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Future of Portland Phoenix up in the air

The sale of the Portland Phoenix weekly newspaper to an employee has fallen through, so the owners are seeking other potential buyers and options.

Summit responds to proposed $150K fine

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is seeking to meet with state regulators over its proposed $150,000 fine for damaging sewer lines while installing pipeline.

High court finds favor with mountain wind farm

A 14-turbine wind farm proposed for Passadumkeag Mountain in Penobscot County is moving forward after Maine's highest court upheld its approval by the citizen-led Board of...

Jackson Lab gets $10M for disease research

The Jackson Laboratory has received $10 million from the family of a board member to launch a new center that will boost disease research.

Maine home sales on the rise

Sales of existing single-family homes in Maine increased in September by 6.6% over the same month last year, while the national figure dropped slightly.

Feds sue Maine farm over sexual harassment

A farm in Lincoln County is being sued by the federal government over allegations that men were allowed to sexually harass female workers and that it enabled a hostile working...

Camden inns clash over proposed rule change

If three Camden inns were able to serve dinner to guests after previously not being able to, would it create unfair competition for other inns?

Compromise reached on Portland development

A major Portland apartment and retail development is being scaled back after reaching a compromise with a group suing to halt the project.

The Melting Pot seeks Portland expansion

The Melting Pot, a Tampa, Fla.-based fondue and casual dining franchise, is seeking to expand its more than 130 restaurants across North America with one in Portland.

Maine snowmobile clubs get federal boost

The Maine snowmobile industry is getting a boost from the federal government.USDA's Rural Development office announced Tuesday the...