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Husson trustees OK $3M 'wellness learning center'


Husson University's board of trustees approved the construction of a new 7,100-square-foot, $3 million wellness learning center on the institution's Bangor campus. The new facility addresses a...

Widespread criticism and concern over FCC's decision to end net neutrality

Renee Cordes |

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to scrap Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibited internet service providers from blocking or slowing down websites, applications...

Maine Maritime Academy to build $2.5M firefighting training facility

Maine Maritime Academy plans to build a new $2.5 million shipboard firefighting training facility on land it owns in Penobscot.

Cross Insurance Center passes one milestone on way to another


The Cross Insurance Center in Bangor recently reached its 1,000th event since opening in the fall of 2013.

Stored Solar pays off some of its debt to logging firms

Stored Solar has paid about one-third of its estimated debts to area logging firms, with about $400,000 estimated to be outstanding, according to a report in The Quoddy Tides.

Zinke recommends commercial fishing in Atlantic national monument

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that commercial fishing activity resume in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which lies outside the Gulf of Maine.

Rand Capital invests $1.5M in Tilson's $5M investment round

James McCarthy |

Rand Capital Corp., a publicly traded business development firm, will fund a $1.5 million follow-on investment in Portland-based Tilson Technology Management Inc.

New MCCS training program to help BIW fill critical jobs


The Maine Community College System will train up to 90 skilled workers for Bath Iron Works, helping the shipbuilder fill critical jobs.

Our Town Belfast hires new executive director


Our Town Belfast has named Zach Schmesser as its new executive director, effective Jan. 1.

House panel approves bill to let clammers dig near Acadia

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources unanimously approved a bill that let wormers and clammers dig near the Acadia National Park Shoreline, Maine Public reported on its website.