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Lawmakers OK new rules for Uber, similar services

Uber and other smartphone-based ridesharing services no longer have to worry about a disparity in regulations between different Maine towns and cities after lawmakers approved new statewide...

Sprague proposes Portland boatyard expansion

Phineas Sprague Jr., the owner of Portland Yacht Services, is proposing to expand his boatyard on Portland’s waterfront.

SMCC to provide training for electricians at BIW

Bath Iron Works and Southern Maine Community College signed an agreement on Friday that will extend a training program for almost 90 marine electricians recently hired by the Bath shipyard.

Multi-million-dollar pipeline fight likely heading to court

A U.S. District Court judge in Bangor has rejected a motion for summary judgment in the court case involving claims between Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. and Schmid Pipeline Construction Inc.,...

Greenlight Maine picks 26 semifinalists to vie for $100,000 prize in entrepreneur contest

“Greenlight Maine,” an upcoming weekly TV show in which Maine entrepreneurs can vie to win a minimum prize of $100,000, said it has selected the 26 semifinalists to compete in the...

Behind the scenes at the Portland Farmers' Market

Lori Valigra |

For farmers, getting ready for the Portland Farmers' Market often starts the evening before, with picking goods then packing crates, and continues at sunrise the next day with loading the...

Nova Scotia officials seek Maine's support for ferry service

A delegation from Nova Scotia that included the Canadian province’s transportation minister met with state and local officials Thursday to discuss support for the ferry service between Portland...

Maine Startup & Create Week: Food distributors challenged by margins, changing food landscape

Getting food from producers to customers like co-ops, hospitals and retail stores can be costly and timely, so distributors have to be nimble to meet changing customer demands while watching their...

Eight entrepreneurs get SCORE 'Success Awards'

Lori Valigra |

SCORE, the largest collaborative mentoring organization in Maine, handed out its “Success Awards” to eight entrepreneurs Thursday in a partner event with Maine Startup & Create Week.

Lawmakers override LePage veto of Efficiency Maine funding bill

Both chambers of the Legislature on Tuesday unanimously overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the bill fixing a clerical error in the state's 2013 energy conservation law that...

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