By Stephen Betts on June 28, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
The owners of a historic inn are challenging the city’s tax policy as discriminatory.
By Darren Fishell on June 28, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
PORTLAND | Utilities regulators will visit Bangor July 7, in the first of a series of informational meetings about changes to FairPoint Communications’ price-controlled, basic landline phone service starting Aug. 28. A law passed during the last legislative session phases out regulated landline service in 22 of Maine’s largest …
By Verrill Dana on June 28, 2016, at 3:29 p.m.
Verrill Dana attorneys Kurt Klebe and Mary McQuillen were recently recognized in the inaugural Chambers High Net Worth guide, Chambers and Partners first publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. The firm, one of only three Maine firms ranked, was also recognized for its Private Clients & Fiduciary …
By Stephen Betts on June 28, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
The owners of the historic Talbot Home contend the city has grossly overassessed the property and are asking for an abatement.
By Darren Fishell on June 28, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.
The U.S. Department of Labor has given $4 million to a nonprofit partnership aimed at training young adults and people who have lost their jobs for careers in information technology, starting in July.
By International Homecoming Festival on June 28, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
The International Homecoming Festival, now entering its 43rd year, is like that of any hometown festival–a grand parade, spectacular fireworks, music and entertainment, and fun events for people of all ages. This year is different, however, in that the committee is struggling to find the necessary funds for all of …
on June 28, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY – Carrabassett Valley Academy has hired Alex Hemlin as its new Ski Cross Head Coach. He will be responsible for the staffing, programming, implementation and supervision of the Academy and Weekend Ski Cross Programs. “Now in its 6th year, CVA’s Ski Cross program has a tremendous track record …
By Stephen Betts on June 28, 2016, at 12 p.m.
A wholesale heating, air conditioning and plumbing supply business will be opening in the industrial park.
By Tom Lavell, Bloomberg on June 28, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Dow Chemical Co. plans to eliminate about 2,500 jobs and shut plants in North Carolina and Japan to achieve $500 million in cost savings and more revenue from taking full control of its Dow Corning Corp. silicone venture.
By David Shepardson and Joel Schectman, Reuters on June 28, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay more than $15.3 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators over pollution caused by its diesel vehicles, according to a source briefed on the matter.
By Darren Fishell on June 28, 2016, at 9:39 a.m.
Verso last week asked the bankruptcy court to approve a settlement of a lawsuit, for which it would change the name of that product line to include its “GlazeWrap” and “GlazeBag.”
By Kylie MacLellan and Anirban Nag, Reuters on June 27, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country’s leaders’ attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed.
on June 27, 2016, at 3:13 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Savings Bank announced record earnings at its 164th annual meeting held Monday, June 27. For its 2016 fiscal year that ended March 31, BSB earned net income of $23.01 million, a 2.86 percent increase over 2015, and logged its 15th consecutive year of earnings growth. The …
By Monique Hashey on June 27, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
David Sklar, a product of his time, became a survivor in the face of antisemitism and a hand full of trying cards. “The two biggest things I’ve tried for in life are fighting antisemitism and, now, supporting students: giving them a chance to go on to UMaine, whether it’s for …
By Reuters on June 27, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Ten years ago, coal produced 50 percent of the nation’s power supply, while gas accounted for just 19 percent. Now both fuel about a third.
By Fred Barbash, Washington Post on June 27, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
His storied career of hundreds of cases also includes defending Albert DeSalvo, also known as the Boston Strangler; Patty Hearst, the newspaper heiress convicted of bank robbery in 1976; and Ernest Medina, the former U.S. Army captain for whom Bailey won an acquittal in 1971 in connection to the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War.
By Darren Fishell on June 27, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
Maine’s average gas price fell a little less than 1 cent in the past week, to $2.34 per gallon, about 46 cents less than a year ago.
By Cathy Hardy on June 27, 2016, at 8:47 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Hermon Meadows Golf Course, 281 Billings Rd., Hermon, ME For more information: 2072362227; bbbsmidmaine.org (Bangor) The Hermon Meadows golf course will be the setting and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine will be the beneficiary of a golf tournament to …
THE DAY JOB
on June 27, 2016, at 8 a.m.
A lot of my content doesn’t just come from my head. It comes from talking with my peers, dissecting our successes and failures, and doing our best to not make decisions in a vacuum. This one is directly from a discussion I’ve had with the boss recently, or rather, one …
By Anthony Brino on June 26, 2016, at 7:36 a.m.
Maine potato farmers have wrapped up planting and are hoping for a good year.