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Nonprofit lists its Bar Harbor headquarters for $6.3 million

Laurie Schreiber |

The historic La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor is on the market. A month after the Maine Seacoast Mission said would move out of its longtime, now-pricey headquarters, the 16-bedroom estate is listed...

Lewiston expansion boosts L.L.Bean's hiring plans

Renee Cordes |

L.L.Bean is kicking its Bean boot production into a higher gear after opening a second plant in Lewiston.

Five names make shortlist for future Portland hockey team


The Portland Puffins, Lumberjacks, Wild Blueberries, Watchmen or Mariners? Out of more than 3,800 entries submitted, those are the five finalists for the name of the future Portland hockey team,...

MMC closes on acquisition of Saint Joseph's rehab facility


Maine Medical Center completed its acquisition of Saint Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland, a transaction with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland that the hospital says should...

S&P reaffirms EMHS' bond rating, but downgrades outlook


Standard & Poor Global Ratings this week reaffirmed its BBB long-term rating for Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, but also adjusted its outlook for the system from “stable” to...

Proposed hike in cruise ship fees sparks debate in Rockland

The City of Rockland is doing some research to decide whether to raise dock fees for cruise ships.

Refinery module job a factor in Cianbro’s hiring plans

Pittsfield-based Cianbro Corp., the state’s largest construction company, plans to add 250 employees, largely in Maine and New England, by the end of the year.

Innovative roof — Maine's first — installed at Portland's Canal Plaza

Laurie Schreiber |

Construction of a freestanding concrete building at the Canal Plaza Complex in downtown Portland will incorporate an innovative roof system that's new to Maine.

Casino question lands top spot on Nov. 7 referendum ballot


The citizens’ initiative to allow slot machines or a casino in York County will appear as Question 1 on the Nov. 7 ballot.

Southwest Harbor temporarily bans passenger cruises

Southwest Harbor residents have voted overwhelmingly to ban passenger cruise ships until the Mount Desert Island town figures out a traffic management strategy.