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SEC accuses ex-Old Town mill owner of fraud

Linda Tilton, the self-proclaimed billionaire and former owner of the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill, is being accused of fraud by the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Nursing home agrees to pay $1.2M settlement

Ross Manor, an elderly nursing center in Bangor, has agreed to pay $1.2 million as part of a settlement with federal prosecutors over allegations of inflated Medicare...

BIW lands $620M Navy contract

Bath Iron Works has received a $620 million award to build one DDG-51 class destroyer — work that is part of a larger, multi-year procurement contract.

Portland chef to open clam shack at Thompson’s Point

The owner of Slab and Nosh Kitchen Bar in Portland is teaming up with two partners to open a clam shack at Thompson’s Point, the 30-acre former industrial lot that is being...

Hotel industry veteran buys Kingfield inn connected to Sugarloaf founder

Dylan Martin |

A native Mainer and hotel industry veteran has purchased an inn in Kingfield that was built by the father of Sugarloaf ski resort’s founder.

Camden National to buy Bank of Maine

Dylan Martin |

The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to buy the Bank of Maine in a deal that could make it the state's largest Maine-based bank.

Ex-Augusta mayor sues Mattson, firms for $900K

Former Augusta Mayor William E. Dowling is seeking an almost $900,000 lien against Kevin Mattson and his firms seeking back wages, unused vacation and sick pay, loan repayment and...

Belfast grocery owner charged with arson

The co-owner of Goose River Grocery in Belfast has been arrested and charged with arson and insurance deception, nine months after the store was destroyed in a fire.

Maine unemployment rate at lowest since 2008

Maine's unemployment rate in February was 5%, the lowest it’s been since April 2008. The rate was down from 5.2% the previous month and nearly 1% less than it was a year...

Quick fix for Efficiency Maine funding unlikely

A bill aiming to restore up to $38 million in funding to Efficiency Maine through a quick fix of a 2013 energy law was shot down by Republican lawmakers who said they want more...