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Help wanted: Tyler, Wayfair and SaviLinx searching for 1,700 workers

James McCarthy |

The prospect of hiring up to 550 new workers over the next decade, including dozens of highly coveted software developers and IT specialists, isn't keeping Tyler Technologies' Christopher Hepburn and...

Susan Hunter will remain as UMaine flagship president through 2018

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Susan Hunter will continue to serve as president of the University of Maine System's flagship campus in Orono through June 30, 2018.

Matrix Pavilion setting the stage for inaugural concert

The new owner of the Matrix Pavilion at Mount Jefferson Resort, formerly known as the Mount Jefferson Ski Area, is gearing up for the inaugural concert this Saturday at the soon-to-be opened,...

Bangor officials unanimously approve $693K parcel sale

Bangor's City Council unanimously approved a deal that allows three parcels of land in a business park to be sold to Bangor Savings Bank in a deal that has been in the works since early 2013.

Houlton is latest town to jump into entrepreneurial funding fray

Lori Valigra |

Houlton is the most recent town to offer a funding incentive to lure entrepreneurs with a $35,000 Houlton Entrepreneur Challenge that will kick off Sept. 1.

300 students vie for $20K at UMaine competition

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The last time Mainebiz checked in with students at King Middle School's “makerspace” in Portland, students were hard at work constructing model wind turbines in advance of the annual...

Virtual reality at Husson becomes reality thanks to $1M gift

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Students attending Husson University in Bangor will no longer have to rely on daydreaming in the middle of a lecture to find themselves in another world — thanks to a $1 million donation from...

Collins pours one of her own to mark brewery opening

On Friday, the red carpet was rolled out to celebrate the grand opening of Mason’s Brewing Co., as U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined city officials, brewery owner Christopher Morley and beer...

Former Ames location will bounce back into use

The 40,000-square-foot building on Stillwater Avenue that was home to an Ames Department Store until 2002 will be getting an unexpected new lease on life as the Orono Trampoline Park.

EPA awards $7.3M for redevelopment of contaminated sites

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Sixteen communities in Maine have been awarded $7,340,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment and cleanup of Brownfield sites that contain hazardous...