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US ruling against Canadian paper import subsidies gets mixed response

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s ruling to counteract subsidies for Canadian paper imports has received a mixed response from leaders representing two paper mills in Maine.

Joe Bornstein, Adam Lee among 150 business leaders that support minimum wage increase

Dylan Martin |

The Maine Small Business Coalition revealed on Wednesday a list of more than 150 business leaders who support a citizen-led initiative to increase the state's minimum wage.

Chinese investors plan $40M specialty hotel in Auburn

Chinese financiers unveiled plans Friday to invest up to $40 million to convert an old Auburn factory building into a “state of-the-art health and wellness hotel,” the Sun Journal...

Husson nets $20K grant for cardiac research

The Husson University School of Pharmacy has received a $20,000 national grant for research aiming to improve the outcomes of patients receiving cardiac stents.

Cooking Channel filming Portland-area eateries

The Cooking Channel has been in the Portland area this week, filming the inner workings of the Holy Donut, Scratch Baking Co. and two other local restaurants.

Mega lands $100K contract with New Mexico lab

Gorham manufacturer Mega Industries has received a $98,452 contract to finish work on a high-power radio frequency system at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center in New Mexico.

Organizers of new Bangor startup program issue corrections to initial announcement

Dylan Martin |

The organizers of a new Bangor startup accelerator have issued a few corrections and clarifications to their Tuesday announcement, which they said was sent prematurely.

Maine Lottery sees record year as winnings top $156M, sales near $252M

Lori Valigra |

The Maine Lottery broke several records in fiscal year 2015 ended June 30, with players taking home a record $156.2 million in pretax winnings, up from $135.5 million in fiscal 2014, while lottery...

Developer eyes Rumford for $150M plant

Rumford may eventually be home to a new $150 million “processing plant” from a company with a “track record” of making large investments in Maine, but details are sparse so...

WEX adjusted net income dips in Q2

James McCarthy |

Although lower fuel prices and volatility in foreign currency markets continue to cut into its adjusted net income, WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) slightly beat analysts' expectations in reporting a 6% increase...