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Investor group buys Lewiston manufacturer

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A group of investors led by a Windham-based private equity firm announced that it has purchased Lewiston manufacturer Elmet Technologies, just after 33 layoffs were...

Weathervane closes three Maine locations

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

Lewiston manufacturer lays off 33 people

Elmet Technologies, a Lewiston-based manufacturer, has laid off 33 hourly and salaried workers, but the company has so far declined to release any details.

SymQuest gives $30K to Lewiston nonprofits

SymQuest, a managed IT services company in Lewiston, has awarded a total of $30,000 in office technology to two Lewiston nonprofits as part of the company's...

Auburn Mfg. head to attend State of the Union

Auburn Manufacturing President Kathie Leonard will attend President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday after receiving an invitation from U.S. Sen. Angus...

Norton Insurance acquires Winthrop agency

Norton Insurance, based in Cumberland, has acquired an insurance agency in Winthrop, but the agency will not change its name or lose any employees as a result.

Customers of closed Bath business still in the dark

After Gediman’s Appliance abruptly closed four months ago, many customers are still wondering if the Bath business will give them the products they paid for, or at least a...

Lewiston, Bangor beauty schools abruptly close

Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion’s campuses in Lewiston and Bangor abruptly closed on Monday, leaving students wondering how they will complete their...

Lewiston insurer continues rapid growth

Lewiston-based Maine Community Health Options is continuing to grow after exceeding membership goals in its first year and capturing the majority of the market in the state’s...

Turner store disputes Hannaford license

A Hannaford Supermarkets store in Turner is having its liquor license disputed by the owners of a convenience store and diner who lost their chance at receiving the town's last...