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Blues singer Sister Monica Parker plays a gospel set on the Bangor Daily News Railroad Stage during the 2013 American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront.

Despite debts, American Folk Festival signs five-year contract with Bangor

By Danielle McLean on June 15, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
The American Folk Festival has signed a new contract with Bangor, allowing the annual weekend-long event to keep returning to the waterfront.
The former Great Northern Paper Co. site in East Millinocket, as seen on Feb. 7, 2017.

Settlement in hand, shuttered Maine mill buyers face funding hurdle

By Darren Fishell on June 15, 2017, at 11:57 a.m.
After reaching a settlement with owners of the former Great Northern Paper mill, the hopeful developers of a $240 million biorefinery and energy park at the site face a challenge getting the funding they need.

Woodlands Senior Living of Brewer to Participate in Annual Alzheimer’s Association Longest Day

By Fairfield Bonsall on June 15, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
PHOTO CAPTION: Members of the Midcoast Editors Alliance bring wide-ranging professional backgrounds to their work with novelists, nonfiction writers, screenwriters, business people and media professionals. Pictured left to right are Kathrin Seitz and Richard Anderson of Rockport, Sheila Polson of Lincolnville, Laura Bonazolli of Rockport and Camden resident Joan Phaup.

Midcoast Editors Alliance Brings Collaborative Resource to Writers and Communicators

By JPhaup on June 15, 2017, at 10:09 a.m.

Market dips after Fed rate hike; tech slumps again

By Lewis Krauskopf, Reuters on June 15, 2017, at 6:32 a.m.
The Nasdaq cut its loss by more than half in a late rebound, having earlier fallen 1 percent, while financials buoyed the Dow industrials.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

How Do I Get an Internship?

on June 14, 2017, at 10:22 p.m.

Social Media Breakfast Maine – Special Roundtable Session

By Jessica Wallace on June 14, 2017, at 8:43 p.m.
START UP BANGOR

Innovation Center Spotlight: Bradley Shepherd and Boreal Games

on June 14, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.

GE power chief exits after losing CEO contest

By Richard Clough, Bloomberg on June 14, 2017, at 1:12 p.m.
General Electric’s Steve Bolze, once a leading contender to succeed Jeffrey Immelt as CEO, is leaving the company just days after missing out on the top job.
A shopper walks past a sales sign on display outside a retail store, June 5, 2017.

Drop in retail sales signals uneven consumer spending

By Shobhana Chandra, Bloomberg on June 14, 2017, at 1:05 p.m.
U.S. retail sales fell in May by the most since the start of 2016, reflecting broad declines in categories including motor vehicles and electronics.

Columbia Street Press has Launched

By Janetr12 on June 14, 2017, at 11:05 a.m.
POLL QUESTION

Maine’s $50 million tech bond appears likely to pass easily

By Darren Fishell and Michael Shepherd, BDN Staff on June 14, 2017, at 10:21 a.m.
It would earmark $45 million to replenish a fund for infrastructure, equipment and technology upgrades in seven targeted sectors, including aquaculture, forestry, agriculture and composite materials.

Avner the Eccentric’s Exceptions to Gravity

By Ian Bannon on June 14, 2017, at 9:47 a.m.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS

Trading Strategy Review

on June 13, 2017, at 8:10 p.m.
Outgoing Maine Labor Commissioner Jeanne Paquette

Seeing low jobless rate, Maine labor department lays off 10

By Darren Fishell on June 13, 2017, at 6:01 p.m.
The move comes as unemployment insurance claims are at a 32-year low and Maine’s unemployment rate is at the lowest rate recorded.
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How to get a career in graphic design

on June 13, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.
Rep. Catherine Nadeau, D-Winslow.

Maine House Democrats join GOP to restore ‘tip credit’ for servers

By Michael Shepherd on June 13, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
It would allow restaurants to pay servers a base wage of half Maine’s current hourly minimum wage of $9 as long as tips get them to that minimum threshold.
Richard R. Rosen

LePage finance chief resigns as Maine budget fight rages

By Michael Shepherd on June 13, 2017, at 2:45 p.m.
LePage announced Rosen’s resignation and appointed David Lavway, who was the finance bureau’s deputy commissioner of operations, as acting commissioner.

Freeport retailer Sashay’s files for bankruptcy

By Darren Fishell on June 13, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.
The downtown Freeport women’s clothing boutique Sashay’s has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, seeking to liquidate all of its assets.
Three 50 milliliter bottles of Fireball Whisky lie on a table with a standard pack of cards.

LePage uncorks plan to end the sale of nips in Maine

By Christopher Cousins on June 13, 2017, at 1:22 p.m.
Delisting nips would cost the state and nip producers money.
 

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