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King seeks oversight details of FairPoint's broadband expansion

U.S. Sen. Angus King has asked the federal regulators how they will ensure FairPoint Communications appropriately uses millions in federal subsidies to expand broadband Internet access in rural Maine.

Federal funding will support distance learning, telemedicine programs

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said Monday that more than $2 million in federal funding will go to six entities throughout the state to support distance learning and telemedicine programs.

Maine Preservation honors historic rehab and preservation projects

The Maine Preservation honored 16 historic preservation projects throughout the state at its annual awards ceremony last week, including the Press Hotel in Portland and the Mill at Dover-Foxcroft.

Early negotiations under way between BIW and union

Bath Iron Works and its largest union began negotiations today in hopes of signing a contract before the end of the year.

Maine health systems to use $673,000 in grants to improve care for uninsured

Three Maine health systems are receiving $672,887 to expand access to health care for people who are uninsured.

Startups in UMaine and MTI accelerator to pitch investors after completing program

The four Maine startups in a pilot accelerator program launched in September by the University of Maine and the Maine Technology Institute will pitch their ideas at a showcase event next month in...

Sales of homes in Maine drop in October

Maine home sales declined in October compared to the year prior, while the median price increased by 6.5%, according to the latest housing market report from RE/MAX Integra of New England.

Charles Cawley, founder of MBNA, dies at 75

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Charles Cawley, who founded the credit card giant MBNA Corp. and left a lasting mark on Maine with his philanthropy, died Wednesday morning at his home in Camden.

LePage says hydropower from Canada needed

Maine Gov. Paul LePage told attendees Friday at a New England-Canada energy conference in Boston that the construction of transmission lines bringing hydropower from Canada is needed to combat the...

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