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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
A longtime Broad Street sporting goods store converted into luxury apartments has been sold to an out-of-state developer for $3.12 million.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 18, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory will help researchers at the University of Maine tackle the future of bio-based materials, including nanocellular technology, biofuels and additive manufacturing.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.
Organizer Gary Allen said he expected the number would continue to rise.
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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 13, 2017, at 7:26 p.m.
The group’s most immediate challenges are to start collating the ideas pouring in, continue meeting with potential investors, and help local officials shape an economic development plan for the industrial park and the region while starting federal and local grant applications.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7:02 p.m.
“This is the largest economic development interest the town has taken on since Great Northern first entered the town more than a century ago.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 11, 2017, at 4:15 p.m.
Bangor Savings Bank purchased a building at 20 South St. on Wednesday as part of a multimillion-dollar plan to eventually relocate about 350 Bangor-area workers to a headquarters campus on Bangor’s waterfront.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 09, 2017, at 6:48 p.m.
A Florida-based demolition company has applied to raze buildings at the former Great Northern Paper Co. mill site despite a developer’s interest in the facility, town officials said Monday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 08, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Town leaders are concerned that the owner of the former Great Northern Paper Co. LLC site is demolishing assets that could help lure a potential investor.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 30, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
“We need to really put up the welcome sign and make sure that people know that they are welcome here.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 6:49 p.m.
“This is an emergency situation, and it has to be taken care of.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
The Kmart department store on Hogan Road is closing in mid-April as part of a company plan that “accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores,” a company official said Thursday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
The nor’easter “is a little further east, so Bangor will be on the colder side of it.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 28, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
The heaviest accumulations, as much as 3 inches per hour, would likely come around midnight into early Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 21, 2016, at 8:34 p.m.
“People can be homeless because of a fire. They can be homeless because the mill closed. They can be homeless because they are ill.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 20, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
Bangor is much too dependent on cars, Karen Marysdaughter said. “The downtown area has good sidewalks, but you get the slightest little bit out of downtown and you start to get sprawling neighborhoods,” she said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 13, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
The City Council voted 6-1 on Monday night to move the effective date of the city’s ordinance from Jan. 1 to July 1, 2017.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 12, 2016, at 9:01 p.m.
“It has always been about getting the treatment going,” John Doyle said after the council vote.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 10, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
About 550 runners endured bone-chilling cold Saturday to run the second annual Millinocket Marathon and Half.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 09, 2016, at 6:22 p.m.
The city having opioid addicts in need of emergency treatment presents “an immediate threat to public health” that will likely compel the City Council to repeal a discriminatory ordinance on Monday, about three weeks ahead of typical timing, officials said Friday.