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Bipartisan committee OKs LePage investigation

The state Legislature's bipartisan Government Oversight Committee has voted unanimously in support of launching a formal investigation into recent actions taken by Gov. Paul LePage.

Greenlight Maine picks 26 semifinalists to vie for $100,000 prize in entrepreneur contest

“Greenlight Maine,” an upcoming weekly TV show in which Maine entrepreneurs can vie to win a minimum prize of $100,000, said it has selected the 26 semifinalists to compete in the...

Feds award $120K to 13 Maine clean energy projects

USDA Rural Development is awarding nearly $120,000 to 13 Maine businesses for clean energy projects that include solar power systems, variable-frequency ventilation fans and geothermal heat pumps.

Maine Startup & Create Week: Food distributors challenged by margins, changing food landscape

Getting food from producers to customers like co-ops, hospitals and retail stores can be costly and timely, so distributors have to be nimble to meet changing customer demands while watching their...

Hotel construction begins near Oxford Casino

Construction of a 93-room Hampton Inn has begun on the site across from the Oxford Casino on Route 26 in Oxford.

Maine slides to 48th in construction job growth

Employment statistics from Associated General Contractors America rank Maine 48th in the country for construction job growth, based on 700 fewer construction workers being employed at Maine companies...

N.E. now included in UK's GREAT Tech Awards

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The United Kingdom has expanded its GREAT Tech Awards this year to include New...

Cianbro to hire 300 workers this summer

Cianbro in Pittsfield is planning to hire 300 workers over the next few weeks after having recently hired an additional 300 this summer.

CEI subsidiary gets $55M capacity for New Markets Tax Credit program

CEI Capital Management, a subsidiary of Coastal Enterprises Inc., announced Monday that it has received $55 million in New Markets Tax Credit capacity from the federal government.

Poliquin: New EPA rule could hurt Sappi mill

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, said the Environmental Protection Agency's new boiler regulations could cost Sappi's paper mill in Skowhegan millions of dollars.