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Panel finds Auburn firm discriminated

The Maine Human Rights Commission ruled this week that Auburn manufacturer Tambrands Inc. likely discriminated against a work applicant because of his age.

Lewiston insurer gets lion's share of ACA signups

For a second year in a row, Maine Community Health Options has signed up the majority of Mainers seeking health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s federal...

Pan Am faces EPA fines in Waterville

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a $375,000 fine for Pan Am Railways for alleged environmental violations at its Waterville rail yard.

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

Elevation Burger to open third Maine store

Elevation Burger is planning to open a new franchise store in Augusta, making it the national organic restaurant chain’s third location in Maine.

Feds investigate Auburn Mall roof accident

Federal workplace safety regulators are investigating an accident at the Auburn Mall, where a contractor fell through a roof skylight and sustained critical injuries.

Maine nonprofits blast LePage tax plan

Representatives for hospitals, colleges and other nonprofits in Maine are denouncing Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to let municipalities tax some nonprofit entities.

Five Guys among new Waterville developments

A franchise owner of the Five Guys Burgers and Fries national chain is planning to open its fifth location in Maine, this time in Waterville.

OSHA proposes $108K fine for Auburn company

Formed Fiber Technologies, an Auburn-based manufacturer, is facing a $108,800 fine from federal workplace safety regulators for five "serious" violations and two...

Lewiston insurer stands out among co-ops

Lewiston-based Maine Community Health Options is the only health insurance co-op out of 23 nationwide to report a net income and favorable underwriting through last year’s...