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

By Fairfield Bonsall on June 20, 2017, at 4:26 p.m.
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Keeping yourself Healthy While Traveling for Business

on June 20, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
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Maine Legislature votes to ban cellphone use while driving

By Christopher Cousins on June 20, 2017, at 2:47 p.m.
The bill establishes penalties of $75 for a first offense and fines of up to $500 along with license suspensions for subsequent violations.

CES, Inc. announces new hire

By Jessamine Pottle on June 20, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.

Sale of Bangor Gas parent to Cayman Island fund gets Maine OK

By Darren Fishell on June 20, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.
Maine regulators Tuesday approved the sale of Bangor Gas parent company Gas Natural Inc. to a Cayman Island investment fund recently purchased by the New York investment firm Blackrock Inc.

Grand re-opening for Whole Grain Bakeshop in new retail location, and food drive for Brewer pantry

on June 20, 2017, at 1:14 p.m.

Starbucks set to hire 2,500 refugees in Europe

By Reuters on June 20, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
U.S. coffee chain Starbucks Corp. said Tuesday it will hire 2,500 refugees in Europe as part of a wider worldwide hiring plan, months after the policy prompted a backlash from some customers.
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Innovate for Maine Spotlight: Fred Knight and His Internship

on June 20, 2017, at 12:41 p.m.

Maine regulators won’t fine FairPoint for bad landline service

By Darren Fishell on June 20, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
Regulators decided against slapping FairPoint Communications with hefty fines for repeatedly missing service quality benchmarks for its landline service, instead requiring the company to pay for specific network improvements.
Elvers sit in a net in Card Mill Stream in Franklin in a 2015 photo.

Maine man pleads guilty to illegal trafficking in baby eels valued at $375K

By Beth Brogan on June 20, 2017, at 12:22 p.m.
He faces up to five years in prison with a maximum of 3 years supervised release.
Anne Weinberg of Chase Stream Farm in Monroe smiles next to some of the produce she was selling recently at the new United Farmers Market of Maine in Belfast. Thanks to recently enacted food sovereignty legislation, small producers like Weinberg will have an easier time selling their products locally.

LePage signs food sovereignty law, the first of its kind in the nation

By Julia Bayly on June 20, 2017, at 6:02 a.m.
Supporters of food sovereignty want local food producers to be exempt from state licensing and inspections governing the selling of food as long as the transactions are between the producers and the customers for home consumption.

Wall Street hits record highs on strong technology, health stocks

By Sinead Carew, Reuters on June 20, 2017, at 6 a.m.
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hitting record highs with growth sectors such as technology in favor again as investors appeared to regain confidence in the economy after upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials.
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Great gifts to get your coworkers

on June 19, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan, on June 18, 2017.

Former shipbuilder says quality of Bath-built USS Fitzgerald saved lives in crash

By Beth Brogan on June 19, 2017, at 7:02 p.m.
“Basically the DDG was T-boned by a ship much larger than itself. It’s a testimonial to the workers that BIW can produce a quality ship that can withstand that type of catastrophe.”
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Labbay Joins Spectrum as Orthopaedics’ director of operations

on June 19, 2017, at 4:10 p.m.
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Summertide at The Kelpie

By Lauren Lewis on June 19, 2017, at 4:04 p.m.
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F. A. Peabody Company Acquires Andy Daigle Agency Business

By F.A. Peabody Company on June 19, 2017, at 2:42 p.m.
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The documents behind an ambitious plan for Maine’s forests

on June 19, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.
The company proposing an ambitious plan to turn Maine’s forests into energy haven’t volunteered much about their past experience with such projects, but a regulatory filing made public this week helps shed light on their history.
The former Great Northern Paper Co. site in East Millinocket, as seen on Feb. 7, 2017.

Cate Street link is part of what’s known about latest redeveloper of shuttered Maine mill

By Darren Fishell on June 19, 2017, at 12:33 p.m.
Its first U.S. investment was through Cate Street Capital, the firm whose revival effort fizzled after two years despite $16 million in state aid.

E2Tech Summer 2017 Networking Reception

By Jeff Marks on June 19, 2017, at 7:28 a.m.
 

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