Why ATMs are giving you dirty money

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door...

Farmington farm gets boost from supporters

FARMINGTON — People are driving from as far away as Portland, Bangor, Lewiston and Monmouth and emptying the coolers at Sandy River Farms. Sales at...

Bridgton Hospital lashes out at corporate parent

Members of the medical staff at Bridgton Hospital voted unanimously this week that they have no confidence in the CEO of their parent company...

Gritty McDuff's celebrates 30 years of beer brewing

PORTLAND — It was an idea that was brewed half a world away from the Old Port. Yet as Gritty McDuff's celebrates its 30th anniversary...

Androscoggin Bank names new president

LEWISTON — Nearly 32 years ago, sitting 30 feet from his current office on Lisbon Street, Paul Andersen took a job as Androscoggin Bank's...

Verso announces new investments in Jay mill

JAY — Verso Corp. announced new investments in specialty paper at its Androscoggin Mill on Wednesday, at the same time saying the company is...

Power line project offers prospect of better internet in rural Maine

FARMINGTON — A possible benefit of the proposed $950 million hydropower transmission line between the Canadian border and Lewiston is the opportunity it offers...

Old Webster mill’s swan song: Sabattus selectmen award bid to knock...

https://youtu.be/A_KTNyGwPJc SABATTUS — A month ago, another section of the first floor fell into the basement at the former Webster Rubber Co., splintering boards and...

Marche restaurant closing on Lisbon Street; building for sale

LEWISTON — Popular downtown lunch and dinner spot Marche Kitchen & Wine Bar is closing its doors. Restaurant management said in a Facebook post that...

Canadians still visiting US despite trade flap

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to...

Giving back

L.L. Bean, Northeast Bank help Waterhouse Brook Project

POLAND — The Poland Conservation Commission recently received a $2,000 grant from L.L. Bean and a $1,000 grant from Northeast Bank to help fund...

Norway Savings backs Celebration Barn

Norway Savings Bank recently made a $2,500 donation to Celebration Barn Theater to support its 2018 season. From left are Melissa Rock, vice president...

Bangor Savings supports Museum L-A

Christine Bosse of Bangor Savings Bank, center, presents a check to Museum L-A's Kate Webber, director of education, left, and Rachel Desgrosseilliers, executive director,...

OTIS FCU awards scholarships

Five graduating Spruce Mountain High School seniors were awarded scholarships of $500 each from OTIS Federal Credit Union during Senior Awards Night on June 6. The scholarship...

OH Chamber donates to local charity

The Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce membership committee announces Dunkin’ Donuts of Oxford as the May Business of the Month. The chamber donated $175...
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Noteworthy

Massage therapist now available

KINGFIELD — Cristi DeMarco Acupuncture announces that Lynn Reid, LMT, CPP, has joined its team of holistic health care professionals. Reid offers massage on Mondays...

Chamber breakfast Aug. 9

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly breakfast meeting from 6:45 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at...

Reyes joins Maple Way Dental

LEWISTON — Cherith Reyes, DMD, has joined the Maple Way Dental Care team and welcomes new patients. Reyes is originally from South Paris and completed...

Gagnon joins WHA in Lewiston

LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Health System, a member of Covenant Health, announces that Maine native Joelle Gagnon, DO, has joined Women’s Health Associates of...

Norway Savings elects two new board members

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank has announced the recent election of two new members, Todd Gauger and Ed Gardner, to its board of directors. Gauger is...