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Oakfield wind project wins court’s favor

A $360 million wind development under construction in Oakfield fought off a legal challenge this week after a federal judge ruled in its favor on Monday.

Harvard Pilgrim awarded $500K to MaineHealth for childhood obesity prevention

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awarded MaineHealth $500,000 for its Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program last year.

FairPoint, unions near deal

FairPoint Communications and two unions have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that could end a four-month strike and bring employees back to work.

Ellsworth hospital to join EMHS

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth is expected to join as a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare System after the two parties recently reached an agreement.

Home Depot to hire 450 in Maine

National home improvement retailer Home Depot has announced that it plans to hire 450 employees across its 11 stores in Maine. The...

Winter Olympics training hub gets $5M

Maine Winter Sports Center, whose Nordic ski venues in Northern Maine have been provided as training grounds for Olympians in the past, has received $5 million in recent...

Finding value in potatoes: Naturally Potatoes' growth gives hope for Aroostook's farms

James McCarthy |

On a recent vacation to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Aroostook potato farmer Brent Grass sat down with his family at one of the resort's restaurants and noticed mashed potatoes were on...

As Aroostook goes, so goes the rest of Maine

Peter Van Allen |

Back in October, when Senior Writer James McCarthy and I first paid a visit to Aroostook County, potatoes were not the only things on our minds.

Portland vacation firm sued for harassment

Festiva Development Group LLC, a vacation company that operated a Portland sales office, is being sued by a former employee over allegations of sexual harassment and...

Caribou lures big employer from neighbor

Sitel, a call center that employs about 200 people, is moving its operations to Caribou after working at the Loring Commerce Centre in Limestone for 17 years.