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Olympic team to sport shoes handcrafted in Lewiston

The U.S. Olympic team will be sporting red, white and blue leather boat shoes handcrafted by the Lewiston-based shoemaker Rancourt & Co. during the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2016 Olympics...

UMaine and Kepware unveil new undergraduate lab

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The University of Maine and the Portland-based Kepware Technologies unveiled the Kepware Digital Systems and Robotics Laboratory in Barrows Hall on Tuesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

FedEx delivers another small business grant contest to Maine

Lori Valigra |

FedEx Corp. has become the third entity in recent weeks to entice small businesses in Maine to enter a contest with several prizes totaling $100,000. The contest by the Memphis, Tenn.-based delivery...

Biddeford firm scores $15M Navy Contract

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $15 million, five-year contract to the Biddeford architectural and engineering firm Oak Point Associates to support Naval Facilities Engineering Command projects at the...

Development in Rockland’s downtown heats up

The Tillson peninsula isn’t the only neighborhood in Rockland experiencing a wave of resurgence through development, as several new businesses are set to open in the city’s downtown over...

Gray-New Gloucester launch local 'Shark Tank' competition

James McCarthy |

The Gray-New Gloucester Development Corp. launched a three-phase competition to lure new or existing out-of-town businesses into one of the communities by offering the winner a forgivable loan of up...

Maine’s fifth ‘green’ Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Oxford

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Maine’s love affair with Dunkin’ Donuts continues unabated, as franchise owners Frank Minigell and Robert Seavey have announced another Dunkin’ location is on its way to Oxford.

Portland officials unanimously approve ferry lease

On Monday, Portland city councilors unanimously voted to approve a lease agreement with Bay Ferries Ltd. to resume ferry service between the city and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Sports Authority may sell remaining stores

Just two months after Sports Authority Inc. announced that an Auburn Plaza location will be closing along with 139 other stores as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Forbes reports that the...

Maine expected to see 6% increase in cruise ship passengers

Maine's cruise ship season kicked off last week and with it came news from the state's cruise ship marketing entity that 2016 is expected to see a 6% increase in the statewide cruise passenger total...

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