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WMTW to move studio to Westbrook

WMTW-TV is moving its downtown Portland studio to a "broadcast-ready facility" in Westbrook this fall.The TV station, owned by Hearst...

Flooding closes Dexter's Main Street businesses

Downtown businesses and several roads in the central Maine town of Dexter were closed Wednesday due to flooding from the east branch of the Sebasticook River.

Report warns of serious health care worker shortage

A report released Tuesday by the Maine Department of Labor concludes that the state could face a serious shortage of health care professionals in dentistry and psychology in the coming...

Bowdoin College president to step down in 2015

Bowdoin College President Barry Mills announced Monday that he will step down in June 2015 at the conclusion of his 14th year as head of Maine’s oldest college.

Senate rejects governor’s ‘open for business zones’ bill

Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to offer major incentives for large corporations to bring jobs to two former military bases in Maine was rejected by Senate Democrats on April 11,...

Minnesota company purchases Paris modular home builder

Aetrium Inc., a publicly traded company based in St. Paul, Minn., has acquired privately held KBS Building Systems Inc. of South Paris for $10.5 million.

Mattson gets Muskie School as tenant at former hospital

The owner of MaineGeneral’s former East Chestnut Street hospital in Augusta has signed an agreement with a first tenant for the redevelopment project, the University of...

Aviation companies prepare for takeoff as new trade group forms

James McCarthy |

Kevin Dauphinee didn't over-reach when he founded his company, Black Bear Aviation, in central Maine in 2011. He set up shop at the Dexter Regional Airport, where, he says, his leasing...

Lewiston reboots film festival in new form

A group of Lewiston filmmakers and supporters will launch a new film festival this summer after the collapse of the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, whose co-founder and director was...

Peter Rinck puts a technological spin on 'Mad Men'

Lori Valigra |

The advertising bug bit Peter Rinck in the 1960s as a boy visiting The Sperry & Hutchinson Co. in the heart of New York's Madison Avenue, where his dad held the coveted job of vice...