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Franklin Community Health lands $2M grant

An affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network announced Wednesday that it will receive a $2 million grant over three years from the U.S. Department of Education to expand and...

State ferry projects land $1 million grant

Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Chellie Pingree have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is investing $1 million in the Maine State Ferry Service to improve service to Maine...

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...

Reprimand sought in 'robo-signing' cases

A grievance panel has recommended that one of the three lawyers linked to so-called "robo-signing" of mortgage foreclosures be disciplined.

IRS places liens on Great Northern Paper

The Internal Revenue Service has filed two liens totaling $2.49 million on companies owned by Cate Street Capital that are linked to the Great Northern Paper Co., adding additional...

DEP asks First Wind for financial assurances

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is asking Boston-based wind power developer First Wind to prove it has enough money to complete four major projects in Maine worth...

ORPC expands global reach with consulting services

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A solid year's performance from its tidal power generator in Eastport has drawn plenty of acclaim for Ocean Renewable Power Co., but now the nearly 10-year-old company is courting...

Verso contests report saying biomass is dirtier than coal

A report released Wednesday by the Partnership...

Under-reported catch lands elver fisherman 90 days

An Ellsworth fisherman has been sentenced to 90 days in prison after state officials found he reported less than half of his $700,000 elver catch and $70,000 lobster catch as income...

Committee endorses $73M business development bond

A legislative committee has recommended that lawmakers pass a $73 million bond package that would support the state’s biotechnology and marine sectors and open more funds to...

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