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Gerald Winters is setting up shop in downtown Bangor where he will display and sell rare books, manuscripts and letters from authors. He will call the shop Gerald Winters & Son.

Bangor shop to feature rare items from Stephen King, J.R.R. Tolkien, J.D. Salinger

Gerald Winters will be displaying rare books, letters, proofs and manuscripts from a range of authors at his downtown shop.
CONSUMER FORUM

If you have to borrow, here’s how to do it smartly

A major component of consumer debt is acquired through credit cards.
THE LEVEL

Here’s another sign of Maine’s slow economic recovery

For purchasing power, Maine state government hasn’t yet returned to the halcyon days of early 2007. Neither have many areas of the state’s economy, according to various measures of tax revenue. …
CULTURE SHOCK

Specialty Sweets opens new downtown Bangor location

Specialty Sweets, the longtime Bangor confectioner, has this week opened its new downtown Bangor location, at 31 Main St. The business will offer handmade candy, …
Terry Theriault exits his delimber while working in the field July 29, 2015, off the Golden Road.

Federal team touring Maine to help find answers for beleaguered forest economy

Responding to a plea from Maine’s congressional delegation, the U.S. Department of Commerce is investigating how to boost the state’s beleaguered forest-products industry and communities that depend on it.
Trays of hamburger rolls can be seen on Aug. 11 at Botto's Bakery in Portland.

Hardworking Portland family delivers Maine’s daily bread

Chances are if you’ve had a lobster roll or hamburger, sandwich or sub in southern Maine, you’ve tried Botto’s.
Pictured are two of the three Zumwalt-class stealth destroyers under construction at Bath Iron Works, the DDG 1001, the future USS Michael Monsoor (far left) and the DDG 1000, the future USS Zumwalt (far right), along with the Arleigh Burke-class DDG 115, the future USS Rafael Peralta, in between.

Bath Iron Works anxiously awaits word on Coast Guard contract

“We’ve got our fingers crossed,” said Rich Nolon, president of Local S6 of the machinists union.

Wind farm proposal near Moosehead Lake has potential buyer

The renewable energy giant SunEdison has asked a bankruptcy judge to approve its sale of various wind projects, including a proposal near Moosehead Lake that has generated local opposition.

Ruby Tuesday to close 95 restaurants

There are 10 Ruby Tuesday restaurants in Maine, according to the company’s website.

Camden businessman buying two Vermont newspapers

The owner of two Vermont newspapers announced Wednesday night that an agreement has been reached to sell the businesses to a company headed by Reade Brower, the principal owner of MaineToday Media.

Wall Street takes tiny step back from record highs

Wall Street receded from record highs on Monday as a drop in health care stocks …

Time Warner takes stake in Hulu, lifts profit forecast

Time Warner Inc. disclosed a 10 percent stake in video streaming site Hulu on Wednesday, …

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