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Bar Harbor cabbie indicted in stock scheme

The owner of a Bar Harbor-based business has been indicted for his alleged involvement in a stock manipulation scheme that defrauded investors of hundreds of millions of...

Feds give $1.2M to boost northern Maine economy

The construction of a maple processing facility in Jackman and expansion of high-speed Internet in Ellsworth are two of five economic development efforts in Northern Maine to...

Southwest Airlines to offer more flights out of Portland

Portland International Jetport officials announced Tuesday that Southwest Airlines will add international service to selected destinations within two months and resume nonstop flights to...

Garelick Farms to close two distribution plants

Garelick Farms, a dairy company owned by Texas-based Dean Foods, plans to close distribution facilities in Hermon and Caribou as part of a consolidation plan in Maine.

ALS donations could boost Jackson Lab work

A major surge in donations to the ALS Association prompted by the viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign could lead to more research work for the Bar Harbor-based Jackson...

Machiasport business reopens, rehires 40 workers

Cooke Aqauculture, a local producer of farm-raised Atlantic salmon among other kinds of fish, has reopened its facility in Machiasport.The...

Director of Bucksport's Northeast Historic Film to retire

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The founding director of Northeast Historic Film, David Weiss, plans to retire.NHF is a nonprofit moving-image archive, founded in 1986 and a leader...

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.