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UMaine hosting sustainable agriculture, renewable energy conference

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The flagship campus of the University of Maine will be hosting the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference next week, a four-day event covering sustainable agriculture and...

Blank Canvas Brewery trades one-way for two-way in move

The Brewer-based craft beer company, Blank Canvas Brewery, has found a new, larger home in the city — and its owners are hoping that the new location on a two-way street will give the business...

No power rate reductions for northern Maine counties

Regulators said they had to make a difficult policy call in ruling out Aroostook and Washington counties for some power rate breaks.

Orono company to join Silicon Valley startup accelerator program

Cerahelix Inc., an early stage company making ceramic filters for various industries, was picked to be in a 12-week, start-up accelerator program in Silicon Valley.

Moosehead Marine Museum reaps $10,000 grant

The Moosehead Marine Museum, which draws 7,500 visitors to the region annually, has nabbed a $10,000 grant for database upgrades.

Cross Insurance acquires insurance competitor

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The Bangor-based independent insurance provider Cross Insurance announced the acquisition of the Maine insurance agency Sargent, Tyler & West and its Bucksport branch office, the Roland Grindle...

Bangor Savings opens the doors of 54th location

A little over a month after marking the opening of a $5 million branch on Marginal Way in Portland on June 6, Bangor Savings Bank opened up another branch in Brunswick on Monday.

Over 100 communities closer to waste-to-biofuel conversion

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The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has issued the final permits for a Fiberight waste management plant in Hampden, following a year of reviews and public input.

Maine Winter Sports Center changes name, expands mission

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Maine Winter Sports Center, a nonprofit that started 17 years ago with a mission to get people in Northern Maine on skis, is changing its name to the Outdoor Sport Institute.

Feds award $4M for Maine airport expansion projects

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Airports across the state continue to get significant boosts from the U.S. Department of Transportation, as another pair of transportation hubs has been awarded a total of $3,930,515 in federal grant...