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Greenville, Eastport businesses to get $200K in grants

Northwoods Gourmet Girl, a Greenville-based specialty foods company, is among five rural Maine businesses benefiting from a total of $200,000 in community block grants.

Fourteen Maine companies make Inc. magazine's 'fastest growing' list

The parent company of Electricity Maine and 13 other Maine businesses have been named as some of the country’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc....

Decision upheld in Jackson Lab whistleblower case

A Maine superior court's decision of a whistleblower case won by Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory last year has been upheld by the state's highest court.

Passamaquoddys land $800K federal grant for high-risk youths

The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township will receive an $800,000 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service grant from the Center for Mental Health Services to help fund the...

Three MOO Milk farms sign on with Stonyfield

Three former MOO Milk organic dairy farms have signed contracts with Stonyfield, an organic yogurt maker located in Londonderry, N.H.

Penobscot Nation seeks input on water quality standards

The Penobscot Nation is hosting a public hearing tonight on new water quality standards for tribal waters the tribe has proposed to the federal Environmental Protection Agency. It's the...

Ellsworth hospital seeks to join Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth has signed a letter of intent to begin the process of joining Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems in Brewer. If an agreement is reached, the 64-bed...

$20M grant to establish aquaculture network in Maine

The University of Maine, in partnership with the University of New England and other institutions in Maine, has received a five-year, $20 million National Science Foundation grant to...

$125M tidal energy project proposed for Cobscook Bay

Halcyon Tidal Power, an Augusta-based company, will be meeting with state and federal regulators in Bangor this week to discuss the technical aspects of a proposed $125 million tidal...

Bar Harbor Bankshares reports record Q2 earnings

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE: BHB), the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is reporting record net income of $3.9 million for the second quarter of 2014, representing an...