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Revived Lewiston film festival to expand in 2015

The Emerge Film Festival in Lewiston will return in 2015 with an expanded format, after it emerged this year from the collapse of the Lewiston-Auburn Film...

Investor aids with opening of Gardiner Co-op

A group’s plan to open a cooperative grocery store in Gardiner is moving forward after announcing that an angel investor will purchase a downtown building to house the...

Work begins on $6.5M memory care facility

Construction work began this week on a new $6.5 million, 64-bed memory care facility in Lewiston — a facility that is said to be the first of its kind in the area.

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...

SymQuest to double Maine workforce by 2017

SymQuest, a managed IT services company, said its move from Auburn into the Bates Mill in Lewiston will enable the company to double its Maine workforce to 70 employees by...

Hilton-brand hotel proposed in Augusta

An Auburn-based developer is proposing a four-story, 120-room, Hilton-brand hotel in Augusta that would be visible from Interstate 95 and located among a group of other...

Decades-old Bath business abruptly closes

A Bath appliance store that was originally opened in 1924 has abruptly closed and left customers without the goods and services they paid for.The

Re-opened rail site expected to boost L-A economy

The re-opening of a railroad site in Auburn will open up more than 400 acres for industrial development, a move local and state officials say could lure businesses with rail...

UMF awarded $20M college-readiness grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Maine at Farmington a $20 million, seven-year grant to help at-risk middle and high school students prepare for and be...

New structure, final job cuts set by EMHS

Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems said Wednesday that it has finalized the new structure for its information systems department as well as employee cuts in an effort to decrease costs by...

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