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Denise Bouchard, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, 
Joins Seaport Community Health Center

Denise Bouchard, FNP-C, Joins Seaport Community Health Center

By Katherine Thomas on Jan. 17, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.

FairPoint Upgrades Broadband Service in 6,700 locations throughout Maine

By Angelynne Beaudry on Jan. 17, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.

University Credit Union Announces Eight $1,000 Scholarships in 2017

By Stephanie Beck on Jan. 17, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.

Pursuing Your Passion – Steps to Successful Creative Entrepreneurship

By NVME Midcoast Region on Jan. 17, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.
Tabitha Lamontagne, CPA, MST (left) and Matthew Prunier, CPA (right).

Baker Newman Noyes Names Two Principals in Banking and Financial Services Practice

By Broadreach Public Relations on Jan. 17, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.
A variety of medicinal marijuana buds in jars are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California, Oct.18, 2016.

As pot prices plunge, growers scramble to cut production costs

By Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:38 p.m.
The increasing supply of legal marijuana is turning into a major buzz kill for growers as prices plunge — and an opportunity for companies that can help cut production costs.

Registration Open for Second Annual New England Craft Brew Summit

By Broadreach Public Relations on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.

Presque Isle’s WAGM disputing drop from DISH Network

By Anthony Brino on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1:20 p.m.
Because of a contract dispute, WAGM-TV, the Presque Isle-based affiliate of CBS and FOX, is facing the possibility of being dropped by the satellite television service DISH Network.

Bangor physical therapy clinic expands into Brewer

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
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Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 6, 2016.

LePage budget would impose ‘Netflix tax’ in Maine

By Darren Fishell on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:58 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage’s latest budget proposal seeks to expand Maine’s sales tax to a range of in-person services from haircuts to movie tickets. It’s also extending the state’s ongoing tax fight into the digital realm.

Caleb Johnson Relocates to Downtown Portland: Maine-based architecture firm also developing residential building and restaurant venue in Portland’s East End.

By chriskast on Jan. 17, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
The Camden Snow Bowl can be seen on Tuesday in Camden.

Businesses hope to return to Camden Snow Bowl slopes

By Nick McCrea on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:19 p.m.
Cold Toes Tacos and Sidecountry Sports, which were booted from the slopes of the Camden Snow Bowl earlier this month, hope to return by the end of January.

New prescription drug drop box placed at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.
A check presentation ceremony was recently held with representatives of S.W. Collins and The Friends of Caribou Schools.  Front from left: Todd Pelletier, Pat Collins, Tim Doak, Don Collins and Bob White. Back row from left: Gregg Collins, Sam Collins, Robert Sprague and Lynn McNeal.

S.W. Collins Makes $50,000 Pledge To Caribou Schools

By S.W. Collins on Jan. 16, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.

FUSION:Bangor Newcomer’s Night on Jan. 19

By Danielle Dorrie on Jan. 16, 2017, at 12:22 p.m.
Kevin Paradis, plant manager at Maibec in Masardis

New plant manager settling in at Maibec mill

By Anthony Brino on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:51 a.m.
Kevin Paradis has been working as a logger and in mills for much of his life, and now he’s overseeing one of the largest in northern Maine’s Route 11 forestry cluster.
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A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, May 27, 2015.

If robots call to say you owe back taxes, don’t believe them

By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:19 a.m.
The investigative arm of the IRS says that 1.8 million people have reported receiving impostor calls. More than 9,600 victims have been scammed out of more than $50 million.
Jay Turnure, a contract field biologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prepares to measure and examine a cod that will be sold at the Portland Fish Exchange.

Maine fishermen say there’s plenty of cod. Scientists might give them the chance to prove it.

By Jake Bleiberg on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:16 a.m.
Seeking to end a long-running disagreement about exactly how many cod are left in the Gulf of Maine, federal scientists plan to outfit commercial fishermen with equipment used to establish ground fish quotas.
With more room to cook, former Small Axe food truck owners Karl Deuben (left) and Bill Leavy say opening the East Ender two years ago was the right move.

Maine food trucks are upgrading to restaurants

By Kathleen Pierce on Jan. 16, 2017, at 6:11 a.m.
“Food trucks are a great incubator. You can perfect your cuisine and see who your customer is.”

Maine pulp and paper trade group dissolves after half a century

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 15, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
The Maine Pulp and Paper Association’s chair announced the disbandment in an email sent to its members on Friday.
 

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