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OSHA fines Auburn company $816K over work hazards

Formed Fiber Technologies, an Auburn-based manufacturer of automotive fabrics and fibers, is facing an $816,500 fine and 14 safety citations after a federal workplace safety...

Augusta pitches plan to increase downtown patrols

The city of Augusta is proposing to spend more than $14,000 to increase police patrols downtown after merchants complained about various safety issues with vagrants.

Waterville Window Company files for bankruptcy

Dylan Martin |

Waterville Window Company Inc., a Winslow-based company founded in 1953, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, just seven months after the owner predicted a business expansion.

Augusta workers raise concerns about downtown safety

Workers in downtown Augusta are seeking help from the city after saying they’ve been attacked and threatened and seen synthetic chemicals used by "street...

Developer sells Augusta building for $1.7M

Dirigo Capital Advisors has sold a building in Augusta for $1.7 million as part of its efforts to focus energy on other developments and sell $25 million of its assets in the...

Second attempt to merge Lewiston, Auburn underway

A proposal to merge Lewiston and Auburn into one city is back on the table after the Twin Cities formed a new citizens commission that is expected to start meeting today.

Morrison retiring from Androscoggin chamber post

Chip Morrison, who has been the president of the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce for 19 years, is retiring from his post in the spring of 2015.

Waterville group seeks expanded foreign trade zone

The Central Maine Growth Council, an economic development organization in Waterville, is seeking to expand the city's foreign trade zone to help Maine companies compete in a global...

This L-A film festival was organized in less than 3 months — and it's already starting to sell out

Dylan Martin |

The Emerge Film Festival starts in the Lewiston-Auburn area tonight, but with over 1,000 passes...

Augusta firm acquires Conn. printing company

J.S. McCarthy Printers, an Augusta-based company, has acquired a printing company in Stamford, Connecticut, as part of its business growth strategy.

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