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Uber eyes coastal Maine expansion

Uber, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service, is beginning operations in Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, Ogunquit and Kennebunk on Friday evening for a summertime...

Bar Harbor Chamber names new leader

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has named a former Eastern Maine Development Corp. employee as its new executive director.The...

LePage to lead trade mission to Japan, China

Gov. Paul LePage will lead a delegation of Maine businesses and educational institutions in a trade mission to Japan and China this October.

MDI lab partners with Australian research group

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor has partnered with an Australian research group to boost research and education efforts for regenerative...

Portland firm to expand Down East 4G coverage

Portland-based Wireless Partners LLC said it is planning to expand high-speed cellular and broadband service to underserved Down East areas.

Canadian LNG firm seeks passage through Maine

Nova Scotia-based liquefied natural gas exporter Bear Head LNG is seeking to send fuel from central and western Canada through New England for export into foreign markets.

Blue Hill-based Hydro-Photon raises $3M

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Hydro-Photon Inc., a Blue Hill developer of ultraviolet technology for portable devices that can purify drinking water, has raised $3 million of a $4 million equity offering,...

Job training program helps ex-Verso workers

Some workers who were laid off from Verso Corp.’s former Bucksport mill are being retrained for woodworking and cabinetmaking jobs as part of a collaborative program between...

Attorney proposes Maine's largest solar array

A developer has proposed what would become Maine’s largest grid-connected solar energy project, but financing for the project hinges on a change in state law.

Retail complex proposed for Northeast Harbor

A local jewelry store owner has proposed a four-building retail and apartment complex in Northeast Harbor that already has three businesses tentatively lined up.