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EMDC to host free Government Contracting Q&A Workshop

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: EMDC, 40 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-6389 BANGOR, Maine — Eastern Maine Development Corp., in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, will host a free question and answer session, “Navigating Government Contracting” 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at EMDC’s 40 Harlow St. office. …
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Job fair at Presque Isle CareerCenter

Bangor Daily News on April 07, 2014, at 3:09 p.m.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Presque Isle CareerCenter, 66 Spruce St., Presque Isle, Maine For more information: 207-760-6300; PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle CareerCenter is co-sponsoring a job fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9, at the Northeastland Hotel. Sponsored by the Presque Isle …
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Beal College to host annual career fair in Bangor

Bangor Daily News on March 25, 2014, at 4:44 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Beal College will host its annual career fair 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, March 26, at its 99 Farm Road campus.
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Job fair March 25 in Portland

Bangor Daily News on March 20, 2014, at 3:52 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The 2014 Maine Sunday Telegram/Monster Spring Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25, at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. in Portland. Attendees can visit the Portland CareerCenter’s booth to have their resumes reviewed by career consultants. Veterans can also speak to veterans representatives …
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Rockland CareerCenter offers March programs

Bangor Daily News on March 11, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Rockland CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, and in conjunction with its partners offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills and employers to find qualified workers. Each of the 12 statewide CareerCenters provides public-access computer workstations equipped with …
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Explore basics of starting a new business at free workshop

Bangor Daily News on March 03, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — People interested in exploring the basics of starting up their own business are invited to a free informational workshop 1-3 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Rockland CareerCenter. Maine Small Business Development Center Director and Business Counselor David Hill will describe the keys to successful business startup and …

Mild winter inflated jobs data, economist says

By Ylan Q. Mui, The Washington Post on April 07, 2012, at 6:41 a.m.
As most Americans basked in the warmest, sunniest March in half a century, economists stared at the skies with dread: Could good weather portend bad news for the economic recovery? Several analyses show that the mild winter boosted job growth by as much as 75,000 positions — an artificial inflation …
Joseph M. Murphy, president and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the board of directors, is pleased to announce promotion of Marcia Bender. She has been promoted from vice president, branch administration to vice president, senior operations officer.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust promotes three people

on April 03, 2012, at 2:23 p.m.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust promotes three people BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced the following promotions: Marcia Bender of Seal Harbor has been promoted from vice president, branch administration to vice president, senior operations officer responsible for overseeing branch operations including electronic banking, account and …

Senior citizens continue to bear burden of student loans

By Ylan Q. Mui, The Washington Post on April 02, 2012, at 8:09 p.m.
The burden of paying for college is wreaking havoc on the finances of an unexpected demographic: senior citizens. New research from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that Americans 60 and older still owe about $36 billion in student loans, providing a rare window into the dynamics of …

Mainely Meat BBQ, Governor’s Restaurant opening in Ellsworth this month

By Kevin Miller on April 02, 2012, at 5:43 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The city is getting a couple of new eateries this month but also has lost two in recent weeks. Last weekend, a barbecue joint named Mainely Meat BBQ became the newest addition to Ellsworth’s Main Street restaurant scene. The restaurant, which is located in a building near …

Maine earnings growth ranks worst among states; incomes lowest in region

By Matt Wickenheiser on March 29, 2012, at 5:44 a.m.
Maine had the lowest rate of income growth in the country — 3.4 percent — in 2011, according to federal figures released this week. The national average growth rate in 2011 was 5.1 percent, and North Dakota topped the list at 8.1 percent growth, according to estimates released by the …
The Maine State Police were one of 36 agencies and businesses represented at the second annual Beal College Career Fair in Bangor Wednesday. Troopers Brian Bean and Michael Johnston (left and middle, respectively), and Cpl. Jason Madore answer questions from Beal students Amanda Kowalsky (left) and Cindy Johnson (right) in one of the rooms used to host the fair.

Beal College career fair attracts 36 businesses, 250 students

By Andrew Neff on March 28, 2012, at 8:30 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — If there was any major difference between the first Beal College Career Fair and the second annual edition on Wednesday, it was in the number of people present. “We’ve had about 250 students here today out of about 550 in our total student population,” said Donna Gillette, …
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