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Trump’s business councils are disbanded after CEOs quit in protest

By David Shepardson and Michael Erman, Reuters on Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:53 a.m.
The disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils came after CEOs quit in protest over his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville not only on white nationalists but also on the protesters who opposed them.

Stocks off highs after Trump announcement, Fed minutes

By Caroline Valetkevitch, Reuters on Aug. 17, 2017, at 6:19 a.m.
Indexes lost some ground after Trump’s disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine -- 081517 -- Morris Marshall [center rear] talks to residents while they waited for a vote count. Voters voted 119-0 on Tuesday to temporarily ban cruise-ship traffic from town shores. Nick Sambides Jr. | BDN

Southwest Harbor sets 180-day ban on cruise ships

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 16, 2017, at 4:29 p.m.
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63 Verrill Dana Attorneys Honored as Best Lawyers, 12 as Lawyers of the Year

By Verrill Dana on Aug. 16, 2017, at 4:12 p.m.
Damariscotta town attorney Jenny Villeneuve discusses a petition for a moratorium on commercial development during the Aug. 15 Damariscotta Board of Selectmen.

Petition glitch delays consideration of moratorium on Damariscotta development

By Maia Zewert on Aug. 16, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.
A petition from Damariscotta residents calling for a moratorium on commercial development is invalid due to a technical error.
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The City of Belfast has passed a city-wide prohibition on plastic bags for all retail businesses starting next year.

Belfast becomes latest city to ban plastic bags, polystyrene

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 16, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.
“I remember when plastic bags didn’t exist, and we all seemed to manage just fine,” Councilor Mary Mortier said.
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Maine ‘bud and breakfast’ pot vacation event canceled

By Tammy Wells, Journal Tribune on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
A three-week event at the Cornish Inn offering cannabis edibles, a happy hour and other marijuana free to paying guests that was scheduled to start Wednesday has been canceled.
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Lydia Goetze, chairwoman of the Southwest Harbor Board of Selectmen, listens to fellow board members during a special town meeting on Tuesday.

Southwest Harbor becomes second MDI town to temporarily ban cruise ships

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:02 p.m.
Residents voted to ban cruise ships until the town can determine how best to deal with the traffic that they bring.

Tilson Joins Inc. 5000 ‘Honor Roll’ of Fastest-Growing U.S. Private Companies

By Broadreach Public Relations on Aug. 16, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
Ingalls Shipbuilding completed builder's sea trials on the future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114). The ship spent more than three days in the Gulf of Mexico testing the ship's main propulsion, combat and other ship systems.

Bath Iron Works competitor will repay feds $9.2 million to settle false billing claims

By Beth Brogan on Aug. 16, 2017, at 10:55 a.m.
The settlement is the second largest in the district’s history.
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Bangor Energy Expo at the Cross Insurance Center

By Meghan Collins on Aug. 16, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.

Hometown Health Center welcomes new provider in Newport

By Carol Higgins Taylor on Aug. 16, 2017, at 10:22 a.m.
THE DAY JOB

The Space Between Questions and Answers

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 7 a.m.
A person signs a petition that is related to "An Act to Allow Slot Machines or a Casino in York County" in October 2016 in Bangor.

The only person who could build a new Maine casino emerges from campaign funding shadows

By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:18 a.m.
The developer who would be the only one with rights to a new casino in York County under a 2018 referendum is finally taking a central role in the campaign.

Performance Physical Therapy plans ribbon-cutting at new clinic location in Brewer

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 4:08 p.m.

Free Shredding Event in Old Orchard Beach Saturday, September 9th

By Broadreach Public Relations on Aug. 15, 2017, at 3:47 p.m.
Karl Holmes, right, and Eric Treworgy opened Pugnuts ice cream shop in Surry last summer. They serve house made gourmet ice cream and gelato, alongside some ice cream cakes, sundaes and ice cream bars.

It’s always a party at Pugnuts, the ice cream and gelato shop in Surry

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 15, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
Pugnuts — so named because the couple are “nuts” for pugs, and because it’s a silly, memorable name — came about after Treworgy and Holmes decided they wanted to try to find a way to work together.
S.J. Rollins Technologies will hold an open house 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at its new location in Brewer.

S.J. Rollins Technologies to celebrate opening of new Brewer location

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.

Groundbreaking Ceremony – Hinckley Yacht

By Lea Cone on Aug. 15, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.
 

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