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Union workers at Waterville plant continue without contract

Union workers at Huhtamaki North America’s paper goods factory in Waterville said they have yet to reach a "contract agreement with their employer after two years of...

Fourteen Maine companies make Inc. magazine's 'fastest growing' list

The parent company of Electricity Maine and 13 other Maine businesses have been named as some of the country’s fastest-growing private companies by Inc....

Lincoln natural gas project near milestone

The first part of a $7.5 million natural gas project is almost finished in the town of Lincoln, where Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC and other businesses are expected to benefit.

Inn owner seeks to lift ban on serving dinner

The owner of the Windward House bed-and-breakfast in Camden is seeking a town-wide referendum that would allow her to serve dinner to overnight guests.

Portland seeks input on minimum wage proposal

The city of Portland is seeking input on Mayor Michael Brennan’s proposal to increase the city’s minimum wage to $9.50 next year in a forum scheduled for...

Largest U.S. dollar store chain expanding to Maine

Dollar General Corp. is set to begin construction on its first-ever Maine location, just after the country’s largest dollar store chain made a counteroffer to buy competitor...

Rockport boatbuilder faces ‘crippling’ DEP fine

Artisan Boatworks, a Rockport-based boatbuilder, is facing what it called a "crippling" fine from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection that will set it back...

Feds give $471K to boost Maine food producers

Five rural Maine food producers are receiving $471,571 in federal grants to increase production, create and retain jobs, boost marketing efforts and develop new products.

Major Portland retail-office block sold for $8M

Three adjacent retail-office complexes in Portland’s Old Port that include Starbucks, Urban Outfitters and Stonewall Kitchen as tenants have been sold for $8 million to a New...

Groups divided over Searsport dredging project

A proposed dredging project in Searsport, the second-largest port in Maine, could have a great economic benefit for a larger Maine region, but could also have an environmental...

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