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LePage to lead trade mission to Japan, China

Gov. Paul LePage will lead a delegation of Maine businesses and educational institutions in a trade mission to Japan and China this October.

Lawmaker seeks addition of 3 casinos statewide

State Sen. Linda Valentino, D-Saco, is proposing a measure that would set up casinos in three other regions, but it’s likely to face pushback from existing casinos and other...

Atlanta company to buy Presque Isle TV station

Atlanta-based Gray Television Inc. has reached an agreement to buy WAGM-TV in Presque Isle for $10.25 million, calling it one of the most watched local television stations in the...

Lawmakers seek changes to tax-credits program

State lawmakers said they’re seeking changes to a Maine program that allowed investors to inflate the amount of tax credits they received for a mill investment by using a...

Old Town mill’s new owner seeks major tax break

The new owner of the Old Town pulp mill is seeking to reduce the mill’s valuation by $43.7 million — a move that could raise the city’s tax rate by about 9%.

Report: Most of GNP's $40M investment a 'mirage'

A Maine Sunday Telegram investigation found that most of a $40 million investment used...

Grassroots branding initiative seeks to boost the Moosehead Lake region's year-round economy

Dylan Martin| James McCarthy |

Two minutes into his presentation unveiling "America's Crown Jewel" as the tagline of a new branding initiative for the Moosehead Lake region, consultant Roger Brooks set a...

EMCC head may step down for Florida post

Eastern Maine Community College President Lawrence Barrett is potentially stepping down after announcing that he has tentatively accepted a job offer in Florida.

Varney Agency seeks Canadian expansion with new stake in large Quebec sawmill operator

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The family connected to Bangor-based Varney Agency has acquired a one-third ownership stake in what it is calling one of Quebec’s largest independent sawmill operators.

New branding effort promotes Moosehead Lake region as 'America's Crown Jewel'

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An economic development group in the Moosehead Lake region is hoping to increase tourism and business activity with a new tagline for the area: "America’s Crown...

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