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Osborn, wind developer reach agreement

The town of Osborn has approved an agreement to receive $1.87 million over 20 years in exchange for letting the parent company of First Wind develop 14 wind turbines...

Co-working space to open in Bar Harbor

A new co-working space in Bar Harbor is expected to open this April, giving professionals and small businesses a new and affordable option for office space.

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

New owner mum about Bucksport mill’s future

The future of Bucksport’s mill remains unclear under its new ownership by scrap metal company AIM Development, but two state agencies are now pressing for details.

State nears purchase of Bar Harbor terminal

The Maine Port Authority is close to reaching a deal in purchasing Bar Harbor’s idle international ferry terminal from Canada.

Verso settles Bucksport severance payments

Verso Paper said it has sent severance payments to the last of more than 500 workers who were laid off from the now-shuttered Bucksport mill.

Ellsworth hospital to join EMHS

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth is expected to join as a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare System after the two parties recently reached an agreement.

Down East restaurant sues firefighters, newspaper

The owners of Cap’n Nemo’s, a Bass Harbor restaurant that burned down in December 2013, are suing members of two fire departments and, separately, a weekly...

Dentist proposes mixed-use project in Bar Harbor

A dentist is proposing to build a new mixed-use development in Bar Harbor that would include her dental office along with residential space.

Verso completes sale of Bucksport mill

Verso Paper has completed its $60 million sale of its shuttered Bucksport mill to the subsidiary of Canadian scrap metal company American Iron & Metal.