Category Archives: Bangor

Maine cooks up four James Beard finalists.

MAINE — Three Maine chefs and one Maine brewer are among the finalists for the 2016 James Beard Food Awards. Chef Brian Hill of Camden’s Francine Bistro, as well as Mike Wiley and Andrew Taylor of Portland’s Eventide Oyster Co., are among th ...

Beep-beep, Bangor. Uber’s rolling into town.

BANGOR, Maine — Ride-sharing service Uber has come to Bangor and Lewiston. The company has drivers in Portland and along the coast, but has officially brought the service to the new areas. Uber saw the need for the service based on an increase in downl ...

Wayfair shopping for 1,000 employees in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — E-commerce retail company Wayfair plans to occupy a former L.L. Bean call center in Bangor. Mainebiz reported the company will bring about 1,000 jobs to the city, primarily in a customer call center. Read more here, and visit the Wayfai ...

U-Haul hitches up a new location in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — U-Haul Moving and Storage of Outer Hammond has opened in Bangor. The store, which is located at 415 Odlin Road, just off Interstate 95, is creating four jobs initially with plans to add 7 more positions as well as additional storage spa ...

Fall Career Fair set for Oct. 27 in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — The 18th annual Fall Career Fair will be held in Bangor on Oct. 27. The fair will be from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center at 515 Main St. The first hour of the career fair, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., will be ded ...

Sport Clips snips open new location in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — Sport Clips Haircuts, a sports-themed barber and haircare salon targeted to men and boys, has opened a new location in Bangor. The opening of its first Maine location, the company now has franchises in all 50 states. “We celebrate ...

Kappa Mapping plotting the world in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — In this day and age of digital maps and GPS apps, some people might be surprised to know that there’s still a company in Bangor that custom-makes a variety of maps for clients all over the world. That company is Kappa Mapping, whi ...

LifeFlight expansion taking off in Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — LifeFlight of Maine is expanding its operations at Bangor International Airport. The critical care transportation company is adding a fixed-wing aircraft to its fleet, expanding its hangar and office space and creating nine jobs. LifeFl ...

Maine unemployment hits seven-year low.

AUGUSTA, Maine — According to data from the Maine Department of Labor, the state’s unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent in March. That number was down from 5 percent in February and reflected the lowest unemployment rate in Maine since February 2 ...

Roll ’em! Bangor Drive-In reopening in Hermon.

HERMON, Maine — For the first time in 30 years, the twin screens of the Bangor Drive-In in Hermon will once again flicker to life. The theater, which has been closed since 1985, has been purchased by Cinema Bangor LLC and will officially reopen on Jul ...

BJ’s Wholesale bringing jobs to Bangor.

BANGOR, Maine — BJ’s Wholesale Club is opening a new location in Bangor. The warehouse store, which will be the Massachusetts-based chain’s third Maine location, will create about 100 full- and part-time jobs. Developers plan to invest $11 m ...