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May 26, 2016
Comments Off on Trenton business replaces massive stolen American flag
May 19, 2016
Comments Off on Seafood, bioscience get boost from latest Maine tech grants
The city of Ellsworth has landed a state grant to support development of bioscience businesses in the region, as part of a series of grant awards that will also give money to support seafood industry initiatives.
May 19, 2016
Comments Off on Census: Bangor lost population again in 2015
PORTLAND, Maine — Bangor’s population continued to drop in 2015, according to newly released estimates that show growth across the largest southern Maine communities and in Waterville last year. Among the state’s 35 most populous communities — from Portland to Gray — Bangor’s population is among the fastest to decline …
May 16, 2016
Comments Off on This tiny Maine town is staking its future on Chinese foodies
Little Cranberry, an island of 70 inhabitants, and China, a nation of 1.4 billion people, increasingly find themselves connected by the shifting currents of the world economy.
May 9, 2016
Comments Off on Growing the ‘port’ in Bucksport could bring jobs
What sets Bucksport apart, along with its deep water, are two key assets: natural gas and rail.
May 6, 2016
Comments Off on Bar Harbor Bank acquires NH bank chain for $143 million
Bar Harbor Bankshares has reached a $143 million deal to buy the Newport, New Hampshire-based Lake Sunapee Bank Group, expanding its footprint throughout northern New England.
May 4, 2016
Comments Off on Feds: Acadia’s economic impact increased by $34 million in 2015
Maine’s only national park, which last year had its highest estimated annual visitation mark since 1995, contributed more than $300 million to the local economy last year, according to federal officials.
May 2, 2016
Comments Off on Maine’s 2016 cruise passenger count expected to rise
Overall, 376 cruise ship visits carrying a projected statewide total of more than 283,000 passengers are expected to be spread out among nine Maine ports this year.
April 30, 2016
Comments Off on State to extend multiuse Sunrise Trail into central Ellsworth
“I think it is great for Ellsworth,” David Cole, Ellsworth’s city manager, said. “We’re building quite an asset to the community.”
April 23, 2016
Comments Off on Portland Jetport to add direct flights to Bar Harbor, Long Island
Elite Airways is announcing new routes and destinations from the Portland International Jetport, including direct flights to Bar Harbor and Long Island, New York.