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New Mexico firm has $3M plan for Camden plants

A New Mexico-based company that develops and manufactures communications devices plans to invest over $3 million in two facilities in Camden.

Texting banned for state workers

The governor’s administration has imposed a ban on text messages, instant messages or personal email for state employees conducting official business.

Sighinolfi to testify in workers' comp inquiry

Paul Sighinolfi, director of the Maine Workers Compensation Board, has agreed to testify next week before a legislative committee, answering questions about his response to...

Pingree starts Comcast/Time Warner merger petition

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is leading a national effort against the proposed merger of cable and Internet giants Comcast and Time Warner with a petition asking the U.S.

Shareholders approve sale of Oxford Networks

Shareholders of the Lewiston-based Oxford Networks have approved the company’s sale to the Montreal private equity firm Novacap as the company prepares to release details of...

Canadian firm to buy Oxford Networks for $50M

Telecommunications and IT services company Oxford Networks of Lewiston said Wednesday that it has agreed to be acquired by Novacap, a Montreal-based private equity firm, for $50...

GWI sues Maine Fiber in Three Ring Binder dispute

Great Works Internet has filed a lawsuit against Maine Fiber Co., its CEO Dwight Allison and investor Robert Monks. The suit alleges a misuse of federal stimulus funds in the Three Ring...

Group assesses Maine's 49th-place broadband rank

An analysis of the availability of  top Internet speeds and access to them in the United States puts Maine behind only Montana and far behind the rest of New England.

Canney and Knight form PR co.

Political public relations veterans Crystal Canney and Felicia Knight have merged their respective firms to form a new Portland-based company in advance of the 2014 elections.

MTI sponsors three cos. to raise capital in Mass.

The Maine Technology Institute has sponsored three companies’ trip to the New England Venture Summit this week in Dedham, Mass., in order to attract new capital investment.