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Federal funding will support distance learning, telemedicine programs

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said Monday that more than $2 million in federal funding will go to six entities throughout the state to support distance learning and telemedicine programs.

Ellsworth extends planned fiber optic route

A high-speed, fiber optic broadband project under development in Ellsworth has been extended another mile, with the plan now calling for three miles of the infrastructure.

Maine Preservation honors historic rehab and preservation projects

The Maine Preservation honored 16 historic preservation projects throughout the state at its annual awards ceremony last week, including the Press Hotel in Portland and the Mill at Dover-Foxcroft.

Low price for cranberries keeps some Maine farmers from harvesting crop

Maine cranberry growers didn't harvest about an eighth of the state's total acres devoted to the crop because of unusually low prices.

Startups in UMaine and MTI accelerator to pitch investors after completing program

The four Maine startups in a pilot accelerator program launched in September by the University of Maine and the Maine Technology Institute will pitch their ideas at a showcase event next month in...

Sales of homes in Maine drop in October

Maine home sales declined in October compared to the year prior, while the median price increased by 6.5%, according to the latest housing market report from RE/MAX Integra of New England.

Maine organizations to receive $10 million in funding for rural health care facilities

Three Maine health care and community organizations are receiving nearly $10 million in federal loans for the expansion or construction of new facilities.

With new funding, UMaine offshore wind project 'back in the game'

James McCarthy |

Monday's announcement that a consortium led by University of Maine will get a $3.7 million funding boost from the U.S. Department of Energy puts Maine back in the running for a $40 million grant to...

UMaine offshore wind project lands $3.7 million federal grant

James McCarthy |

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Energy will award an additional $3.7 million to the offshore wind project designed by a University of Maine-led...

Maine scallop fishermen lack moorings for boats

A couple of weeks before the Maine scallop season gets underway, fishermen are struggling to find places to keep their boats.