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Bill to restrict Maine highway signs goes to governor

A bill that would relocate or remove dozens of signs advertising schools and tourist attractions from Maine highways has been approved by both the House and Senate and is heading to Gov.

State regulators probe Portland-based treasure hunter

The Maine Office of Securities is seeking information from Maine residents who have invested or been approached about investing in the treasure-hunting activities of Sea Hunters L.P., Sea...

Snafu doesn't allow restaurants in downtown Bangor

Bangor city councilors are scrambling to rectify a land use technicality in which restaurants aren’t listed among the permitted uses in the Downtown Development District under the...

Senate rejects governor’s ‘open for business zones’ bill

Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to offer major incentives for large corporations to bring jobs to two former military bases in Maine was rejected by Senate Democrats on April 11,...

IRS places liens on Great Northern Paper

The Internal Revenue Service has filed two liens totaling $2.49 million on companies owned by Cate Street Capital that are linked to the Great Northern Paper Co., adding additional...

Cate Street pitches payment plan to town officials

Cate Street Capital, the developers planning a $140 million pellet mill in Millinocket, told town officials Thursday that they plan to secure state funding next week and pay its...

Prior MM&A derailments, brake problems went unreported

Canadian investigators found that the Hermon-based Maine, Montreal & Atlantic Railway did not report 20 derailments and two runaway train incidents that took place in Canada...

Court upholds order for CMP to share deposit funds

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a regulatory order directing Central Maine Power Co. to share up-front deposits it gets from standard-offer customers with its...

Cross Insurance acquires R.I. agency

Bangor-based Cross Insurance has acquired Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance, an agency based in East Providence, R.I., that specializes in personal and business insurance coverage.

DEP asks First Wind for financial assurances

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is asking Boston-based wind power developer First Wind to prove it has enough money to complete four major projects in Maine worth...

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