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Defense bill would boost Maine businesses

The 2015 Department of Defense budget passed by the U.S. Congress last week is expected to benefit Bath Iron Works, Pratt & Whitney and other Maine-based military...

Rockport businessman to pay $5M in fraud suit

A Rockport businessman has been ordered to repay his former Pearl River, N.Y.-based employer nearly $5 million for money he allegedly bilked over a 14-year period.

BIW scores $21M destroyer contract

Bath Iron Works has been awarded a $21 million contract modification for extended construction work on DDG 51 destroyers.Rep.

Rockport businessman's properties for sale

The properties of a Rockport businessman have been put up for sale while federal investigators continue to probe allegations that he stole $3.8 million from a charity he had led for...

Rockport entrepreneur sues business partner

A Rockport entrepreneur who led one of the highest funded Kickstarter campaigns in Maine is suing his business partner for abandoning their high-tech sunglasses venture.

Belfast shipyard seeks to expand Florida market

Front Street Shipyard in Belfast has contracted a Palm Beach, Fla.-based consultant who will seek new business opportunities for superyacht refit work in the Florida and Caribbean...

9 Maine hospitals earn 'top hospital' distinction

Nine Maine hospitals have been named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of "top rural hospitals," a recognition given to less than 7% of all eligible hospitals...

GNP mill's buyer: All options are open

Hackman Capital Partners, a California-based investment firm, will purchase the Great Northern Paper Co. mill in East Millinocket for $5.4 million after making the winning bid in an...

Stantec to lead Arctic ecosystem study

International consulting firm Stantec, which has three offices in Maine, has been selected to lead a long-term scientific study of the Arctic marine ecosystem, which was spurred, in...

Smitty's Cinema to open fourth Maine location

Smitty’s Cinema, a small "cinema pub" chain that has locations in Biddeford, Sanford and Windham, will open its fourth location in Maine by early summer next...