Articles by Sutherland Weston


More Wireless High-Speed Internet Now In Greater Bangor As Premium Choice Broadband Activates Carmel Tower

By Sutherland Weston on Aug. 12, 2016, at 9:44 a.m.
Brewer-based Premium Choice Broadband, a Maine leader in broadband development and the delivery of high-speed Internet, has activated its latest tower beaming high-speed broadband Internet in Carmel. “We’ve had some coverage in the Carmel area from our surrounding sites,” said Premium Choice Broadband CEO Bill Varney, “but with the new …
Bill Varney of Premium Choice Broadband briefs Surry Selectmen Steve
Bemiss, Bill Matlock and Rebecca Collison.


By Sutherland Weston on Aug. 12, 2016, at 9:40 a.m.
(SURRY) Brewer-based Premium Choice Broadband, a Maine leader in broadband development and the delivery of high-speed Internet, is closing in on completion of a massive “Fiber-To-The-Home” project in Surry, Maine. “Homeowners along the Newbury Neck Road asked us to bring them service when others either wouldn’t or couldn’t,” said Bill …

Bangor Attorney Named to New England’s Best

By Sutherland Weston on Nov. 04, 2015, at 10:20 a.m.
ORONO, ME – Bangor trial lawyer, N. Laurence Willey, Jr., has been named for the sixth time to the “New England Super Lawyers Magazine.” Willey, who is one of ten attorneys in Maine to also have achieved Board Certification in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, …

Bangor Businesses Team Up For Big Benefit Street Dance

By Sutherland Weston on Sept. 28, 2015, at 11:33 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: The Flatbed Restaurant / Dysart’s on Broadway, 1110 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-4878; Dysart’s Restaurant & Geaghan Brothers Brewing schedule October event to raise funds for Pine Tree Camp.Story continues below advertisement. When: Saturday, October 3, 2015 …

Bangor High School Class of 1990 25th Class Reunion

By Sutherland Weston on July 23, 2015, at 6:53 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Hollywood Casino, 500 Main St, Bangor, ME For more information: The 25 year reunion for the Bangor High School class of 1990 is scheduled for Saturday, August 1st in Bangor.Story continues below advertisement. DATES & EVENTS Friday, July 31 …

Family-Owned Company Awarded Bangor Region Chamber’s ‘Business Of The Year’ Award

By Sutherland Weston on Jan. 29, 2015, at 2:28 p.m.
The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce selects one business each year that has demonstrated a consistent dedication to serving the region with integrity, innovation and excellence to be awarded it’s ‘Business of Year’ award. This year that honor has been awarded to family-owned R.H. Foster, headquartered in Hampden, Maine. Starting …
Cary Weston, State Senate Candidate

Maine Democrats Accuse Cary Weston of Being Ethical

By Sutherland Weston on Sept. 26, 2014, at 3:15 p.m.
Bangor ME – In an odd twist, a Maine Democrats funded postcard mailed to Bangor and Hermon voters today accused Cary Weston, candidate for State Senate, of obeying Maine’s campaign finance regulations. Former Bangor mayor and small business owner, Cary Weston, is co-owner of a marketing communications agency in downtown …

Bangor Humane Society Finds A New Home Online

By Sutherland Weston on Aug. 20, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
It’s now easier than ever to find the perfect pet and support the organization dedicated to re-homing and rehabilitating homeless pets with humans. The Bangor Humane Society launched a new website today and with it comes an online pet finder, a pet-adoption registration tool, and the ability to easily do …
Bangor Attorney Larry Willey

Bangor Attorney Larry Willey Named to Top Trial Lawyer Listing

By Sutherland Weston on Feb. 21, 2014, at 10:50 a.m.
Bangor attorney, N. Laurence Willey, Jr., has been named for the fourth time, to the New England Super Lawyer’s Magazine, as a trial lawyer. Willey also received re-certification in civil trial advocacy, by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). Willey is one of the 10 lawyers in Maine to …
Allen Stehle Announces Bid For Penobscot County Sheriff

Former chief deputy announces bid for Penobscot County sheriff

By Sutherland Weston on Jan. 31, 2014, at 6:41 a.m.
Allen Stehle will bring his 30-Year Career In Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Training, And Business Management To Penobscot County BANGOR, Maine — After a long history of training some of the region’s premiere law enforcement professionals, Allen Stehle announced today that he will be a candidate to lead them as …

A Place at the Table, Documentary Showing

By Sutherland Weston on Jan. 08, 2014, at 4:40 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St, Bangor, Maine For more information: Elizabeth Sutherland ; 207-945-9999 On Saturday, January 11 at 1pm, the League of Women Voters of Bangor welcomes community attendance to a showing of, A Place at the Table. …
Moose Bee Wild Maine Blueberry Jam (photo by Serendipity Photography)

Maine-Based Moose Bee Granola Launches New Internet Store

By Sutherland Weston on Dec. 05, 2013, at 8:41 p.m.
WIth a wide selection of fresh, hand-crafted granola, trail mix, jams, and chocolates, Moose Bee Granola of Maine has a lot of tasty goodness to share. And now it can share with a much larger audience. The company launched it’s first internet storefront and with it the opportunity for food …

Pack Baskets of Maine Launches New Internet Store

By Sutherland Weston on Nov. 07, 2013, at 12:51 p.m.
A hand-crafted product with roots centuries old now has a home on the internet. Kurt and Kathy Cressey, owners of Pack Baskets of Maine, have launched a new website and online shopping store for their hobby turned business. The business started as a result of downtime while both were owners …
Sara Corey is the 2013 Young Farmer of the Year!

First Female, Sara Corey, Receives Maine Potato Industry Honor

By Sutherland Weston on Oct. 24, 2013, at 1:41 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Maine Potato Board has announced that Sara Corey of Monticello has been selected as the 2013 Young Farmer of the Year. Sara, 23, is the first woman to be chosen for this recognition and is also the youngest recipient of the honor. Sara is the …


By Sutherland Weston on Oct. 18, 2013, at 2:12 p.m.
OAKLAND & FARMINGTON – Oakland, Maine-based Fabian Oil today assumed service to customers of Mount Blue Oil in Farmington and WIlton. “We’re proud to invest in rural Maine,” said E.J. Fabian, CEO of Fabian. “And we’re privileged to share the values of our new customers in and around Farmington and …


By Sutherland Weston on Oct. 17, 2013, at 7:10 p.m.
C&L Aerospace’s Chris Kilgour Among “10 People Shaping the Future of Maine’s Economy” (Bangor, Maine USA)  Chris Kilgour, CEO of Maine-based C&L Aerospace made business publication Maine Biz’s 2013 “Next List,” naming ten people shaping the future of Maine’s economy. “This is quite an unexpected honor,” said Kilgour.  “Honestly, flattering.  …

The Law Offices of Joseph Baldacci Launch New Website

By Sutherland Weston on Oct. 16, 2013, at 7:04 p.m.
(Bangor, ME) A 22 year old law practice has a new home on the web. The Law Offices of Joseph Baldacci announced it’s new website today at “I’m excited to make our legal representation more accessible to people in need,” stated Joe Baldacci, owner of the practice founded in …


By Sutherland Weston on Sept. 27, 2013, at 2:06 p.m.
OFTEN OVERLOOKED TAX CREDIT BENEFITS MAINE GRADUATES WITH STUDENT LOANS Students who graduated from a Maine college or university after December 31, 2009 and have not applied for the OpportunityMaine educational tax credit can still take advantage of the money-saving benefit. The OpportunityMaine Educational Tax Credit reimburses Maine workers for …