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Stantec to expand Maine footprint with new acquisition

Dylan Martin |

Engineering and architecture firm Stantec plans to expand its footprint in the state, once again, with an acquisition of a company that has employees in southern Maine.

Midcoast charity recovers after embezzlement case

A year after discovering its former leader had embezzled millions of dollars, the United Mid-Coast Charities in Camden is distributing 60% more money to local nonprofits than it did the year before.

Contractor sues marine transporter over rocky crossing

Thomaston-based Sawyer Brothers Inc. is accusing a Rockland marine transportation company of negligence that resulted in the contractor’s equipment receiving heavy damage during a turbulent...

Topsham lobster co. featured in Oprah’s online store

Topsham’s Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co. is being featured in a new online luxury goods and services store launched by the Oprah Winfrey Network last week.

Unity College names interim president

Unity College has named a top college executive as its interim president, just a little over a month after Stephen Mulkey announced he will retire at the end of this year.

BIW gets $13.1M contract modification

Bath Iron Works has landed a $13.1 million modification for its existing contract with the Department of Defense for planning yard services of a Littoral Combat Ship program.

Boston energy firm signs option for Rockland properties

A subsidiary of Boston-based Energy Management Inc. has signed an option-to-purchase agreement for Rockland's City Hall and public services garage properties.

Lobster Festival failed to pay sales tax for years

The organizer of the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland corrected a decades-long mistake earlier this year: failing to pay the state sales taxes for years because of an incorrect assumption.

Bigelow Lab, Ole Miss collaboration moves forward

A five-year collaboration between Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and the University of Mississippi already is producing results, according to the East Boothbay lab.

Nautical chic makes its mark in Maine

A burgeoning marine-chic industry is hitting the cobblestone streets of the Old Port in Portland, with bait bags with nautical themes to sunglasses made from lobster traps adding to the typical...