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Environmental group takes on PUC over Efficiency Maine budget

The Conservation Law Foundation is suing the Maine Public Utilities Commission in Maine Supreme Judicial Court, arguing that the PUC is not making full use of allotted energy efficiency incentives.

WEX tracking to become $1B company by year's end

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WEX Inc. reported total revenue for the second quarter increased 9.5% to $233.9 million, which is $20.2 million more than the $213.7 million reported for the second quarter in 2015.

New R.H. Foster store adds healthy twist to convenience stores

The new R.H. Foster gas station and convenience store in Ellsworth has more in common with Whole Foods Market than 7-Eleven, offering kale smoothies and pizza topped with fig and prosciutto.

Farmington approves incentives for assisted-living facility

The Waterville-based Woodlands Senior Living is getting a tax break that allows the company to move ahead with plans to build a 32-bed assisted-living facility on Knowlton Corner Road in Farmington.

Feds award $10.5M for replacement of Beals Island Bridge

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $10.5 million for the replacement of the Beals Island Bridge, the only crossing that connects the island and town of Beals with the mainland at...

QT’s Ice Cream finds new, quieter location in Wiscasset

QT’s Ice Cream Parlor, the Wiscasset homemade ice cream maker known for its roster of 26 flavors including one made from pureed lobster, has found a new home.

Redzone unveils $1M rural broadband funding program, Bangor expansion

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On the same day that it announced that it has expanded service offerings to greater Bangor, broadband service provider Redzone Wireless, LLC announced that it has launched a new $1 million municipal...

Flowfold drafts former Putney manager as COO

James Morin, the former manager of commercial operations for the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc., has been named chief operating officer of Flowfold, a Peaks Island company...

Bangor officials give former Central Building owner another shot

Bangor City Council approved an agreement with David S. Boyd, the former owner of the historic 30,000-square-foot Central Building in the city’s downtown, enabling him to regain ownership of...

Waterville YMCA to get its own mini-Wrigley Field, sans-Billy Goat's Curse

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A Little League-sized taste of Wrigley Field is coming to the Waterville Area YMCA thanks in part to a $100,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, which will be used to reconstruct the Purnell...