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KahBang Festival cancels music portion

The three-day music portion of the KahBang Festival has been canceled, two weeks after organizers announced a last-minute relocation from Bangor to Portland.

Bar Harbor BioTech hires new CEO

In its push to grow, genetic analysis company Bar Harbor BioTechnology has hired Janet Yancey-Wrona, the founding president of the Maine Technology Institute, as its new...

UNE researcher gets $1.7M grant to aid fishing industry

A federal agency has awarded a University of New England researcher and his colleagues $1.7 million for a research project they hope will help increase revenues for the fishing...

Chef Boyardee maker to pay $5.7M for Maine cleanup

ConAgra Grocery Products Co., a major U.S. food company that makes Chef Boyardee, among many other brands, has agreed to pay a federal agency $5.7 million for environmental cleanup...

Market Basket gives ultimatum to protesters

Come back to work, or lose your job. That was the message Market Basket’s leadership sent this week to hundreds of employees protesting the firing of CEO Arthur T.

Kestrel finds investor after financial issues

Kestrel Aircraft, a Superior, Wisc.-based airplane manufacturing startup with an office at Brunswick Landing, has found an investor after experiencing financial issues over the past...

State seeks feedback on drug-testing rules

The Maine Department of Labor is seeking input from businesses and other organizations on how the state can improve its drug-testing law and possibly drive down costs for...

Proposed Kennebunk hotel faces opposition

A proposed 80-room boutique hotel in Kennebunk's Lower Village faced some opposition from community members Monday night as developers sought a controversial zoning...

Wyman's buys 8,000 acres, expands factory

Wyman's of Maine, the country's largest supplier of premium wild blueberry products, is acquiring over 8,000 acres in New Brunswick and expanding its factory on Prince Edward...

WEX Inc. posts 13% revenue growth in Q2

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WEX Inc., an international fleet card and corporate payment services company based in South Portland, achieved a 13% gain in total revenue in the second quarter, it said...

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