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PUC sets standard electricity rates, for most customers it's good news


The standard offer price of electricity for small commercial customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will go down slightly in 2017, while small commercial customers in...

Aging Mainers aren’t alone in working longer

Maine’s aging workforce can be viewed a selling point or a drawback, depending on the perspective.

Two tribal communities in northern Maine will share $220,000 in grants


Aroostook Band of Micmacs will receive $122,953 and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians will receive $99,500 from a U.S. Department of Agriculture economic development grant.

How Maine could be affected if Trump cuts funds for climate research

President-elect Donald Trump's vow to scale back research funding for some NASA programs could adversely impact some key Maine institutions, including the University of Maine, the Gulf of Maine...

Portland Buy Local hires first executive director

Portland Buy Local, which was started a decade ago to represent independent businesses, has selected Jenn Thompson as its first executive director.

FairPoint investigation expanded

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is expanding its investigation of FairPoint Communications Inc. for failing to meet minimum service standards for landline customers, agreeing Tuesday to extend...

UMaine at Presque Isle students map with drones

Drone technology for practical application is getting a boost at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, where students and professors in the geographic information systems program deployed two DJI...

Camden National beefs up fraud protection, adds 24-hour customer service

Camden National Bank, the largest bank based in Maine, said Tuesday it has fortified its cyber-security and added 24-hour customer service.

Stein of the times: Geary sales slip in brew boom

The growth of the craft beer market has caused a slide in production and sales for D.L. Geary Brewing Co., Portland’s first craft brewer.

Biddeford: Parking shortage costing jobs

Biddeford city officials are concerned a lack of parking spaces downtown is costing jobs and putting the community's revitalization at risk.