Energy & Utilities

Quick fix for Efficiency Maine funding unlikely

A bill aiming to restore up to $38 million in funding to Efficiency Maine through a quick fix of a 2013 energy law was shot down by Republican lawmakers who said they want more...

Government & Politics

200 Maine businesses support new national park

An effort to open a new national park in the Katahdin region has received backing from a group of more than 200 Maine business owners.

Energy & Utilities

Maine businesses see opportunity on the North Atlantic

James McCarthy |

A Maine business delegation attended the Arctic Technology Conference in Copenhagen this week, with a mission of touting the state’s capabilities to the energy...

Small Business

Navigating fed funding takes startup moxie

Lori Valigra |

A $2.6 billion jackpot for early stage R&D funding from 11 federal agencies plus their related institutes seems too good to pass up, but applying for the money isn’t for...

Real Estate & Construction

Casco Bay Tech Hub closing co-working space

A high-profile Portland co-working space housing a Blackstone Accelerates Growth office and nine other tenants will shutter May 1.

Education & Training

Cutler to oversee new business, law school

The University of Maine System is expected to hire two-time gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler to oversee establishment of the Alfond Professional and Graduate Center, a new...

Government & Politics

Rural farmers rally behind Internet bill

A bill seeking to expand universal broadband and high-speed Internet into the 6% of the state with spotty or no service has gained support from rural farmers struggling to keep...


As BIW adapts for future, labor unrest boils over

Around 1,000 union workers at Bath Iron Works marched Tuesday in protest of a new policy that previously caused unrest among union workers 15 years ago.

Energy & Utilities

PUC's last Baldacci appointee to stay on

David Littell, the Maine Public Utilities Commission member who cast the dissenting vote in two recent controversial decisions, said he is staying on board after his six-year term...

Real Estate & Construction

Owner to sell historic Falmouth market

The Town Landing Market, a historic store in Falmouth that has been featured in commercials and on a magazine cover, is changing ownership next week.

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How to understand Maine’s system for real estate assessment

N. Joel Moser |

When in receipt of a tax assessor's request for additional information, also known as a Section 706 request, it is hard to find any redeeming value, especially when commercially sensitive...

How to establish trust in your business relationships

Nancy Marshall |

Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said that if people like you, they will listen to you, but if they trust you, they will do business with you. In my 30 years as a businesswoman in...

How to prepare for a tax audit

Jaclyn Johnson |

Maine's business leaders are about more than the bottom line

Peter Van Allen |

It's always good when a reporter comes back from an assignment and says, "Oh man, we talked for three hours!"

Like the real estate motto, Maine offers location, location, location

Peter Van Allen |

During hard times or hard winters, Maine and Mainers chug along. Yet there are always those asking how Maine can grow and prosper.

CEOs need to understand workplace safety

Edwin W. “Bill” Morong |

Out-of-state worker recruitment aided by various programs

Jennifer Van Allen |
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Largest Maine-based banks

Ranked by total assets as of Dec. 31, 2014 (all dollar figures in thousands)

RankBank, locationAssets/Maine offices
1Bangor Savings Bank, Bangor$3,110,609/58
2Camden National Bank, Camden$2,762,686/45
3Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Bar Harbor$1,458,456/15

Although Bank of America, KeyBank, People's United Bank and TD Bank NA do business in Maine, they are omitted from this list because their Maine-specific assets are not available.
SOURCE: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp./Compiled by Heide Martin.

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