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James McCarthy

Senior writer
207-761-8379 ext.323
James McCarthy, Mainebiz’s senior writer, has been a journalist for 30 years. Most of his career took place at The Times Record in Brunswick, where he worked for 26 and years, including 10 years as managing editor. As Mainebiz’s senior writer, he has reported on business topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to workplace safety, in locales extending from Presque Isle to Biddeford. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, gardening and paddling the rivers that flow into Merrymeeting Bay. He and his wife live in Brunswick.

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Bill to protect Monhegan's iconic scenery would effectively 'kill' offshore wind pilot project

Legislation proposed by Maine Sen. Dana Dow, R-Waldoboro, to prohibit The New England Aqua Ventus 1 project from building two 6-megawatt...

WEX tops $1B in revenue for 2016

WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) is now a $1 billion company, joining an elite group of Maine companies that that have reached that milestone, including L.L.Bean,...

Here's what Gov. LePage and others are saying about Sappi's $165M investment

There haven't been too many good news headlines for Maine's pulp and paper industry in recent years, given the closures of six mills since 2014. So...

Sappi Ltd. announces $165M investment at Skowhegan mill

Sappi Ltd., the South African company that owns two paper mills in Maine, announced in Johannesburg today it will invest $165 million in Paper...

Community Health Options ends 2016 with a loss

Community Health Options, the Lewiston-based nonprofit health insurer created under the Affordable Care Act, ended 2016 with preliminary total net...

Diamond, Pingree push bills to address Maine's Real ID problem

Two lawmakers — state Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District — are pushing separate bills at the...

3D light show to mark Portland Museum of Art's reopening

It was standing-room only in the Portland Museum of Art's Great Hall Friday morning as invited business and civic leaders got a preview of the...

Bob Evans' stock skyrockets on Dow Jones' record-breaking day

Bob Evans Farms got an initial vote of confidence from investors over its announcement Tuesday that it was selling its national chain of 523...

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