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Maine delegation urges swift action on natural gas rate proposal to give businesses certainty

Maine’s congressional delegation is urging federal energy regulators to make a swift decision on a proposed natural gas rate increase, citing a desire to give certainty to...

Bangor Savings' new leader to take post soon

Bangor Savings Bank announced on Wednesday that Bob Montgomery-Rice will take his post as president in January and as the bank’s CEO and director in April.

Bucksport pop-up shops to boost businesses

The town of Bucksport has funded the creation of four "pop-up" retail stores as a way to support local businesses and look beyond Bucksport’s identity as a mill...

Maine employers see larger 'skills gap,' report says

A new report on the so-called "skills gap" in Maine’s workforce found that employers see it as a larger issue than the state’s higher education...

Attorney sentenced for laundering drug funds

Gary Prolman, a Saco-based attorney, was sentenced to two years in federal prison sentence Tuesday for laundering $177,500 in drug money for a business partner.

Low-income housing fund raises $25.75M

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Northern New England Housing Investment Fund, a Portland-based tax credit syndicator that helps to create affordable housing in Maine and New Hampshire, expects to close its 17th...

Proposed Portland venue moves forward

A 400-seat performance center proposed for Portland’s Munjoy Hill is moving forward after the City Council approved a conditional zoning agreement on Monday.

Union sues to block Verso mill sale

Verso Paper’s planned sale of its Bucksport mill to a scrap metal company is facing a legal challenge from a local union chapter citing an antitrust violation.

Auburn councilors OK Hartt tax break

The Auburn City Council has approved a tax incentive plan for Hartt Transportation’s $5.3 million facility that will help the company pay for utilities and other site...

New hockey team to boost L-A economy

Lewiston will soon become the home of a junior hockey team once again, and it’s estimated to have a $1 million annual economic impact on the area.