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Don't miss out: Last call for the Taste of Maine Pavilion at #moco16

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Are you a business that offers extraordinary coffee, beer or seafood? The deadline for applications is fast approaching for companies interested in being a part of the Taste of Maine Pavilion at...

Auburn developer sells trio of retail centers

Developer George Schott closed on the sale of a trio of retail properties in Auburn for a total of $20 million in cash and real estate on Tuesday.

Auburn-Lewiston airport using $899K fed funds to expand apron

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Airports across the state continue to receive federal grant funding for projects. The latest is the Auburn-Lewiston Airport, which will receive $899,480 to aid in the expansion and rehabilitation of...

Farmers' Almanac predicts cold winter (with a grain of salt)

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The Lewiston-based Farmers' Almanac is calling for an “ice cold and snow-filled” winter in the Northeast — and stirring up a lot of weather talk nationwide.

DEP seeks $50M bond for growing infrastructure backlog

The state is addressing a big backlog of sewer and water treatment projects, and hopes bond and other money will produce jobs.

California health care company plans to hire 200 in Maine

San Francisco's Grand Rounds, which matches doctors with patients, is coming to Lewiston to try to improve medical outcomes.

Maine Health Access Foundation appoints new head

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The board of trustees of the Augusta-based nonprofit Maine Health Access Foundation unanimously approved the appointment of Barbara Leonard as the foundation's new president and CEO on Monday.

Digital editions bring the history of Maine to your fingertips

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The Maine State Library in Augusta has received a $275,000 federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize over 100,000 pages of historical Maine newspapers.

Displaced Cascades Auburn Fiber Mill workers receive federal aid

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Angus King were joined by U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in announcing that a petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance for the Cascades Auburn Fiber Mill has been approved by...

Cioppa rejects insurer’s bid to raise car insurance rates for seniors

Maine Superintendent of Insurance Eric Cioppa has rejected Progressive Corp.’s request to raise car insurance rates for older Maine drivers based solely on their age.