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Maine lags U.S. in growth of women-owned businesses

While Maine’s growth rate of women-owned businesses has increased in the last 15 years — and outpaces that of men-owned businesses or businesses with combined ownerships...

Job creation grants available to several Maine counties

The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is seeking applications for grants intended to spur job creation in the state’s economically disadvantaged regions.

National firm buys central Maine medical buildings

A national medical real estate investment firm has purchased $19 million worth of medical buildings in central Maine, including one leased by MaineGeneral Health in Oakland.

Summit completes 68-mile natural gas pipeline

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has completed its 68-mile transmission pipeline that will eventually deliver natural gas to 17 communities in central Maine.

Lawmakers approve $50M bond package

Maine lawmakers on Thursday approved approximately $50 million in bond proposals that, among other things, could provide a boost for small businesses.

Flooding closes Dexter's Main Street businesses

Downtown businesses and several roads in the central Maine town of Dexter were closed Wednesday due to flooding from the east branch of the Sebasticook River.

Bath Savings exec. appointed to MaineHousing board

Gov. Paul LePage has appointed John C. Marsh Jr., senior vice president of Bath Savings Institution, to serve on the MaineHousing board of commissioners. Marsh’s appointment was...

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...

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