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Loring Industries lays off six employees

Loring Industries laid off six employees last week due to a seasonal downtown, leaving the Limestone company with a workforce of about 12 employees.

Report: Bangor housing crisis affects economic development

Laurie Schreiber |

An interim report of the Bangor Housing Work Group has found that Bangor is in the midst of a housing crisis that negatively affects workforce attraction and retention and overall economic...

Women’s clothing store Maurices closes at Aroostook Centre Mall

Staff |

The Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle continues to experience fluctuations in its prospects.

Diverse group of organizations land Maine Community Foundation broadband grants

Staff |

Organizations from York to Penobscot County will share $130,000 in grants awarded by the Maine Community Foundation to 11 communities to increase broadband access across Maine.

Piscataquis County joins lawsuit against owner of Greenville area ski lodge

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The Piscataquis County Commission has joined the state in a lawsuit against the owner of the Big Squaw Mountain ski area.

Government perspective: Collaboration is the key to reinventing Aroostook's economy

Laurie Schreiber |

Christina Kane-Gibson is the events and marketing director of the city of Caribou and a 2018 Mainebiz Next honoree.

Bangor’s Bagel Central changes hands

The popular eatery Bagel Central, at 33 Central St. in downtown Bangor, has changed hands.

Mills' inaugural party will feature food, drink from all 16 counties

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Food and drink from across Maine — with all of the state's 16 counties represented — will be featured at Gov.-elect Janet Mills' inaugural celebration Friday night.

Weather stymies Aroostook County snowmobile industry

Aroostook County lodgings have experienced room cancellations due to poor snowmobile trail conditions.

Tax lien remains obstacle, but CLT still seen as Millinocket mill site anchor

Maureen Milliken |

Despite failed attempts to move an IRS tax lien, Our Katahdin is still pursuing tenants for the 1,400-acre former Great Northern Paper mill site, with a cross-laminated timber producer remaining a...