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Millinocket housing program aims to attract young workers


Three downtown Millinocket houses have been bought by the Northern Forest Center and another one is under contract in an initiative aimed at closing the gap between the town's evolving revitalization...

Brunswick Landing, Scarborough make pitches to be Amazon's HQ2


At least two Maine locations have joined an intense national competition to become Seattle-based Amazon's second headquarters.

GM to pay $1.1M to Maine in ignition-switch settlement


Maine will receive $1.1 million as part of a nationwide settlement with General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) over allegations that the automaker concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch defects in...

Bethel Area Chamber promotes from within for new leader

The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce's Executive Director Robin Zinchuk, a 31-year veteran, has passed on those duties to her co-worker of five years, Jessie Perkins.

Portland Jetport: Maine IDs good for another year


The Portland International Jetport announced Thursday that Maine IDs will be accepted at airport security checkpoints for air travel through Oct. 10, 2018. This is an extension of the previously...

Mount Desert Island identifies affordable housing as top priority

Elected officials around Mount Desert Island have identified the need for more affordable, year-round housing as a top issue.The

Phase 1 of Castine housing project nears completion

The first building in an eight-building, 16-unit affordable housing subdivision in Castine is almost completed.

Portland's Residence Inn sale indicates strong market

Laurie Schreiber |

Norwich Partners sold the Residence Inn Portland at 145 Fore St. to an undisclosed buyer in a deal that closed Oct. 13.

ReEnergy issues RFP with enticement of cheaper electricity rates

James McCarthy |

ReEnergy Holdings LLC is partnering with Biobased Maine to request proposals from companies to co-locate at one or more of ReEnergy's four biomass-to-electricity facilities in Maine.

UMaine connects high schools to engineering program

A new program between the University of Maine and Thornton Academy is allowing students to get an engineering degree in just three years and save at least $24,000 in tuition.