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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

Lori Valigra |

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.

Lucy Benjamin talks about the origin and growth of Lucy's Granola

Lori Valigra |

Lucy Benjamin opened her door to loud knocking one Saturday morning. The looks from the children staring up at her said it all: Where was her cake for the East Blue Hill...

Bucksport mill parts sold in auction

Canadian scrap metal company American Iron and Metal continued with its plans to scrap Verso Paper's former mill in Bucksport with an equipment auction this week.

Foreign trade zones expand in Bangor, Waterville

The U.S. Department of Commerce has recently approved the expansion of foreign trade zones in Bangor and Waterville, allowing companies in surrounding companies to...

DA: Unemployment fraud hurts businesses

A recent string of unemployment fraud cases has prompted the district attorney for Hancock and Washington counties to remind the public that such cases can hurt...