchpad Accelerator run by University of Maine Business School professor Jason Harkins and serial entrepreneur Lisa...

University of Maine Fort Kent President Short announces retirement

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John Short has been president at the University of Maine at Fort Kent since April 2016 and will retire on June 30.

Bangor airport reports record year, picks up new Delta service

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Weeks after Portland International Jetport announced it had its all-time busiest year in 2018, Bangor International Airport has announced that 2018 was a record-breaker there, too.

Twin Rivers appeals Madawaska’s denial of $100M abatement request

Twin Rivers Paper Co. has filed an appeal with the state challenging Madawaska’s denial of a $100 million abatement request on its assessed valuation.

Mayo Regional Hospital board votes to tax member communities to cover debt service

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In addition to giving the go-ahead for a potential merger with Northern Light Health, the board that oversees Mayo Regional Hospital voted 14-2 on Wednesday night to tax the 13 communities served by...

Quirk Auto explores auto service and dealership at former Bangor Kmart

Laurie Schreiber |

A zoning amendment will allow Quirk Auto Group to convert the building at 688 Hogan Road in Bangor that housed Kmart into a vehicle service center and dealership.

Mayo Regional Hospital board approves merger with Northern Light

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Mayo Regional Hospital's board approved a merger with Northern Light Health, getting it one step closer to finishing a deal that has been months in planning.