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Farm equipment worker gets jail sentence

A Searsmont man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for stealing more than $18,000 worth of goods from his employer, Union Farm Equipment, and selling them on eBay.

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

Report: LePage meddled with discrimination case against Moody's Diner

A new report from the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has found that Gov. Paul LePage has inserted himself into a religious discrimination case against Moody’s...

Memo: LePage inserted himself in religious discrimination case against Moody's Diner

John Christie and Naomi Schalit, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting |

Gov. Paul LePage inserted himself into a state law enforcement proceeding about a religious discrimination case and threatened to go to court if the legal process was not postponed, according to an...

Union dairy farm files for bankruptcy

Harris Hills Organic Dairy in Union has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, nearly a year after it took in cows that were rescued from a fire at a farm in Turner.

Former FHC CEO joins Boothbay manufacturer Biovation to push global sales

Dylan Martin |

Keri Seitz, the former CEO of FHC Inc., said she is excited to lead global sales for Biovation and help grow the company after recently joining the Boothbay-based manufacturing and...

BIW gets $13M destroyer contract

Bath Iron Works has been awarded a $13 million contract modification for work on Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, the

BIW target of federal harassment lawsuit

Bath Iron Works is facing a federal lawsuit from a former worker who claims he was harassed and discriminated against because he is a Muslim and is of Palestinian descent.

Cellardoor to open Thompson's Point site

Lincolnville-based Cellardoor Winery is expecting to open a location at Thompson's Point, the 30-acre former industrial site currently under development in Portland.

Weathervane closes three Maine locations

The 11-location Weathervane Restaurants chain has closed three Maine locations, citing a combination of current economic conditions.