News Archive

Monday, November 18, 2013:

Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service celebrate gift to Maine Winter Sports Center

Friday, September 06, 2013:

Maine Public Service Customers Urged to Beware of Phone Scam

Monday, June 24, 2013:

Maine Public Service Company Customers to See Transmission Rate Change

Monday, June 03, 2013:

Leah Jones named recipient of Emera Scholarship for Employees' Children

Friday, May 31, 2013:

Emera Receives Foreign Investor of the Year Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013:

Emera, Parent Company of Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service, donates $1 Million to Fund Astronomy Center at UMaine

Friday, March 29, 2013:

Bangor Hydro/Maine Public Service donate heat pumps to area technical schools

Friday, March 22, 2013:

Bangor Hydro/Maine Public Service work with law enforcement to prosecute in utility thefts

Friday, January 25, 2013:

Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service Celebrate Successful United Way Fundraising Campaigns

Friday, November 30, 2012:

Bangor Hydro and MPS File for Approval to Merge

"We believe the merger of Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service is in the best interest of each utility and our customers," Holyoke said.

Thursday, November 01, 2012:

Bangor Hydro and MPS Send Crews to Rhode Island to Help Restore Power

According to Lisa Martin, Manager of Line and Meter Operations at Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service, seven Bangor Hydro crews and two Maine Public crews, as well as several mechanics and supervisors were assigned to National Grid.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012:

Bangor Hydro and MPS Assist CMP with Power Restoration

Crews from Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service headed to Central Maine Power’s service territory this morning to assist with restoration efforts . . .

Saturday, October 27, 2012:

Bangor Hydro and MPS Gear Up For Storms

Staff members from both companies are preparing for potential outages.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012:

Energy Experts Speak at PowerSmart Maine Expo

“We’re very excited about the potential of mini-split heat pumps to save our customers money on their heating and cooling bills,” said Gerry Chasse, President and COO of Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service. “The mini split technology has come a long way in recent years,” he added.

Monday, July 02, 2012:

MPS Customers To See Slight Decrease in Electricity Bills

" . . . we are aiming to keep rates stable for customers, while also investing in energy infrastructure to further improve reliability and expand our support for economic vitality of the communities we serve.”

Monday, April 23, 2012:

MPS Announces New Distribution Design Department

" . . . continues our effort to improve efficiencies, reduce operating costs and align operations in an effort to help keep rates stable for customers while maintaining the highest levels of customer service."

Monday, April 23, 2012:

Earth Day Essay and Poster Winners

Creative ways of celebrating Earth Day’s 42nd anniversary and keeping Aroostook County pristine . . .

Tuesday, April 10, 2012:

MPS Announces Relocation of Caribou District Office

This move is part of an effort to achieve efficiency and reduce business costs, in an attempt to help keep rates stable for customers.

Friday, March 16, 2012:

MPS Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters and Customer Service Center

“The moves will provide Maine Public Service a unique opportunity to house all of its major support functions under one roof and help us improve our focus on serving customers.” -- Lois M. Smith, MPS Senior Vice President and Interim General Manager

Tuesday, January 31, 2012:

MPS Offers "Save Energy, Save Dollars" Workshop

Workshop focuses on energy efficiency and offers free take-home tools

Wednesday, December 07, 2011:

MPS Customers to See Decrease in Electric Bill

Maine Public Service Company customers will see a reduction in electric rates . . .

Friday, April 22, 2011:

MPS Announces Earth Day Essay and Poster Winners

MPS awards five students $100 savings bonds for first-place Earth Day essays and posters created to identify the theme: “What you can do to help protect Aroostook County's beauty and preserve its natural resources."

Thursday, December 09, 2010:

MPS Donates Retired Vehicle To Catholic Charities Maine

Retired pick-up truck donated to Catholic Charities Maine . . .

Thursday, April 22, 2010:

MPS Announces Earth Day Essay and Poster Winners

Maine Public Service awarded five students $100 savings bonds for first-place Earth Day essays and posters, created to identify the theme: “Earth Day 40: Celebrating 40 years of Earth Day”

Friday, March 12, 2010:

Emera to Acquire Maine & Maritimes Corporation

MAM has entered into a merger agreement with BHE Holdings Inc. of Bangor, ME, a subsidiary of Emera Inc., Halifax, NS.

Friday, July 25, 2008:

Transmission Rate Incentives Requested for Maine Power Connection

MPS and CMP submitted a joint petition to FERC on July 18, 2008, requesting authorization for transmission rate incentives in connection with the Maine Power Connection Project.

Tuesday, July 01, 2008:

MPS Reduces Rates

We are pleased to announce a decrease in delivery rates for our customers. This decrease, while modest, is welcome news at a time when energy costs are rising.

Thursday, April 10, 2008:

Maine Power Connection Study

Leaders of Maine Public Service Company (MPS), a subsidiary of Maine & Maritimes Corporation, and Central Maine Power Company (CMP), a subsidiary of Energy East, today reported on the preliminary conclusions of the Maine Power Connection (MPC) feasibility study.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006:

Distribution Rate Increase

MPS ... announced today that it has formally notified the Maine Public Utilities Commission of its intention to file for a distribution rate increase in March of this year.

Friday, November 11, 2005:

Building Dedication

G. Melvin Hovey ... was recognized by the Board for his service as Chairperson from May 9, 1989 to May 11, 2005. By unanimous vote, MPS Directors agreed to dedicate the Maine Public Service Operations Center building in his honor.

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