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Maine home sales slow in April

Sales of existing single-family homes slowed in April, but that didn’t stop the median sales price from seeing a larger increase.

Survey finds growing demand for Maine manufacturing workers

Peter Van Allen |

There are more than 850 job openings at manufacturers around the state, the Manufacturers Association of Maine reports in a new survey. The survey responses were a far cry from those of December...

Chinese banks show interest in Maine exports

A top Chinese diplomat and representatives from several Chinese financial institutions attended the Maine International Trade Center’s annual conference Thursday.

Tax break approved for Augusta aviation firm

The Augusta City Council has approved a tax break that will help Maine Instrument Flight build a new hangar to accommodate more space for customers.

Uber eyes coastal Maine expansion

Uber, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service, is beginning operations in Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk on Friday evening for a summertime...

Bar Harbor Chamber names new leader

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has named a former Eastern Maine Development Corp. employee as its new executive director.The...

How Sawyer Fredericks of NBC's 'The Voice' ended up with a Maine-made guitar

Dylan Martin |

When 16-year-old Sawyer Fredericks won the eighth season of NBC talent competition "The Voice" Tuesday night, most viewers probably didn’t know he was playing a...

PUC stands by Efficiency Maine funding decision

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has decided against reconsidering its controversial decision to essentially cut $38 million from Efficiency Maine’s budget.

PUC nears deal for long-term wind contract

The Maine Public Utilities Commission is close to reaching a deal over a long-term power purchasing agreement with a wind project in Somerset County.

Allstate Insurance plans Maine expansion

Allstate Insurance Co. is planning to add 21 new positions in Maine, citing the state’s "strong economy" as the reason for the expansion.