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Eight Maine companies make Inc.'s 'Fastest Growing' list

Kevin Steeves |

Landry/French Construction Co. and Tilson Technology Management are joined by six other Maine companies in Inc. magazine's annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies across the country.

FairPoint acquires Falmouth communications company

James McCarthy |

FairPoint Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) has acquired Communication Technology Inc., a Falmouth-based company providing business communication products and services throughout northern New...

Service changes to FairPoint landlines raising concerns

The first in a series of public meetings about upcoming changes to FairPoint Communications' price-controlled, basic landline phone service drew a crowd of approximately 30 Thursday evening to Bangor...

Former Uber and Amazon sales exec to lead Wayfair in Bangor

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Wayfair Inc., the Boston-based online home furnishings retailer that plans to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to Maine in the coming months, has enlisted former Uber and Amazon sales director Peter Boudreaux...

Aroostook call center expects to cut 120 jobs

A Sitel call center location in Caribou said it anticipates as many as 120 employees could be laid off in July following the loss of a contract with Comcast.

Maine telecom company lands two grants for unserved communities

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The New Gloucester-based OTT Communications, a division of Otelco Inc., was awarded a pair of ConnectME Authority matching grants for the telecommunications company to provide high-speed fiber optic...

WEX enters agreement with leader of electronic billing for travel industry

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) announced Tuesday that it has entered into an international agreement with Voxel Group, a global leading supplier of electronic billing and settlement services to the hospitality...

Regulators investigate FairPoint’s 2015 quality performance

The Maine Public Utilities Commission has decided to move forward in an investigation of FairPoint’s landline service quality performance in 2015, but company officials say that some of the...

Coverage plan means additional jobs at Redzone Wireless

Redzone Wireless LLC — a startup backed by a $4 million loan from Camden National Bank that's insured by the Finance Authority of Maine — has announced that it plans to add 30 to 40 jobs...

200 additional jobs headed to Brunswick Landing

Less than one month after Boston-based home furnishing store Wayfair said that it would be bringing 500 jobs to Brunswick Landing, SaviLinx has announced that it would be hiring an additional 200...