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Camden National to buy Bank of Maine

Dylan Martin |

The parent company of Camden National Bank has reached an agreement to buy the Bank of Maine in a deal that could make it the state's largest Maine-based bank.

Ex-Augusta mayor sues Mattson, firms for $900K

Former Augusta Mayor William E. Dowling is seeking an almost $900,000 lien against Kevin Mattson and his firms seeking back wages, unused vacation and sick pay, loan repayment and...

Foreign trade zones expand in Bangor, Waterville

The U.S. Department of Commerce has recently approved the expansion of foreign trade zones in Bangor and Waterville, allowing companies in surrounding companies to...

Lamey-Wellehan President Jim Wellehan creates a legacy of advocacy and fairness

Dylan Martin |

Ask Jim Wellehan what it means to be a business leader, and for his initial response, you likely won't hear him mention Lamey-Wellehan, his 100-year-old, Auburn-based family retail shoe...

Obama signs disaster declaration for 3 Maine counties

President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration on Thursday for Androscoggin, Cumberland and York counties related to the severe winter storm that brought snow and flooding to the...

AMC adds 4,311 acres to Maine Woods Initiative

James McCarthy |

The Appalachian Mountain Club, partnering with The Nature Conservancy, has purchased 4,311 acres in two parcels on and around Baker Mountain in the 100-Mile Wilderness region near Greenville.

Contractor faces civil contempt for failing to address OSHA findings

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a motion in a federal court in Boston against Stephen Lessard of Greene, alleging he has refused to implement safety measures and pay fines.

Deep snow, cold delay start of maple syrup season

Colder-than-normal temperatures and deep snow are delaying the start of Maine's maple syrup season, which traditionally begins in March.

Argo Marketing faces lawsuit from ex-workers

Lewiston-based Argo Marketing Group is facing a lawsuit from six former workers over allegations that they weren’t paid for overtime.The...

Italian firm to spend $6M on Lewiston plant

Italian manufacturer Modula said it plans to spend $6 million on upgrades for a subsidiary’s plant in Lewiston — an investment expected to eventually create 70 new...