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Lawmakers weigh bill allowing secret GPS tracking to curb lobstering violations

Maine lobstermen suspected of illegal fishing could be subjected to GPS tracking from devices secretly installed on their vessels by Marine Patrol officers if a proposed bill now being reviewed by...

Construction begins on Colby’s downtown Waterville building

Work has begun around the $25 million, 100,000-square-foot Colby College residential and retail complex in downtown Waterville.

Aroostook lawmaker proposes incentives for rural doctors and dentists

State Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, presented a bill Monday aimed at recruiting and retaining primary health care providers and dentists in rural and medically under-served regions of Maine.

Fast Company singles out Forager for innovation of 'national significance'

CashStar co-founder David Stone's sixth startup, Forager, is only a month old and already it's being recognized by Fast Company magazine as “a pipeline for local food” with strong...

Tyson Foods to buy Barber Foods' parent company

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Tyson Foods Inc. announced today a $4.2 billion bid to acquire AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc., the parent company of Barber Foods in Portland.

L.L.Bean discovering ‘sometimes you have to go slow to go fast’

An upgrade of its order-processing systems is causing shipping delays for some L.L.Bean customers of up to a week.

Bangor-based mechanical contractor expands reach into Portland

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ABM Mechanical Inc.'s purchase of 11 County Road represents the mechanical contracting firm's push to expand its presence from its Bangor and Hancock home base to the Portland area.

Conference will focus on advancing energy systems on islands

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and energy officials from islands throughout New England will highlight a Portland-area conference this week.

Tyler Technologies awards $10K to 2017 Maine App Challenge winners

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Five tech-savvy students from three Maine high schools received college scholarships totaling $10,000 as winners of the 2017 Tyler Technologies Maine App Challenge, a contest that encourages students...

Maine Maritime Museum welcomes home the Mary E

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The oldest Bath-built wooden schooner still afloat arrived home on Sunday, greeted by hundreds of people at a Maine Maritime Museum party celebrating the Mary E’s return.

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