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Kirk Winters shows where the new building will be at The Rock Church in Bangor on Thursday.

Rock Church plans second expansion in 5 years to accommodate growth

“The real reason for our growth is that God blesses us,” Pastor Kirk Winters said earlier this month.
Susanne Ward, owner of Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Cafe, is looking forward to transitioning the company's business model to that of an employee-owned cooperative. Kevin Malmstrom, the head coffee roaster, will be one of the owners when the transition is complete by the end of this year or the beginning of 2017. &quotI feel really good about it," Ward said. &quotI think it's the best solution I can come up with."
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Rockland coffee shop employees to become business owners

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When the ink is finally dry on the legal paperwork for the new corporation and the deal is done, the two Rock City coffee businesses will join a growing number of Maine companies that have moved to an employee-owned model.
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There’s a good reason why the Fore Street development might not include a bunch of affordable housing

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Man fatally shot in his Biddeford apartment

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A 30-year-old man was found shot dead in his Biddeford apartment.
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Susanne Ward, owner of Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Cafe, is looking forward to transitioning the company's business model to that of an employee-owned cooperative. Kevin Malmstrom, the head coffee roaster, will be one of the owners when the transition is complete by the end of this year or the beginning of 2017. "I feel really good about it," Ward said. "I think it's the best solution I can come up with."
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Rockland coffee shop employees to become business owners

When the ink is finally dry on the legal paperwork for the new corporation and the deal is done, the two Rock City coffee businesses will join a growing number of Maine companies that have moved to an employee-owned model.

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One of the bulidings of the Maine Military Authority on the grounds of the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.

LePage halts contract for Maine Military Authority in Limestone

A contract executed by the Maine Military Authority was halted by Gov. Paul LePage today after he announced that it had been underbid, a move that he said resulted in unexpected costs to taxpayers while also threatening jobs at the Aroostook County facility.

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