Bangor Savings Bank coming to Auburn

The three-story apartment building at 170 Turner St. in Auburn will be torn down to make way for a Bangor Savings Bank branch office....

Westbrook OKs first phase of project that includes Market Basket

WESTBROOK — The Planning Board on Tuesday night unanimously approved plans for the first phase of what could eventually become a 100-acre mixed use...

Some employers use Facebook to target job ads exclusively to men,...

Three female job hunters, a large worker coalition and the American Civil Liberties Union lodged a legal complaint against Facebook on Tuesday, accusing the...

Five ways the tariffs on $200 billion in China goods...

BALTIMORE (AP) — By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between...

Rumford hotel project moves forward

Workers on Monday began the final cleanup at 50 Prospect Ave. in Rumford, the site of a Best Western Plus Hotel. (Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls...

Have a cannabidiol cola and smile? Coke considers cannabis drinks

The world's largest beverage company may be the next industry giant to jump into the cannabis drinks business. Coca-Cola Co. says it's monitoring the nascent...

With mayor in China, Auburn council to continue agriculture talks

AUBURN — While Mayor Jason Levesque is in China, the City Council is expected to put its support behind his new committee on agriculture...

The Buzz: Top Gun LA accepting entrepreneurial applicants, and Artios Books...

This week, the Buzz can barely catch a breath — there's so much happening, not happening and nearly happening. Nearly opened Applications for the entrepreneurial and...

How bad is the hurricane? Check the Waffle House Index

Everyone is preparing for Hurricane Florence, which continues to barrel toward the Carolinas. Residents are evacuating the area, FEMA is getting supplies, Weather Channel...

U.S. jobless claims dip to 48-year low for 2nd straight week

Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined to a fresh 48-year low for the second straight week, underscoring a tight job market, Labor Department figures...

Giving back

Fontaine raises funds for Make-A-Wish

Fontaine Family — The Real Estate Leader of Auburn and Scarborough recently held its Fifth Annual Bid for Wishes Silent Auction and raised $9,020...

CMCU donates to SeniorsPlus

On National Senior Day, Aug. 21, Central Maine Credit Union donated $2,000 to SeniorsPlus of Lewiston. Betsy Sawyer-Manter, left, president and CEO, and Holly...

OH Chamber donates to Rightstart

SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce’s membership committee recently made a charitable donation to Rightstart’s Christmas for Kids and Teens program....

Car wash, yard sale raise funds

JAY — OTIS Federal Credit Union held a car wash and yard sale Aug. 11 to raise money for the Maine Credit Union's Campaign...

Chamber recognizes Smokin' Dave's

Smokin' Dave's Backyard BBQ & Grill held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location at 230 Main St. in Norway. Front row, from left,...
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Noteworthy

Johnson gains promotion

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, the Western Maine designated Agency on Aging, announces the promotion of Laure Johnson to community services supervisor. Johnson was the community services outreach...

Arnold joins Norway Savings Bank

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank announces that Jamie Arnold has recently accepted the position of vice president, loan servicing manager and will work at...

SCORE Oxford Hills workshop series

NORWAY — SCORE Oxford Hills will holdg free workshops for small businesses this fall. The first, Facebook: Intermediate Topics for Business, will be held from...

Business workshop at CMCC

AUBURN — The Center for Workforce & Professional Development at Central Maine Community College, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, is offering...

Northeast Bank branch earns town's award

The Northeast Bank branch at Poland Crossing at 1399 Maine St. in Poland has been chosen by the Poland Community and Economic Development Committee...