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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...

Boothbay Harbor shipyard lands $6M contract

The Boothbay Harbor Shipyard has landed a $6 million contract with the state of Massachusetts to restore a 120-year-old schooner.

Moody's Diner worker gets rights panel's nod

The Maine Human Rights Commission has ruled in favor of a longtime employee at Moody’s Diner in Waldoboro who alleged that she was discriminated against on religious grounds...

GAC to conduct contamination investigation

GAC Chemical Corp., which runs a chemical plant in Searsport, said it will work with the state to investigate an adjacent mudflat for possible contamination.

Charity theft case takes toll on Camden business

A Camden business is closing later this month in the wake of former owner Russell "Rusty" Brace facing allegations of embezzling $3.8 million from a local charity he led...

Rising sea levels to impact Bath businesses

Rising sea levels in the next 100 years are expected to have an impact on Bath’s downtown waterfront area and a number of businesses along with it. But a volunteer planning...

Maine-made 'superyacht' off to Australian races

A 100-foot "superyacht" built by East Boothbay-based Hodgdon Yachts is heading to Australia for a series of highly competitive races, including the iconic Rolex Sydney...

CEI, Morgan Stanley to boost small businesses

A new lending partnership between Wiscasset-based CEI (Coastal Enterprises Inc.) and Morgan Stanley is expected to benefit small businesses in Maine and the Northeast.

State official hints at possible sale of Old Town mill

A senior forest products adviser at the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is reporting that a buyer has been found for the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill that closed...

Towns eye tax relief due to revaluations of mills

Madison selectmen have scheduled a meeting on Nov. 24 with Skowhegan selectmen to discuss the possibility of pursuing legislation seeking tax relief from the state to help both...