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Chinese investors plan $40M specialty hotel in Auburn

Chinese financiers unveiled plans Friday to invest up to $40 million to convert an old Auburn factory building into a “state of-the-art health and wellness hotel,” the Sun Journal...

More people eating their way through Maine

Food is an increasing draw in Maine both for tourists and locals wanting to know more about where what they eat is sourced and produced.

Alfond siblings tie in list of wealthiest Mainers

The two richest Maine residents are siblings Bill and Susan Alfond, each with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion, according to a Forbes magazine ranking.

Colby College buys two downtown Waterville buildings

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In a move hailed by municipal officials and downtown business leaders, Colby College has purchased two vacant buildings in downtown Waterville within several blocks of each other on Main Street that...

Pan Am to pay fine for Waterville violations

Pan Am Railways will pay $152,000 as part of an agreed-upon settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over violations in Deerfield, Mass., and Waterville.

Proposed solar farm would be state’s largest

Yarmouth-based Ranger Solar is considering to build what would become Maine’s largest solar energy farm in Winslow, but it needs the town to create new rules before moving forward.

CMHC: Parkview owes $13M, and it needs to pay up

Central Maine Healthcare Corp. in Lewiston claims that Brunswick-based Parkview Adventist Medical Center, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month, owes it and its Lewiston...

St. Mary's hires New Jersey health exec as CEO

St. Mary's Health System in Lewiston has hired a New Jersey health care system senior executive to replace outgoing President and CEO Lee Myles.

Augusta food distributor plans expansion

Performance Foodservice’s NorthCenter location in Augusta is planning to build a new 50,000-square-foot freezer, but it first needs permission to construct a new parking garage.

Indian firm partners with Argo to create 300 jobs

India-based tech support company iYogi is partnering with Argo Marketing to launch its first North America support center in Lewiston, creating 300 new jobs.