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Kemp Goldberg losing two founding partners, changing name

Dylan Martin |

Two founding partners at Kemp Goldberg Partners are leaving next week, prompting the Portland-based advertising and public relations firm to change its name by the end of the...

First Wind-Emera’s $333M venture OK’d by PUC

A proposed $333 million wind energy partnership between Emera Maine’s parent company and Boston-based First Wind has been approved by Maine energy regulators.

S. Portland may seek help from environmentalists

In anticipation of a legal challenge from the oil industry, the city of South Portland may solicit funds from environmental groups to defend its ban of so-called tar sands...

Ex-banker gets 8 years for embezzling nearly $3M

A former banker has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison, months after pleading guilty to charges of tax fraud and embezzling nearly $3 million from her...

Clam Festival sees largest turnout in recent years

Organizers of the 49th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival said the event had one of its best years of attendance, attributing the large turnout to last weekend’s sunny...

Ex-CMP chief named as USM's interim president, calls for 'leaner' university

Dylan Martin |

David Flanagan, a former Central Maine Power Co. CEO and gubernatorial candidate, has been appointed as the University of Southern Maine’s interim president.

Courts divided over ACA subsidies

The future of subsidized healthcare is up in the air for Mainers with insurance through the Affordable Care Act, after two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings...

Cross Insurance makes fifth acquisition this year

Cross Insurance of Bangor has acquired a Northeast Harbor-based insurance agency, making it the company’s fifth acquisition this year.

Bangor voids contract with Kahbang

The city of Bangor has voided its five-year contract with the KahBang Festival after it suddenly relocated this year’s festivities to Portland without giving

Thermogen loses another large investment

Another firm has withdrawn its multi-million dollar investment from Thermogen Industries, which plans to launch a $140 million wood pellet plant in Millinocket.