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Wiscasset campground faces uncertain future

The Chewonki Campground in Wiscasset could face closure if the 53-year-old recreation spot loses several acres of trees to the nearby Wiscasset Municipal Airport for required...

USM reveals new lab to boost cybersecurity field

The University of Southern Maine on Tuesday unveiled a new computer lab that seeks to boost training efforts for the cybersecurity industry and launch a wider, statewide...

Report: Mainers on low wages face tougher times

Mainers earning minimum wage are having a more difficult time paying for housing, food and other expenses, and to an increasing degree, according to a new national report.

Feds give $208K to assist Aroostook Dental Clinic

The Aroostook Dental Clinic in Presque Isle is receiving $208,000 in federal funds to help maintain its level of pediatric care to hundreds of children in the county.

WordPress parent company acquires Maine firm

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A Bath-based web firm has been acquired by Automattic, the parent company of the popular WordPress publishing platform used by Sony Music and Time Inc., among other...

Disagreement continues over Market Basket sale

Market Basket’s board of directors have yet to reach an agreement over the proposed sale of the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain to ousted CEO Arthur T.

BIW's potential $100M contract 'an important win'

Bath Iron Works has landed a contract potentially worth more than $100 million if the U.S. Navy exercises all options for planning yard services in BIW’s littoral combat ship...

Texas insurer pulls out of Maine, cites ACA issues

Mega insurance, a Texas-based company, is discontinuing health plans for about 7,000 Mainers after announcing that it will leave the state as national operations decline.

Halted Auburn freight service may have local impact

Canadian National Railway, Canada’s largest freight railroad, is discontinuing its service to Auburn’s intermodal facility this November, potentially impacting local...

Police ID contractor killed in Rumford mill accident

A Newport contractor who was killed in an accident Monday at the NewPage paper mill in Rumford has been identified by local police.