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EPA awards $7.3M for redevelopment of contaminated sites

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Sixteen communities in Maine have been awarded $7,340,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment and cleanup of Brownfield sites that contain hazardous...

Kennebec Technologies' employee wellness program goes beyond physical health

Jennifer Van Allen |

Kennebec Technologies has invested millions of dollars in recent years in new precision manufacturing equipment and technology. But some of the company's most valuable investments have been those the...

Federal grants key to future growth at poultry processor

The co-owner of the Gardiner-based Common Wealth Poultry has asked the city to secure funds through the Community Development Block Grant program for workforce training and development for current...

Harvard Pilgrim foundation awards $37K to four Maine food initiatives

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced Wednesday it has awarded almost $37,000 in new “Healthy Food for Every Age” grants to four nonprofit food initiatives in Maine.

Pingree addresses Food Waste Summit in D.C.

Lori Valigra |

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, talked about the food waste bill she's introduced to Congress at the Food Waste Summit in Washington, D.C., Wednesday.

Frosty's Donuts opens store in Lisbon Falls

Lisbon Falls is the spot for the newest retail location of the Brunswick-based Frosty's Donuts, following a Friday opening at 700 Lisbon. St. in the town's downtown district.

Electricity Maine to be bought by Houston energy firm for $28M

The Houston-based electricity and natural gas supplier Spark Energy will pay $28 million for Provider Power, the parent company of the Auburn-based Electricity Maine.

Olympic team to sport shoes handcrafted in Lewiston

The U.S. Olympic team will be sporting red, white and blue leather boat shoes handcrafted by the Lewiston-based shoemaker Rancourt & Co. during the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2016 Olympics...

Sports Authority may sell remaining stores

Just two months after Sports Authority Inc. announced that an Auburn Plaza location will be closing along with 139 other stores as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Forbes reports that the...

The Center to become Waterville arts hub

The nonprofit Waterville Creates! plans to transform The Center at 93 Main St. in downtown Waterville into an arts hub.