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New foodie trend? Food trucks incubate into restaurants

Food-truck-turned-restaurant seems to be the latest foodie trend in Maine, with several food truck owners planning to upgrade into full-scale restaurants.

WEX joins online lender to offer financing to its small biz customers


WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) announced today it is partnering with OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a leader in online lending for small business, to offer business financing from OnDeck to its small business customers.

MeHAF grants support innovations in rural health systems


The Maine Health Access Foundation awarded $240,000 to five organizations to develop collaborative approaches to improve health and health care access in Maine's rural communities.

Scallops surge to record price

Scallop fishermen are reaping record prices this year.

Fed policy adviser: Three rate hikes possible in 2017

James McCarthy |

Jeffrey Fuhrer, executive vice president and senior policy adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, says the median view of the Fed's policymakers is that there will be three 0.25 percentage...

MEREDA conference is sold out

The Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s annual forecast conference on Thursday is sold out, the organization said Monday.

Alfond grant will help fund program to train nurses


Saint Joseph’s College in Standish received a $1.5 million challenge grant to address critical shortages in Maine’s nursing workforce.

Bulgarian émigré launches restoration of former Belfast school

Laurie Schreiber |

An émigré from Bulgaria who's fallen in love with Belfast has purchased an old school building that he envisions as a multi-use facility for businesses and the city's cultural community.

With framework of repealing ACA in place, GOP turns focus on replacing it

James McCarthy |

In a 227-198 vote on Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a budget resolution aligned with the Senate's earlier 51-48 vote that facilitates efforts of the Republican majority in...

Report: Maine has more sci-tech companies and workers, but lags in other areas

Lori Valigra |

A new report finds that the number of science and technology companies and jobs in Maine is rising at the same time investment in innovation by both companies and universities has remained low.