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Pepsi to close Portland, Augusta warehouses

PepsiCo is closing warehouses in Portland and Augusta, a move that will impact 100 employees and could possibly happen within the next month.

Summit launches new natural gas company

The parent company of Summit Natural Gas has launched a new company to help Mainers convert to natural gas in a timely and affordable process after receiving regulatory...

Portland, Bangor lag behind national economy

The metropolitan areas of Portland, Bangor and Lewiston-Auburn were way behind the nation in economic growth for 2013, according to new federal figures.

Three Maine airports get nearly $8.9M in grants

Brunswick Executive Airport and two other Maine airports are receiving nearly $8.9 million in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for various improvements.

Hard cider startup in Gardiner moves forward

A hard cider startup’s plan to transform an old Gardiner church into a brewery moved forward this week after receiving approval from city councilors.

Gardiner downtown contest seeks business ideas

A Gardiner economic development group has launched a $5,000 contest seeking new business ideas to help reinvigorate downtown Gardiner.

Auburn ski resort seeks funds to stay open

The storied Lost Valley Ski & Banquet Resort in Auburn has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise at least $50,000 in order to open for the upcoming ski season.

New hotel opens in Lewiston this week

A new 93-room, $12 million hotel is set to open in Lewiston on Wednesday, marking another step in the city’s effort to revitalize its downtown area.

An industry, changed but still viable: One man's tale of Maine manufacturing

Dylan Martin |

If you need a storied perspective of Maine's manufacturing industry over the last few decades — with all the ups and downs included — just speak to someone like Alan...

Over 52K Maine credit cards appear on black market

More than 52,000 Maine credit cards have appeared on a black market website, most likely as a result of a data breach at Home Depot, a