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Maine farmers market group gets federal grants to expand food stamp access

The Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets will receive two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants totaling more than $348,000 to increase access to Maine farmers markets and to promote them, the...

Daigle Oil transitions to employee-owned company

Daigle Oil Co. in Fort Kent has transitioned from a privately held company to a 100% employee-owned company through an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP.

Construction to begin soon for apartment complex at Biddeford's Riverdam Mill

Construction will soon be underway to convert two buildings at Biddeford's Riverdam Mill to an 80-unit apartment complex.

Eels won’t be listed under Endangered Species Act

Federal wildlife officials announced Wednesday that eels won’t be listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a move that could have resulted in Maine’s lucrative elver...

Human rights commission rules against Day's Jewelers

The Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that there is reason to believe the owners of Day's Jewelers created a hostile work environment for a Native American employee because of his race, Maine...

Former T-Mobile employee to sue over harassment at Oakland call center

A former employee at the T-Mobile call center in Oakland said she plans to sue the company in federal court for prohibiting her from discussing a sexual harassment complaint she made against a...

Developer proposes new hotel near Portland’s eastern waterfront

A developer is proposing to build a six-story hotel with condos on the top floor near Portland’s eastern waterfront, the Portland Press Herald reported Tuesday.

First part of EMMC's $305M expansion to open next year

The first phase of a $305 million expansion project at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor is expected to open by the end of March 2016, the Bangor Daily News reported Monday.

Bangor Savings Bank announces $10 million Portland expansion

Bangor Savings Bank announced in a press release Tuesday morning that it would be revealing plans for a $10 million expansion Thursday.

DiMillo's Yacht Sales acquires Acadia Yachts in Maryland

Portland-based DiMillo’s Yacht Sales announced Monday it had acquired Acadia Yachts Sales, a yacht dealership and brokerage firm in Oxford, Md.