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Millinocket Marathon gets town 26.2 miles closer to being rec destination

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About 960 runners from across the country have signed up for the second running of the Millinocket Marathon & Half Marathon on Dec. 10, which has no entry fee but which race director Gary Allen is...

Orono startup lands EPA grant to create biobased ceiling tiles

Two-year-old Revolution Research Inc. of Orono won a $100,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to design the manufacturing process for a biobased ceiling tile that is durable,...

Presque Isle downtown sees rejuvenation

Downtown Presque Isle is getting its game back after a decline linked partly to younger people leaving.

Developers back out of Aroostook wind deal

Lacking buyers for its proposed renewable wind energy, EDP Renewables told state regulators it was withdrawing its application for its major project near Bridgewater.

Maine Food Network Gathering sets 2017 priorities

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To assure the state sets priorities for food partnerships and food security for next year and beyond, 150 people attended the Maine Food Network Gathering in Orono to discuss broad-scope issues...

Asbestos removal at former Lincoln mill carries a heavy tab

A study of the former Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill and surrounding property pegs the cost of removing asbestos at the closed mill at $12.4 million.

Eaton Peabody law firm on the move in Portland


The law firm of Eaton Peabody is moving into larger space at 100 Middle St. in Portland during the first quarter of 2017, a move prompted by the growth of its Portland office.

PUC sets standard electricity rates, for most customers it's good news


The standard offer price of electricity for small commercial customers in Emera Maine’s Bangor Hydro district will go down slightly in 2017, while small commercial customers in...

Two tribal communities in northern Maine will share $220,000 in grants


Aroostook Band of Micmacs will receive $122,953 and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians will receive $99,500 from a U.S. Department of Agriculture economic development grant.

How Maine could be affected if Trump cuts funds for climate research

President-elect Donald Trump's vow to scale back research funding for some NASA programs could adversely impact some key Maine institutions, including the University of Maine, the Gulf of Maine...